Eleanor Colsell

about 1849–1873 (Age 24)
New Brentford, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eleanor

When Eleanor Colsell was born about 1849, in New Brentford, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Colsell, was 30 and her mother, Eleanor Turner, was 29. She lived in Ealing, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and New Brentford, Middlesex, England in 1871. She died in 1873, in Brentford, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

John Colsell
1819–
Eleanor Turner
1820–
John Colsell
1845–
Mary Ann Colsell
1846–
William Henry Colsell
1848–1876
Eleanor Colsell
1849–1873
George Colsell
1851–
Elizabeth Charlotte Colsell
1854–
Charles Colsell
1856–
Thomas Colsell
1857–
Rosina Colsell
1860–
James Colsell
1862–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1819–Male

    Eleanor Turner

    Female1820–Female

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World Events (1)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 5

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Northumberland and Devon named Colwell. The former is named with Old English col ‘(char)coal’ or cōl ‘cool’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’; the latter has as the first element a Celtic river name, Coly, apparently meaning ‘narrow’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Colsell in household of John Colsell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Eleanor Colsell in household of John Colsell, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Ellen Colsell in household of John Colsell, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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