Ellen Annie Fernee1

#20179, (1873 - 1932)
FatherSylvanus Ainsworth Fernee1 (1848 - 1904)
MotherMary Patience Hodges1 (c 1849 - )
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Samuel Fernee
ChartsSamuel Fernee & Mary Harris - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart

Children of Ellen Annie Fernee and Edward Eyre

  • Sylvanus Eyre8 (1897 - 1969)
  • William Ainsworth Eyre7 (1898 - 1962)
  • Edward Fernee Eyre8 (1903 - 1992)
BirthEllen Annie Fernee was born in 1873 in Birmingham, Warwickshire.2
BaptismShe was baptized on 28 Dec 1873 in All Saints, Birmingham, Warwickshire.1 
(with Mother) 1881 CensusShe appeared on the 1881 Census of Birmingham, Warwickshire in the household of her mother Mary Patience Fernee. Her father was away when the census was taken. Ellen A was 7, a scholar, and born in Birmingham.3 
(with Mother) 1891 CensusEllen appeared on the 1891 Census of Sheffield, Yorkshire with her mother and four sisters. She was 17 years old and born in Birmingham.4 
MarriageEllen Annie Fernee married Edward Eyre on 19 Aug 1896 in St Bartholomew, Sheffield, Yorkshire.
Ellen Annie's occupation before marriage was a Hand Twister in a hand lace factory.5,6 
1901 CensusEdward and Ellen A Eyre appeared on the 1901 Census of Sheffield, Yorkshire, at 17 Sidney Street. Edward was 29, worked as an Engine Tenter in Timber Yard, and was born in Sheffield. Ellen A was 27 and born in Birmingham Staffordshire. They had one son, William A (2), as well as Edward's father William and a boarder. Their son Sylvanus was with his Fernee grandparents in Derbyshire at census time.7 
1911 CensusEdward and Ellen Annie Eyre appeared on the 1911 Census of Sheffield, Yorkshire, at 17 Sydney Street. Edward was 39, an Engine Tenter, and was born in Sheffield. Ellen Annie was 37, born in Birmingham, and was the mother of 3 children, all still living. They had been married 14 years and their dwelling had 5 rooms. Their three sons were Sylvanus (14, markmaking apprentice), William Ainsworth (12, school), and Edward Fernee (7, school.)8 
DeathEllen died on 23 Nov 1932.5
Last Edited13 Aug 2011


  1. Website International Genealogical Index, parish register extraction (www.familysearch.org).
  2. FreeBMD. Ellen Annie Fernee, Sep Q 1873, Birmingham RD.
  3. 1881 Census for England & Wales, RG11/2965 folio 26 page 48.
  4. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/3794 folio 43.
  5. E-mails from Mary Duggan, California, to J Kolthammer.
  6. FreeBMD. Edward Eyre & Ellen Annie Fernee, Sep Q 1896, Ecclesall Bierlow RD.
  7. 1901 Census for England & Wales, RG13/4368 folio 97.
  8. 1911 Census for England & Wales, RD 510 SD 1 ED 13 Schedule 304.