William Ellison

Brief Life History of William

When William Ellison was born on 13 September 1882, in Whitewell, Yorkshire, England, his father, John William Ellison, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ann Baines, was 25. He married Margaret Rowcroft Hoyle on 23 October 1907, in Whitewell, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ribchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Chipping, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1921. He died in 1927, in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 45.

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William Ellison
Margaret Rowcroft Hoyle
Marriage: 23 October 1907
John Israel Ellison
Mary Ann Ellison
Alice Evelyn Ellison
William Noel Ellison
Robert Ellison
Fred Ellison
Richard Clifford Ellison
Eric Ellison

Sources (4)

  • William Ellison in household of John Ellison, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Ellison, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • William Ellison, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Ellis (Old Testament Elijah) + -son.

English: from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Elissent, Elisant, ancient Germanic Elisind.

Scottish: sometimes a post-medieval variant of Allison , which is mainly concentrated in northern England and southwestern Scotland. There is a similar Scottish variation between Alison and Elison as female personal names.

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

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