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Jane Lillian (lilian/lilias) Pearson
born 8th April 1858 Wrenthrope,
source her daughter Alice;
Registered junqt 1858 Wakefield as
Lilias jane Pearson.
Married march qt 1888 Leeds to
Widower Sidney Firth, born circa 1851.
Sidney died before 1901 census,
but no matching GRO entry has been found.
Sidney's 1st wife not named in family records
but this census looks like his first family
although the children are in reverse order
from family memories
1871 census source RG10 piece 4548, folio 88, page 15 place south east leeds district 37 Dwelling 32 Gills Building Sidney Firth head 20 Grocer and Spirit merchant Churwell leeds Ann Firth wife 21 Leeds Florence Firth 6mn Leeds Thomas Sponton brother in law LeedsAnn died in 1874
1881 census Source: RG11 Piece 4540 Folio 57 Page 15 Place: Headingley Cum Burley, York Leeds Dwelling: 15 Ebor Mount Sidney FIRTH head M 29 Grocer Leeds, York Elizth FIRTH wife M 28 Leeds, York Florance FIRTH dau U 10 Scholar Leeds, York Lilian FIRTH dau U 8 Scholar Leeds, York Percy FIRTH son U 6 Scholar Leeds, York Annie FIRTH dau U 2 Scholar Leeds, York Lottie ROSE visiter U 30 Clothing Manager (Tailor) Leeds, York
Jane lillian Pearson born Wakefield not found in 1881 census so far,
but a seach of those aged about 22/3 who are not daughters or wives, ie servant or visitor, suggests she may have been a servant to
Benjamin BINKS Cloth Merchant, about half mile from the Firth family!
1881 census Source: Rg11, Piece 4540, Folio 111, Page 1 Place: Headingley Cum Burley, York (Leeds south) Dwelling: Batcliffe Wood House Jane PEARSON Serv U 22 Housemaid (Domestic Serv) Leeds, York
Sidney's 2nd wife died 1884 possible giving birth to Mable
Mable's birth circa 1883/4 not identified.
in 1888 Sidney remarried for 3rd time to Jane lillian Pearson.
1891 census source RG12 piece 3707 folio 20 page 33 sched 188 Place West Leeds Dwelling Schedule 188, 19 Bell Vue rd Sidney Firth head 39 Mech engineer Churwell leeds Jane L. Firth wife 32 Wakefield Lillian Firth dau 18 Leeds Percy Firth son 16 Clothier's Apprentice Leeds Ann Firth dau 12 Leeds Mable Firth dau 7? Conisbrough yorks
1901 census Source: RG13; Piece: 4249; Folio: 11; Page: 13. Place: Potter Newton (Leeds south) Dwelling 155 Spencer Place, schedule 77 Jane L Firth head Wd 40 Wakefield Alice Firth dau 6 Leeds Ernest E Linestone 26 App Electrical EngineerAlice Elizabeth Firth born 14th June 1894 ( SepQt1894 GRO Leeds 9b 493)
1901 census source RG13; Piece: 4245; Folio: 20; Page: 2. place Heddingly with Burnley, Leeds Dwelling 21 Burlan Place, schedule 9 Percy joseph Firth head 26 Tailors cutter Leeds Ellen Firth wife 28 Horsforth Florence mary Firth dau 14months Leeds 1901 census possible Annie Firth born 1878 source RG13; Piece: 4241; Folio: 16; Page: 24. place Leeds Dwelling 56 Saville Street Annie Firth boarder 24 Tailoress Leeds
1911 census souirce RG14; Piece: 27065. district 500, sub 4, ED12, place Kirkstall, Leeds dwelling 210 Burly Road Javis Purell head 62 Dyers Forman Mary Purcell wife William Purcell 29 Nellie Purcell 18 Percy Joseph Firth head(sil) 37 Tailors Cutter Leeds Ellen Firth wife(dau) 38 Tailoress Horsforth Florence May Purcell* (gdau) 11 James Sidney Purcell* (gson) 4*Florence and James incorectly listed as Purcell; children of Javis and Mary
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