Eleanor Webb

1843–
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eleanor

When Eleanor Webb was born about 1843, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Gosney Webb, was 28 and her mother, Harriet, was 22. She married Thomas Duffett on 27 June 1867, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years.

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Family Time Line

Eleanor Webb
1843–
Thomas Duffett
1844–1901
Marriage: 27 June 1867
Florence Ellen Duffett
1869–1929
Ernest William Duffett
1876–1937
Harriett Jane Duffett
1871–1935
Thomas Hector Webb Duffett
1874–1961
Beatrice Susie Duffett
1878–1965
Agnes Bessie Duffett
1881–1972
Hilda Marie Duffett
1884–1969

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 June 1867
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1843

Age 0

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 11

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 37

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webbe, from Old English webba (a primary derivative of wefan ‘to weave’; compare Weaver 1). This word survived into Middle English long enough to give rise to the surname, but was already obsolescent as an agent noun; hence the secondary forms with the agent suffixes -er and -ster.2 Americanized form of various Ashkenazic Jewish cognates, including Weber and Weberman.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ellen Webb in household of John Webb, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Eleanor Duffett in household of Thomas Duffett, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Eleanor Duffett in household of Thomas Duffett, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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