Peter Gaffney
(Cir 1811-Cir 1877)
Peter Gaffney
(Cir 1845-)
Elizabeth (Bowshall?)
(Abt 1850-1936)
Elizabeth Ann Gaffney


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Elizabeth Ann Gaffney

  • Born: 29 Jul 1874, 2? Peel Street, Stalybridge, Cheshire 55,174
  • Marriage: Robert William Jones in 1893 in Hob Hill Church, Stalybridge, Cheshire 173
  • Died: 13 Aug 1946 aged 72

bullet   Another name for Elizabeth was Lizzie Gaffney.


bullet  General Notes:

Had 3 daughters and a son. Knitted a lot. Collected pots, cups & saucers etc. Joyce nicknamed her "Nasty Lizzie!"

She went blind before she died.

Her brother (according to Joyce Grieves) was killed in the Navy in WW1. No trace found on CWGC website.


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Medical: Went blind, by the time she died. 55

Census: 1881, 3 Apr 1881, "Union Workhouse", Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire. 175 Also at the workhouse were a John Gaffney aged 81 Widower (blind) and an Andrew Gaffney (aged 51 Married, born in Dublin Co, Ireland).

Census, 5 Apr 1891, 5, Thomas Street, Dukinfield, Cheshire. 176

Census: 1901, 31 Mar 1901, 57 Castle Street, Dukinfield, Cheshire. 53

Occupation: Housekeeper, 31 Mar 1901, Dukinfield, Cheshire. 53


Elizabeth married Robert William Jones, son of William Jones and Sarah Penrith, in 1893 in Hob Hill Church, Stalybridge, Cheshire.173 (Robert William Jones was born on 5 May 1876 in Stalybridge, Cheshire 18,55, christened on 7 Oct 1876 in St. John's Chapel, Dukinfield, Cheshire 116 and died on 21 Feb 1946 in 26 Enville Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Census, 1901, 57 Castle Street, Stalybridge, Cheshire. 18

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