Thomas Henry Ellis

1873–1955 (Age 82)
Saint Just, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas Henry

When Thomas Henry Ellis was born on 9 February 1873, in Saint Just, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, Peter Ellis, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Toman, was 21. He married Mabel Ellen Wall on 8 May 1913, in Meekatharra, Western Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died on 18 July 1955, in Armadale, Western Australia, Australia, at the age of 82, and was buried in Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henry Ellis
Mabel Ellen Wall
Marriage: 8 May 1913
Violet May Ellis
Thomas Douglas Ellis

Spouse & Children

  • Male1873–1955Male

  • Mabel Ellen Wall


8 May 1913
Meekatharra, Western Australia, Australia


  • Violet May Ellis


  • Thomas Douglas Ellis


Parents & Siblings

  • Peter Ellis


  • Elizabeth Ann Toman




World Events (8)


Age 4

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 7

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

Age 28

First Federal election.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Henry Ellis in household of Elizabeth Ann Ellis, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Henry Ellis, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Thomas Henry Ellis, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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