Elizabeth Bartlett

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Born: 13 Aug 1844 Died: 1933 Married: William Butcher Mother: Emma King Taylor Father: Matthew Bartlett Descendant: Emily Butcher
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Elizabeth Mary King Bartlett


Elizabeth Mary King Bartlett was born on the 13th August 1844, and was baptized on the 11th September 1844 at St. Mark's Kennington, Surrey.

Her father was Matthew Thomas Bartlett, and her mother was Emma King Taylor.

Her birth was registered in Jul-Aug-Sep, 1844, in Lambeth, Vol. IV, Page 234.

On the night of 30 March 1851 Elizabeth Bartlett was living with her family (parents and five siblings) at 2 Clifton Place, Lambeth, Kennington, Surrey. Also with the family was a servant and a nurse maid.

On the night of 7 April 1861 Elizabeth Bartlett was 16 and living with her family at Linkfield Street, Reigate Foreign. Where "foreign" referred to the rural parts of Reigate, with Linkfield Street now being part of Redhill.

On the night of 2 April 1871 Elizabeth Bartlett was living with her parents at Alpine Villa, Reigate, Surrey.


Elizabeth Mary King Barlett married William Butcher on the 23rd September, 1874 at Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada.

Her father was given as Math Thoe Bartlett, and her mother as Emma Bartlett.

His Name Wm. Butcher
Age 29 years
Residence when married Toronto
Place of birth Kent, England
Bachelor or Widower B
Rank or Profession Merchant
Names of parents Jas & Eliza Butcher
Her Name Eliz'th Mary King Bartlett
Age 30 years
Residence when married Toronto
Place of birth Surrey, England
Spinster or Widow S
Names of Parents Mat' Tho's & Emma Bartlett
Names of Witnesses Thomas M Buley & Caroline Buley
Date and Place of Marriage 23rd September 1876, Toronto
Religion of Groom Baptist
Religion of Bride Congregationalist
By License or Banns L

Children and Grandchildren

They had 5 (at least) children:

  • Emma Eliza Butcher (1875-1876)
  • Charlotte Elizabeth Prebble Butcher (1877-1971)
  • Emily Mary Butcher (1878-1968)
  • Priscilla Jane Butcher (1881-1952)
  • William Henry Butcher (1886-1887)

And at least three grandchildren

  • Reginald W. Davis (1900-1936)
  • Alice Muriel Davis (1902-1996)
  • Robert Edwin Davis (1906-1983)

Charlotte was born in Canada:

When Born 9th March 1877
Name Charlotte Elizabeth Trebble Butcher
Sex Female
Name of Father William Butcher
Name of Mother Elizabeth Mary King Bartlett
Profession of Father Merchant
Signature of Informant William Butcher
Residence No. 14 Queen St. West Toronto.
When Registered 20th April 1877

By the night of 2 April 1911 William Butcher has died and Elizabeth is a widow living alone with her daughter Priscilla.

They have moved down the road to 105 Watlington Street. The house has five rooms (not including scullery or bathrooms).

She was listed as having been married for 37 years, and had 5 children, or which 3 were still alive.


The death of Elizabeth M. K. Bartlett was registered in Dec 1933 at Reading, Berkshire (Vol. 2C, Page 480). She was 89 years old.

She was buried on the 27th December 1933 at the London Road Cemetery in Reading. Her residence was 18 Fatherson Road.