Thomas Family Tree

Elizabeth Mary (Lizzie) Downey (1882 - 1963)

 
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Elizabeth Mary (Lizzie) Downey was the daughter of Robert Downey and Mary Ann Sullivan.

Lizzie was born on Friday 5 May 1882 in 1, Ivy Bank, Birkenhead, Cheshire.

She was christened on Sunday 18 June 1882 at St Laurence Roman Catholic Church, Birkenhead.

Lizzie married Walter Thomas on Sunday 31 March 1901 in St John's Church, Rhosymedre, Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales.
The witnesses at the marriage were Harry Walker and Margaret Ann Hughes.
Lizzie was 21 years old and Walter was 22 years old when they married.

She had the following children from her marriage to Walter Thomas:

- Sidney George Thomas

born in 1903 at Liverpool, Lancashire.

The places where she lived have been identified as:

From To Place Source of Information
1882    1, Ivy Bank, Birkenhead, Cheshire.  Note 1. 
1901    20 Park Road, Rhosymedre, Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales.  Note 2. 
1901    4, Derby Street, Garston, Lancashire.  Note 3. 
19xx    Lawn Cottage, Alma Road (off Mersey Road), Aigburth, near Garston, Liverpool, Lancashire.  Note 4. 

Lizzie died when she was 81 years old, in 1963.  

She died whilst on a coach trip to Rhyl in October.

She was about 5 feet tall.

Notes - Sources of information:
1. See 1901 Census. Elizabeth's birthplace.
2. Marriage Certificate.
3. See 1901 Census.
4. Information provided by Edna Neville (nee Harris) - (Elizabeth's great-niece).

Census Data:

Year Address
1901 4, Derby Street, Garston, Lancashire.
1911 Lawn Cottages, Alma Road, Aigburth, Liverpool, Lancashire.