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Old 13-05-11, 07:48
ElizabethHerts ElizabethHerts is offline
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Default Elizabeth Sladen (later Stillings) FFMMM

Father's father's mother's mother's mother

Name - "official" name and what they were known as
Elizabeth Sladen

Date and place of birth
1796 Howarth nr Rochdale

Names of parents
Samuel and Mary Sladen
These are probably Elizabeth's parents if the baptism is correct. It is the only one I can find that fits so far.

Date and place of baptism - if applicable
06 Nov 1796 St Chad, Rochdale

Details of each of his or her marriages - if any
Marriage: 19 Sep 1816 St Chad, Rochdale, Lancashire, England
John Stillings - of Skircoat in the Parish of Halifax

Elizabeth Sladen - of this parish
Witness: Danl. Nield; Jas. Kershaw
Married by Licence by: Thos. Steele
Register: Marriages 1816 from the Bishop's Transcripts, Page 112, Entry 336
Source: LDS Film 1545792

1. Sophia 1818
2. Sarah Ann 1819
3. John 1821
4. Elizabeth 1822
5. Eliza 1826
6. Jane 1829
7. George Henry 1835
8. Ellen 1836
9. Susannah 1836
10. Emma Jane 1846
some of the dates are baptisms, not year of birth

Occupation(s) - if any

Addresses where they lived (including county if in UK) - and please list which censuses you have or haven't found him/her on (if s/he lived in census times!)
1841 Census
HO107 1304 3 Folio 54 page 36
Bolton Brow Skircoat
John Stillings 45 Miller Y
Elizabeth 45 N
Sophia 20 Y
Sarah 20 Y
Eliza 15 Y
Ellen 5 Y
Susanna 4 Y

1851 Census
RG9 3285 69 18
New Road Skircoat
John Stillings Head Mar 57 Horse Farmer Yorkshire Skircoat
Elizabeth Wife Mar 54 House Duties Lancashire Howarth
Ellen Daur Un 18 Dress maker Yorkshire Skircoat
Susannah Daur Un 14 Dress maker Yorkshire Skircoat

1861 Census
RG9 3285 69 18
9. Stillings Houses No. 3 Skircoat Sowerby Bridge
John Stillings Head Mar 67 Horse Doctor Yorkshire
Elizabeth Wife 64 Yorkshire Howarth
Ellen Daur Un 26 Dress maker Yorkshire Skircoat
Sushannah Daur Un Woollen Weaver Yorkshire Skircoat
Nancy Greenwood Grand Daur 8 Scholar Yorkshire Skircoat

Date, place and cause of death
18 February 1868 New Marsh Warley
age 71 years
Wife of John Stillings a Retired Corn Miller
Dropsy Not certified
Informant: John Stillings Present at death New Marsh Warley

Date and place of burial
Name: Elizabeth Stillings
Birth Year: abt 1797
Parish: Sowerby, St Peter and St George, etc.
Burial Date: 22 Feb 1868
Burial Age: 71

Details of will / administration of their estate - if applicable

Memorial inscription - if any

Last edited by ElizabethHerts; 15-04-15 at 21:35.
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Old 15-04-15, 21:36
ElizabethHerts ElizabethHerts is offline
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I've just added her burial, which I couldn't have had when I posted this.
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Old 27-05-15, 06:37
ElizabethHerts ElizabethHerts is offline
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Hmm, is this coincidence or what?

Sowerby St. Peter's 4/251 SUTCLIFFE In/memory/of ELISABETH, the wife of THOS SUTCLIFFE/of Stern Mill in
Skircoate who departed this/life, on the 5th day of February, ad 1796,/in the 59th year of her
age./Also, near this place was interred the/remains of NANCY abd NANCY, daughrs/of the
said THOS and ELISABETH SUTCLIFFE./ The former was buried on the 5th day of
Novr/A.D. 1771, aged 1 year & 9 months, and 15 days/the latter was buried onn the 17th day
of July,/A.D. 1778, aged 2 years and 4 months./Also, in memory of MARY the wife/of
SAMUEL SLADEN, and daughter of the above/said THOMAS and ELIZABETH SUTCLIFFE,
who/departed this life the 6th day of May 1809/ aged 46 years./
Also, in memory of the
abovesaid/ THOMAS SUTCLIFFE, who departed this/life the 19th day of May 1810 aged 73
years/Also, in memory of ELIZABETH second/wife of the abovesaid THOMAS SUTCLIFFE who departed this life on the 19th day of March [1818] aged 73 years/

St Peter's, Sowerby is where Elizabeth Stillings of this thread was buried.
I had always wondered whether the family might have come from the Halifax area as I couldn't find much trace of them.

It doesn't say that Elizabeth and Henry Sladen are buried here, just a memorial to Elizabeth.
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