Elsie Partington

29 January 1887–25 December 1964 (Age 77)
Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elsie

When Elsie Partington was born on 29 January 1887, in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Harry Partington, was 25 and her mother, Agnes Ellen Green Fisher, was 27. She married Percy Chadwick Firth on 31 August 1910, in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 25 December 1964, in her hometown, at the age of 77.

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Percy Chadwick Firth
Elsie Partington
Marriage: 31 August 1910

Spouse and Children

31 August 1910
Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    George Harry Partington


    Agnes Ellen Green Fisher




World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 14

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

Age 17

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.

Age 21

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire) called Partington, from Old English Peartingtūn ‘settlement (tūn) associated with Pearta’, a personal name not independently recorded.

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

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