Elizabeth Lees

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Lees was born about June 1890, in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Lees, was 40 and her mother, Jane Hawthorne, was 37. She lived in Dalziel, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1901.

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James Lees
Jane Hawthorne
Jane Lees
Mary Lees
David Lees
Arthur Lees
John Lees
Elizabeth Lees
Christina Lees
Robert Lees
Susan Lees
James Hawthorn Lees

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Lees in household of James Lees, "Scotland Census, 1901"
  • Elizabeth Lees, "Scotland Census, 1891"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.


London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic name from Middle English lees ‘fields, arable land’, plural of lee (see Lee ), or from Middle English lese ‘pasture, meadow’ (Old English lǣs).

English: habitational name fromLeece or Lees in Lancashire, or Leese in Cheshire, all named from OldEnglish lēas ‘woodland clearings’ (plural oflēah), or from Leece in Cumbria, which was probably namedwith a Celtic word, lïss ‘hall, court, the principalhouse in a district’.

English: variant of Leece 1.

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

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