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Ellen (Smith) Parkinson (1836 - 1902)

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Ellen Parkinson formerly Smith aka Fairbrother
Born in St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 15 May 1864 in St Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Grosvenor Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in 6 Caroline St, Ince, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
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Biography

Ellen Smith was born in 1836 in St Helens, Lancashire. She was the daughter of James Smith and Maria (Massey) Smith.

Ellen's mother died in 1864 in St Helens, aged 59. She was buried on 21 Feb 1864 at St Mary the Virgin Church in Prescot. Her address was given in the record as Prescot.

Ellen married Thomas Fairbrother on 15 May 1864 at St Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Grosvenor Street, Liverpool.

Ellen's father died on 13 Dec 1864 in St Helens, aged 60. He was buried on 20 Dec 1864 in Eccleston.

Thomas died on 28 Oct 1874 in Wigan, Lancashire.

Ellen married John Parkinson on 28 May 1883 at St Thomas' Church in Wigan. Both were widowed and living in Caroline Street. John was a plasterer. Their fathers were William Parkinson and James Smith, both deceased. The witnesses were James Ormandy and Elizabeth Ormandy.

Ellen passed away on 13 Apr 1902 in Ince, Lancashire. She was buried on 17 Apr 1902 in Wigan Cemetery in Lower Ince.

Research Notes

Buried together in grave D495, C of E section:
  Lillian Breakell Parkinson, 17 Jun 1896, 5 mo, died at Didsbury Grove, Hindley
  Lilian Parkinson, 5 Jun 1897, 1 mo, died at 96 Warrington Rd
  Eleanor Parkinson, 17 Apr 1902, 63, died at 6 Caroline St
  Harry Dobson, 21 May 1932, 35, died on railway (address 63 Caroline St)
  John Parkinson, 29 Oct 1948, 84, died at Billinge Hospital (address Caroline St)

Sources

  • "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ2P-5SV : 22 May 2019), Ellen Smith in household of James Smith, Prescot, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SG5Q-45N : 12 September 2019), Ellen Smith in household of James Smith, St Helens, Lancashire, England; citing St Helens, Lancashire, England, p. 35, 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, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27G-SVGB : 13 December 2017), Ellen Fairbrother in household of Edward Grime, Wigan, Lancashire, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 1, Piece/Folio 3764/101, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,082.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9L3-4ZV : 21 May 2019), Ellen Parkinson in household of Mary J Roscoe, Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Wigan subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.




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