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Harriet Ellis [el.6.1.7]

Harriet Ellis was the seventh child of John Ellis & Elizabeth Watson born c1837 at Pinxton, Derbyshire.

In 1841 Harriet & her 3 sisters & parents were living in Pinxton where their father John was a coal miner.

In 1851 Harriet was living with her parents & 2 sisters & 2 brothers at Greenwich, Ripley, Derbyshire.

On May 12th, 1856 Harriet married John Cook(e) at Ripley.  John was born c1837 at Codnor Park, Derbyshire, the son of Elizabeth & John Cook, a labourer at the iron works.

In 1861 Harriet & John were living in Nottingham Rd, St Alkmund, Derbyshire & John was described as an iron moulder.  They had 3 children – James (4), Mary (2) & Henry (3 months).

By 1871 the family were living at Hammersmith, Ripley & John was still an iron moulder.  James & Mary were still at home.

Harriet & John were still living at Hammersmith in 1881 with a son Walter, aged 9.  Living next door was son James, who was a labourer out of work, with his wife Elizabeth & 3 children – George Henry (5), Walter (2) & Mary Elizabeth (1 month).

In 1891 Harriet & John were both still at Hammersmith & John was still working as an iron moulder, as was son Walter.  Son Walter was now married to Ellen (Hannah Ellen Wolvin) & they had a 2 month old son, John H.

They continued to live at Hammersmith, Ripley in 1901 & John was still listed as an iron moulder.  With them was a granddaughter, Nellie (12).  Son Walter & wife Ellen were now living next door with their family & Walter was still an iron moulder.

John died in July-September 1905, his death being registered at Belper.

In 1911 widowed Harriet was still living at Hammersmith with son Walter & wife Ellen.  Walter & Ellen had had 13 children who were all living at home!  Walter was still an iron moulder.

Harriet died in July-September 1914, her death being registered at Belper.

The children of Harriet Ellis & John Cook(e) were:

el.6.1.7.1  James Cooke born Oct-December 1856 at Ripley, Derbyshire
el.6.1.7.2  Mary Cooke born April-June 1859 at Ripley, Derbyshire
el.6.1.7.3  Henry Cooke born 1861 at St Alkmund, Derby; died 1862 at Ripley, Derbyshire
el.6.1.7.4  Walter Cooke born July-September 1872 at Ripley; died 1949 at Ripley, Derbyshire

 

 

 

 

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