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10. Lydia Banes BURGESS (Nehemiah , William ) was born about 1845 in Walthamstow, Essex. She died on 16 Jan 1884 in 12 Sylvester Rd Walthamstow. The cause of death was Morbus Cordis. She was buried on 19 Jan 1884 in Queen's Road Cemetery, Walthamstow.

Occupation in 1881 was florists wife

Death Certificate
1881 Census
Cemetery plot 1389 C

Lydia married Alfred CHITTY son of John CHITTY and Anne MOWL on 17 Nov 1876 in Parish church, Walthamstow, Essex. Alfred was born on 7 Jul 1850 in Shoreditch, Middlesex. He was christened on 4 Aug 1850 in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire. Alfred was counted in a census in 1861 in Markhouse Lane, Walthomstow, Essex. He was counted in a census in 1871 in Markhouse Lane, Walthomstow, Essex.

Occupation Florist
In 1881 census place of birth shows Shoreditch Middlesex
Address in 1878 on birth of daughter is 6 Prospect Terrace, Sylvester Road, Walthamstow
Address in 1881 was 7 Sylvester Road, Walthamstow, Essex

From the IGI and 1881 Census I gather that Alfreds sister Fanny married his wifes brother Henry Chitty.
Brother and sister marry brother and sister.

1881 Census SAGHS
LDS Family Search

Alfred and Lydia had the following children:

  16 F i Ethel CHITTY was born about 1878 in Walthamstow, Essex.

Ethel was with her grandparents (John & Ann Chitty) in the 1881 Census. Not sure about age as I dont believe that she was a twin.
1901 census Res Dorset Parkstone Occ: Housemaid
It is possible that Ethel moved to New Zealand to live. Memories of her sister Lydia's daughter are that Ethel went to NZ and Lydia corresponded with her. Also she may have sent Ethel money on a number of occasions.

Source 1881 Census
LDS Family Search
+ 17 F ii Lydia Lillian CHITTY
  18 M iii Walter CHITTY was born about 1881 in Shoreditch, Middlesex.

May have died as fathers second marriage has another son named Walter
  19 M iv Unknown CHITTY.

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