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Benjamin Bickerton
(Abt 1710-Bef 1777)
Rachel Read
(Bef 1709-Bef 1777)
James Bickerton
(Bef 1747-Bef 1823)
Mary Partridge
(Abt 1747-Bef 1831)
Elizabeth Bickerton
(Between 1782/1789-1855)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Corporal James Littlewood

2. William Chadwick
3. William Holding

Elizabeth Bickerton

  • Born: Between 25 Jan 1782 and 8 Nov 1789, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, GB
  • Marriage (1): Corporal James Littlewood on 25 Jan 1803 in St. Martin's Church, Edgbaston Street, Birmingham, [Warwickshire], West Midlands, B5 5BB, GB
  • Marriage (2): William Chadwick on 27 Dec 1840 in St. Peter's Collegiate Church, Lich Gate, Queen Square, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV1 1TS, GB 1
  • Marriage (3): William Holding on 1 Apr 1852 in St. James' Church, St. James Street, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV1, GB
  • Died: 8 Nov 1855, Little Moore Street, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV1, GB
  • Buried: 12 Nov 1855, Merridale Cemetery, 56 Jeffcock Road, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV3 7AE, GB

   Cause of her death was Disease of the heart (10 years)/Dropsy (5 weeks) [edema/oedema].2

  General Notes:

Birth date:
- Bef 1782 assuming that she was aged 21 at the time of her first marriage (marriage was not by licence)
- 1786 based on 1851 Census
- 1789 based on age given at death; unlikely given the date of her first marriage.

Father named as James with occupation Latchmaker on Elizabeth's second and third marriages.

  Burial Notes:

Grave ref.: 6892

  Noted events in her life were:

Death, 29 Sep 1839, Pointings Fold, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, GB. 2

Residence, 6 Jun 1841, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV1, GB. 3

Residence, 30 Mar 1851, Bell Street, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV1, GB. 4

Residence, 1 Apr 1852, Horseley Fields, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV1, GB.

Residence, 8 Nov 1855, Little Moore Street, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV1, GB. 2


Elizabeth married Corporal James Littlewood on 25 Jan 1803 in St. Martin's Church, Edgbaston Street, Birmingham, [Warwickshire], West Midlands, B5 5BB, GB. (Corporal James Littlewood was born about 1780 in Tannagh more, Mulabrac [now Mullaghbrack], Armagh, BT63, GB, died on 29 Sep 1839 in Pointings Fold, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, GB 2 and was buried on 4 Oct 1839 in St. Peter's Collegiate Church, Lich Gate, Queen Square, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV1 1TS, GB 1.). The cause of his death was Dropsy [Edema].2


Elizabeth next married William Chadwick, son of John Chadwick and Jane, on 27 Dec 1840 in St. Peter's Collegiate Church, Lich Gate, Queen Square, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV1 1TS, GB.1 (William Chadwick was born before 26 Nov 1792, baptised on 26 Nov 1792 in St. Peter's Collegiate Church, Lich Gate, Queen Square, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV1 1TS, GB, died before 11 Aug 1844 and was buried on 11 Aug 1844 in St. George's Church, 20 St. George's Parade, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV2 1BA, GB.)


Elizabeth next married William Holding, son of William Holding and Elizabeth, on 1 Apr 1852 in St. James' Church, St. James Street, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV1, GB. (William Holding was born before 26 Oct 1783 in Bushbury, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, GB 4, baptised on 26 Oct 1783 in St. Mary's Church, Bushbury Lane, Bushbury, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 8JP, GB,5 died before 15 Dec 1860 in Wolverhampton Workhouse, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV1, GB and was buried on 15 Dec 1860 in Merridale Cemetery, 56 Jeffcock Road, Wolverhampton, [Staffordshire], West Midlands, WV3 7AE, GB.)


Sources


1 St. Peter's Collegiate Church (Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, GB), Baptisms, Marriages and Burials; digital images, Findmypast, Findmypast(http://www.findmypast.co.uk/).

2 General Register Office, Birth, Marriage & Death Registers (1837 to date).

3 1841 Census of England (Census taken 6 Jun 1841).

4 1851 Census of England (Census taken 30 Mar 1851).

5 database(http://www.freereg.org.uk/).

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