Elizabeth Chivers (1833-1910)

Author: Sylvia Sellwood
Date published: 03/10/2015
© Sylvia Sellwood

Elizabeth Chivers (1833-1910)
Elizabeth was born 1833 in Chilton Foliat to James and Ann Mudge. She married George Chivers in Hungerford in 1854, George described as a coal merchant labourer on 1861 census but a corn merchant labourer on 1871 and 1881 censuses. Their eldest son, Alfred, was born in Hungerford. Other children were born in Newbury where they were living on 1861 census including George (1868-1935).

They were living in Packers Yard, 4 West Street (1861), moved to Shaw lane (1871), West Mills (1881) and York Road. Elizabeth died in 1910 in Newbury Workhouse Infirmary.

In 1886 neighbours the Lipcombe family lost both their parents. George and Elizabeth with others kept an eye on them so they could stay as a family. Their son William married Rebecca Lipscombe and in 1889 another son George married Elizabeth Lipscombe.

Children recorded on censuses were Alfred, William, Emily, Frank, George, Eliza, Mary Ann and Henry J

Elizabeth died in 1910 in Newbury Workhouse Infirmary.


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