Elizabeth Sykes

1837–
Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Sykes was born in 1837, in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Jonathan Sykes, was 32 and her mother, Hannah Haigh, was 35. She lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Sykes
1805–
Hannah Haigh
1802–
Allen Sykes
1826–
Ratcliffe Sykes
1827–
Henry Sykes
1829–
D Law Sykes
1829–
Harold Sykes
1838–
Martha Sykes
1844–
Hannah Sykes
1835–
Joseph Sykes
1836–
Elizabeth Sykes
1837–
John Sykes
1839–

Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Sykes

    Male1805–Male

    Hannah Haigh

    Female1802–Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1843

Age 6

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 26

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 43

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

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a stream in a marsh or in a hollow, from Middle English syke ‘marshy stream’, ‘damp gully’, or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, in Lancashire and West Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Sykes in household of Jonathan Sykes, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Elizabeth Sykes in household of Jonathan Sykes, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth Sykes in household of Jonathan Sykes, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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