Sarah Jane Eccleston

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Eccleston was born in 1874, in Altofts, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Eccleston, was 35 and her mother, Ann Hobson, was 26. She married Frederick William Turvey in 1896, in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hasland, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 12 November 1960, in Mangōnui, Northland, New Zealand, at the age of 86.

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Frederick William Turvey
Sarah Jane Eccleston
Marriage: 1896
Alfred William Turvey
Reginald Turvey
Algernon Percy Turvey
Dorothy Turvey
Frederick Turvey

Sources (12)

  • Jane Ecclestone in household of Henry Ecclestone, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Jane Ecclestone, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Sarah Jane Eccleston, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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


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Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from either of two places called Eccleston in Lancashire and Cheshire, arising from an element borrowed from British eclēs ‘church’ + Old English tūn ‘farm, village’.

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

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