Category Archives: Ellis

Family members in London directories

Also at The Genealogist (see post below this one), I’ve found some family members – or rather, people connected to the Roe family, and therefore in my family tree – in the London directory for 1846. Richard Ellis, carpenter, is … Continue reading

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Missing data in the 1841 census

In my continuing quest to sort out the connections between the Roe, Blanch and Ellis families, I’ve been trying to find records in the 1841 census for Richmond Street, in the parish of St. James, Westminster – where I know … Continue reading

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Death of Thomas Ellis, father of Richard Ellis

In my continuing efforts to trace the links between the Roe, Blanch and Ellis families, I’ve managed to get hold of the death certificate for Richard Ellis’ father, Thomas. He died on 21st February 1838, age 58 years, which means … Continue reading

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The ‘violent’ death of Daniel Ellis Roe

Daniel Ellis Roe, born in at 8 Great Crown Court, Westminster, on 7th March 1853, was the second child and eldest son of Daniel Roe and Mary Ann Blanch. In 1871, age 17 and one year after his mother’s death, … Continue reading

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Marianne Ellis in 1881

The 1881 census has Joseph Cheshire, draper’s assistant, and his wife Maria (who we know to have been born Maria Jane Blanch, daughter of David and Sarah Blanch) living at 2 Silchester Villas, Surrey Lane, Battersea, with their children David, … Continue reading

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The marriage of Richard and Marianne Ellis

I’ve received a copy of the marriage certificate for Richard and Marianne Ellis, and the details seem to match those we have already. As mentioned in previous posts, I’m interested in the Ellis family because of their close ties with … Continue reading

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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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