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Caroline Elizabeth (Etherington) Watson (bef. 1878)

Caroline Elizabeth Watson formerly Etherington
Born before in York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Wife of — married 1901 in York, Englandmap
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Caroline Elizabeth Etherington was born in 1878 in York, Yorkshire, England to Thomas Etherington and Sarah Jane (Snowden) Etherington. Her birth was registered in York in the third quarter of the year.[1] She was christened at St Margaret's, York on 8 Sep 1878.[2]

In 1881 Caroline Etherington (age 2) lived in Middle, Renfrewshire, Scotland with her father Thomas (29), mother Sarah Jane (24), brother Thomas William (0), and uncle William (26).[3]

In 1891 Caroline Etherington (age 12, Scholar) lived at Wellington Street in Fulford, York with her father Thomas (39, Smithstriker Corporation), grandfather William (59, Engine Driver Corporation Steam Roller), grandmother Caroline (59), and uncle Albert (19).[4]

[Yet to locate Caroline on the 1901 census.]

Caroline Elizabeth Etherington married Arthur Watson in 1901. The marriage was registered in York in the last quarter of the year.[5]

Caroline and Arthur had at least two children: Florence May Watson (1902-) and Doris Caroline Watson (1909-).

In 1911 Caroline Watson (age 32) lived in Mirfield, Yorkshire with her husband Arthur (33, Coachman Domestic) and two daughters: Florance (8) and Doris (2).[6]


  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Caroline Elizabeth Etherington, 1878; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, York, Yorkshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England. [same record on the GRO Index includes mothers maiden name of "Snowden" (]
  2. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Caroline Elizabeth Etherington, 08 Sep 1878); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,068,435.
  3. "Scotland Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2017), Caroline Etherington, Middle, Renfrewshire, Scotland; from "1881 England, Scotland & Wales census," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing p. 7, PRO T 1, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 203,570.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 December 2017), Caroline Etherington in household of Thomas Etherington, Fulford, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (East Riding), England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Yorkshire, Yorkshire (East Riding) county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey. [rest of household is here:]
  5. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2014), Caroline Elizabeth Etherington, 1901; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1901, quarter 4, vol. 9D, p. 84, York, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  6. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 2 August 2017), Caroline Watson in household of Arthur Watson, Mirfield, Mirfield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

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