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Robert DICKERSON
(1809-Abt 1886)
Mary Ann UTTING
(1806-Abt 1865)
Eliza DICKERSON
(1835-)

 

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James Plain LEVERITT

Eliza DICKERSON 36,51

  • Born: 1835, Wisbech, Norfolk, England 51
  • Marriage: James Plain LEVERITT on 6 Feb 1857 in South Lynn All Saints, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England 115
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bullet  Research Notes:

Eliza's birth place is recorded as Norfolk Wisbech, in the 1901 census.
Eliza's birth place is recorded as Walsoken in the 1861 Census.

There is less than 1 mile distance between these two parishes.

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:



Eliza DICKERSON was present on the evening of the 1841 British Census on 6th June 1841 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 51 Eliza DICKERSON was 6 years old.



She resided at Norfolk Street in 1841 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 51



Eliza DICKERSON was present on the evening of the 1851 British Census on Sunday 31st March in South Lynn All Saints, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 133 Eliza was 16 years old and living at home with her parents.



She resided at Guanock Terrace in 1851 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 22,134 Guannock-field . - Thomas-street, about 15 feet wide. new part of the town. Street unpaved, and no footpath. Beyond the jurisdiction of the Paving Commissioners.
A street without name runs out of it southward, and is without pavement, and said to be almost impassable in winter. Many of the houses have not been erected with party walls, or under such regulations and restriction as within the jurisdiction of the Commissioners.



She worked as a General Servant in 1851 in Kings Lynn South, Norfolk, England. 134 Eliza was 16 years old.



She resided at Thomas Street on 6 Feb 1857 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. At the time of her marriage to James Plain LEVERITT, Eliza was living at an address in Thomas Street, Kings Lynn. They most probably have moved to the address in Purfleet Street, after their wedding.

Guannock-field . - Thomas-street, about 15 feet wide. new part of the town. Street unpaved, and no footpath. Beyond the jurisdiction of the Paving Commissioners.
A street without name runs out of it southward, and is without pavement, and said to be almost impassable in winter. Many of the houses have not been erected with party walls, or under such regulations and restriction as within the jurisdiction of the Commissioners.



She resided at Purfleet Street on 15 May 1857 in Kings Lynn North, Norfolk, England. At the time of the death of James' daughter, Susannah, Eliza and James were living at Purfleet Street, Kings Lynn.

Purfleet-street . - Mr. George Andrews complains that the drainage from his own and two other houses passes under the kitchen floor, and he finds it very offensive. The stench from the privies is also very great. Examined Purfleet , - a most horrible place, when without water. Drains on all sides flowing in, and privies projecting upon timbers, and dropping the soilupon the uncovered banks of mud, fish, garbage, and other refuse. It goes through the centre of the town.



She resided at George Yard, Norfolk Street on 17 Feb 1858 in Kings Lynn Middle, Norfolk, England. 22 At the time of the birth of their son, James, Eliza and her husband James Plain LEVERITT were living at George Yard, Norfolk Street, Kings Lynn.

Norfolk-street, Old George-yard. - Very bad pebble pavement and stagnant channel, but otherwise a nice open yard; the privies are foul and full up to the seats.



Eliza DICKERSON was present on the evening of 2 April for the 1861 Census in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England.



She resided at 79 Church Street in 1861 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 18,22 Church-street Linay's-yard, nine houses; a very narrowyard; three privies; stench great. Mr. Sayle said he had had cases of sickness among the Estuary men in this yard.
Thomas Wigginton's wife says, "We have been here a year last Christmas, and have lost two children since we came. We had all good health before; none of us ever had a day's illness. I am not well and my husband has had fever, and his lungs are now affected."
Mr. Fielding , next door, and a child about three years old, are nearly dead of low fever. Another child has hydrocephalus.
Mr. Ambrose Ransom , butcher. - Examined slaughter-house; drain stopped, and the premises not very clean. No entrance here but through the shop. Do not kill horned cattle.



Eliza DICKERSON was present on the evening of the 1871 British Census on Sunday 2nd April in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 18 Eliza was 36 years old. Head of the household and living at St James' Place, Kings Lynn. She was a needlewoman.
Also present were her children:-
James aged 13, a scholar, born in Lynn, and
Mary Ann aged 11, a scholar, born in Lynn



She worked as a Needlewoman in 1871 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 18



She resided at 5 St James Street in 1871 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 18



Eliza DICKERSON was present on the evening of the 1881 British Census on Sunday 3rd April in Kings Lynn St Margarets, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 36 Eliza is recorded as being 46 years old, widow and head of the household. Occupation is Confectioner and address:-
5 St James Street,
Kings Lynn St Margaret,
Norfolk, England.

Also living in the household was:-
Her daughter Mary A. LEVERITT, unmarried, age 20, occ. Confectioners Assistant,
Her daughter in law Caroline LEVERITT, married age 21, occ. Confectioners Assistant.
A boarder Lizzie TENNANT, age 6, Scholar.



She worked as a Confectioner in 1881 in Kings Lynn St Margarets, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 36



She resided at 5 St James Street in 1881 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 36 At the time of the 1881Census, Eliza was living at 5 St James Street, Kings Lynn.



Eliza DICKERSON was present on the evening of the 1891 British Census on Sunday 5th April in Kings Lynn St Margarets, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 8 Eliza is recorded as a widow, head of the household, age 55 and occupation as a Confectioner. The address is:-
6 St James Street,
King's Lynn, Norfolk, England.

Also living in the household in 1891 was:-
Eliza's adopted daughter, Lilly TENNENT age 17, single, Dressmaker, born in Terrington
Eliza's grand-daughter, Clara LEVERITT, age 6, scholar, born in Terrington, Norfolk, and
Lilley DREW, Lodger, single, age 19, Milliner/Dressmaker.



She worked as a Confectioner in 1891 in Kings Lynn St Margarets, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 8

The sweet shop at 6 St James Street was known as "The Chocolate Box".

This could have originated at this time.



She resided at 6 St James Street in 1891 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. 8 At the time of the 1891 Census, Eliza was living at 6 St James Street, Kings Lynn.



Eliza DICKERSON was present on the evening of the 1901 British Census on Sunday 31st March in South Lynn, Norfolk, England. 9 Eliza LEVERITT was recorded as being 66 years old, born in Wisbech, Norfolk, a widow, and head of the household at:
All Saints Street, Kings Lynn [South Ward]
Also present was,
Ann DICKERSON, Eliza's sister, 71 years old, born in Runcton Holme
Lzzie TENNANT, a boarder [Eliza's adopted daughter] 26 years old, a Monthly Nurse, born in Terrington, Norfolk
Dorothy L Tennant, a boarder [Lizzie's daughter], 2 years old, born in Crouch End, Middlesex.

She resided at All Saints Street in 1901 in South Lynn, Norfolk, England. 9


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Eliza married James Plain LEVERITT, son of Robert LEVERITT and Susana PIERCY, on 6 Feb 1857 in South Lynn All Saints, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England.115 (James Plain LEVERITT was born on 19 Nov 1825 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England,18 died on 20 Nov 1862 in Kings Lynn South, Norfolk, England 5 and was buried on 21 Nov 1862 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England 116.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:



Marriage: Certificate, 6 Feb 1857. 115 From the marriage certificate it is recorded that the marriage was solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of S. Lynn, All Saints in the County of Norfolk.
James Plain LEVERITT was 26 years old, a bachelor, a Shoemaker and living at Thomas Street at the time of the marriage. His father was Robert LEVERITT, with the Rank or Profession of Mariner.
Eliza DICKERSON was 22 years old, a spinster, living at Thomas Street. Her father was Robert DICKERSON, a Glazier.
The marriage was witnessed by Robert DICKERSON and Mary Ann (?) REGESTER.



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