Elizabeth Walmsley

7 December 1816–13 April 1896 (Age 79)
Thornley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Walmsley was born on 7 December 1816, in Thornley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Walmsley, was 38 and her mother, Mary Slater, was 19. She married James Corbridge on 16 February 1835, in Chipping, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 13 April 1896, in Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Minersville Cemetery, Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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James Corbridge
Elizabeth Walmsley
Marriage: 16 February 1835
Mary Ann Corbridge
William Corbridge
John Corbridge
James Corbridge Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1835Chipping, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 9
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 26
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Walmersley in Lancashire or Walmesley in Bolton le Moors (Lancashire). The surnames are distinct in the medieval period, because of the presence or absence of -r-, but impossible to separate thereafter. The placename is derived from an Old English personal name, Waldmēr or Walhmēr + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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    History of Elizabeth Walmsley

    History of Elizabeth Walmsley Written by Alvaretta C. Robinson; Edited by Helen Metta Brough Rode in 1966 Elizabeth Walmsley, daughter of William and Mary Slater Walmsley, was born on December 7, …

    Sources (34)

    • Elizth Marshall, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elizabeth Hansley in entry for George Sr. Marshall, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Marshall, "United States Census, 1880"

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