Ellen Clayton

1863–1963 (Age 100)
Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Clayton was born in 1863, in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Clayton, was 33 and her mother, Martha Choules, was 33. She married Charles Hudson Brighty on 5 April 1885, in Haverstock Hill, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in St Pancras St Jude Gray's Inn Road, London, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and St Pancras, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1901. She died in 1963, in Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Charles Hudson Brighty
Ellen Clayton
Marriage: 5 April 1885
Florence Ellen Brighty
Edward E Brighty
Charles Edward Brighty
Frederick James Brighty
Ethel M Brighty
Frank George Brighty

Spouse and Children

5 April 1885
Haverstock Hill, London, England, United Kingdom


    Florence Ellen Brighty


    Edward E Brighty


    Charles Edward Brighty



    Ethel M Brighty


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Abolition of Public Hangings at Newgate

Age 5

On May 26, 1868 the Capital Punishment Act was put into action. This made it so that public hangings no longer existed at Newgate in London.

Age 21

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

Age 31

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places, in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, and elsewhere, named Clayton, from Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Bright in household of Charles H Bright, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Ellen Clayton in household of George Clayton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Ellen Clayton in household of George Clayton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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