Eliza Ellis

Author: FNRC
Date published: 18/02/2018


She was born c. 1808 in East Woodhay,  Hampshire, daughter of The Rev. John Charles and Sarah Townsend. Her father was Rector and Patron of Ickford, Bucks, from 1808. In the 1841 Census she is the wife of the Rev. William May Ellis, Rector of Ickford Church, Bucks. He died on 21 July 1846 in Newbury, aged 42 years.

 Her father died on 13 December 1850 and in the 1851 and 1861 Census she is living with her widowed mother in Bartholomew Street. She died on 6 May 1864 aged 56 years and was buried in the family vault on 13 May 1864. Probate was first granted to her sister Ann Hemsted and then to her brother-in-law Stephen Hemsted the Younger.


Sources: 1841 to 1861 Census; National Probate/Wills Index; 

Sources:Sources: 1841 to 1861 Census; National Probate/Wills Index;

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