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Ellen Hardwick was born in 1838 in Kirkburton, Huddersfield. Ellen had two illegitimate children, in 1862 a son George Hardwick and in 1859 a daughter, also called Emma. Their births were both registered with the General Register Office but no Mother's Maiden name was stated. In 1871 she was living at the Beehive, Mabgate, Leeds, she stated she was a widow, a Cloth Weaver, with her two children.
In 1879 she married Edward Sykes (Marriage Certificate below), - she was a spinster aged 41 and he was a widower aged 50.
In 1881 she was living at the Handle Setters Arms at 8 School Street, Leeds. Her husband was a publican, her two children were with her. By 1891 her husband Edward had died and she and her children were living at 2 Clay Street, Leeds, occupation Publican.
She died later that year, age 53 and was buried in grave number 12193.
Her son George was described as a 'Gentleman' of 214 Harehills Lane, Leeds, when he died at the age of 48 years on 7 March 1910. Emma, her daughter, never married and died in 1917 at the age of 58 years living at 5 Karnac Road, Harehills, Leeds. They are both buried in the same grave as Ellen.
Husband Edward Sykes is mentioned on the grave but actually in buried in grave number 12211 which is a common grave with no headstone.