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Lily Jane Whiting 1877-?

Parents:         Horace Odessa Whiting and Harriet Backler (1,2)

Born:              6th December 1877 in Haverhill (1,2)

Baptised:       11th July 1880 at St Mary's Parish Church, Haverhill (1)

Married:          ?

Children:        ?

Died:               ?

 

Bio:                 On the 1881 census Lily is living in Eden Row with her mother and two sisters Kate and Ethel. Her father had died the previous year in an accident at Gurteens.
Her mother remarried, to Charles Brown, and Lily and her sisters were integrated into the growing Brown family.
At the time of the 1891 census Lily and her older sister Kate are living with the Browns at 4 Waveney Terrace, Haverhill.
What happens to Lily after this point is a matter for conjecture. The only trace I've been able to find of someone who could fit the bill after this point is the marriage of a Lily J Whiting to a George A Basham in 1921 in Brighton.(3) 
The fact that these are too surnames that were common in Haverhill is offset by the location, and the date which would mean that Lily was 44 at the time.
Hopefully further searches of the 1901 and 1911 will uncover her whereabouts.
 
Sources:       

(1) Suffolk Records Office, Bury St Edmunds, Parish Registers of St Mary's Church, Haverhill. Fiche 578/4/p14 of 37
(2) Birth Register. 4th Quarter 1877, Risbridge District, Volume 4a Page 475
(3) Marriage Register. 1st Quarter 1921, Brighton District, Volume 2b Page 399