Gertrude Ellen Churches

1880–1955 (Age 75)
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

The Life of Gertrude Ellen

When Gertrude Ellen Churches was born in 1880, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, her father, Sylvester Churches, was 32 and her mother, Matilda Ann Andrews, was 32. She lived in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in 1955, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Sylvester Churches
Matilda Ann Andrews
Florence Mary Churches
Gertrude Ellen Churches
Frederick George Churches
Albert Edward Sylvester Churches
Amy Jessie Churches

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1848–1899Male

  • Matilda Ann Andrews




  • Florence Mary Churches


  • Female1880–1955Female

  • Frederick George Churches


  • Albert Edward Sylvester Churches


  • Amy Jessie Churches


World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 0

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

Age 4

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

English: probably an occupational name for someone who worked at a ‘church house’ (Middle English chirche + h(o)us), a building, usually adjoining the church, which served as a parish room.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gertrude E Churches in household of Sylvester Churches, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Gertrude E Churches in household of Sylvester Churches, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Gertrude Ellen Churches in household of Matilda Ann Churches, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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