Ellen Moorhouse

Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen Moorhouse was born in 1768, in Threshfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Moorhouse, was 26 and her mother, Anne Paley, was 26. She married John Riley on 1 April 1799, in Linton in Craven, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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John Riley
Ellen Moorhouse
Marriage: 1 April 1799
John Riley
Edward Riley
William Riley
Ann Riley

Sources (7)

  • Elianer Moorhouse, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ellen Moorhouse, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Ellen Moorhouse, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

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The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Morehouse .

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

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