Ellen Highfield 1788-1843

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1785. John Highfield, 21, sailmaker, married Catherine Kinsley in St Annes, Liverpool on 30/8/1785


1788. Nelly Highfield born 22/3/1788 to John Highfield, sailmaker, of Northwich, Cheshire , & Catherine Kinsley . Baptised St Nicholas, Liverpool on 19/9/1788 -FMP image below & FS


1788. A brother, George Highfield, was buried, age 2, in 1788 in Witton cum Twambrooks, Cheshire- FS

1800. A sister, Catharine Hinsley Highfield, was buried, age 4, in 1800 in Witton cum Twambrooks, Cheshire- FS

1810. Ellen Highfield, 22, married Robert McNeill , merchant, he of the parish of St George, Liverpool, on 20/8/1810 in Davenham, Cheshire- Ancestry Cheshire Select Bishops transcripts

"Robert McNeill ,of the parish of St George Liverpool, Merchant, and Ellen Highfield, 22, of this parish, were married in this church by licence in the Presence of James Dempsey E Jackson E Highfield and J Jackson"

1820. Isabella McNeill was born to Robert, merchant, & Ellen, of Liverpool, on 12/8/1820, but not baptised until 24/3/1828 with 2 siblings in Witton cum Twambrooks, Cheshire - FMP . This is a rare example of a baptism giving details of the grandparents as well .Robert's parents Malcolm & Catherine McNeill of Larne . Ellen's parents John & Catherine Highfield of Leftwich


Other children to Robert & Ellen were: Catherine 1810. Eliza 1811, Ellen 1813, Margaret 1816 baptised with Robert all on 25/12/1816 at Gt. Budworth Cheshire; then Matilda 1818 baptised 1819 & John 1819, Catherine 1820, Jane 1822 & Malcolm 1828 all baptised 1828 in Witton cum Twambrooks, Cheshire

1838 . Robert McNeill, merchant, of Sodylt Hall, near Overton, Shropshire, formally of Liverpool, dies at Bold Street, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool on 11/12/1838 Liverpool Dec 1838 , leaves a long Will, proved in 1842.

Died aged 54 , gentleman, died of Apoplexy. Informant John McNeill, son, present at the death,of Russell St.

1839. 6/3/1839 the contents of Soldyt Hall to be auctined- on the instructions of the executors of the late Robert McNeil - FMP Newspapers

Seemingly no obituary on FMP Newspapers . No burial on FMP

1841C. Ellen McNeill, 50, was living Limekiln Lane, Bebington, Cheshire with son Robert, 20 , & a servant

Ellen McNeill Female 50 1791 Ind Cheshire, England
Robert McNeill Male 20 1821 Ind -
Elizabeth Jones Female 25 1816 FS -

1843. Ellen McNeill, 54, widow of Robert McNeill, broker, died on 2/3/1843 Lime Kiln Lane, Tranmere. Birkenhead - Family-1 Ancestry tree .'Found dead in bed' . No burial on FMP/FS/Ancestry


Ellen McNeile died Wirral Mar 1843 - and Wirral includes Birkenhad & Bebington

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