William ELLIS

William ELLIS

Male 1820 - 1904  (84 years)

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  • Name William ELLIS 
    Born 4 Jan 1820  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 6 Jan 1820  St Mary, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • son of John & Lydia, otp, husbandman
    Gender Male 
    Census New 30 Mar 1851  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census New 2 Apr 1871  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census New 3 Apr 1881  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census New 5 Apr 1891  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census New 31 Mar 1901  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 25 Feb 1904  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1 Mar 1904  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper Report 4 Mar 1904  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    CAMBRIDGE INDEPENDENT PRESS: DEATH OF AN OLD TRADESMAN.- The city has lost one of its oldest and most highly respected tradesmen in the person of Mr Wm. Ellis, of High-street. A native of Ely, he had been in business in High-street practically all his life, and had carried on the shop now in charge of his sons for something like fifty years. His death was the result of a chill caught less than a fortnight ago. The funeral took place on Tuesday afternoon at the Cemetery, the Rev. H J Turner (Vicar of Holy Trinity) officiating. The coffin was of polished oak with brass fittings, and bore the following inscription:- "Wm. Ellis, born Jan. 4, 1820; died Feb. 25, 1904." The chief mourners were Messrs C H Ellis, E C Ellis, H A Ellis, A W Morris, J Masser (Nottingham) and Nurse Costell. Others present at the graveside were:- Messrs A Pledger, A Davison, W P Snell, Sidney Harvey, J Cutlack jun, C Sterling, E Dengis, John Creak, John Peck, R Fisher, J Barber, W Taylor, M Newton, and W Jefferson. There were many beautiful wreaths. 
    Newspaper Report 4 Mar 1904  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    CAMBRIDGE INDEPENDENT PRESS: DEATHS: ELLIS - February 25, at Ely, William Ellis, aged 84 
    Person ID I141  Kempton Tree
    Last Modified 13 Oct 2016 

    Family Maria LEGGE,   b. 1823, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1894, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 08 Jan 1850  Holy Trinity, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Details: William Ellis, of full age, bac, draper, of High Street, son of John, innkeeper AND Maria Legge, of full age, sp, of Fore Hill, dau of Christopher, shoemaker. Wits: Christopher Legge, Maria Mendham Kempton.
    Children 
     1. William John ELLIS,   b. 1851, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Christopher Henry ELLIS,   b. 1853, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931, Hammersmith, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Eliza Jane ELLIS,   b. 2 Jul 1858, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +4. Ernest Charles ELLIS,   b. 13 Dec 1859, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930, Hammersmith, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Herbert Alfred ELLIS,   b. 1861, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jan 1820 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 6 Jan 1820 - St Mary, Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 08 Jan 1850 - Holy Trinity, Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus New - High Street, Ely, age 31, linen draper/hatter - 30 Mar 1851 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus New - High Street, Ely, age 51, draper - 2 Apr 1871 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus New - High Street, Ely, age 61, draper - 3 Apr 1881 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus New - High Street, Ely, age 71, draper - 5 Apr 1891 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus New - High Street, Ely, age 80, linen draper - 31 Mar 1901 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Feb 1904 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Mar 1904 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Report - CAMBRIDGE INDEPENDENT PRESS: DEATH OF AN OLD TRADESMAN.- The city has lost one of its oldest and most highly respected tradesmen in the person of Mr Wm. Ellis, of High-street. A native of Ely, he had been in business in High-street practically all his life, and had carried on the shop now in charge of his sons for something like fifty years. His death was the result of a chill caught less than a fortnight ago. The funeral took place on Tuesday afternoon at the Cemetery, the Rev. H J Turner (Vicar of Holy Trinity) officiating. The coffin was of polished oak with brass fittings, and bore the following inscription:- "Wm. Ellis, born Jan. 4, 1820; died Feb. 25, 1904." The chief mourners were Messrs C H Ellis, E C Ellis, H A Ellis, A W Morris, J Masser (Nottingham) and Nurse Costell. Others present at the graveside were:- Messrs A Pledger, A Davison, W P Snell, Sidney Harvey, J Cutlack jun, C Sterling, E Dengis, John Creak, John Peck, R Fisher, J Barber, W Taylor, M Newton, and W Jefferson. There were many beautiful wreaths. - 4 Mar 1904 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Report - CAMBRIDGE INDEPENDENT PRESS: DEATHS: ELLIS - February 25, at Ely, William Ellis, aged 84 - 4 Mar 1904 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S107] British Newspaper Archive, (www.britishnewspaperarchive).

    2. [S43] Parish Register, Ely, St Mary.

    3. [S64] Census, (www.ancestry.co.uk), RG10/1604/8/8.

    4. [S64] Census, (www.ancestry.co.uk), RG12/1298/5/4.

    5. [S64] Census, (www.ancestry.co.uk), RG13/1545/6/4.

    6. [S40] Parish Register, Ely, Holy Trinity.

    7. [S77] GRO BMD Indexes, (www.ancestry.co.uk), MQ1850, Ely, 14 93.