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Esther Jane (Lees) Cheshire (1843 - 1872)

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Esther Jane Cheshire formerly Lees
Born in Wollaston, Worcestershire, Englandmap
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Died in Wallbrook, Staffordshire, Englandmap
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Esther Jane Lees was born in 1843 at Wollaston, Worcestershire, England. She was baptised on 30 Jul 1843 at Old Swinford, Worcestershire. She was the daughter of Richard Lees and Jane Kennett.[1][2]

In the 1851 census, Esther (listed as Elizah) Lees was age 7 living at The Village, Stourbridge, Worcestershire with her father Richard Lees (47), mother Jane Lees (35), brothers John Lees (17), Edward Lees (10), William Lees (3), sister Mary Lees (5). Also two lodgers.[3]

Esther Jane Lees married Charles Cheshire in 1863 at Dudley, Staffordshire.[4] They had four children.

In the 1871 census, Esther Jane Cheshire was age 26 living at Coseley, Staffordshire with her husband Charles Cheshire (28), sons Charles Cheshire (7), Thomas Cheshire (0), daughter Ellen Cheshire (2).[5]

Esther Jane died in 1872 age 29 at Wallbrook, Staffordshire.[6] She was buried on 19 Feb 1872 at Christ Church, Coseley.[7]


  1. General Register Office. Birth. LEE, ESTHER JANE; Mother's Maiden Surname: KENNETT; GRO Reference: 1843 S Quarter in STOURBRIDGE UNION Volume 18 Page 468
  2. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Esther Jane Lee, 30 Jul 1843); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 533,992, 533,993, 533,994.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 November 2019), Elizah Lea in household of Richard Lea, , Worcestershire, England; citing , Worcestershire, England, p. 3, 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.
  4. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2014), Esther Jane Lees, 1863; from "England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1863, quarter 2, vol. 6C, p. 57, Dudley, Staffordshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 September 2019), Esther Jane Cheshire in entry for Charles Cheshire, 1871.
  6. General Register Office. Death. CHESSHIRE, ESTHER; Age at death: 29; GRO Reference: 1872 M Quarter in DUDLEY Volume 06C Page 53
  7. Coseley : Christ Church : Parish Register : "Parish Register" database, FreeREG ( : viewed 9 Nov 2019) burial Esther Chesshire 19 Feb 1872

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