Ellen Smith1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. 1829, d. 18 September 1894
MotherMargaret Smith7 b. c 1803, d. 3 May 1871
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Ellen Smith was born in 1829 at Penwortham, Lancashire, England..8,9,10,11,12,13
     Ellen Smith appears as Ellen Smith, age 10, in the census of 1841 at Leyland, Penwortham, Lancashire, England,in the household of Elizabeth Smith, her maternal aunt.2 Ellen Smith resided in 1841 at Backlane, Penwortham, Lancashire, England, with Elizabeth, Ann, John, and Mary Smith (illegitimate daughter of Ann?). Neighbors (both farmers) were the families of Henry Bamford (who was her brother-in-law) and Robert Smith (who may have been her uncle.)2
     Ellen Smith appears as Ellen Smith, age 20, in the census of 1851 at Wetherby, Spofforth, Yorkshire, England,as a servant, along with her sister, Margaret and brother-in-law, Isaac. Isaac, Margaret, and Ellen were all living and working in the household of Bessy Lomas.14 She witnessed the marriage of John Smith, her brother, and Margaret Bromley on 22 July 1856 at Saint Mary the Virgin Church, Parish of Eccelston, Eccleston, Lancashire, England..15,16,17,18,19,20,21
     Ellen Smith appears as Ellen Smith, age 31, in the census of 1861 at Ulverston, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Smith as his sister.22 Ellen Smith resided in 1861 at Ulverston, England, with her brother, John and his two sons, Seth and John Henry.23
     Ellen Smith, age 40, appears in the census of 1871 in 4 Sand Mills, Lytham, Lancashire, England, as a cook to the household of Emily Lomas, a mine merchant's wife.4
     Ellen Smith, age 50, appears in the census of 1881 in The Willows, Lytham, Lancashire, England, as a cook to the Emily Lomas household.5
     Ellen Smith, age 60, appears in the census of 1891 in The Willows, Lytham, Lancashire, England, as a visitor to the Emily Lomas household, her former employer. Under the heading Occupation, it shows that she was a woman "living on her own means."6
     Ellen Smith died on 18 September 1894 at Penwortham, Lancashire, England, from rheumatism, sciatica, and exhaustion.24,25 She was buried in September 1894 at St. Mary's Church, Penwortham, Lancashire, England.

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Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1841Leyland, Penwortham, Lancashire, EnglandEllen Smith appears as Ellen Smith, age 10, in the census of 1841 at Leyland, Penwortham, Lancashire, England,in the household of Elizabeth Smith, her maternal aunt.2
1851Wetherby, Spofforth, Yorkshire, EnglandEllen Smith appears as Ellen Smith, age 20, in the census of 1851 at Wetherby, Spofforth, Yorkshire, England,as a servant, along with her sister, Margaret and brother-in-law, Isaac. Isaac, Margaret, and Ellen were all living and working in the household of Bessy Lomas.14
1861Ulverston, Lancashire, EnglandEllen Smith appears as Ellen Smith, age 31, in the census of 1861 at Ulverston, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Smith as his sister.22
18714 Sand Mills, Lytham, Lancashire, EnglandEllen Smith, age 40, appears in the census of 1871 in 4 Sand Mills, Lytham, Lancashire, England, as a cook to the household of Emily Lomas, a mine merchant's wife.4
1881The Willows, Lytham, Lancashire, EnglandEllen Smith, age 50, appears in the census of 1881 in The Willows, Lytham, Lancashire, England, as a cook to the Emily Lomas household.5
1891The Willows, Lytham, Lancashire, EnglandEllen Smith, age 60, appears in the census of 1891 in The Willows, Lytham, Lancashire, England, as a visitor to the Emily Lomas household, her former employer. Under the heading Occupation, it shows that she was a woman "living on her own means."6

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
1841Backlane, Penwortham, Lancashire, EnglandEllen Smith resided in 1841 at Backlane, Penwortham, Lancashire, England, with Elizabeth, Ann, John, and Mary Smith (illegitimate daughter of Ann?). Neighbors (both farmers) were the families of Henry Bamford (who was her brother-in-law) and Robert Smith (who may have been her uncle.)2
1861Ulverston, EnglandShe resided in 1861 at Ulverston, England, with her brother, John and his two sons, Seth and John Henry.23

Citations

  1. [S1151] Ellen Smith Baptism Record: Research done by Peter Bamford, Lytham, Lancashire, England at the Lancashire Record Office and sent to Taryn L. Phelan on 17 May 2010, 12 September 1829, Lancashire County Record Office.
  2. [S489] 1841 England Census, Lancashire, Penwortham, England, GSU Roll 20, 306913.
  3. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Ulverston, England, GSU Roll 543090, Elen Smith.
  4. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Lytham, England, GSU Roll 846960.
  5. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Lytham, England, GSU Roll 1342017.
  6. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Lytham, England, GSU Roll 6098561.
  7. [S1151] Ellen Smith Baptism Record: shows mother as Margaret Smith, singlewoman, 12 September 1829, Lancashire County Record Office.
  8. [S1151] Ellen Smith Baptism Record, 12 September 1829, Lancashire County Record Office.
  9. [S393] 1851 England Census, Yorkshire County, Spofforth, England, GSU Roll shows age 20 and birthdate as Penwortham.
  10. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Ulverston, England, GSU Roll 543090, shows age 51 and birthplace as Leyland, Lancashire.
  11. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Lytham, England, GSU Roll 846960, shows age 40 and birthplace as Penwortham, Lancashire.
  12. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Lytham, England, GSU Roll 1342017, shows age 50 and birthplace as Penwortham.
  13. [S1121] Parish Clerks, Burials at St. Mary's of Penwortham 1857-1900, Ellen Smith; 21 September 1894; shows age 65.
  14. [S393] 1851 England Census, Yorkshire County, Spofforth, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  15. [S507] Certificate, John Smith and Margaret Bromley marriage of 22 Jul 1856.
  16. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-in-Furness, England, GSU Roll 848078.
  17. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023.
  18. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) John Smith and Margaret Bromley,Parish of Eccleston (Near Chorley); Parish Registers of Ecdleston (near CHolrey), 1603-1938.
  19. [S623] Lancashire Parish Clerk Project, Marriages at St. Michael and All Angels, Register: Marriages 1837-1873, Page 144, Entry 288: John Smith and Margaret Bromley, 22 July 1856.
  20. [S624] Lancashire Police Department, John Smith's Police History, Lancashire, England, Reference PLA 11/10, Page 49: PLA 11/10, Page 49; shows married with one child.
  21. [S641] Margaret Smith, Margaret Smith's Death Certificate, shows wife of John Smith.
  22. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Ulverston, England, GSU Roll 543090.
  23. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Ulverston, England, GSU Roll 543090, shows residence.
  24. [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.
  25. [S1184] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar, 1858-1966 , Ellen Smith; shows death date as 18 September 1894 in Penwortham.
  26. [S1137] Lynn Ransom Burton, Baptisms at St. Mary's Church, Penwortham, Margaret Ellen Smith, shows mother as Ellen Smith.
  27. [S1113] Will of Henry Bamford: shows that Henry bequeathed money to Margaret E. Smith, "natural born daughter of my said niece, Mary Smith."
  28. [S1148] Ellen Smith, Ellen Smith's Death Certificate, shows the informant as Margaret Ellen Smith, daughter.