Category Archives: Ellis

Richard Ellis: bankrupt – and more Blanch-Ellis connections

Every now and then the amateur family historian makes an exciting discovery entirely by accident. As mentioned in the previous post, I’ve been trying to trace the movements of the Roe and Blanch families in the 1850s and 1860s. I … Continue reading

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Investigating the Blanch – Ellis connection

In an earlier post I raised the question as to why my 2 x great grandparents Daniel Roe and Mary Ann Blanch gave the middle name ‘Ellis’ to their son Daniel, and why my great grandparents, Joseph Roe and Eliza … Continue reading

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