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  • ID: I13011
  • Name: Ellen Diggles 1
  • Sex: F 2
  • Birth: 15 OCT 1685 in Collegiate church, Manchester, Lancs 3
  • Death: 1760 in <of Thornhill, Yorkshire> 4
  • Occupation: ?One of the Manchester beauties?
  • Note: 5 6

    ?Elizabeth [Ellen] Diggle. She was one of the Manchester beauties, celebrated by the poets of the day, and daughter of Mr James Diggle, by Katherine, daughter of William Page, of Manchester, woollen draper..."
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    Katharine, baptised September 27th 1663, married at the Collegiate Church, February 6th 1682-3, first, Mr. James Diggle of Manchester, an ironmonger, and secondly, Mr. Edward Scott of the same place, grocer. Mrs. Diggle was the mother of Ellen, wife of the Rev. John Copley M.A. Fellow of the Collegiate Church, an early friend of Dr. Byrom, and ancestor of the Marquess of
    Westminster, the Earl of Wilton and of the Lord Suffield.
    Ellen, or Eleanor Diggle is the "Mrs. Diggles" glowingly described in Heywood's "Celebrated Beauties of Manchester" written in 1709, and published 12mo. 1726.
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    I assume she is the Ellin Diggles in the IGI christened 15 Oct 1685 at Manchester Cathedral, father James.
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    Ellin Copley, widow and executrix of John Copley, rector of Thornhill, clerk, made a lease of land in Batley 12 May 1735.
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    Ancestral File gives her as born abt 1699.
  • PT: Y
  • _UID: 6BABDD318F964AB9BFE479C40201F13E5EDC
  • Change Date: 12 MAR 2013



    Father: James Diggle b: BEF 1638
    Mother: Katherine Page b: ABT 1633

    Marriage 1 John Copley b: 1672 in Of, Batley, Yorkshire
    • Married: 5 DEC 1714 in Collegiate church, Manchester, Lancs 5
    Children
    1. Has Children Eleanor Copley b: ABT 1717 in Of Thornhill, Yorkshire
    2. Has Children Catherine Copley b: 1719

    Sources:
    1. Type: Periodical
      Author: Rev F R Raines
      Title: The Fellows of the Collegiate Church of Manchester, Part I
      Periodical: Chetham Society's New Series
      Date: 1891
      Page: Diggle
    2. Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Title: Ancestral File (R)
      Publication: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998
      Repository: Family History Library, 35 N West Temple StreetSalt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA
      Page: Diggles
    3. Type: Web Site
      Title: IGI (Aft Oct 2002)
      Author: LDS
      URL: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
    4. Text: IGI
    5. Type: Periodical
      Author: Rev F R Raines
      Title: The Fellows of the Collegiate Church of Manchester, Part I
      Periodical: Chetham Society's New Series
      Date: 1891
    6. Type: Book
      Periodical: The Private Journal and Literary Remains of John Byrom
      Author: John Byrom, Richard Parkinson
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