Leonard Joseph Ansell

1889–1967 (Age 77)
Aston Manor, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Leonard Joseph

When Leonard Joseph Ansell was born on 11 March 1889, in Aston Manor, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John George Ansell, was 30 and his mother, Theresa Isabel Thew, was 27. He married Edith Annie Harris on 7 October 1911, in Washwood Heath, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Shardlow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939. He died in 1967, in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Joseph Ansell
Edith Annie Harris
Marriage: 7 October 1911
Elsie Marguerite Ansell
Edith Leah Nora Ansell
Leonard Geoffrey Ansell

Spouse & Children

7 October 1911
Washwood Heath, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents & Siblings

  • John George Ansell


  • Theresa Isabel Thew




  • Male1879–1944Male

  • Florence Isabel Ansell


  • Female1884–1957Female

  • Edna Ansell


  • Vesta Hilda Ansell


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 15

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 19

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 25

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a vernacular form of the personal name Anselmus ( see Anselm ).2 Swedish: compound name composed of an unexplained first element (perhaps part of a place name) + the common surname ending -ell, which is from the Latin adjectival ending -elius.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Leonard J Ansell in household of John G Ansell, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Leonard Joseph Ansell in entry for Leonard Geoffrey Ansell, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Leonard J Ansell in household of John George Ansell, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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