Annie was born in 1855 at Manchester, Lancashire, the daughter of Joshua Albinson and Mary Ann Batterbee. She was baptised under the name Ann Albiston [sic] on 16 September 1855 at St. Paul, Stretford Rd, Hulme. Her parents were then living in Hulme, no specific address recorded, and her father working as a warehouse man.
In the 1861 census the Albinson family was residing at 68 Tamworth St, Hulme, Manchester. Annie was aged 5 years. [RG9/2900 15 Pg 22]
In 1871 the family was living at 108 Embden St, Hulme. Annie, aged 15, was a milliner. [RG 10/4004 35 Pgs 3 & 4]
Annie Albinson married George Edward Tingey on 28 April 1877 at St. Paul’s Church, Hulme. Their marriage certificate recorded George was a bachelor aged 22 and a dry salter. His father was named as William Tingey, a commercial traveller. Annie was a spinster aged 25 and a machinist. Her father was named as Joshua Albinson, a warehouseman. At the time of their marriage George was residing at 135 Moss Lane East and Annie at 108 Embden St. Their witnesses were Joshua Albinson and sister Ada Albinson.
This couple had three children named George Edward Tingey born 1879, Alice Tingey born 1881 and William Tingey born 1883.
On 13 April 1881 several members of the greater Albinson family were baptised at St. Clement, Salford. They were Jessie, daughter of Joshua and Mary Anne Albinson of 24 Hereford St, Salford; James Albinson Hutchinson son of James and Ada Fanny Hutchinson of 22 Hereford St; George Edward and Alice Tingey, children of George Edward and Annie Tingey of 35 George St, Moss Side and Edna Albinson Eyre, daughter of Frederick John and Clara Eyre of 36 Hereford St.
The 1878, 1879 and 1881 Manchester Rate Books recorded George Edward Tingey was the tenant at 35 George St, Moss Side, Manchester. The owner of the property was John Broughton. His gross estimated rental from this property was £16/4/6 in 1878 and £15/6/6 in 1879 and 1880.
In the 1881 census George and Annie were living at 35 George St, Moss Side. George, aged 26, was a blacking manufacturer. Annie was aged 25. Son George was aged 2 and daughter Alice aged 3 months. [RG11/3939 65 Pg 63]
Husband George Edward Tingey died in 1887 aged 32 years [Death Jun Qtr 1887/Chorlton 8c 496]. He was buried on 6 April at Southern Cemetery, Manchester [Section I COE Grave 499].
In 1891 Annie was living at 46 Wellington St, Moss Side. Aged 35, she was working as a dressmaker. George was aged 12, Alice aged 10 and William aged 8. Also living with them was lodger James Danks, aged 26. He was a club steward. [RG12/3201 13 Pg 19]
In 1901 the family was still at the same address. Annie, aged 45, was employed doing domestic housework. George, aged 22, was a cotton cloth salesman. Alice was aged 20. William, aged 18, was a paper manufacturer's clerk. Also living with them was Annie's younger brother William Albinson, aged 31. He was a butcher. [RG13/3710 44 Pg 26]
In 1911 Annie was living at 10 Leamington Ave, West Didsbury, Manchester. Aged 55, she was living on private means. Son William, aged 28, was then a commercial traveller in the paper trade. His wife Edith, named Mrs William Tingey in the census, was aged 27. And their daughter Cissy was aged 4. James Danks, aged 45, was back boarding with the family. He, too, was a commercial traveller in the paper trade.
Annie Tingey died on 28 January 1918 aged 62 years.
From The Manchester Evening News dated Wednesday 30 January 1918, Pg 4 - TINGEY – On the 28th inst., at 5 Leamington Avenue, West Didsbury, ANNIE, widow of the late G. E. TINGEY. Service Manchester Crematorium, Friday, 11 a.m. [Friday 1 February 1918]
Probate - Annie Tingey of 5 Leamington Avenue Burton Road West Didsbury in the City of Manchester widow died on the 28 January 1918 at 5 Leamington Avenue aforesaid Probate London 13 February to Alice Flanagan (wife of Robert Flanagan) of 4 Warwick Avenue Burton Road aforesaid, daughter of deceased, the Sole Executor. Effects £132 8s
Annie's will read -
I ANNIE TINGEY of No.5 Leamington Avenue Burton Road West Didsbury in the City of Manchester Widow hereby revoke all Wills Codicils & testamentary instruments at any time heretofore made by me and declare this to be my last Will
I appoint my daughter Alice the wife of Robert Ernest Flanagan of No. 4 Warwick Avenue Burton Road aforesaid Cashier (hereinafter called my Trustee) to be the sole EXECUTRIX and TRUSTEE of this my Will
I bequeath to my son George Edward my two Decanters
I bequeath to my said daughter Alice my mahogany chest of drawers my copper kettle and pair of small vases for her own use & benefit
I bequeath to my said daughter Alice a wash-stand dressing table bed stead with mattress pillows and bedding complete and also the stuffed and mounted lion upon trust for my brother William Albinson at present abroad and to be delivered to him when he returns to England
I bequeath to my daughter-in-law Ada the wife of my son William all the residue of my furniture and personal goods and effects
I devise and bequeath all the residue and remainder of my estate whatsoever and wheresoever including any property over which I may have any general power of appointment or which I may be able to dispose of by Will unto my Trustee upon trust to sell call in and convert the same into money at such time or times and in such manner as she shall think fit and with power to postpone such sale calling in and conversion indefinitely without being responsible for loss and out of the proceeds of such sale calling in and conversion to pay my funeral and testamentary expenses and debts and to stand possessed of the residue thereof upon trust for and to pay and divide the same equally amongst my three children namely my said daughter Alice and my said sons William and George Edward as tenants in common
IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Twelfth day of January One thousand nine hundred and eighteen - A TINGEY
Signed by the said Annie Tingey as her last Will in the presence of us both being present at the same time who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses – GERTRUDE M WALKER 7 Leamington Avenue W Didsbury and J WALKER 7 Leamington Avenue W Didsbury
On the 13th day of February 1918 Probate of this Will was granted to Alice Flanagan the Executor.
GRO Birth Index
ALBISTON [sic], ANNIE Mother's maiden name BATTERBEE
GRO Reference: 1855 J Quarter in CHORLTON Volume 08C Page 584
GRO Death Index
TINGEY, ANNIE Age at death 62
GRO Reference: 1918 M Quarter in CHORLTON Volume 08C Page 787
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