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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Family Time Line

James Lees
1851–
Jane Hawthorne
1854–
Jane Lees
1874–1949
Mary Lees
1882–
David Lees
1884–
Arthur Lees
1886–
John Lees
1889–
Elizabeth Lees
1890–
Christina Lees
1892–
Robert Lees
1896–
Susan Lees
1875–
James Hawthorn Lees
1880–1966

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.

1908

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1924

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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