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Emily POTTER

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Abt 1842 She was born
3 1845 Work started on 2.4 km Holyhead breakwater, designed by James Meadows Rendel and completed in 1873
3 Tue 4 Mar 1845 James K. Polk became 16th President of U.S.A.
4 Mon 6 Jul 1846 Lord John Russell became Prime Minister (Whig)
5 1847 General Election in Great Britain
5 1847 The oldest lifeboat station in Wales was built at Holyhead
6 Fri 31 Mar 1848 First Train to Holyhead from Llanfair P.G.
7 Sun 4 Mar 1849 Zachary Taylor became 17th President of U.S.A.
8 Tue 5 Mar 1850 Stephenson's Britannia Bridge for trains was opened after 4 years building
8 Tue 9 Jul 1850 Millard Fillimore became 18th President of U.S.A.
9 Sun 30 Mar 1851 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record HO 107) 1st to list relationships
9 Thu 1 May 1851 The Great Exhibition housed in the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park London was opened by Queen Victoria
10 Sat 28 Feb 1852 Earl of Derby became Prime Minister (Tory)
10 Jul 1852 General Election in Great Britain
10 Tue 14 Sep 1852 Duke of Wellington died at Walmer Castle, Kent
10 Tue 28 Dec 1852 Earl of Aberdeen became Prime Minister (Peelite)
11 Fri 4 Mar 1853 Franklin Pierce became 19th President of U.S.A.
13 1855 W.O. Stanley built Holyhead's Market Hall
13 Mon 1 Jan 1855 Civil Registration of Births/Marriages/Deaths began in Scotland
13 Sat 10 Feb 1855 Viscount Palmerston became Prime Minister (Liberal)
15 1857 General Election in Great Britain
15 Wed 4 Mar 1857 James Buchanan became 20th President of U.S.A.
16 Mon 11 Jan 1858 Civil jurisdiction of Probate came into effec
16 Thu 25 Feb 1858 Earl of Derby became Prime Minister (Conservative)
17 1859 General Election in Great Britain
17 1859 The sailing vessel 'Royal Charter' was sunk off Moelfre, Anglesey with loss of over 450 lives
17 Sat 18 Jun 1859 Viscount Palmerston's second Ministry (Liberal)
19 Mon 4 Mar 1861 Abraham Lincoln became 21st President of U.S.A.
19 Sun 7 Apr 1861 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record RG 9)
20 Fri 20 Jun 1862 Silver Jubilee of Victoria
21 Tue 10 Mar 1863 Prince of Wales (Edward VII) married Princess Alexandra of Denmark at Windsor
23 Abt 1865 Her daughter, Louisa SMITH was born in St Mary's, Leicester, Leicestershire, England
23 1865 General Election in Great Britain
23 Sat 4 Mar 1865 Abraham Lincoln began second term as President of U.S.A.
23 Fri 14 Apr 1865 Abraham Lincoln shot through the head by John Wilkes Booth and died the following day
23 Sat 15 Apr 1865 Andrew Johnson became 23rd President of U.S.A.
23 Mon 6 Nov 1865 Earl Russell became Prime Minister (Liberal)
24 Abt 1866 Her son, William SMITH was born in St Mary's, Leicester, Leicestershire, England
24 Fri 6 Jul 1866 Earl of Derby became Prime Minister (Conservative)
25 Abt 1867 Her son, Joseph SMITH was born in St Mary's, Leicester, Leicestershire, England
25 1867 Second Reform Act
She partnered (no Hardwicke's Act certificate?) Samuel SMITH (aged 28)
26 1868 General Election in Great Britain under the new franchise: Male borough householders resident for 1 year; Borough heads of families in unfurnished rooms 10 a year; County owners and leaseholders rated at 5 a year; County tenants of property
26 Thu 27 Feb 1868 Benjamin Disraeli became Prime Minister (Conservative)
26 Wed 9 Dec 1868 William Gladstone became Prime Minister (Liberal)
27 Thu 4 Mar 1869 Ulysses S. Grant became 24th President of U.S.A.
27 Mon 12 Apr 1869 Her daughter, Sarah Ann SMITH was born in St Mary's, Leicester, Leicestershire, England
29 1871 Stanley sailor's hospital, Holyhead founded by public subscription
29 Sun 2 Apr 1871 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record RG 10)
31 Wed 1 Jan 1873 Japan adopted the Gregorian Calendar (previously Japanese Calendar)
31 Tue 4 Mar 1873 Ulysses S. Grant began second term as President of U.S.A.
32 1874 General Election in Great Britain
32 Sat 21 Feb 1874 Benjamin Disraeli's second Ministry (Conservative)
33 1875 Civil registration of births became compulsory in England and Wales
34 Thu 5 Oct 1876 Her daughter, Ann SMITH was born in 73 Oxford St. Leicester, Leicestershire, Englan
35 Sun 4 Mar 1877 Rutherford B. Hayes became 26th President of U.S.A.
38 Thu 1 Jan 1880 School attendance became compulsory up to the age of 10
38 Wed 28 Apr 1880 William Gladstone's second Ministry (Liberal)
38 Mon 20 Dec 1880 First Boer War began
39 Fri 4 Mar 1881 James A. Garfield became 27th President of U.S.A.
39 Wed 23 Mar 1881 First Boer War ended
1881 CENSUS PREDICTION: Emily POTTER, Unmarried, 39
39 Sun 3 Apr 1881 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record RG 11)
39 Tue 19 Apr 1881 Benjamin Disraeli (Lord Beaconsfield) died at Hughenden Buckinghamshire
39 Mon 19 Sep 1881 Chester A. Arthur became 28th President of U.S.A.
42 Dec 1884 Third Reform Act (Gladstone's Franchise Bill) passed after opposition from House of Lords
43 Wed 4 Mar 1885 Grover Cleveland became 29th President of U.S.A.
43 Wed 24 Jun 1885 Marquess of Salisbury became Prime Minister (Conservative)
43 Nov 1885 General Election in Great Britain under the new franchise (no overall majority): County male householders resident for 1 year; County heads of families in unfurnished rooms paying 10 a year
44 Sat 6 Feb 1886 William Gladstone's third Ministry (Liberal)
44 Jul 1886 General Election in Great Britain
44 Tue 3 Aug 1886 Marquess of Salisbury's second Ministry (Conservative)
45 Mon 20 Jun 1887 Golden Jubilee of Victoria
47 Mon 4 Mar 1889 Benjamin Harrison became 30th President of U.S.A.
47 Mon 5 Aug 1889 Her daughter, Sarah Ann SMITH married James Ernest BEEBY
47 Tue 31 Dec 1889 Her granddaughter, Emily Ellen BEEBY was born
49 Sun 5 Apr 1891 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record RG 12)
49 Tue 14 Jul 1891 Her grandson, James Ernest BEEBY was born
50 Wed 23 Mar 1892 Her granddaughter, Emily Ellen BEEBY died (aged 2)
50 Aug 1892 General Election in Great Britain
50 Thu 18 Aug 1892 William Gladstone's fourth Ministry (Liberal)
50 Sun 13 Nov 1892 Her grandson, Lewis BEEBY was born
51 Sat 4 Mar 1893 Grover Cleveland began second term as President of U.S.A.
52 Sat 3 Mar 1894 Succession of Earl of Rosebery as Prime Minister (Liberal)
52 Sat 12 May 1894 Her grandson, Alfred BEEBY was born
53 Sat 4 May 1895 Her grandson, Alfred BEEBY died (aged 11 mth)
53 Tue 2 Jul 1895 Marquess of Salisbury's third Ministry (Conservative)
53 Thu 22 Aug 1895 Her granddaughter, Ida BEEBY was born
55 Thu 11 Feb 1897 Her grandson, Archie Edgar BEEBY was born
55 Tue 23 Feb 1897 Her granddaughter, Ida BEEBY died (aged 1)
55 Thu 4 Mar 1897 William McKinley became 32nd President of U.S.A.
55 Sun 20 Jun 1897 Diamond Jubilee of Victoria
56 Tue 27 Sep 1898 Her grandson, Harry Samuel BEEBY was born
57 Wed 11 Oct 1899 Second Boer War began
57 Sat 23 Dec 1899 Her granddaughter, Edith BEEBY was born
58 Sat 14 Apr 1900 Her daughter, Ann SMITH married John SMITH in St. Mary's PC. Leicester, Leicestershire, England
59 Tue 22 Jan 1901 Accession of Edward VII on death of Victoria
59 Mon 4 Mar 1901 William McKinley began second term as President of U.S.A.
59 Sun 31 Mar 1901 Census in United Kingdom (Public Record on 1 Jan 2002)
59 Wed 10 Jul 1901 Her granddaughter, Gertrude SMITH was born in Leicester, Leicestershire, England
59 Sat 14 Sep 1901 Theodore Roosevelt became 34th President of U.S.A.
59 Mon 7 Oct 1901 Her granddaughter, Matilder Winifred BEEBY was born
59 Thu 5 Dec 1901 Her granddaughter, Matilder Winifred BEEBY died (aged 1 mth)
59 Fri 13 Dec 1901 Her granddaughter, Edith BEEBY died (aged 1)
60 Sat 31 May 1902 Second Boer War ended
60 Sat 12 Jul 1902 Arthur Balfour became Prime Minister (Conservative)
61 Tue 10 Feb 1903 Her granddaughter, Thelma Irene BEEBY was born
61 Thu 17 Dec 1903 Orville Wright made the first successful controlled flight in a powered aircraft near Kitty Hawk North Carolina
63 Sat 4 Mar 1905 Theodore Roosevelt began second term as President of U.S.A.
63 Tue 5 Dec 1905 Sir H Campbell-Bannerman became Prime Minister (Liberal)
63 Thu 14 Dec 1905 Her granddaughter, Sheila BEEBY was born
64 Wed 7 Feb 1906 General Election in Great Britain
66 Wed 8 Apr 1908 H H Asquith became Prime Minister (Liberal)
67 1909 Her grandson, Arthur SMITH was born in Leicester, Leicestershire, England
67 1909 Her grandson, Arthur SMITH died (aged ?) in Leicester, Leicestershire, England
67 1909 Her grandson, Arthur SMITH was buried in Gilrose Cemetery, Leicester, Leicestershire, England
67 Thu 4 Mar 1909 William H. Taft became 36th President of U.S.A
67 Thu 4 Nov 1909 Her grandson, Herbert Alfred BEEBY was born
68 Wed 9 Feb 1910 Asquith's second Ministry (Liberal)
68 Wed 9 Feb 1910 General Election in Great Britain
68 Fri 6 May 1910 Accession of George V on death of Edward VII
68 Mon 19 Dec 1910 Asquith's third Ministry (Liberal)
68 Mon 19 Dec 1910 General Election in Great Britain
69 Sat 25 Feb 1911 Her grandson, George Thomas BEEBY was born
69 Sun 2 Apr 1911 Census in United Kingdom (First with questions about marriage and children. Released with redaction in Jan 2009)
70 Mon 12 Feb 1912 China adopted the Gregorian Calendar (previously Chinese Calendar)
70 Mon 15 Apr 1912 The 'Titanic' (White Star liner) sank on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York after hitting an iceberg off Newfoundland with the loss of over 1500 lives
71 Tue 4 Mar 1913 Woodrow Wilson became 37th President of U.S.A.
72 Apr 1914 Her grandson, Lewis Hipwell SMITH was born
72 Tue 4 Aug 1914 Britain declared war on Germany at start of World War I
73 Wed 26 May 1915 H H Asquith formed a Coalition government
Her grandson, James Ernest BEEBY partnered Florence Lilian HILL
74 Thu 7 Dec 1916 David Lloyd-George became Prime Minister (Coalition)
75 1917 Russia and Turkey officially adopted the Gregorian Calendar. In Russia it was not fully recognised until May 1923
75 Sun 4 Mar 1917 Woodrow Wilson began second term as President of U.S.A.
75 Tue 6 Nov 1917 Her grandson, Samuel Eric SMITH was born in Leicester, Leicestershire, England
76 1818 Franchise extended to all males over 21 and women over 30 who were householders or wives of householders
76 Mon 4 Nov 1918 Her granddaughter, Thelma Irene BEEBY died (aged 15)
76 Mon 11 Nov 1918 Armistice signed to end World War I
77 Wed 5 Mar 1919 Became 18 Mar 1919 in Yugoslavia when the Gregorian Calendar was adopted
78 Fri 5 Mar 1920 Became 18 Mar 1920 in parts of Romania as the Gregorian Calendar was gradually adopted
78 Sat 4 Sep 1920 Became 17 Sep 1920 in parts of Bulgaria as the Gregorian Calendar was gradually adopted
79 Fri 4 Mar 1921 Warren G. Harding became 39th President of U.S.A.
79 Sun 19 Jun 1921 Census in United Kingdom (statistics published)
80 Mon 23 Oct 1922 A Bonar-Law became Prime Minister (Conservative)
80 Wed 15 Nov 1922 General Election in United Kingdom
80 Sat 23 Dec 1922 Her grandson, Lewis BEEBY married Fernande MINNE
81 Mon 5 Mar 1923 Became 18 Mar 1923 in parts of Greece as the Gregorian Calendar was gradually adopted
81 Tue 22 May 1923 Stanley Baldwin became Prime Minister (Conservative)
81 Fri 3 Aug 1923 Cavin Coolidge became 40th President of U.S.A.
Her grandson, Harry Samuel BEEBY partnered Elizabeth HOOPER
81 Thu 6 Dec 1923 General Election in United Kingdom
81 Tue 25 Dec 1923 Her granddaughter, Joyce SMITH was born
81 Tue 25 Dec 1923 Her granddaughter, Sybil SMITH was born
82 Sat 5 Jan 1924 Her grandson, Archie Edgar BEEBY married Dorothy May STEVENS
82 Tue 22 Jan 1924 Ramsey MacDonald became Prime Minister (Labour)
82 Wed 29 Oct 1924 General Election in United Kingdom
82 Tue 4 Nov 1924 Stanley Baldwin's second Ministry (Conservative)
83 Wed 4 Mar 1925 Cavin Coolidge began second term as President of U.S.A.
85 Sat 1 Jan 1927 Registration of adopted children began
85 Tue 12 Apr 1927 Her daughter, Sarah Ann SMITH died (aged 58)
86 Mon 7 May 1928 Franchise extended to everyone over 21
86 Mon 28 May 1928 Her granddaughter, Gertrude SMITH married Cecil WARDLE in St.Mary's, Leicester, Leicestershire, England
87 Mon 4 Mar 1929 Herbert Hoover became 42nd President of U.S.A.
87 Thu 30 May 1929 General Election in United Kingdom
87 Fri 7 Jun 1929 Ramsey MacDonald's second Ministry (Labour)
87 Sat 12 Oct 1929 Her granddaughter, Emily Eliza SMITH married Louis Henry NEEDHAM in Hinckley Rd., Congs., Leicester, Leicestershire, England
89 1931 Her grandson, Herbert Alfred BEEBY married Sarah Nellie ATTENBOROUGH
89 Sun 26 Apr 1931 Census in United Kingdom (Records burnt by enemy action)
89 Tue 25 Aug 1931 Ramsey MacDonald formed a Coalition government
89 Tue 27 Oct 1931 General Election in United Kingdom
91 Sat 4 Mar 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt became 43rd President of U.S.A.
93 Mon 6 May 1935 Silver Jubilee of George V
93 Sat 1 Jun 1935 Driving tests and 'L' plates were introduced in Britain
93 Fri 7 Jun 1935 Stanley Baldwin formed a Coalition government
93 Thu 14 Nov 1935 General Election in United Kingdom
94 Mon 20 Jan 1936 Accession of Edward VIII on death of George V
Her grandson, George Thomas BEEBY partnered Nora BURBAGE
94 Fri 11 Dec 1936 Edward VIII abdicated and his brother (Duke of York) became George VI
95 Thu 4 Mar 1937 Franklin D. Roosevelt began second term as President of U.S.A.
95 Fri 28 May 1937 Neville Chamberlain became Prime Minister (Coalition)
97 Sun 3 Sep 1939 Britain declared war on Germany at start of World War II
97 Thu 7 Sep 1939 Her grandson, Herbert Alfred BEEBY died (aged 29)
97 Fri 29 Sep 1939 Enumeration in United Kingdom (for issue of Identity Cards)
98 Abt 1940 Her grandson, Lewis Hipwell SMITH married Jessi STANLEY
98 Sat 11 May 1940 Winston Churchill became Prime Minister (Coalition)
99 Tue 4 Mar 1941 Franklin D. Roosevelt began third term as President of U.S.A.
100 1942 She was probably dead by now

DERIVED INFORMATION
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MARRIED TWICE
1842 She was born to unknown parents
30 Mar 1851 Predicted census return: Emily POTTER, Unmarried, 9
7 Apr 1861 Predicted census return: Emily POTTER, Unmarried, 19
1863 She came of age at 21
1865 When she was 23 her first child (of 7), Louisa SMITH was born
2 Apr 1871 Predicted census return: Emily POTTER, Unmarried, 29
3 Apr 1881 Predicted census return: Emily POTTER, Unmarried, 39
31 Dec 1889 When she was 47 her first grandchild (of 21), Emily Ellen BEEBY was born
5 Apr 1891 Predicted census return: Emily POTTER, Unmarried, 49
31 Mar 1901 Predicted census return: Emily POTTER, Unmarried, 59
2 Apr 1911 Predicted census return: Emily POTTER, Unmarried, 69
19 Jun 1921 Predicted census return: Emily POTTER, Unmarried, 79
26 Apr 1931 Predicted census return: Emily POTTER, Unmarried, 89
20 Sep 1939 Predicted enumeration return: Emily POTTER, Unmarried, 97

SELECTED KIN ALIVE AT 1952
Louisa SMITH daughter 87 St Mary's, Leicester, Leicestershire, England
William SMITH son 86 St Mary's, Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Joseph SMITH son 85 St Mary's, Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Ann SMITH daughter 75 73 Oxford St. Leicester, Leicestershire, England
James Ernest BEEBY grandson 60
Lewis BEEBY grandson 59
Archie Edgar BEEBY grandson 54
Harry Samuel BEEBY grandson 53
George Thomas BEEBY grandson 40
Gertrude SMITH granddaughter 50 Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Emily Eliza SMITH granddaughter 45 Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Lewis Hipwell SMITH grandson 37
Samuel Eric SMITH grandson 34 Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Sybil SMITH granddaughter 27
Joyce SMITH granddaughter 27

THE FOLLOWING ARE INCLUDED IF THEY WERE BORN BEFORE END OF BIOGRAPH:
7 Children
21 Grandchildren