Mary Lee [1848 - 1913]

[1848 - 1913] FMMFM

Born: 19 April 1848

Birth Certificate:

Registration DistrictKidderminster
in the Sub-District ofLower Mitton
in the County ofWorcestershire
When and where born19 April 1848 at Lower Mitton
Name of Father Edwin Lee
Name of Mother Mary Lee, formerly Large
Profession of FatherLabourer
InformantMary Lee X, Mother, Lower Mitton
When Registered8 May 1848

Father: Edwin Lee

Mother: Mary Large

Siblings: (For dates, etc, see the extended family)

  1. Kesiah Lee
  2. Jemima Lee
  3. Richard Lee
  4. Edwin Lee
  5. Josiah Lee
  6.   Mary Lee
  7. Jane Lee
  8. Mahala Lee
  9. Ellen Lee
  10. Edward Lee
  11. Mark Lee

5-generation pedigree

Baptismal Entry:

ChurchLower Mitton
Date25 September 1848
ParentsEdward and Mary Lee
Father's OccLabourer

The father's name given as Edwin on GRO, Edward in Parish Register.

Married: Thomas Whitehouse

Marriage Certificate:

Registration DistrictDudley
Solemnized atThe Parish Church
in the Parish ofNetherton
in the County ofWorcester
When Married1 November 1869
Name and SurnameMary Lees X
Father's NameEdward Lees
Father's ProfessionLabourer
WitnessesEli Hill, Elizabeth Hill X
groom's stepfather and mother


  1. William Henry Whitehouse
  2. Thomas Whitehouse
  3. Elizabeth Whitehouse
  4. Mark Whitehouse
  5. Emily Whitehouse
  6. Dinah Whitehouse
  7. Edward Whitehouse

plus 5 unknown children, dead by 1911

circa 1890 The Whitehouse family, circa 1890

Died: 16 August 1913 Gravestone in Lye Cemetery gravestone

Death Certificate:

Registration DistrictStourbridge
in the Sub-District ofStourbridge
in the Counties ofWorcester, etc
When and where died16 August 1913, Fletcher Street, Woollescote
Name and SurnameMary Whitehouse
Age65 years
OccupationWife of Thomas Whitehouse, galvanised holloware manufacturer
Cause of deathCarcinoma of Rectum
InformantX the mark of Thomas Whitehouse, widower of deceased, Present at the death, 16 Fletcher Street Woollescote
When Registered18 August 1913


1851Cleveland Street Dudley
1861Old Dock Dudley
187121 Angell St, Dudley
1877Attwood St, Wollescote
1881Brook St, Wollescote
189126 Bagley St, Stourbridge
1901Attwood St, Wollescote
1911 - 191316 Fletcher Street, Woolescote
-1913Surfeit Hill, Cradley

Said, by Harold Whitehouse, one of her grandsons, to have been Irish, or at least to have had a distinct Irish accent. It should, however, be noted Harold Whitehouse was only five years old when she died, and thus the claim is based on a very old memory.


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