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Elizabeth Etherington (abt. 1828 - 1855)

Elizabeth Etherington
Born about in Elvington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Died at about age 27 in York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Elizabeth Etherington was born in Yorkshire, England.

Elizabeth Etherington was born about 1827. She was the daughter of Thomas Etherington and Sarah Thargill. [citation needed]

In 1841, Elizabeth was residing with her mother and three siblings (William, Sarah, and Joseph) in Elvington, Yorkshire. [1] Elizabeth's father had died prior to the census being taken.

By 1851, Elizabeth was an unmarried 22-year-old residing in the Edwards household in Brandsby, Yorkshire. She was one of four servants. [2]

Elizabeth died, unmarried and apparently without children in 1855. Her death was registered in York, Yorkshire, England. [3] Elizabeth's remains were buried in Elvington, Yorkshire on September 3rd, 1855. [4]


  1. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 September 2017), Elizabeth Etherington in household of Sarah Etherington, Elvington, Yorkshire,Yorkshire East Riding, England; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  2. England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 July 2017), Elizabeth Etherington in household of George Robertson Edwards, Brandsby, Yorkshire,Yorkshire (North Riding), England; citing Brandsby, Yorkshire,Yorkshire (North Riding), England, p. 5, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 31 December 2014), Elizabeth Etherington, 1855; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Death, York, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  4. Burial behind paywall: Find My Past Elizabeth Etherington. Age 27. Birth year: 1828. Burial: 3 Sep 1855. Place: Etherington, Yorkshire. Archive: Bothwick Institute for Archives. Archive reference: PR ELV/8 Page: 39. Accessed: 12 Mar 2019.

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