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Jane Pallister [p.]

Jane Pallister was the fifth child of Robert Pallister & Mary Anne Cook born Oct-December 1858 at Birtley, Co Durham.

In 1861 Jane, her 2 sisters & 2 brothers & parents were living at Belmont Colliery, Pittington, Co Durham.

By 1871 the family were living at Perkinsville, Pelton, Co Durham where Jane’s father was a coal miner.

Jane had left home by 1881 & was working as a housemaid at Picktree House, Picktree, Chester-le-Street, Co Durham. 

Jane married Watson Young in June-September 1884 at Chester-le-Street.  Watson was born July-September 1859 at Birtley, Co Durham, the son of Ann Hepple & Edward Watson Young, a blacksmith.

In 1891 Jane & Watson were living at 29 Camborne Grove, Gateshead, Co Durham.  Watson was an assistant superintendent of an insurance company.  They had a one year son, Arnold V.  Sadly Arnold died in 1892.

By 1901 Jane & Watson were living in Scotland, at 17 Highburgh Road, Partick, Govan, Lanarkshire.  Watson was described as a district manager of a life insurance company.  They had a daughter, Elsie M, aged 7.

Watson & Jane had returned to the northeast of England by 1911 & were living at Arladale, Lyndhurst, Low Fell, Co Durham.  Watson was now a house & estate agent.  Daughter Elsie Mary was still living at home.

Daughter Elsie Mary married Percy Lloyd Selfe in Oct-December 1919 at Chester-le-Street.

The 1939 register shows widowed Watson living at 14 South Parade, Whitley Bay, Northumberland.  He was now a retired estate agent.

Watson lived to the age of 91 & died in Jan-March, 1951. 

The children of Jane Pallister & Watson Young were:

p.  Arnold Victor Young born July-September 1889 at Pelton, Co Durham; died July-September 1892 at Chester-le-Street, Co Durham
p.  Elsie Mary Young born July-September 1893 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne; died May 5th, 1936 at 14 South parade, Whitley Bay, Northumberland




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