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Lily Wordsworth

F, #179, Deceased

Family

Family: John Thomas Gough (b. 29 June 1884)

  • Cyril Gough
  • Arthur Gough

Main Events

  • Name: Lily Wordsworth was also known as Lily Gough.
  • Biography: About Lily Wordsworth ... Blurb ??M]?
  • Marriage: She and John Thomas Gough were married in an unknown place.
  • Last Edited: 6 January 2019

Biography

Thomas Snelson1

M, #182, Deceased, b. 1724, d. April 1773

Person Exhibits

Farndon St Chad's - Civil War Window
  • Consanguinity: 6th great-uncle of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Family

Family: Mary Pritchard (b. about 1735, d. March 1799)

Main Events

  • Birth: Thomas Snelson was born in 1724 in Farndon.
  • Christening: Thomas was christened on 29 March 1725 in All Saints, Gresford.2
  • Biography: About Thomas Snelson ... Blurb ??M]?
  • Marriage: He and Mary Pritchard were married on 24 November 1757 in parish church, St. Chad's, Farndon.3,4
  • Residence: He resided in Shocklach, Cheshire, in 1757.3
  • Burial: Thomas's remains were buried on 11 April 1773 in the parish church graveyard, St. Chad's, Farndon.4
  • Death: He died in April 1773, at age ~49, in Farndon.
  • Last Edited: 9 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S404] Gresford Parish Registers 1714-1754 and 1740-72, Memo: Annotation: Gresford Parish Registers 1714-1754 (m.) 1714-1772

    Baptisms
    --------
    10 Sep 1721 Snellson William s. William Gwersyllt
    29 Mar 1724 Snellson Thomas s. William Gwersyllt
    7 Feb 1726 Snellson Elinor d. William Llay
    3 Sep 1727 Bennion George s. William
    2 Oct 1731 Bennion Jacob s. William
    19 Sep 1735 Snellson Edward s. William Llay
    16 Nov 1735 Snellson Mary d. William
    20 Dec 1736 Snellson James s. James
    18 Feb 1738 Snellson William s. James Gwersyllt

    Marriages
    ---------
    12 Jan William Snellson otp & Margarett Edwards otp Banns
    Burials
    -------
    23 Oct 1723 Bennion George bur. Pulton Pa of Pulford Ches
    2 Oct 1727 Bennion Martha bur. w/o George, Poulton
    12 Oct 1727 Bennion bur. d/o John Llay
    23 Jan 1729 Bennion George bur. Poulton
    9 Aug 1737 Snellson James bur. s/o William Burton
    12 Aug 1740 Snelson James bur. Pauper Gwersyllt
    3 Jun 1745 Snelson James bur. s/o James Pauper Gwersyllt
    20 Apr 1741 Snelson Margaret bur. Burton
    24 Mar 1743 Snelson Mary bur. d/o William Burton
    6 Jan 1761 Snelson Sarah bur. Burton Green
    Baptisms
    --------
    12 Apr 1748 Snelson John chr s. William LLay
    1 Sep 1745 Snelson Mary d. William Llay
    Marriages
    ---------
    7 Dec 1747 John Morgan, Wrexham & Mary Snelson otp
    30 Jan 1742 William Snelson & Sarah Davies
  2. [S52] Gresford Baptisms 1720-39, R3-0844, Memo: Annotation: Gresford Baptisms 1720-39

    in PD/34/1/69 on Reel 601

    p.11 10 Sep 1721 William the son of William SNELLSON (sic) Gwersylt
    p.13 29 Mar 1724 Thomas the son of William SNELLSON (sic)
    p.17 7 Feb 1726/27 Elinor ye Daughter of William SNELLSON (sic) of Llay !
    p.29 14 Sep 1735 Edward the son of William SNELSON (sic)
    p.30 16 Nov 1735 Mary the daughter of William SNELLSON (sic)
  3. [S262] Letter from Eileen Simpson dated 30 September 1990
  4. [S41] Farndon Register ( C.B. mixed) 1772-1783, Source Element: R3-813
    Memo: Annotation: Farndon Register ( C.B. mixed) 1772-1783

    in P45/1/2 on Mf 152/1

    p78 11 Apr 1773 buried Thomas Snelson of Farndon
    p79 26 Sep 1773 christened Thomas son of Thomas & Mary SNELSON

    N.B. this entry inserted out of sequence

    p87 28 May 1780 chr Phoebe base daughter of Mary SNELSON of Farndon
    p89 9 Dec 1781 chr Elizabeth base daughter of Mary SNELSON of Farndon

Biography

Ann Elizabeth Egerton1

F, #183, Deceased, b. about 1831, d. 23 August 1890
  • Consanguinity: Partner of Edward Snelson (3rd great-uncle of Adrian John ("John") Snelson)

Parents

Family

Family: Edward Snelson (b. 1 January 1822, d. 8 January 1876)

Main Events

  • Name: Ann Elizabeth Egerton was also known as Ann Unknown.
  • Name: She was also known as Ann Elizabeth Snelson.
  • Reference Number: She was originally assigned a reference number in ROOTS III back in 1989 - it is recorded here for original document retrieval and identification purposes only UNKNEA31.
  • Birth: She was born about 1831.
  • Biography: About Ann Elizabeth Egerton ... Blurb ??M]?
  • Marriage: She and Edward Snelson were married on 20 February 1854 in St. Paul, Toxteth Park, Liverpool.2
  • Probate: Edward wrote his Will on 18th April 1872 and left his estate entirely to his wife Ann.3
  • Residence: She resided in 48 Handbridge, Chester, Cheshire, in 1881.4
  • Occupation: She was a grocer in 1881.4
  • Death: She died on 23 August 1890.5
  • Burial: Ann Elizabeth's remains were buried on 26 August 1890 in Grave 1213/102, Chester General Cemetery, Overleigh, 53.18193500, -2.89492965.
  • Deceased: She witnessed the probate of the estate of Jonathan Joinson on 27 November 1890.6,7

Census

Census 1841Ann Elizabeth Egerton Id #183 (Daughter) was at home on Census night 1841 at Handbridge, Chester.

Also in the household that night were Robert Egerton (Principal), Elizabeth Unknown (Wife), Martha Egerton (Daughter), Helen Egerton (Daughter), Emma Egerton (Daughter), Peter Egerton (Son), and John Egerton (Son).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #20,940, 20,941, 20,942, 20,943, 20,947, 20,945, and 20,946.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 8
Census 1851Ann Elizabeth Egerton Id #183 (Nursey Maid) was at home on Census night 1851 at Bumpers Lane, Chester; At the time of the Census Ann was living with Margaret Boydell, the Proctor's wife, and her family.

Also in the household that night were Margaret Unknown (Wife).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #20,938.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 9
Census 1861Ann Elizabeth Egerton Id #183 (Wife) was at home on Census night 1861 at Greenway Street, Chester.

Also in the household that night were Edward Snelson (Principal), Henry ( Harry ) Snelson (Son), and Martha Snelson (Daughter).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #9, 1,560, and 1,330.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 10
Census 1871Ann Elizabeth Egerton Id #183 (Wife) was at home on Census night 1871 at 48 Handbridge, Chester.

Also in the household that night were Edward Snelson (Principal), Henry ( Harry ) Snelson (Son), Martha Snelson (Daughter), William Egerton Snelson (Son), Robert Snelson (Son), Agnes Ann Snelson (Daughter), and Annie Snelson (Daughter).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #9, 1,560, 1,330, 1,325, 231, 1,333, and 1,650.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 11
Census 1881Ann Elizabeth Egerton Id #183 (Principal) was at home on Census night 4 April 1881 at 48 Handbridge, Chester, Cheshire.

Also in the household that night were Robert Snelson (Son), Thomas Edward Snelson (Son), Martha Snelson (Daughter), Agnes Ann Snelson (Daughter), Annie Snelson (Daughter), William Egerton Snelson (Son), and Henry ( Harry ) Snelson (Son).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #231, 1,566, 1,330, 1,333, 1,650, 1,325, and 1,560.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 9 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S701] Calendar of Grants of Probate & Letters of Admininstration, Memo: Annotation: Richard James SNELSON


    This terrific research by cousin Richard details the wills and administrations granted in the above period. The detail extracted from the calendar below shows the Individuals Record Number in the Snelson database and Index and then Name of the deceased or other party to the will ( e.g. executors, beneficiaries or others named ), date of the granting of probate or administration and lastly that person's occupation where known. The amount of the estate and other details are given full in the main records for the database attached as a reference file or in hard copy. I do not have the full extract of the wills.

    ___Rec #____Name____Probate______Date of Death___Occupation ( if known )

    5 Thomas SNELSON 1897 17 Jan 1897 Watchmaker
    9 Edward SNELSON 1876 8 Jan 1876 Cordwainer
    183 (Elizabeth) Ann UNKNOWN 1890 23 Aug 1890 Grocer
    253 Richard SNELSON 1888 27 Oct 1888 Farmer/Publican
    362 Peter SNELSON 1893 1 Dec 1892 Farmer
    479 Thomas SNELSON 1864 30 Jul 1864 Farmer
    484 Ann POSTLES 1866 29 Apr 1866
    694 Mary SNELSON 1862 24 Jan 1862 Spinster
    695 Edward Charles SNELSON 3 Sep 1852
    696 Matilda DINNAGE 1869 28 Jan 1869
    698 Mary SNELSON Actress
    699 Adolphus Filewood SNELSON 1909 20 May 1909
    703 Theodore SNELSON 1891 20 Apr 1891 Accountant
    704 Mary Barnes HEWETT 15 May 1938
    724 Samuel SNELSON 1905 3 May 1905 Painter Plumber
    874 Maria PRIDDEY 1925 14 May 1925
    912 George SNELSON before 1915 (?) Farmer
    913 Mary Ann UNKNOWN 1915 15 Feb 1915
    914 William SNELSON 1878 30 Nov 1877 Farmer
    915 Sarah Ann BAILEY 1914 23 Apr 1914
    934 John SNELSON 1861 23 Jun 1861 Farmer
    936 Mary UNKNOWN 1875 10 Sep 1874
    1363 Unknown UNKNOWN
    1364 Sarah ROBERTS
    1393 Mary Ann UNKNOWN
    1560 Henry ( Harry ) SNELSON 1901 24 Jun 1901 Grocer/Cowkeeper
    1571 Leonard SNELSON 1917 31 Jul 1917 Clerk
    1629 Sarah UNKNOWN
    1635 Jonathan JOINSON Hosier/Solicitor
    1688 Joseph Wainwright SNELSON 1928 21 Feb 1928 Pawnbroker's Mgr
    1898 Victor Louis SNELSON 1918 15 Jul 1917 Soldier
    2549 Samuel SNELSON 1867 3 Oct 1866 Stonier
    2803 Bethnia PARTINGTON after 1826
    2826 Thomas SNELSON 1880 2 Jan 1871 Baker
    2896 Annie ALSOP
    3095 Ellen SNELSON 29 Oct 1886
    3096 John KITSON 6 Sep 1873
    3338 Frederick SNELSON 1886 29 Nov 1885 House Agent
    3341 Ann SISSLING
    3361 Tom SNELSON 1894 26 May 1893 Miner
    3362 Mary Jane WHYATT
    3470 Matthew SNELSON 1863 9 Mar 1863 Wheelwright
    3475 Caroline UNKNOWN after 1863
    3478 Catherine UNKNOWN
    3498 James SNELSON 1866 7 Apr 1866 Coachbuilder
    3499 Mary HALFORD
    3505 Joseph Halford SNELSON 1889 6 Feb 1889 Gentleman
    3551 George SNELSON Beerhouse Keeper
    3552 Mary HAYNES 1865 4 Nov 1864
    3663 George SNELSON 1894 27 May 1894
    3664 Patience UNKNOWN 1922 8 Jan 1922
    3778 Elizabeth SNELSON
    3779 David KITSON
    4270 Thomas William SNELSON 1855 Sep 1855
    4271 Ann Elizabeth PALMORE
    4354 Edward WYLD Boatbuilder
    4644 Thomas SNELSON
    4891 Mary Ann SNELSON 1911 12 Aug 1911
    4914 Jane UNKNOWN
    5599 Robert SNELSON 1870 21 Jun 1870 Farmer
    5624 Edward SNELSON 1888 27 Dec 1850 Grover/Yeoman
    5625 Unknown UNKNOWN before 1809
    5627 Martha FITHON 1 Mar 1853
    5785 Elizabeth UNKNOWN
    5831 Margaret CONNOR
    5864 John SNELSON 1860 23 Jan 1860 Shoemaker
    5865 Thomas SNELSON Shoemaker
    5866 John SNELSON 1860 13 Feb 1859 Innkeeper
    5867 Ann UKNOWN
    5871 John BROOKHOUSE Rice Miller
    5872 John DAVENPORT Cabinet Maker
    5873 Mary Ann UNKNOWN
    5874 Arthur COTTERILL Builder
    5876 Elizabeth UNKNOWN 1869 30 Jul 1869
    5878 Unknown SNELSOM
    5880 Unknown SNELSON
    5881 Mary UNKNOWN 1873 30 Apr 1873
    5882 Thomas SNELSON Tailor
    5884 Ann UNKNOWN
    5887 Thomas SNELSON 1881 23 Mar 1863 Saddler
    5889 William SNELSON 1885 5 Mar 1885 Farmer
    5890 Elizabeth UNKNOWN
    5891 William SNELSON 1885 24 May 1885 Boot & Shoemaker
    5892 Henry PICKERING Gas Coy Secretar
    5893 John LONGSHAW Photographer
    5896 Frederick SNELSON Auctioneer Clerk
    5897 George WHITE Rate Collector
    5898 William SNELSON 1887 1 Nov 1887 Waiter
    5899 Lucy UNKNOWN
    5901 Thomas SNELSON 1892 24 Oct 1892 Wheelright/Innk
    5903 Charles SNELSON 1894 5 Jul 1894
    5904 Maria UNKNOWN
    5905 Ann SNELSON 1895 8 Oct 1895 Spinster
    5907 Sara Ann UNKNOWN 1895 24 Apr 1895
    5908 Thomas Edward SNELSON Waterman
    5909 Charles Daintry SNELSON 1896 2 Sep 1896
    5910 George Henry SNELSON 1901 31 Dec 1900 Insurance Clerk
    5911 Agnes UNKNOWN
    5912 Henry SNELSON 1898 17 Apr 1898 Mill Manager
    5914 John SNELSON 1898 25 Mar 1885 Wheelwright
    5916 Thomas SNELSON 1900 11 Jan 1900 Butcher
    5921 James SNELSON 1902 28 Jun 1902
    5923 William Smith SNELSON 1921 4 Sep 1921 Fitter
    5924 Harriet UNKNOWN 1903 17 Jun 1903
    5926 James SNELSON 1906 19 Dec 1905
    5930 Edward SNELSON 1910 17 Feb 1910
    5931 Susanna UNKNOWN 1908 27 Jul 1908
    5933 Robert SNELSON 1909 14 Feb 1909 Shoemaker
    5934 Ann Hannah Mynards UNKNOWN
    5935 Mary Martha Hicks UNKNOWN 1919 11 Jul 1919
    5939 Sarah Ann SNELSON 1910 2 Apr 1910 Spinster
    5940 George SNELSON 1911 13 Feb 1911
    5943 Edward SNELSON 1911 5 May 1911 Farmer
    5944 Sarah UNKNOWN
    5945 John Jones SNELSON 1926 16 Jan 1926 Farmer
    5947 Elizabeth Hannah UNKNOWN 1913 7 Mar 1913
    5948 Samuel SNELSON Schoolmaster
    5949 William SNELSON 1913 5 Jul 1912 Farmer
    5952 Charlotte Annie SNELSON 1923 23 Feb 1923 Spinster
    5953 George Wells SNELSON 1915 19 Apr 1914
    5954 Edwin SNELSON 1915 23 Jan 1915
    5955 William SNELSON 1915 19 Dec 1914
    5960 William Henry SNELSON 1915 12 Apr 1915 Boilermaker
    5961 Esther UNKNOWN
    5962 Ann UNKNOWN 1915 16 May 1915
    5963 Unknown SNELSON
    5965 Herbert SNELSON 1916 3 Oct 1915 Soldier
    5966 Charles Lewis SNELSON 1921 21 Aug 1920 (?)
    5967 Hannah UNKNOWN
    5968 William SNELSON 1917 26 Apr 1917 Felt Hatter
    5970 Elizabeth Jane UNKNOWN 1917 20 Jun 1917
    5972 Unknown SNELSON
    5975 Eliza UNKNOWN 1918 25 Nov 1917
    5976 Unknown SNELSON
    5977 Fanny UNKNOWN 1918 23 May 1918
    5978 James SNELSON
    5981 John SNELSON 1919 24 Dec 1918 Pattern Card Mkr
    5982 Elizabeth Ann UNKNOWN
    5983 George SNELSON 1919 6 Feb 1919 Platelayer
    5984 Mary UNKNOWN
    5985 Minnie UNKNOWN 1919 26 Jul 1919
    5986 John SNELSON Gun Worker
    5987 Ann UNKNOWN 1920 2 May 1920
    5988 Unknown SNELSON
    5989 Mary Jane UNKNOWN 1920 15 Aug 1920
    5990 Unknown SNELSON
    5992 Mary SNELSON 1921 4 Dec 1920
    5995 Emma UNKNOWN 1921 21 Apr 1921
    5996 John SNELSON Rail Controller
    5997 John SNELSON 1921 24 Mar 1921
    6000 Charles SNELSON 1921 6 May 1921 Milkman
    6001 Annie UNKNOWN
    6002 Angelina UNKNOWN
    6004 Alice Mabel SNELSON 1923 1 Jan 1923 Spinster
    6007 Eliza UNKNOWN 1925 4 Dec 1924
    6008 Joseph UNKNOWN 1925 22 Feb 1925 Farmer
    6009 Henry SNELSON 1924 26 Jan 1924 Platelayer
    6011 Thomas SNELSON 1924 20 Mar 1924
    6012 Martha UNKNOWN 1926 7 Aug 1926
    6013 Thomas SNELSON 1924 5 Oct 1924
    6014 Sarah Jane UNKNOWN
    6015 Esther UNKNOWN 1925 10 Dec 1924
    6017 Unknown SNELSON
    6022 Mary Anne UNKNOWN 1925 2 Aug 1925
    6025 Florence Marion UNKNOWN
    6028 Nancy UNKNOWN 1926 29 Sep 1926
    6029 Mary Ellen UNKNOWN 1927 9 Feb 1927
    6030 John SNELSON
  2. [S5563] Marriage Edward Snelson & Ann Egerton
  3. [S34] Will Indexes 1875-76, Memo: Annotation: Will Indexes 1875-76 on Mf 91/79



    SNELSON Edwd of Handbridge Cowkeeper 17.192 w 19 Feb 1876

    Will Checked By Eileen Simpson on Mf 91/22 - does not mention his own
    childrens names or any of his brothers.
  4. [S214] Census 1881 St. Mary, Chester, Memo: Annotation: Census 1881 St. Mary, Chester



    m/f 146/20 RG 11/3556 Schedule 42

    48 Handbridge Grocer's Shop
    Ann Snelson Head Widow 49 Grocer Chester
    Henry Son Unm 26 Grocer Chester
    William son Unm 19 Blacksmith Chester
    Robert son 13 Scholar Chester
    Thomas son 7 scholar Chester
    Martha dau unm 21 Schoolmistress Chester
    Agnes dau 11 Scholar Chester
    Annie dau 10 Scholar Chester


    Schedule 99 53 Handbridge

    In this house along with William & Hannah Roberts and their children who were
    related to the Snelson family lived :-

    Annie Snelson granddaughter unm 17 Domestic Servant Chester

    The return states that Jane (?) Snelson, the head of the family, was temporarily
    absent at the time of the census. This may mean that Jane was Annies's
    grandmother, and therefore the grandmother of William & Hannah Roberts' two
    children. She may therefore be Hannah's mother perhaps making William & Hannah
    the Uncle and aunt of Annie ?


    Schedule 235 99 Handbridge

    William Snelson Head marr 32 House carpenter Chester
    Eliza Jane wife marr. 33 Manchester
    Elizabeth dau 9 Scholar Chester
    Margaret dau 8 Scholar Chester
    William son 7 Scholar Chester
    Hannah dau 5 Scholar Chester
    George son 3 Chester ( Grandfather of Richard James Snelson )
    Eliza Jane dau 1 Chester
    Emma dau 2 months Chester
    George brother unm 30 House Carpenter Chester
  5. [S67] Overleigh Grave 1214 (found by Richard Snelson), Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Grave 1214 (found by Richard Snelson)

    Page 102

    Elizabeth Snelson dau Edward & Ann Snelson Handbridge
    died 12 Oct 1857 aged 9 months

    Walter Snelson son of Edward and Ann Snelson Handbridge
    died 23 Oct 1856 aged 3 weeks

    Samuel Snelson Cabinet Maker Handbridge
    died 27 Oct 1860 aged 46

    Elizabeth Ann Snelson dau Edward & Elizabethh Ann Snelson
    died 24 Nov 1866 aged 13 months

    Edward Snelson Cordwainer Handbridge
    died 8 Jan 1875 aged 55

    Ann Snelson Widow of Edward Snelson Handbridge
    died 23 Aug 1890 aged 59

    Elizabeth Dickens Spinster St. John's Hospital
    died 15 Aug 1890 aged 90
  6. [S110] Will Indexes 1871-92, R3-1673
  7. [S360] Will of Ann Snelson (nee Egerton ) d. 1890
  8. [S5757] Census 1841 Cheshire Ann Egerton a. 9
  9. [S5756] Census 1851 Cheshire Ann Egerton a. 19
  10. [S5612] Census 1861 Edward Snelson a. 39, Census Type: Film
    Census Place: Chester
  11. [S5613] Census Cheshire 1871 Edward Snelson a. 49, Census Type: Film
    Census Place: Greenway Street, Chester

Biography

Elizabeth Snelson1

F, #184, Deceased, b. January 1857, d. 12 October 1857
  • Consanguinity: 1st cousin 3 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Main Events

  • Reference Number: Elizabeth Snelson was originally assigned a reference number in ROOTS III back in 1989 - it is recorded here for original document retrieval and identification purposes only SNELE$57.
  • Birth: She was born in January 1857.
  • Christening: Elizabeth was christened in St. Mary's, Chester.
  • Death: She died on 12 October 1857, at age 0.2
  • Burial: Elizabeth's remains were buried on 15 October 1857 in Chester General Cemetery, Overleigh.3,1
  • Residence: She resided in Handbridge, Chester, St. Mary's, in 1857.
  • Last Edited: 9 December 2018

Citations

  1. [S688] Overleigh Cemetery 1850-1897, Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Cemetery 1850-1897


    Snelson William Handbridge 1454 1855

    Snelson Sarah Pepper Street 1480 1855

    Snelson Elizabeth Handbridge 1912 1856

    Snelson Elizabeth Handbridge 2398 1857

    Snelson Walter Handbridge 2960 1858

    Snelson Sam'l Handbridge 4023 1860

    Snelson Edward Handbridge 308 1876

    Snelson Lucy Handbridge 3757 1880

    Snelson Samuel Handbridge 3757 1880

    Snelson Mary Handbridge 6095 1883

    Snelson Harry Pycroft Street 741 1885

    Snelson Margaret Handbridge 1002 1885

    Snelson Ann Pepper Street 2555 1887

    Snelson John St John Street 3624 1889

    Snelson Annie Handbridge 3680 1889

    Snelson Anne Handbridge 4581 1890

    Snelson Mary 57 Bridge Street Row 5201

    Snelson George 25 Handbridge 5701
  2. [S67] Overleigh Grave 1214 (found by Richard Snelson), Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Grave 1214 (found by Richard Snelson)

    Page 102

    Elizabeth Snelson dau Edward & Ann Snelson Handbridge
    died 12 Oct 1857 aged 9 months

    Walter Snelson son of Edward and Ann Snelson Handbridge
    died 23 Oct 1856 aged 3 weeks

    Samuel Snelson Cabinet Maker Handbridge
    died 27 Oct 1860 aged 46

    Elizabeth Ann Snelson dau Edward & Elizabethh Ann Snelson
    died 24 Nov 1866 aged 13 months

    Edward Snelson Cordwainer Handbridge
    died 8 Jan 1875 aged 55

    Ann Snelson Widow of Edward Snelson Handbridge
    died 23 Aug 1890 aged 59

    Elizabeth Dickens Spinster St. John's Hospital
    died 15 Aug 1890 aged 90
  3. [S224] Overleigh Cemetery Records 1850-1875, Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Cemetery Records 1850-1875


    The Cemetery opened in 1850.


    William Snelson Handbridge 36 d. 28 Oct 1855 Cowkeeper

    Sarah Snelson Pepper St 67 d. 21 Nov 1855 Widow of James the Baker

    Elizabeth Snelson Handbridge 9m d 31 Oct 1856 dau William & Margaret

    Elizabeth Snelson Handbridge 9m d 12 Oct 1857 dau Edward and Ann

    Walter Snelson Handbridge 3 weeks d. 23 Oct 1858

    Samuel Snelson Handbridge 46 d. 27 Oct 1860 Cabinet Maker

    John Snelson Handbridge 24 d. 1 May 1867 Coach Wheeler

    John Snelson King St. ( St Oswald's ) 61 d. 17 Jun 1874 Labourer bur. 20 Jun
    1874

Biography

Walter Snelson1

M, #185, Deceased, b. 1 October 1858, d. 23 October 1858
  • Consanguinity: 1st cousin 3 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Main Events

  • Reference Number: Walter Snelson was originally assigned a reference number in ROOTS III back in 1989 - it is recorded here for original document retrieval and identification purposes only SNELW$58.
  • Birth: He was born on 1 October 1858 in 1 Greenway Street, Chester.2
  • Death: He died on 23 October 1858, at age 0.3
  • Burial: Walter's remains were buried on 27 October 1858 in Grave 1213/102, Chester General Cemetery, Chester.4,1

Citations

  1. [S688] Overleigh Cemetery 1850-1897, Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Cemetery 1850-1897


    Snelson William Handbridge 1454 1855

    Snelson Sarah Pepper Street 1480 1855

    Snelson Elizabeth Handbridge 1912 1856

    Snelson Elizabeth Handbridge 2398 1857

    Snelson Walter Handbridge 2960 1858

    Snelson Sam'l Handbridge 4023 1860

    Snelson Edward Handbridge 308 1876

    Snelson Lucy Handbridge 3757 1880

    Snelson Samuel Handbridge 3757 1880

    Snelson Mary Handbridge 6095 1883

    Snelson Harry Pycroft Street 741 1885

    Snelson Margaret Handbridge 1002 1885

    Snelson Ann Pepper Street 2555 1887

    Snelson John St John Street 3624 1889

    Snelson Annie Handbridge 3680 1889

    Snelson Anne Handbridge 4581 1890

    Snelson Mary 57 Bridge Street Row 5201

    Snelson George 25 Handbridge 5701
  2. [S212] According to Richard Snelson
  3. [S67] Overleigh Grave 1214 (found by Richard Snelson), Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Grave 1214 (found by Richard Snelson)

    Page 102

    Elizabeth Snelson dau Edward & Ann Snelson Handbridge
    died 12 Oct 1857 aged 9 months

    Walter Snelson son of Edward and Ann Snelson Handbridge
    died 23 Oct 1856 aged 3 weeks

    Samuel Snelson Cabinet Maker Handbridge
    died 27 Oct 1860 aged 46

    Elizabeth Ann Snelson dau Edward & Elizabethh Ann Snelson
    died 24 Nov 1866 aged 13 months

    Edward Snelson Cordwainer Handbridge
    died 8 Jan 1875 aged 55

    Ann Snelson Widow of Edward Snelson Handbridge
    died 23 Aug 1890 aged 59

    Elizabeth Dickens Spinster St. John's Hospital
    died 15 Aug 1890 aged 90
  4. [S224] Overleigh Cemetery Records 1850-1875, Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Cemetery Records 1850-1875


    The Cemetery opened in 1850.


    William Snelson Handbridge 36 d. 28 Oct 1855 Cowkeeper

    Sarah Snelson Pepper St 67 d. 21 Nov 1855 Widow of James the Baker

    Elizabeth Snelson Handbridge 9m d 31 Oct 1856 dau William & Margaret

    Elizabeth Snelson Handbridge 9m d 12 Oct 1857 dau Edward and Ann

    Walter Snelson Handbridge 3 weeks d. 23 Oct 1858

    Samuel Snelson Handbridge 46 d. 27 Oct 1860 Cabinet Maker

    John Snelson Handbridge 24 d. 1 May 1867 Coach Wheeler

    John Snelson King St. ( St Oswald's ) 61 d. 17 Jun 1874 Labourer bur. 20 Jun
    1874

Biography

Elizabeth Ann Snelson

F, #186, Deceased, b. about November 1865, d. 24 November 1866
  • Consanguinity: 1st cousin 3 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Main Events

  • Reference Number: Elizabeth Ann Snelson was originally assigned a reference number in ROOTS III back in 1989 - it is recorded here for original document retrieval and identification purposes only SNELEA65.
  • Christening: Elizabeth Ann was christened on 12 November 1865 in St. Mary's, Chester.1
  • Birth: She was born about November 1865 in Great Boughton, Cheshire.2
  • Death: She died on 24 November 1866.3
  • Burial: Elizabeth Ann's remains were buried on 24 November 1866 in Grave 1214/102, Chester General Cemetery, Overleigh.
  • Last Edited: 9 December 2018

Citations

  1. [S194] Chester St. Mary Baptisms 1856
  2. [S226] St. Catherine's House Indexes
  3. [S67] Overleigh Grave 1214 (found by Richard Snelson), Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Grave 1214 (found by Richard Snelson)

    Page 102

    Elizabeth Snelson dau Edward & Ann Snelson Handbridge
    died 12 Oct 1857 aged 9 months

    Walter Snelson son of Edward and Ann Snelson Handbridge
    died 23 Oct 1856 aged 3 weeks

    Samuel Snelson Cabinet Maker Handbridge
    died 27 Oct 1860 aged 46

    Elizabeth Ann Snelson dau Edward & Elizabethh Ann Snelson
    died 24 Nov 1866 aged 13 months

    Edward Snelson Cordwainer Handbridge
    died 8 Jan 1875 aged 55

    Ann Snelson Widow of Edward Snelson Handbridge
    died 23 Aug 1890 aged 59

    Elizabeth Dickens Spinster St. John's Hospital
    died 15 Aug 1890 aged 90

Biography

Elizabeth Snelson1

F, #187, Deceased, b. 3 February 1856, d. 4 November 1856
  • Consanguinity: 1st cousin 3 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Main Events

  • Reference Number: Elizabeth Snelson was originally assigned a reference number in ROOTS III back in 1989 - it is recorded here for original document retrieval and identification purposes only SNELE$56.
  • Birth: She was born on 3 February 1856.2
  • Biography: About Elizabeth Snelson ... Blurb ??M]?
  • Death: She died on 4 November 1856, at age 0, in Handbridge.3
  • Burial: Elizabeth's remains were buried on 8 November 1856 in Grave I047, Chester General Cemetery, Overleigh.4,5,1
  • Last Edited: 9 December 2018

Citations

  1. [S688] Overleigh Cemetery 1850-1897, Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Cemetery 1850-1897


    Snelson William Handbridge 1454 1855

    Snelson Sarah Pepper Street 1480 1855

    Snelson Elizabeth Handbridge 1912 1856

    Snelson Elizabeth Handbridge 2398 1857

    Snelson Walter Handbridge 2960 1858

    Snelson Sam'l Handbridge 4023 1860

    Snelson Edward Handbridge 308 1876

    Snelson Lucy Handbridge 3757 1880

    Snelson Samuel Handbridge 3757 1880

    Snelson Mary Handbridge 6095 1883

    Snelson Harry Pycroft Street 741 1885

    Snelson Margaret Handbridge 1002 1885

    Snelson Ann Pepper Street 2555 1887

    Snelson John St John Street 3624 1889

    Snelson Annie Handbridge 3680 1889

    Snelson Anne Handbridge 4581 1890

    Snelson Mary 57 Bridge Street Row 5201

    Snelson George 25 Handbridge 5701
  2. [S193] Chester St. Mary Baptisms 1843-1856, Memo: Annotation: Chester St. Mary Baptisms 1843-1856

    mf 98/2 & 3

    p23 no 184 18 Dec 1844 Thomas son of Samuel and Margret
    Snelson, cabinet maker, Belgrave Place, Handbridge

    p52 no 413 3 Jan 1847 Edward son of Samuel and Margret
    Snelson, cabinet maker, Handbridge

    p90 no 713 6 May 1849 William son of William and Margaret
    Snelson, farmer, Eaton Road Handbridge

    p92 no 734 1 Jul 1849 Samuel son of Samuel and Margaret
    Snelson, cabinet maker, Handbridge

    p120 no 954 6 Apr 1851 George son of William and Margaret
    Snelson, cowkeeper, Handbridge

    p141 no 1124 10 Apr 1852 Hannah dau of Samuel and Margaret
    Snelson, cabinet maker, Handbridge

    p164 no 1312 2 Oct 1853 Elizabeth dau of William and Margaret
    Snelson, cowkeeper, Handbridge

    p183 no 1464 7 Dec 1854 Harry son of Edward and Ann Snelson,
    shoemaker, Handbridge

    p197 no 1570 3 Feb 1856 Elizabeth dau of William and Margaret
    Snelson, cowkeeper, Handbridge
  3. [S689] Chester Cemetery Register 1850-65
  4. [S224] Overleigh Cemetery Records 1850-1875, Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Cemetery Records 1850-1875


    The Cemetery opened in 1850.


    William Snelson Handbridge 36 d. 28 Oct 1855 Cowkeeper

    Sarah Snelson Pepper St 67 d. 21 Nov 1855 Widow of James the Baker

    Elizabeth Snelson Handbridge 9m d 31 Oct 1856 dau William & Margaret

    Elizabeth Snelson Handbridge 9m d 12 Oct 1857 dau Edward and Ann

    Walter Snelson Handbridge 3 weeks d. 23 Oct 1858

    Samuel Snelson Handbridge 46 d. 27 Oct 1860 Cabinet Maker

    John Snelson Handbridge 24 d. 1 May 1867 Coach Wheeler

    John Snelson King St. ( St Oswald's ) 61 d. 17 Jun 1874 Labourer bur. 20 Jun
    1874
  5. [S68] Overleigh Grave 1047, Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Grave 1047 (1971 letter from Parks&Cems Supt.)

    William Snelson Cowkeeper Handbridge died 28 Oct 1855 aged 36

    Elizabeth Snelson daughter of William and Margaret Snelson Curzon Park Chester
    died 31 Oct 1856 aged 9 months

    William Snelson 31 Hartington St Handbridge Chester died 30 Jan 1900 aged 50
    years. ( The Oddfellows erected a head stone to him ).

    Eliza Jane Snelson 57 Hoole Lane Chester died 26 Jan 1922 aged 73

    Emma Sumpter 54 Trafford Street Chester died 12 May 1946 aged 65 years

    Henry Sumpter 54 Trafford St Chester died 14 Nov 1946 aged 69

Biography

Lily Richardson

F, #188, Deceased, b. 14 November 1899, d. about 1981

Parents

Main Events

  • Reference Number: Lily Richardson was originally assigned a reference number in ROOTS III back in 1989 - it is recorded here for original document retrieval and identification purposes only Family.
  • Birth: She was born on 14 November 1899.
  • Death: She died about 1981 in Muswell Hill, LND.
  • Burial: Lily's remains were buried in Highgate Cemetary, LDN; Quality: 1.1

Citations

  1. [S5481] TITLE, Memo: TEXT PRs for Deddington, OXF

Biography

Emma Snelson1

F, #189, Deceased, b. 18 January 1881, d. 12 May 1946

Person Exhibits

Emma Sumpter (nee Snelson) 1880-1946
  • Consanguinity: 2nd cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Family

Family: Henry Sumpter (b. 23 March 1877, d. 13 December 1946)

Main Events

  • Name: Emma Snelson was also known as Emma Sumpter.
  • Birth: She was born on 18 January 1881 in 105 Handbridge, Chester.2,3
  • Biography: About Emma Snelson ... Blurb ??M]?
  • Witness: She and Henry Sumpter and William Snelson witnessed the marriage of George Yearsley and Hannah Snelson on 28 June 1898 in St. Mary's, Chester.4,5
  • Marriage: Emma Snelson and Henry Sumpter were married on 4 February 1902 in parish church, Hoole, All Saints, Cheshire.4,1
  • Residence: She resided in 22 Charles Street, Chester, in 1902.1
  • Residence: She resided in 54 Trafford Street, Chester, about 1918.
  • Death: She died on 12 May 1946, at age 65, in 54 Trafford St, Chester, Cheshire.6
  • Burial: Emma's remains were buried on 14 May 1946 in grave I047, Chester General Cemetery, Chester.6

Census

Census 1881Emma Snelson Id #189 (Daughter) was at home on Census night 4 April 1881 at 105 Handbridge, Chester; and he is described as a house carpenter.

Also in the household that night were William Snelson (Head), William Snelson (Son), Elizabeth Snelson (Daughter), Hannah Snelson (Daughter), George Snelson (Son), Eliza Jane Snelson (Daughter), Margaret Snelson (Daughter), Eliza Jane Williams (Spouse), and George Snelson (Brother).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #114, 193, 196, 198, 199, 1,336, 1,643, 12,419, and 115.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 7
Census 1891Emma Snelson Id #189 (Daughter) was at home on Census night 1891 at Quetow Place, St. Oswald, Chester; He is described as a joiner.

Also in the household that night were William Snelson (Principal), Eliza Jane Williams (Wife), Elizabeth Snelson (Daughter), William Snelson (Son), George Snelson (Son), Eliza Jane Snelson (Daughter), and John Snelson (Son).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #114, 12,419, 196, 193, 199, 1,336, and 194.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 8
  • Last Edited: 9 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S806] Letter from Tony Fox dated 10 December 1992, Source Element: R3-7227
  2. [S149] Chester, St. Mary Junior Girls School, Handbridge, Memo: Annotation: Chester, St. Mary Junior Girls School, Handbridge


    380 Annie Snelson b. 12 Oct 1875 ad. 9 Apr 1883 3 Pyecroft Street

    573 Eliza Snelson b. 18 Jul 1879 ad. 2 May 1887, re-ad 3 Mar 1890, ex
    Handbridge Infants, dau. of William Snelson

    658 Emma Snelson b. 18 Dec 1880 ad. 20 Aug 1888, ex Handbridge Infants,
    dau of William, Grosvenor Arms.

    715 Nancy Snelson b. 23 Dec 1883 ad. 5 May 1890, 31 Bradford Street, ex
    Handbridge Infants (St. Mary's),

    Grade 2 1892

    2377 Sarah Snelson b. 19 Nov 1917 ad. 25 Aug 1924 29 Handbridge, ex St.
    Mary's Infants, grandaughter of Mary Douglas, l. 26 Jul 1927 to Central
    School, Hunter Street

    2897 Norah May Snelson b. 27 April 1927, ad. 27 b. Aug 1934, 2 Joinson's
    Court, ex St. Mary's Infants, daghter of Harvey, l. 26 Aug 1938 to
    Central School.
  3. [S5765] Birth Certificate Emma Snelson 1881
  4. [S5505] Chester FHS BDMs
  5. [S117] Chester St. Mary Marriages 1868-1910, R3-1321
  6. [S68] Overleigh Grave 1047, Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Grave 1047 (1971 letter from Parks&Cems Supt.)

    William Snelson Cowkeeper Handbridge died 28 Oct 1855 aged 36

    Elizabeth Snelson daughter of William and Margaret Snelson Curzon Park Chester
    died 31 Oct 1856 aged 9 months

    William Snelson 31 Hartington St Handbridge Chester died 30 Jan 1900 aged 50
    years. ( The Oddfellows erected a head stone to him ).

    Eliza Jane Snelson 57 Hoole Lane Chester died 26 Jan 1922 aged 73

    Emma Sumpter 54 Trafford Street Chester died 12 May 1946 aged 65 years

    Henry Sumpter 54 Trafford St Chester died 14 Nov 1946 aged 69
  7. [S214] Census 1881 St. Mary, Chester, Memo: Annotation: Census 1881 St. Mary, Chester



    m/f 146/20 RG 11/3556 Schedule 42

    48 Handbridge Grocer's Shop
    Ann Snelson Head Widow 49 Grocer Chester
    Henry Son Unm 26 Grocer Chester
    William son Unm 19 Blacksmith Chester
    Robert son 13 Scholar Chester
    Thomas son 7 scholar Chester
    Martha dau unm 21 Schoolmistress Chester
    Agnes dau 11 Scholar Chester
    Annie dau 10 Scholar Chester


    Schedule 99 53 Handbridge

    In this house along with William & Hannah Roberts and their children who were
    related to the Snelson family lived :-

    Annie Snelson granddaughter unm 17 Domestic Servant Chester

    The return states that Jane (?) Snelson, the head of the family, was temporarily
    absent at the time of the census. This may mean that Jane was Annies's
    grandmother, and therefore the grandmother of William & Hannah Roberts' two
    children. She may therefore be Hannah's mother perhaps making William & Hannah
    the Uncle and aunt of Annie ?


    Schedule 235 99 Handbridge

    William Snelson Head marr 32 House carpenter Chester
    Eliza Jane wife marr. 33 Manchester
    Elizabeth dau 9 Scholar Chester
    Margaret dau 8 Scholar Chester
    William son 7 Scholar Chester
    Hannah dau 5 Scholar Chester
    George son 3 Chester ( Grandfather of Richard James Snelson )
    Eliza Jane dau 1 Chester
    Emma dau 2 months Chester
    George brother unm 30 House Carpenter Chester
  8. [S5760] Census 1891 Cheshire William Snelson a. 41

Biography

Henry Sumpter1

M, #190, Deceased, b. 23 March 1877, d. 13 December 1946

Person Exhibits

Henry Sumpter 1877-1846
  • Consanguinity: Partner of Emma Snelson (2nd cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson)

Parents

Families

Family 1:

Family 2: Emma Snelson (b. 18 January 1881, d. 12 May 1946)

Main Events

  • Reference Number: Henry Sumpter was originally assigned a reference number in ROOTS III back in 1989 - it is recorded here for original document retrieval and identification purposes only SUMPH$77.
  • Birth: He was born on 23 March 1877 in Halliwell.
  • Residence: He resided in 27 Halliwell Road, Little Bolton, in 1877.
  • Witness: He and Emma Snelson and William Snelson witnessed the marriage of George Yearsley and Hannah Snelson on 28 June 1898 in St. Mary's, Chester.2,3
  • Marriage: Henry Sumpter and Emma Snelson were married on 4 February 1902 in parish church, Hoole, All Saints, Cheshire.2,1
  • Residence: He resided in 22 Charles Street, Chester, in 1902.
  • Occupation: He was a brick setter, but on his death certificate it reads "retired soldier" about 1935.
  • Death: He died on 13 December 1946, at age 69, in City Hospital, Chester.4
  • Burial: Henry's remains were buried on 16 December 1946 in Chester General Cemetery Grave I047, Chester.4
  • Last Edited: 9 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S806] Letter from Tony Fox dated 10 December 1992, Source Element: R3-7227
  2. [S5505] Chester FHS BDMs
  3. [S117] Chester St. Mary Marriages 1868-1910, R3-1321
  4. [S68] Overleigh Grave 1047, Memo: Annotation: Overleigh Grave 1047 (1971 letter from Parks&Cems Supt.)

    William Snelson Cowkeeper Handbridge died 28 Oct 1855 aged 36

    Elizabeth Snelson daughter of William and Margaret Snelson Curzon Park Chester
    died 31 Oct 1856 aged 9 months

    William Snelson 31 Hartington St Handbridge Chester died 30 Jan 1900 aged 50
    years. ( The Oddfellows erected a head stone to him ).

    Eliza Jane Snelson 57 Hoole Lane Chester died 26 Jan 1922 aged 73

    Emma Sumpter 54 Trafford Street Chester died 12 May 1946 aged 65 years

    Henry Sumpter 54 Trafford St Chester died 14 Nov 1946 aged 69

Biography

Ada Snelson

F, #191, Deceased, b. 24 March 1886
  • Consanguinity: 2nd cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Family

Family: Jack Lee

Main Events

  • Name: Ada Snelson was also known as Ada Lee.
  • Reference Number: She was originally assigned a reference number in ROOTS III back in 1989 - it is recorded here for original document retrieval and identification purposes only SNELA$86.
  • Birth: She was born on 24 March 1886.
  • Christening: Ada was christened on 11 July 1888 in the local Parish Church of England, Handbridge.1
  • Biography: About Ada Snelson ... Blurb ??M]?
  • Residence: She and Eliza Jane Williams resided in the "Grosvenor Arms", 26 Handbridge, Chester, about 1888.
  • Death: Ada Snelson died in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.2
  • Marriage: She and Jack Lee were married.2
  • Last Edited: 9 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S211] Information Supplied by Richard Snelson 19 April 1989
  2. [S205] Letter from Richard James Snelson dated 19 April 1989

Biography

Thomas Snelson1

M, #192, Deceased, b. 23 September 1889
  • Consanguinity: 2nd cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Main Events

  • Birth: Thomas Snelson was born on 23 September 1889.
  • Biography: About Thomas Snelson ... Blurb ??M]?
  • Residence: He resided in 31 Hartington Street, Chester, on 3 May 1897.2

Census

Census 1901Thomas Snelson Id #192 (Son) was at home on Census night 1901 at Hartington Street, Chester.

Also in the household that night were Eliza Jane Williams (Principal), John Snelson (Head of Household), and Ellen Snelson (Daughter).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #12,419, 194, and 1,653.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here

Citations

  1. [S213] According to Richard Snelson
  2. [S151] Chester, St. Mary Junior Boys, Handbridge, Source Element: R3-1437
    Memo: Annotation: Chester, St. Mary Junior Boys, Handbridge


    907 Edward Snelson b. 1 April 1887 ad. 10 April 1884, 52
    Handbridge, ex Handbridge Infants, grade 6
    1900

    943 Henry Snelson b. 10 July 1888, ad. 4 April 1885, 25
    Handbridge, ex Handbridge Infants, grade 4
    1899

    1051 Leslie Sumpter b. 2 March 1915, ad 23 April 1922, 27
    Clivedon Road, ex Durham Svhool, son of
    Harry, l. 13 Sept 1926 to City and County
    (scholarship).

Biography

William Snelson1

M, #193, Deceased, b. 1874, d. about 1904
  • Consanguinity: 2nd cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Family

Family: Julia Darlow (b. about 1873)

Main Events

  • Birth: William Snelson was born in 1874 in Chester.
  • Christening: William was christened on 10 June 1878 in the local Parish Church of England, Chester.2
  • Occupation: He was a plumber in 31 Hartington Street, Chester, on 11 June 1895.3
  • Freeman: He was made a Freeman of the City in Chester on 11 June 1895.4,3
  • Marriage: He and Julia Darlow were married about November 1895 in Christ Church, Chester.5
  • Witness: He and Emma Snelson and Henry Sumpter witnessed the marriage of George Yearsley and Hannah Snelson on 28 June 1898 in St. Mary's, Chester.6,7
  • Death: William Snelson died about 1904.5

Census

Census 1881William Snelson Id #193 (Son) was at home on Census night 4 April 1881 at 105 Handbridge, Chester; and he is described as a house carpenter.

Also in the household that night were William Snelson (Head), Emma Snelson (Daughter), Elizabeth Snelson (Daughter), Hannah Snelson (Daughter), George Snelson (Son), Eliza Jane Snelson (Daughter), Margaret Snelson (Daughter), Eliza Jane Williams (Spouse), and George Snelson (Brother).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #114, 189, 196, 198, 199, 1,336, 1,643, 12,419, and 115.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 8
Census 1891William Snelson Id #193 (Son) was at home on Census night 1891 at Quetow Place, St. Oswald, Chester; He is described as a joiner.

Also in the household that night were William Snelson (Principal), Eliza Jane Williams (Wife), Elizabeth Snelson (Daughter), George Snelson (Son), Eliza Jane Snelson (Daughter), Emma Snelson (Daughter), and John Snelson (Son).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #114, 12,419, 196, 199, 1,336, 189, and 194.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 9
Census 1891William Snelson Id #193 (Principal) was at home on Census night 1891 at Chester; William is shown as living at home and unmarried with his parents in the 1891 Census, and described as a plumber's apprentice.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 9 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S250] Register of Freemen City of Chester 1865-1910, Memo: Annotation: Register of Freemen City of Chester 1865-1910


    Mfr/16

    30 August 1865 John Snelson Admitted as grandson William Snelson,
    farmer and son of Samuel Snelson, Cabinet Maker.
    Identity proved by mother.

    1 June 1872 George Snelson 31 Handbridge, Joiner Admitted as
    son of William Snelson Eaton Road Chester, farmer
    made free 30th March 1810 by Assembly. Identity
    proved by Mr James Jones Wellington Inn Handbridge
    his stepfather.

    William Snelson 44 Handbridge, Joiner. The like.

    31 May 1877 Henry Snelson, cowkeeper Greenway Street Admitted
    as grandson of William Snelson, farmer made free
    30th March 1810 by Assembly. Identity proved by
    mother Ann Snelson Greenway Street.

    28 July 1877 Samuel Snelson 33 Pycroft Street, Joiner Admitted
    as Henry above. Identity proved by mother Margaret
    Snelson 57 Handbridge.

    18 Feb 1881 James Chapman Leigh Snelson, Clerk 101 Boughton
    Admitted as grandson of James Snelson, Baker made
    free 4th April 1810 by Assembly. Identity proved
    by father Mr James Snelson, Coal Agent 101
    Boughton.

    22 Jul 1886 William Egerton Snelson, Smith, 48 Handbridge
    Admitted as grandson of William Snelson, Eaton
    Road, Farmer made free on 30th March 1810 ( 3 June
    1839 deleted ) by birth. Identity proved by mother
    Ann Snelson 48 Handbridge.

    11 June 1895 William Snelson Junior, Plumber 31 Hartington
    Street Admitted as grandson of William Snelson,
    Farmer. Identity proved by his maternal
    grandfather John Williams, Greenway Street.

    25 May 1907 George Snelson, Bricklayer, 27 Handbridge Admitted
    as grandson of William Snelson, Handbridge, Farmer
    who was son of William Snelson, Eaton Road, Farmer
    made free 30th June 1810 by Assembly. Identity
    proved by Mr. Hy Evans, 2 Greenway Street.

    18 June 1910 Robert Snelson 58 Handbridge, Hay Dealer, admitted
    as grandson of William Snelson, Eaton Road Farmer,
    made free 3rd June 1839 by birth who was the son
    of William Snelson, Farmer, made free 30th March
    1810. Identity proved by Mr. Fred Latham, Lower
    Bridge Street.

    Edward Snelson 1 Lime Street Middleton Manchester
    Admitted as son of Robert Snelson who was grandson
    of William Snelson, Eaton Road Farmer, made free
    3rd June 1839 by birth who was the son of William
    Snelson, Farmer, made free 30th March 1810.
    Identity proved by father.
  2. [S144] Letter from Richard James Snelson dated 21 June 1988
  3. [S128] Index to the Freeman of the City of Chester, Subset Title: Index to Freemen of City of Chester
    Microform Info: MFR/16
  4. [S5656] Register of Freeman Chester 1865-1910 MFR/16
  5. [S211] Information Supplied by Richard Snelson 19 April 1989
  6. [S5505] Chester FHS BDMs
  7. [S117] Chester St. Mary Marriages 1868-1910, R3-1321
  8. [S214] Census 1881 St. Mary, Chester, Memo: Annotation: Census 1881 St. Mary, Chester



    m/f 146/20 RG 11/3556 Schedule 42

    48 Handbridge Grocer's Shop
    Ann Snelson Head Widow 49 Grocer Chester
    Henry Son Unm 26 Grocer Chester
    William son Unm 19 Blacksmith Chester
    Robert son 13 Scholar Chester
    Thomas son 7 scholar Chester
    Martha dau unm 21 Schoolmistress Chester
    Agnes dau 11 Scholar Chester
    Annie dau 10 Scholar Chester


    Schedule 99 53 Handbridge

    In this house along with William & Hannah Roberts and their children who were
    related to the Snelson family lived :-

    Annie Snelson granddaughter unm 17 Domestic Servant Chester

    The return states that Jane (?) Snelson, the head of the family, was temporarily
    absent at the time of the census. This may mean that Jane was Annies's
    grandmother, and therefore the grandmother of William & Hannah Roberts' two
    children. She may therefore be Hannah's mother perhaps making William & Hannah
    the Uncle and aunt of Annie ?


    Schedule 235 99 Handbridge

    William Snelson Head marr 32 House carpenter Chester
    Eliza Jane wife marr. 33 Manchester
    Elizabeth dau 9 Scholar Chester
    Margaret dau 8 Scholar Chester
    William son 7 Scholar Chester
    Hannah dau 5 Scholar Chester
    George son 3 Chester ( Grandfather of Richard James Snelson )
    Eliza Jane dau 1 Chester
    Emma dau 2 months Chester
    George brother unm 30 House Carpenter Chester
  9. [S5760] Census 1891 Cheshire William Snelson a. 41

Biography

John Snelson

M, #194, Deceased, b. May 1884
  • Consanguinity: 2nd cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Family

Main Events

  • Birth: John Snelson was born in May 1884 in St. Mary Parish, Chester.
  • Christening: John was christened on 11 July 1888 in Church of England, St. Mary's, Chester.1
  • Biography: About John Snelson ... Blurb ??M]?
  • Marriage: He and Alice Unknown were married.1

Census

Census 1891John Snelson Id #194 (Son) was at home on Census night 1891 at Quetow Place, St. Oswald, Chester; He is described as a joiner.

Also in the household that night were William Snelson (Principal), Eliza Jane Williams (Wife), Elizabeth Snelson (Daughter), William Snelson (Son), George Snelson (Son), Eliza Jane Snelson (Daughter), and Emma Snelson (Daughter).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #114, 12,419, 196, 193, 199, 1,336, and 189.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 2
Census 1901John Snelson Id #194 (Head of Household) was at home on Census night 1901 at Hartington Street, Chester.

Also in the household that night were Eliza Jane Williams (Principal), Ellen Snelson (Daughter), and Thomas Snelson (Son).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #12,419, 1,653, and 192.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 9 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S213] According to Richard Snelson
  2. [S5760] Census 1891 Cheshire William Snelson a. 41

Biography

Anne Snelson1

F, #195, Deceased
  • Consanguinity: 2nd cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Main Events

  • Birth: Anne Snelson was born in an unknown place.

Citations

  1. [S213] According to Richard Snelson

Biography

Elizabeth Snelson1

F, #196, Deceased, b. before 2 June 1872
  • Consanguinity: 2nd cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Family

Main Events

  • Name: Elizabeth Snelson was also known as Elizabeth Unknown.
  • Birth: She was born before 2 June 1872.
  • Christening: Elizabeth was christened on 2 June 1872.
  • Marriage: She and Edgar Unknown were married.1

Census

Census 1881Elizabeth Snelson Id #196 (Daughter) was at home on Census night 4 April 1881 at 105 Handbridge, Chester; and he is described as a house carpenter.

Also in the household that night were William Snelson (Head), Emma Snelson (Daughter), William Snelson (Son), Hannah Snelson (Daughter), George Snelson (Son), Eliza Jane Snelson (Daughter), Margaret Snelson (Daughter), Eliza Jane Williams (Spouse), and George Snelson (Brother).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #114, 189, 193, 198, 199, 1,336, 1,643, 12,419, and 115.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 2
Census 1891Elizabeth Snelson Id #196 (Daughter) was at home on Census night 1891 at Quetow Place, St. Oswald, Chester; He is described as a joiner.

Also in the household that night were William Snelson (Principal), Eliza Jane Williams (Wife), William Snelson (Son), George Snelson (Son), Eliza Jane Snelson (Daughter), Emma Snelson (Daughter), and John Snelson (Son).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #114, 12,419, 193, 199, 1,336, 189, and 194.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 3
  • Last Edited: 9 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S211] Information Supplied by Richard Snelson 19 April 1989
  2. [S214] Census 1881 St. Mary, Chester, Memo: Annotation: Census 1881 St. Mary, Chester



    m/f 146/20 RG 11/3556 Schedule 42

    48 Handbridge Grocer's Shop
    Ann Snelson Head Widow 49 Grocer Chester
    Henry Son Unm 26 Grocer Chester
    William son Unm 19 Blacksmith Chester
    Robert son 13 Scholar Chester
    Thomas son 7 scholar Chester
    Martha dau unm 21 Schoolmistress Chester
    Agnes dau 11 Scholar Chester
    Annie dau 10 Scholar Chester


    Schedule 99 53 Handbridge

    In this house along with William & Hannah Roberts and their children who were
    related to the Snelson family lived :-

    Annie Snelson granddaughter unm 17 Domestic Servant Chester

    The return states that Jane (?) Snelson, the head of the family, was temporarily
    absent at the time of the census. This may mean that Jane was Annies's
    grandmother, and therefore the grandmother of William & Hannah Roberts' two
    children. She may therefore be Hannah's mother perhaps making William & Hannah
    the Uncle and aunt of Annie ?


    Schedule 235 99 Handbridge

    William Snelson Head marr 32 House carpenter Chester
    Eliza Jane wife marr. 33 Manchester
    Elizabeth dau 9 Scholar Chester
    Margaret dau 8 Scholar Chester
    William son 7 Scholar Chester
    Hannah dau 5 Scholar Chester
    George son 3 Chester ( Grandfather of Richard James Snelson )
    Eliza Jane dau 1 Chester
    Emma dau 2 months Chester
    George brother unm 30 House Carpenter Chester
  3. [S5760] Census 1891 Cheshire William Snelson a. 41

Biography

Sarah Snelson1

F, #197, Deceased
  • Consanguinity: 2nd cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Main Events

  • Birth: Sarah Snelson was born in an unknown place.
  • Occupation: She was a warehouse worker in 1881.
  • Last Edited: 6 January 2019

Citations

  1. [S213] According to Richard Snelson

Biography

Hannah Snelson

F, #198, Deceased, b. June 1875
  • Consanguinity: 2nd cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Family

Family: George Yearsley (b. about 1874)

Main Events

  • Name: Hannah Snelson was also known as Hannah Yearsley.1,2
  • Christening: Hannah was christened on 10 June 1875 in the local Parish Church of England, Chester.
  • Biography: About Hannah Snelson ... Blurb ??M]?
  • Birth: She was born in June 1875.3
  • Marriage: She and George Yearsley were married on 28 June 1898 in St. Mary's, Chester.1,2
  • Residence: She resided in 31 Hartington Street, Chester, in 1898.

Census

Census 1881Hannah Snelson Id #198 (Daughter) was at home on Census night 4 April 1881 at 105 Handbridge, Chester; and he is described as a house carpenter.

Also in the household that night were William Snelson (Head), Emma Snelson (Daughter), William Snelson (Son), Elizabeth Snelson (Daughter), George Snelson (Son), Eliza Jane Snelson (Daughter), Margaret Snelson (Daughter), Eliza Jane Williams (Spouse), and George Snelson (Brother).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #114, 189, 193, 196, 199, 1,336, 1,643, 12,419, and 115.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 4
Census 1891Hannah Snelson Id #198 (Niece) was at home on Census night 1891 at Chester.

Also in the household that night were James Bingley Jones (Head of Household), James Bingley Jones (Son), and Eliza Emily Dunning (Wife).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #22,990, 23,005, and 23,004.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 9 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S5505] Chester FHS BDMs
  2. [S117] Chester St. Mary Marriages 1868-1910, R3-1321
  3. [S144] Letter from Richard James Snelson dated 21 June 1988
  4. [S214] Census 1881 St. Mary, Chester, Memo: Annotation: Census 1881 St. Mary, Chester



    m/f 146/20 RG 11/3556 Schedule 42

    48 Handbridge Grocer's Shop
    Ann Snelson Head Widow 49 Grocer Chester
    Henry Son Unm 26 Grocer Chester
    William son Unm 19 Blacksmith Chester
    Robert son 13 Scholar Chester
    Thomas son 7 scholar Chester
    Martha dau unm 21 Schoolmistress Chester
    Agnes dau 11 Scholar Chester
    Annie dau 10 Scholar Chester


    Schedule 99 53 Handbridge

    In this house along with William & Hannah Roberts and their children who were
    related to the Snelson family lived :-

    Annie Snelson granddaughter unm 17 Domestic Servant Chester

    The return states that Jane (?) Snelson, the head of the family, was temporarily
    absent at the time of the census. This may mean that Jane was Annies's
    grandmother, and therefore the grandmother of William & Hannah Roberts' two
    children. She may therefore be Hannah's mother perhaps making William & Hannah
    the Uncle and aunt of Annie ?


    Schedule 235 99 Handbridge

    William Snelson Head marr 32 House carpenter Chester
    Eliza Jane wife marr. 33 Manchester
    Elizabeth dau 9 Scholar Chester
    Margaret dau 8 Scholar Chester
    William son 7 Scholar Chester
    Hannah dau 5 Scholar Chester
    George son 3 Chester ( Grandfather of Richard James Snelson )
    Eliza Jane dau 1 Chester
    Emma dau 2 months Chester
    George brother unm 30 House Carpenter Chester

Biography

George Snelson

M, #199, Deceased, b. about June 1878, d. 24 December 1950

Person Exhibits

George Snelson 1878-1950
  • Consanguinity: 2nd cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson

Parents

Family

Family: Edith Ellen Hughes (b. about 1884, d. about 1962)

Main Events

  • Reference Number: George Snelson was originally assigned a reference number in ROOTS III back in 1989 - it is recorded here for original document retrieval and identification purposes only SNELG$78.
  • Christening: George was christened on 10 June 1878 in Church of England, St. Mary's, Chester.
  • Biography: About George Snelson ... Blurb ??M]?
  • Birth: He was born about June 1878 in Sandy Lane, Great Boughton, Chester, an unknown address.1
  • Occupation: He was a painter and a joiner in 1884.
  • Marriage: He and Edith Ellen Hughes were married on 9 March 1907 in the registry office, Chester.2,3
  • Freeman: He was made a Freeman of the City in Chester on 25 May 1907. He is described as a plumber.4,5
  • Residence: He resided in 27 Handbridge on 25 May 1907.5
  • Residence: He resided in 34 Ronald Street, Old Swan, Liverpool, in 1913.6
  • Death: He died on 24 December 1950 in Rhyl, Flintshire.

Census

Census 1881George Snelson Id #199 (Son) was at home on Census night 4 April 1881 at 105 Handbridge, Chester; and he is described as a house carpenter.

Also in the household that night were William Snelson (Head), Emma Snelson (Daughter), William Snelson (Son), Elizabeth Snelson (Daughter), Hannah Snelson (Daughter), Eliza Jane Snelson (Daughter), Margaret Snelson (Daughter), Eliza Jane Williams (Spouse), and George Snelson (Brother).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #114, 189, 193, 196, 198, 1,336, 1,643, 12,419, and 115.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 7
Census 1891George Snelson Id #199 (Son) was at home on Census night 1891 at Quetow Place, St. Oswald, Chester; He is described as a joiner.

Also in the household that night were William Snelson (Principal), Eliza Jane Williams (Wife), Elizabeth Snelson (Daughter), William Snelson (Son), Eliza Jane Snelson (Daughter), Emma Snelson (Daughter), and John Snelson (Son).

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #114, 12,419, 196, 193, 1,336, 189, and 194.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here 8
  • Last Edited: 9 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S144] Letter from Richard James Snelson dated 21 June 1988
  2. [S5505] Chester FHS BDMs
  3. [S205] Letter from Richard James Snelson dated 19 April 1989
  4. [S5656] Register of Freeman Chester 1865-1910 MFR/16
  5. [S128] Index to the Freeman of the City of Chester, Subset Title: Index to Freemen of City of Chester
    Microform Info: MFR/16
  6. [S5882] Attestation - Kings Loyal Regiment, Military Unit: Kings Loyal Regiment
  7. [S214] Census 1881 St. Mary, Chester, Memo: Annotation: Census 1881 St. Mary, Chester



    m/f 146/20 RG 11/3556 Schedule 42

    48 Handbridge Grocer's Shop
    Ann Snelson Head Widow 49 Grocer Chester
    Henry Son Unm 26 Grocer Chester
    William son Unm 19 Blacksmith Chester
    Robert son 13 Scholar Chester
    Thomas son 7 scholar Chester
    Martha dau unm 21 Schoolmistress Chester
    Agnes dau 11 Scholar Chester
    Annie dau 10 Scholar Chester


    Schedule 99 53 Handbridge

    In this house along with William & Hannah Roberts and their children who were
    related to the Snelson family lived :-

    Annie Snelson granddaughter unm 17 Domestic Servant Chester

    The return states that Jane (?) Snelson, the head of the family, was temporarily
    absent at the time of the census. This may mean that Jane was Annies's
    grandmother, and therefore the grandmother of William & Hannah Roberts' two
    children. She may therefore be Hannah's mother perhaps making William & Hannah
    the Uncle and aunt of Annie ?


    Schedule 235 99 Handbridge

    William Snelson Head marr 32 House carpenter Chester
    Eliza Jane wife marr. 33 Manchester
    Elizabeth dau 9 Scholar Chester
    Margaret dau 8 Scholar Chester
    William son 7 Scholar Chester
    Hannah dau 5 Scholar Chester
    George son 3 Chester ( Grandfather of Richard James Snelson )
    Eliza Jane dau 1 Chester
    Emma dau 2 months Chester
    George brother unm 30 House Carpenter Chester
  8. [S5760] Census 1891 Cheshire William Snelson a. 41

Biography

Edith Ellen Hughes

F, #200, Deceased, b. about 1884, d. about 1962
  • Consanguinity: Partner of George Snelson (2nd cousin 2 times removed of Adrian John ("John") Snelson)

Family

Family: George Snelson (b. about June 1878, d. 24 December 1950)

Main Events

  • Name: Edith Ellen Hughes was also known as Edith Ellen Snelson.
  • Birth: She was born about 1884 in Saltney, Flintshire.
  • Marriage: She and George Snelson were married on 9 March 1907 in the registry office, Chester.1,2
  • Death: She died about 1962.3
  • Burial: Edith Ellen's remains were buried about 1962.
  • Last Edited: 9 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S5505] Chester FHS BDMs
  2. [S205] Letter from Richard James Snelson dated 19 April 1989
  3. [S144] Letter from Richard James Snelson dated 21 June 1988

Biography