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Amelia Amass Durham (1847 - 1930)

Amelia Amass Durham
Born in Rishangles, Suffolk, Englandmap
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Died at about age 83 in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, Englandmap
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Biography

Elizabeth Amass Durham was born in the September quarter of 1847 [1] to Alfred Durham and Elizabeth (Amass) Durham]. She was the eldest of 4 daughters her siblings were Harriet Elizabeth born 1849, Georgiana Mary born 1854, and Betsey Maria (Durham) Millican born 1857.

In the 1851 Census she is living with her parents and Harriet, also a cousin at Front Street, Debenham, Suffolk

Alfred Durham Head Male 31 Mickfield,
Elizabeth Durham Wife Female 31 Debenham,
Amelia Durham Daughter Female 3 Rishangles,
Harriet Durham Daughter Female 2 Rishangles,
Mary Amass Niece Female 14 Debenham,


In the 1871 census she was living with her employer Elizabeth Hubben, where she was employed as a Companion at a farm in Raydon Suffolk

Elizabeth Stubbin Head Female 63 Raydon, Suffolk
Amelia Durham Companion Female 22 Raydon, Suffolk
Elisa Dorling Servant Female 17 Raydon, Suffolk


In the 1881 census she is living with her mother and sister Geotgiana at 20 Marine Parade, Lower Southend

Elizabeth Durham Head F 50 Debenham, Suffolk, England
Amelia Durham Daughter F 25 Rispangles, Suffolk, England
Georgianna Durham Daughter F 23 Stonham Parva, Suffolk, England

In the 1901 census she was visiting her sister Georgiana at Prittlewell Square, Essex, where it states she was living on her own means


Georgina M Durham Head Female 40 Mickfield, Suffolk
Amelia A Durham Visitor Female 45 Kishamles Parsonage, Essex
Ann Islip Visitor Female 78 Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire
Rebecca Tomalin Visitor Female 76 Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire
Florence E Chittocks Servant Female 15 Burnham, Essex

In the 1911 census she is living with her sister Georgiana at Prittlewell, living on her own means

Georgianna Mary Durham Head F 47 Stonham, Suffolk
Amelia Annie Durham Sister F 53 Rishangles, Suffolk
Ethel Mathews Servant F 17 Dakering, Essex

She passed away 28 August 1930 in Southend on Sea, Sussex. [2] aged 82

Her will went to probate 20 January 1931 [3]


Sources

  1. England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008 (volume 13 page 392)
  2. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVHD-VMML : 4 September 2014), Amelia A Durham, 1930; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, East Preston, Sussex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  3. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941

"England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGRK-R6H : 10 November 2017), Amelia Durham in household of Alfred Durham, Debenham, Suffolk, England; citing Debenham, Suffolk, England, p. 20, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.


"England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFNZ-MS5 : 11 December 2017), Amelia Durham in entry for Elizabeth Stubbin, 1871.


"England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27D-CFG5 : 12 December 2017), Amelia Durham in household of Elizabeth Durham, Prittlewell, Essex, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 7, Piece/Folio 1769/6, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,676.


"England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9NR-L9W : 8 April 2016), Amelia A Durham in household of Georgina M Durham, Prittlewell, Essex, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Prittlewell subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.


"England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWN3-F4L : 2 August 2017), Amelia Annie Durham in household of Georgianna Mary Durham, Prittlewell, , Essex, England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

Acknowledgements

  • This profile has been improved by a member of the England Project's Orphan Trail

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