Category Archives: Ellis

Blanch, Ellis and Roe families in 1861

Following on from the last two posts: By the time of the 1861 census, John Blanch and his wife Keziah had moved from Bethnal Green, where they had lived for more than thirty years, to 8 Great Crown Court, Soho, … Continue reading

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Blanch, Ellis and Roe families in 1851

Following on from the last post: In 1851 John Blanch was 50 and living with his wife Keziah at 2 Green Street, Bethnal Green, where he was still working as a boot and shoe maker. Their son Joseph, 20, a … Continue reading

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Blanch, Ellis and Roe families in 1841

Following on from my recent posts on the Blanch family, I now want to track the movements of the Blanch, Roe and Ellis families through the decades of the nineteenth century. I’m intrigued by these families’ geographical movements across London … Continue reading

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Ellis and Metcalf

I’ve received a birth certificate which throws a little more light on the Ellis family of Soho. (To find out why I’m interested in them, and their connection to the Blanch and Roe families, start with this post and then … Continue reading

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Family members in London directories

Also at The Genealogist (see post below this one), I’ve found some family members – or rather, people connected to the Roe family, and therefore in my family tree – in the London directory for 1846. Richard Ellis, carpenter, is … Continue reading

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Missing data in the 1841 census

In my continuing quest to sort out the connections between the Roe, Blanch and Ellis families, I’ve been trying to find records in the 1841 census for Richmond Street, in the parish of St. James, Westminster – where I know … Continue reading

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Death of Thomas Ellis, father of Richard Ellis

In my continuing efforts to trace the links between the Roe, Blanch and Ellis families, I’ve managed to get hold of the death certificate for Richard Ellis’ father, Thomas. He died on 21st February 1838, age 58 years, which means … Continue reading

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The ‘violent’ death of Daniel Ellis Roe

Daniel Ellis Roe, born in at 8 Great Crown Court, Westminster, on 7th March 1853, was the second child and eldest son of Daniel Roe and Mary Ann Blanch. In 1871, age 17 and one year after his mother’s death, … Continue reading

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Marianne Ellis in 1881

The 1881 census has Joseph Cheshire, draper’s assistant, and his wife Maria (who we know to have been born Maria Jane Blanch, daughter of David and Sarah Blanch) living at 2 Silchester Villas, Surrey Lane, Battersea, with their children David, … Continue reading

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The marriage of Richard and Marianne Ellis

I’ve received a copy of the marriage certificate for Richard and Marianne Ellis, and the details seem to match those we have already. As mentioned in previous posts, I’m interested in the Ellis family because of their close ties with … Continue reading

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