Facts and Events
||5 April 1807
||Whitby, Yorkshire, England
||3 February 1836
||Stepney, Middlesex, EnglandSt Dunstan's
to Charles Frederick Barker
||18 May 1841
||Liverpool, Lancashire, England9 Earle Street
||Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, Englandwith Charles Frederick Barker
||14 July 1875
||Peckham, Surrey, England15 Ryder Villas, St Mary's Road
||Streatham, Surrey, England1 Dryden Villas, Rossiter Road
||17 December 1882
||Liverpool, Lancashire, England134 Windsor Street
||24 December 1882
||Liverpool, Lancashire, EnglandAnfield Cemetery
Elizabeth and Charles Frederick left Whitby to live in Stepney on 23rd September, 1834.(N1)
Letters from Elizabeth in 1875 to her daughter in law (married to Thomas Henry known as Tom) show that she was living with her son Josepth (Joe) and she welcomes Mary into the family. She also enquires into the health of Mrs. Denton (Mary's aunt). In 17878 she writes about her sister Maria, who is living with Tom and Mary. In the 1881 Census, Elizabeth had moved to live (with her son Joseph Bolton) in Streatham. Note 2 is addressed to her three sons and refers to the disposal of her belongings.
She lived here as a widow with her sons and sister, in 1861
- ↑ General Register Office. The National Archives (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO) HO 107/1466-2531 Census Returns: 1851 Census Schedules.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Memorial card (family records).
- ↑ General Registry Office, Birth certificate for Thomas Henry Barker.
- ↑ Letters from Elizabeth to daughter in law Mary (in family possession).
- "My sister and Barker left Whitby on September 23rd 1834." from personal notebook, held by family
- On an envelope addressed by Mrs Barker, 2 Ryden Villas, Rossiter Rd, Balham
My dear children Charles Tom and Joe I have for a long time thought of putting down on paper my wishes with regard to the few things I posess (sic) . There is not much of value only for the sake of them having belonged to your dear Father and Mother. I cannot make an equal distribution as Joe’s house has so long my home that I consider he ought to have xxx in the first place. I should (line through) wish him to have the things in my bedroom, that is bedstead bed bedding drawers washstand dressing table chairs & carpet and glass - there are a few things of your dear Fathers bringing I should like you each to have one of the two large vases china dish and stand and the bamboo ornaments and small vases – beside many little things. I cannot name my books I wish Charles to have Fletchers family devotion Tom Pilgrims progress Joe Sundays at home and
divide according to your own judgement Tom gave me many of them and can choose for himself the one over the dining room mantle piece is the only one of value. Tom can have his oil paintings if he xxx Mr Birkett’s oil paintings xxxxxxx Tom always thought he had a right to them these things i must leave to your own judgment as(?) with regard to bed linen what I have is nearly worn if you would like to divide it My clothes whatever would be useful to my sister if she survives me I wish her to have The rest divide as you like and let it all be done peaceably my
only the brooches the larger with your dear Father’s hair. I wish Charles to have for Barbara the amythest. And the little pe... that was Mrs ,,,,,,,,,,, Tom to have for Mary, and a small black one Joe for Millie
My old watch for Ida and the little seal and key for Hilda my chain I should like cut in two and half for Harry and half for Jimmie when old enough they could dispose of it to go toward buying........"
Held in personal papers.