William Crowle Ellis

Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Crowle

When William Crowle Ellis was born in 1818, his father, William Crowl Ellis, was 34 and his mother, Maria Anning, was 31. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Amelia Ellis. He died before 1905, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 86.

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William Crowle Ellis
Amelia Ellis
Elizabeth Ellis
Edwin Ellis
Maria J Ellis
John Ellis
Henry Ellis
Baron Ellis
Alfred Ellis
James Ellis
Louisa Ellis

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+3 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 5

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 15

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 25

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Willm Crowle Ellis, "England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Willm Crowle Ellis, "England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Crowle Ellis - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: William Crowie ellis

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