Elizabeth Allen1,2

#12117, (1760-1840)
FatherRobert Allen3 (1732-)
MotherSarah Johnson4 (1735-)
ChartsManthorpe Family - descendants
Mike Hill - ancestors
Last Edited14 May 2020
Elizabeth Allen signature
Source: her wedding certificate 1781
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Elizabeth Allen was born in 1760 at Acle, Norfolk.5,2 She was the daughter of Robert Allen and Sarah Johnson.3,4 She may have been baptised on Thursday, 27 March 1760 at Garboldisham, Norfolk.6 Elizabeth lived in July 1781 at Acle, Norfolk.7

She married James Manthorpe, son of John Manthorpe and Hannah Buddrey, on Thursday, 12 July 1781 at Acle, Norfolk. When he signed his marriage certificate, James was illiterate, but Elizabeth signed her name..2 Elizabeth and James Manthorpe, aged 29 became the parents of William Manthorpe on Sunday, 27 May 1787 at Acle, Norfolk.8,9

Elizabeth died in 1840.2


1760BirthAcle, Norfolk5,2
1760Baptism-CandidateGarboldisham, Norfolk6
1781ResidenceAcle, Norfolk7
1781MarriageAcle, Norfolk2


James Manthorpe (23 Apr 1758-24 Mar 1840)


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  2. [S500] GEDCOM file created by Peter Schofield, 29 Jan 2012.
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  6. [S1082] Norfolk, England, Church of England Baptism, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812 Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com) Name: Elizabeth Allen; Event Type: Baptism; Birth Date: Abt 1760; Baptism Date:27 Mar 1760; Baptism Place: Garboldisham, Norfolk, England; Phillimore Ecclesiastical Parish Map: 7028; Father: Robt Allen; Mother: Sarah Allen.
  7. [S1073] Norfolk, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1940 Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com) Name: James Manthorpe; Gender: Male; Marriage Date: 12 Jul 1781; Marriage Place: Acle, Norfolk, England; Search Photos: Search for 'Acle' in the UK City, Town and Village Photos collection; Phillimore Ecclesiastical Parish Map: ; View this parish; Spouse: Elizabeth Allen.
  8. [S1082] Norfolk, England, Church of England Baptism, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812 Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com) Name: Willm Manthorpe; Gender: Male; Baptism Age: 0; Record Type: Baptism; Birth Date: 27 May 1787; Baptism Date: 23 Sep 1787; Baptism Place: Acle, Norfolk, England; Phillimore Ecclesiastical Parish Map: ; View this parish; Father: James Manthorpe; Mother: Elizabeth Allen.
  9. [S398] National Census for England, 1861 (online image) Name: William Manthorpe; Age: 74; Estimated birth year: 1787; Relation: Head; Spouse's name: Hannah Manthorpe; Gender: Male; Where born: Acle, Norfolk, England; Civil Parish: Herringfleet; County/Island: Suffolk; Country: England; Street address:; Occupation:; Condition as to marriage: ; View image; Registration district: Mutford; Sub-registration district: Lowestoft; ED, institution, or vessel: 16; Neighbors: View others on page; Household schedule number: 2; Piece: 1188; Folio: 78; Page Number: 1.