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Elizabeth Jane Davies1

F, #17751, Deceased, b. October 1855, d. about May 1917

Person Exhibits

Elizabeth Jane Davies b. 1855 Great Boughton Chester
  • Consanguinity: Partner of Samuel Snelson (great-grandfather of Adrian John ("John") Snelson)

Parents

Family

Family: Samuel Snelson (b. 4 June 1849, d. 18 June 1909)

Main Events

  • Name: Elizabeth Jane Davies was also known as Elizabeth Jane Unknown.
  • Name: She was also known as Elizabeth Jane Snelson.
  • Birth: She was born in October 1855 in Great Boughton, Chester.1
  • Residence: She resided at William Street in Newtown, Chester, in October 1855.
  • Baptism: She was baptised on 28 October 1855 in Holy Trinity, Chester, This record in Parish Register of Baptisms asserts that Elizabeth Jane was baptisd pm 28 Oxtober 1855 and she was the daughter of Samuel and Jane Davies of Newtown, Chester (perhaps Maximus Street ?) and that Samuel Davies was a Boot Maker.
  • Birth: She was born about 1856 and aged 61 at her death.
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Jane Davies and Samuel Snelson were married on 19 July 1888 in Holy Trinity Church, Chester.2,1
  • Death: She died about May 1917.
  • Death: She died on 20 June 1917, at age 61, in 4 Colcloughs Crt, Watergate Row, Chester.
  • Burial: Elizabeth Jane's remains were buried on 22 June 1917 in Chester General Cemetery, Overleigh, Age: 61 y
    Address: 4 Coleclough Court
    Parish: Holy Trinity
    Date of Burial: 22/06/1917
    Grave Number: R9936
    Page Number: 217
    Consecrated: True
    Cemetery Register: DCE 1/7
    Running Number: 6231.
  • Probate: She was a Deceased at Probate of Elizabeth Jane Davies on 30 August 1917 in Chester. She left everything (GBP345 6s 5d) to William Edward Davies, butler who might also be the executor.3

Census

Census 1861Elizabeth Jane Davies Id #17,751 (Principal) was at home on Census night 1861; This Census says that Samuel's wife is called Elizabeth, not Jane. It also says that Elizabeth a.5 is just plain Elizabeth Davies and she has a sister called Jane ... so there is siomething amiss here. Samuel Davies is said to be a clay pipe maker.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
Census 1871Elizabeth Jane Davies Id #17,751 (Principal) was at home on Census night 2 April 1871 at Trinity, Chester; This is undoubtedly the right person as the address in Stanley Place agees with her address on the Marriage Entry for Banns in 1888, proving also that she was a spinster at the time of her marriege and Davies was her maiden name.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
Census 1881Elizabeth Jane Davies Id #17,751 (Principal) was at home on Census night 4 April 1881; She is shown as Elizabeth J. Davies, a "parlour maid" in the home of General/Colonel Thomas Ball of the 8th Regiment, aged 90. I have no doubt that this is our Elizabeth J. Davies, futire wife of Samuel Snelson, my great grandfather.

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
Census 1891Elizabeth Jane Davies Id #17,751 (Principal) was at home on Census night 1891 at 42 Linehall Street, Chester

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
Census 1891Elizabeth Jane Davies Id #17,751 (wife) was at home on Census night 5 April 1891 at 42 Linenhall Street, Trinity, Chester.

Also in the household that night were Samuel Snelson (Head of Household), Richard Henry Snelson (son), and Captain Harold Alfred Benyon Snelson (son)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #17, 20, and 23

Original Documents, Source and Citations here4
Census 1901Elizabeth Jane Davies Id #17,751 (wife) was at home on Census night 31 March 1901 at 11 Trinity Street, Chester; Interestingly, Harold's future wife (Nessie) and her parents and siblings live 2 doors away at 5 Trinity Street.

Also in the household that night were Samuel Snelson (Head of Household) and Captain Harold Alfred Benyon Snelson (son)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #17 and 23

Original Documents, Source and Citations here5
Census 1911Elizabeth Jane Davies Id #17,751 (Principal) was at home on Census night 2 April 1911 at Chester; shopkeeper - confectionary (and a widow)

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 11 July 2021 23:20:38

Citations

  1. [S5496] Census 1901 Trinity Street, Chester
  2. [S5505] Chester FHS BDMs
  3. [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
  4. [S5948] Samuel Snelson 42 Linenhall Street
  5. [S5507] Census 1901, Census Type: Census 1901
    Census Place: Chester

Biography

Ann Jane Snelson

F, #17754, Deceased, b. about 1840

Parents

Family

Main Events

  • Name: Ann Jane Snelson was also known as Ann Jane Thorley.
  • Birth: She was born about 1840 in Davenham.
  • Marriage: Ann Jane Snelson and Thomas Thorley were married on 28 May 1860 in All Saints, Runcorn.1

Census

Census 1851Ann Jane Snelson Id #17,754 (Daughter) was at home on Census night 1851 at Runcorn.

Also in the household that night were George Snelson (Principal), Elizabeth Harrop (Wife), William Henry Snelson (Son), Ellen Snelson (Daughter), and Elizabeth Snelson (Daughter)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #4,696, 8,635, 7,286, 17,755, and 17,756

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:28

Citations

  1. [S5849] Ian Snelson, Information Supplied by Ian Snelson

Biography

Ellen Snelson

F, #17755, Deceased, b. 9 September 1845

Parents

Main Events

  • Birth: Ellen Snelson was born on 9 September 1845 in Runcorn.

Census

Census 1851Ellen Snelson Id #17,755 (Daughter) was at home on Census night 1851 at Runcorn.

Also in the household that night were George Snelson (Principal), Elizabeth Harrop (Wife), Ann Jane Snelson (Daughter), William Henry Snelson (Son), and Elizabeth Snelson (Daughter)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #4,696, 8,635, 17,754, 7,286, and 17,756

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:26

Biography

Elizabeth Snelson

F, #17756, Deceased, b. January 1851

Parents

Family

Main Events

  • Name: Elizabeth Snelson was also known as Elizabeth Cotterill.
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Snelson and Matthew Cotterill were married.
  • Birth: She was born in January 1851 in Runcorn.

Census

Census 1851Elizabeth Snelson Id #17,756 (Daughter) was at home on Census night 1851 at Runcorn.

Also in the household that night were George Snelson (Principal), Elizabeth Harrop (Wife), Ann Jane Snelson (Daughter), William Henry Snelson (Son), and Ellen Snelson (Daughter)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #4,696, 8,635, 17,754, 7,286, and 17,755

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
Census 1861Elizabeth Snelson Id #17,756 (Daughter) was at home on Census night 1861 at Queen Street, Runcorn.

Also in the household that night were George Snelson (Principal)

For search purposes, their Id numbers are respectively as follows :- Id #4,696

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:26

Biography

James Snelson

M, #17757, Deceased, b. about 1836

Parents

Main Events

  • Birth: James Snelson was born about 1836.

Census

Census James Snelson Id #17,757 (Principal) was at home on Census night at Farndon

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:24

Biography

Mary Snelson

F, #17759, Deceased, b. March 1851

Main Events

  • Birth: Mary Snelson was born in March 1851 in Caefedwen, Llandyrnog, Denbighshire.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:21

Biography

Mary Unknown

F, #17761, Deceased, b. about 1781

Main Events

  • Birth: Mary Unknown was born about 1781 in Hawarden.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:21

Biography

Thomas Snelson

M, #17762, Deceased, b. about 1844

Parents

Main Events

  • Birth: Thomas Snelson was born about 1844 in Hope.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:19

Biography

Mary Hawken

F, #17763, Deceased, b. 17 January 1926, d. 16 July 1998

Person Exhibits

Mary Hawken 1944

Parents

Family

Family: George Horsman Slee (b. 30 June 1926, d. 3 September 2004)

Main Events

  • Name: Mary Hawken was also known as Mary Slee.
  • Birth: She was born on 17 January 1926 in Burnley.
  • Birth: She was born on 9 September 1927 Mary Hawken is listed in Q1 1926 as dau of mother maiden name Astin, in Burnley 8e 276.
  • Residence: She resided in 104 Coal Clough Lane, Burnley, in 1946.
  • Occupation: She was a Postmaster's Assistant in 1946.
  • Marriage: Mary Hawken and George Horsman Slee were married on 22 July 1946 in St. Peter's, Burnley, Lancashire.1,2
  • Divorce: Mary Hawken and George Horsman Slee were divorced on 25 May 1972 in Keighly County Court George Petitioner) divorced Mary (Respondent) with the decree being made absolute after 3 months. I understand that Mary refused to accept a divorce until the law was changed in the 1970s.
  • Occupation: She was an insurance clerk about 1987.
  • Residence: She resided in Flat D, 28 Connaught Street, Mutley, Plymouth, in July 1998.
  • Death: She died on 16 July 1998, at age 72, in Derriford Hospital, Plymouth.3
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:21

Citations

  1. [S5573] Lancashire Marriage indexes for the years: 1946
  2. [S5577] Mary Hawken & George Slee 1946
  3. [S5911] Peter Slee, Email from Peter Slee 4 March 2010

Biography

Ada Horsman

F, #17766, Deceased, b. about February 1892

Parents

Family

Family: Willie Slee (b. 8 November 1893, d. before 1946)

Main Events

  • Name: Ada Horsman was also known as Ada Slee.
  • Birth: She was born about February 1892 in St. Catherine, Burnley.
  • Marriage: Ada Horsman and Willie Slee were married about February 1921 in Burnley, Lancashire.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:28

Biography

Willie Slee

M, #17767, Deceased, b. 8 November 1893, d. before 1946

Parents

Family

Family: Ada Horsman (b. about February 1892)

Main Events

  • Birth: Willie Slee was born on 8 November 1893 in Burnley, Burnley.
  • Marriage: Willie Slee and Ada Horsman were married about February 1921 in Burnley, Lancashire.
  • Death: He died before 1946.

Census

Census 1901Willie Slee Id #17,767 (Principal) was at home on Census night 1901 at 27 Clive Street, Stoneyholme, Burnley

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:18

Biography

George Horsman

M, #17768, Deceased, b. about 1856

Family

Family: Margaret Unknown (b. about 1854)

Main Events

  • Marriage: George Horsman and Margaret Unknown were married.
  • Birth: He was born about 1856 in Morley, Yorkshire.
  • Occupation: He was in Burnley in 1901.

Census

Census 1901George Horsman Id #17,768 (Principal) was at home on Census night 1901 at 37 Albert Street, Burnley, Lancashire

Original Documents, Source and Citations here
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:25

Biography

Margaret Unknown

F, #17769, Deceased, b. about 1854

Family

Family: George Horsman (b. about 1856)

Main Events

  • Name: Margaret Unknown was also known as Margaret Horsman.
  • Marriage: Margaret Unknown and George Horsman were married.
  • Birth: She was born about 1854 in Crawshawbooth, Lancashire.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:22

Biography

Elizabeth Horsman

F, #17770, Deceased, b. about 1883

Parents

Main Events

  • Birth: Elizabeth Horsman was born about 1883 in Burnley, Lancashire.
  • Occupation: She was in Burnley in 1901.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:26

Biography

Margaret Horsman

F, #17771, Deceased, b. about 1885

Parents

Main Events

  • Birth: Margaret Horsman was born about 1885.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:22

Biography

Ann Horsman

F, #17772, Deceased, b. about 1887

Parents

Main Events

  • Birth: Ann Horsman was born about 1887.
  • Occupation: She was in Burnley in 1901.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:28

Biography

Martha Horsman

F, #17773, Deceased, b. about 1895

Parents

Main Events

  • Birth: Martha Horsman was born about 1895.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:22

Biography

Frederick Slee

M, #17774, Deceased, b. about 1853

Parents

Family

Family: Clara Newington (b. about 1852)

Main Events

  • Birth: Frederick Slee was born about 1853 in Huddersfield.
  • Occupation: He was a confectioner in Dalton in 1861.
  • Marriage: Frederick Slee and Clara Newington were married about April 1874 in Huddersfield.
  • Occupation: He was a baker or foreman in the bread market in Burnley in 1901.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:25

Biography

Clara Newington

F, #17775, Deceased, b. about 1852

Family

Family: Frederick Slee (b. about 1853)

Main Events

  • Name: Clara Newington was also known as Clara Slee.
  • Birth: She was born about 1852 in Mayfield, Sussex.
  • Marriage: Clara Newington and Frederick Slee were married about April 1874 in Huddersfield.
  • Last Edited: 6 July 2021 12:41:27

Biography