Margaret Ellen Smith1,2,3,4

F, b. circa 1866, d. 1916
MotherEllen Smith5,2,6 b. 1829, d. 18 Sep 1894
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Margaret Ellen Smith was born circa 1866 at Horbury, Yorkshire, England..7,8,9,10,11
     Margaret Ellen Smith appears as Margaret E. Smith, age 4, in the census of 1871 at Penwortham, Lancashire, England,in the household of Henry Bamford as his niece.12 Margaret Ellen Smith resided in 1871 at Cop Lane, Penwortham, England, with her mother Ann Smith in the home of her maternal great aunt Jane Bamford and her husband Henry and their chicldren: Margaret, Henry, and Margaret Elizabeth. Also living there was another maternal aunt, Margaret Teale.12
     Margaret Ellen Smith appears as Margaret E. Smith, age 14, in the census of 1881 at Penwortham, Lancashire, England,in the household of Henry Bamford as his niece.13 Margaret Ellen Smith resided in 1881 at Cop Lane, Penwortham, England, with her great uncle Henry Bamford and his children: Margaret, Henry, and Margaret Elizabeth.13
     Margaret Ellen Smith appears as Margaret E. Smith, age 24, in the census of 1891 at Penwortham, Lancashire, England,in the household of Margaret Elizabeth Bamford as her cousin.14 Margaret Ellen Smith resided in 1891 at Off of Cop Lane, Penwortham, England, with her cousins Margaret and Margaret Elizabeth Bamford.14 She resided in September 1894 at Penwortham, Lancashire, England.15
     Margaret Ellen Smith was an informant to the death of Ellen Smith, her mother, on 18 September 1894 at Penwortham, Lancashire, England.16,17
     Margaret Ellen Smith married Henry Bretherton on 20 September 1898 at St. Mary's Church, Penwortham, Lancashire, England. Witnesses were James Thomas Bretherton and Sarah Jane Bretherton. Marriage License by A. E. Lord, Curate.18,19
     Margaret Ellen Smith appears as Margaret E. Bretherton, age 34, in the census of 1901 at Leyland, Lancashire, England,in the household of Henry Bretherton as his wife.3
     Margaret Ellen Smith appears as Margaret Bretherton, age 42, in the census of 2 April 1911 at Leyland, Lancashire, England,in the household of Henry Bretherton as his wife.4 Margaret Ellen Smith and Henry Bretherton resided in April 1911 at Ivy Villa/Sandy Lane, Leyland, Lancashire, England, with their two children Percy and Elsie.4 Margaret Ellen Smith resided in 1915 at Willowton House, Sandy Lane, Leyland, Lancashire, England.20 She Bretherton (listed as Elizabeth's 'half cousin'), was an informant to the death of Margaret Elizabeth Bamford, 3 December 1915, Workhouse, Fulwood, England..21,22,23
     Margaret Ellen's death was registered in 1916 in the Chorley registration district, England.24

Family

Henry Bretherton b. c 1866
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1871Penwortham, Lancashire, EnglandMargaret Ellen Smith appears as Margaret E. Smith, age 4, in the census of 1871 at Penwortham, Lancashire, England,in the household of Henry Bamford as his niece.12
1881Penwortham, Lancashire, EnglandMargaret Ellen Smith appears as Margaret E. Smith, age 14, in the census of 1881 at Penwortham, Lancashire, England,in the household of Henry Bamford as his niece.13
1891Penwortham, Lancashire, EnglandMargaret Ellen Smith appears as Margaret E. Smith, age 24, in the census of 1891 at Penwortham, Lancashire, England,in the household of Margaret Elizabeth Bamford as her cousin.14
1901Leyland, Lancashire, EnglandMargaret Ellen Smith appears as Margaret E. Bretherton, age 34, in the census of 1901 at Leyland, Lancashire, England,in the household of Henry Bretherton as his wife.3
1911Leyland, Lancashire, EnglandMargaret Ellen Smith appears as Margaret Bretherton, age 42, in the census of 2 April 1911 at Leyland, Lancashire, England,in the household of Henry Bretherton as his wife.4

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
1871Cop Lane, Penwortham, EnglandMargaret Ellen Smith resided in 1871 at Cop Lane, Penwortham, England, with her mother Ann Smith in the home of her maternal great aunt Jane Bamford and her husband Henry and their chicldren: Margaret, Henry, and Margaret Elizabeth. Also living there was another maternal aunt, Margaret Teale.12
1881Cop Lane, Penwortham, EnglandShe resided in 1881 at Cop Lane, Penwortham, England, with her great uncle Henry Bamford and his children: Margaret, Henry, and Margaret Elizabeth.13
1891Off of Cop Lane, Penwortham, EnglandShe resided in 1891 at Off of Cop Lane, Penwortham, England, with her cousins Margaret and Margaret Elizabeth Bamford.14
September 1894Penwortham, Lancashire, EnglandShe resided in September 1894 at Penwortham, Lancashire, England.15
April 1911Ivy Villa/Sandy Lane, Leyland, Lancashire, EnglandShe and Henry Bretherton resided in April 1911 at Ivy Villa/Sandy Lane, Leyland, Lancashire, England, with their two children Percy and Elsie.4
1915Willowton House, Sandy Lane, Leyland, Lancashire, EnglandMargaret Ellen Smith resided in 1915 at Willowton House, Sandy Lane, Leyland, Lancashire, England.20

Citations

  1. [S1137] Lynn Ransom Burton, Baptisms at St. Mary's Church, Penwortham, Margaret Ellen Smith, 1 December 1866; St. Mary, Penwortham. Page 52, Entry 415, LDS Film 1526058.
  2. [S1113] Will of Henry Bamford: shows that Henry bequeathed money to Margaret E. Smith, "natural born daughter of my said niece, Mary Smith."
  3. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Leyland, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  4. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Leyland, England.
  5. [S1137] Lynn Ransom Burton, Baptisms at St. Mary's Church, Penwortham, Margaret Ellen Smith, shows mother as Ellen Smith.
  6. [S1148] Ellen Smith, Ellen Smith's Death Certificate, shows the informant as Margaret Ellen Smith, daughter.
  7. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Penwortham, England, GSU Roll 1342011, shows age 14 and birthplace as Horbury, Yorkshire.
  8. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Penwortham, England, GSU Roll 6098538, shows age 24 and birthplace as Horbury, Yorkshire.
  9. [S1113] Will of Henry Bamford: shows that Henry bequeathed money to Margaret E. Smith, "nautral born daughter of my said niece, Mary Smith."
  10. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Leyland, England, GSU Roll shows age 34 and birthplace as Horbury, Yorkshire.
  11. [S1088] England and Wales, Free BMD Death Index:1916-2007: Margaret E. Bretherton, shows age 50.
  12. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Penwortham, England, GSU Roll 846949.
  13. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Penwortham, England, GSU Roll 1342011.
  14. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Penwortham, England, GSU Roll 6098538.
  15. [S1148] Ellen Smith, Ellen Smith's Death Certificate, shows the informant's (Margaret Ellen Smith) residence as Penwortham.
  16. [S1148] Ellen Smith, Ellen Smith's Death Certificate, This certificate was E-mailed to Taryn L. Phelan on 22 May 2010 by Peter Bamford, Lytham, England.
  17. [S1184] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar, 1858-1966 , Ellen Smith; shows death date as 18 September 1894 in Penwortham.
  18. [S618] Lancashire Parish Clerk Project, Marriages at St. Mary's, Parish of Eccleston, 1813-1837, Henry Bretherton and Margaret Ellen Smith, 20 September 1898; Register: Marriages 1885-1900, Page 105, Entry 209.
  19. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Leyland, England, shows the couple as being married for 12 years.
  20. [S1122] E-mail, Peter Bamford to Taryn L. Phelan, 21 April 2010, shows the address of Margaret E. Bretherton as Willowton House, Sandy Lane, Leyland.
  21. [S1112] Henry and Jane Smith Bamford Gravestone Inscription, Taryn L. Phelan, 221 Westwood Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, shows Margaret Elizabeth Bamford's death date as 3rd December 1915.
  22. [S1122] E-mail, Peter Bamford to Taryn L. Phelan, 21 April 2010, Peter wrote that he looked at a copy of Margaret Elizabeth Bamford's death certificate. She died in the workhouse at Fulwood. Margaret E. Smith Bretherton, the daughter of her first cousin, Mary Smith, was the informant to her death and listed as a'half-cousin.'
  23. [S1184] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar, 1858-1966 , Margaret Elizabeth Bamford of the Workhouse Hospital, Fulwood; shows death date as 3 December 1915.
  24. [S1088] England and Wales, Free BMD Death Index:1916-2007: Margaret E. Bretherton, 1916 (Oct-Nov-Dec Quarter); Volume 8e, Page 600.
  25. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Leyland, England, shows age 4 and birthplace as Leyland.
  26. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Leyland, England, shows age 3 and birthplace as Leyland.