Esther Elizabeth Barrow

Female28 October 1803–1873

Brief Life History of Esther Elizabeth

When Esther Elizabeth Barrow was born on 28 October 1803, in Saint Helier, Jersey, her father, Philippe Barrow, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Chevreaux, was 30. She married Robert Benham on 20 March 1820, in Saint Helier, Jersey. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1873, in Lambeth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Robert Benham
Esther Elizabeth Barrow
Marriage: 20 March 1820
Robert Philippe Benham
Philippe William Benham
John Le Mottée Benham
Robert Philippe Benham
Elizée George Benham
Charles Henry Benham
Louis Alfred Benham
Francis William Benham
Robert Benham
William Philip Benham
Robert Benham
Elizabeth Matilda Benham

Sources (1)

  • Esther E Benham in household of Robert Benham, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 March 1820Saint Helier, Jersey
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 5

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


    Age 12

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 20

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning


    habitational name from any of numerous places called with Old English bearo, bearu ‘grove’ (dative bear(o)we, bearuwe) or Old English beorg, dative beorge (Middle English berwe, barwe) ‘mound, tumulus’, for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Shropshire, Suffolk, and Somerset, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

    habitational name from Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, which is named with an unattested Celtic word, barr, here meaning ‘promontory’, + Old Norse ey ‘island’.

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

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