Ellen was born in 1872, the daughter of unknown parents. The place is not known.
She died in 1938 in Lambeth, London.
Her husband was William Thomas Collingridge. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their eight known children were William Robert (1892-1957), James Frederick (1893-1968), Jane Elizabeth (1895-?), Robert Henry (1897-1958), Elizabeth (1900-1900), Rosetta (1901-?), Maud (1904-?) and Charles (1908-1940).