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  • Born: Cir 1824, Northowram, Yorkshire, England
  • Marriage: James BRIGGS circa Sep 1849 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England
  • Died: Cir Jun 1887, Leeds, Yorkshire, England aged about 63

bullet  General Notes:

Marriage Sep 1849 Halifax 22 172
Briggs James
Spencer Amelia (on findmypast.com)

Deaths Jun 1887
Briggs Amelia 62 Leeds 9b 309

1851 census
HO107/2301 F313 P11
Shaw Lane, Blackires, Ovenden, Yorkshire
James Briggs, Head, Mar, 23, Overlooker, Yorks Halifax
Amelia do, Wife, Mar, 26, , Yorks Halifax
Lewis do, Son, , 1, , Yorks Halifax
Elizabeth do, Daur, , 1mo, Yorks Halifax

1861 Census
New Road Side, Denholme
RG9/3337 F76 P18
James Briggs, Head, Mar, 33, Worsted Weaver Over Looker, Yorks Halifax
Amelia Briggs, Wife, Mar, 36, Worsted Power Loom Weaver, Yorks Halifax
Lewis Briggs, Son, , 11, Worsted Spinner, Yorks Halifax
Maria Briggs, Daur, , 8, Scholar, Yorks Halifax
John Briggs, Son, , 8, Scholar, Yorks Halifax

1871 census
RG10/4491 F18 P30
Ann Street, Denholme
James Briggs, Head, Mar, 43, Worsted Weaving Manager, Yorks Wadsworth
Amelia Briggs, Wife, Mar, 46, , Yorks Halifax Northowram
Lewis Briggs, Son, Un, 21, Watchmaker, Yorks Halifax Northowram
Maria Briggs, Daur, Un, 18, Worsted Winder, Yorks Ovenden
John Briggs, Son, Un, 18, Doffing Overlooker, Yorks Ovenden
Elizabeth Wilkinson, Boarder, Un, 23, Worsted Weaver, Yorks Ovenden

1881 census
RG11/4525 F105 P31
116 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire
Lewis BRIGGS, Head, Marr, 31, Watchmaker, Yorkshire Ovendon
Sarah BRIGGS, Wife, Marr, 30, , Scotland Greenock
James BRIGGS, Father of LB, Marr, 53, Watchmaker, Yorkshire Wadsworth Nr Hebden Bridge
Amelia BRIGGS, Wife, Marr, 57, , Yorkshire Halifax
John BRIGGS, Son, Unm, 28, Watchmaker, Yorkshire Ovendon
E. CLOUGH, Lodger, Unm, 20, Grocers Assistant, Yorkshire Haworth


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Occupation: Worsted Powerloom Weaver, 1861, Denholme, Thornton, Yorkshire, England.


Amelia married James BRIGGS, son of John BRIGG and Maria HARTLEY, circa Sep 1849 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. (James BRIGGS was born on 24 Dec 1827 in Wadsworth, Yorkshire, England and died circa Mar 1891 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England.)


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