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Lily Merryweather was born 5 January 1868 in Hartlepool, County Durham, England, United Kingdom to James Merryweather (1843-1872) and Eleanor Jane Bradford (1848-1917) and died 24 November 1944 of unspecified causes. She married William Allen (1868-1948) 1 June 1893 in Registry Office, Hartlepool, County Durham, England, United Kingdom.

Lifeline

The 1871 Census indicates that Lillian Merryweather was aged 3 Lillian Merryweather living at 20 Lumley Street, Hartlepool County Durham. Her relationship to the head of the household was daughter. The head of the household was James Merryweather, aged 27, working as a county court bailiff and married to Elinor Merryweather aged 23 from Newcastle On Tyne, Northumberland, England; Maggie Merryweather her sister aged 2 born in Hartlepool, Durham, England; Emma Merryweather, her sister, aged 6 months and born in Hartlepool, Durham, England;

The 1881 Census indicates that Lillian Merryweather was aged 13 and was living in 22 Lumly Street in the district of Hartlepool, County Durham. Her relationship to the head of the household was stepdaughter. Other members of the householder were: John Bower, her step father, aged 30 and from Stockton, Durham, England who was a Railway Engine Driver; Elinor Bowser her mother aged 33 from Newcastle On Tyne, Northumberland, England; Meggie Merryweather her sister aged 12 born in Hartlepool, Durham, England; Emma Merryweather, her sister, aged 10 and born in Hartlepool, Durham, England; Elinor Bowser her step sister aged 2, born in Hartlepool, Durham, England. In addition, Florantine Koops was a female boarder aged 33 from Hamburg, Germany

In the 1891 Census, Lily Merryweather was age 23, she was living with her cousin who was the head of the family, her occupation was shop assistant, and was living at Helmsley House, Hartlepool, County Durham. Other members of the householder were: Margaret H Boddy her aunt and two servants. Lillian Merryweather appears to be living with the Boddy children in 1891 as her parents were elsewhere.

The 1901 Census indicates that Lillian Allen (B1868) was aged 33 and was living at 6 Arncliffe Gardens, West Hartlepool County Durham. Her relationship to the head of the household was wife. She was living with William Allen (B 1868), William Allen (B 1896) & Roland Allen (B 1899).

The 1911 Census indicates that Lillian Allen (B1868) was aged 43 and was living at 6 Arncliffe Gardens, West Hartlepool County Durham. Her relationship to the head of the household was wife. She was living with William Allen (B 1868), William Allen (B 1896), Roland Allen (B 1899), Kathleen Allen (B1905) & Ruth Levitt.


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Offspring of Lily Merryweather and William Allen (1868-1948)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Roland Allen (1898-1978) 15 May 1898 Hartlepool, County Durham, England, United Kingdom 30 May 1978 Louth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom Violet Davy (1901-1982)

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Contributors

  Phil Allen, Robin Patterson