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jax Report 17 Feb 2013 21:55

Yes she only used those names for the 1980 ER not on any of the I think you will find she was born Lily Mary Florence Chapman and her mother was Alice Chapman (un married)...whether Alice at somepoint married someone called Ellis?? not found one so far, but that does'nt mean she did'nt

Do you know whether she celebrated her birthday on 31st May?


Gwen Report 17 Feb 2013 21:30

Me thinks my Lily may have been using different second names. The Moree record definitely looks like her and Jax the shipping record looks promising. Thanks everyone for your help and good luck with YOUR search. Ta, Gwen


jax Report 16 Feb 2013 04:41

London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906
about Lily Mary Florence Chapman
Name: Lily Mary Florence Chapman
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 20 Jun 1902
Mother's Name: Alice Chapman
Parish or Poor Law Union: Ponders End
Borough: Enfield
Register Type: Parish Registers

No father listed same address as 1911 census dob 31st May 1902

Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980
about Lily Mary Florence Warrener
Name: Lily Mary Florence Warrener
Gender: Female
Electoral Year: 1980
State: New South Wales
District: Gwydir
Subdistrict: Moree


jax Report 16 Feb 2013 04:03

How about this one

1901 England Census
about May Jane Chapman
Name: May Jane Chapman
Age: 49
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: John Chapman
Gender: Female
Where born: Dorking, Surrey, England

Civil parish: Enfield
Ecclesiastical parish: Ponders End St Matthew
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England

Registration district: Edmonton
Sub-registration district: Enfield
John Chapman 63
May Jane Chapman 49
Rose Elizabeth Chapman 27
Charles Ginal Chapman 19
Alice Chapman 21 >>>>>>>>>>Maybe her mother
George Chapman 19
Martha Anne Chapman 14
Joseph Edward Chapman 12

1911 England Census
about Lily Chapman
Name: Lily Chapman
Age in 1911: 8
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903
Relation to Head: Grandchild
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Ponder's End, Middlesex, England
Civil parish: Enfield
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England
Street Address: 1 Sutherland Road, Ponders End, Middlesex
Registration district: Edmonton
Registration District Number: 132
Sub-registration district: Enfield
Mary Chapman 60
Joe Chapman 22
Lily Chapman 8 >>>>>

Births Jun 1902 (>99%)
CHAPMAN Lily Mary F Edmonton 3a 612

UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960
about Miss Lily M Chapman
Name: Miss Lily M Chapman
Gender: Female
Age: 20
Birth Date: abt 1903
Departure Date: 28 Mar 1923
Port of Departure: London, England
Destination Port: Sydney, Australia
Ship Name: Euripides
Search Ship Database: Search the 'Euripides' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: The Aberdeen Line
Official Number: 133648
Master: J Collins


Gwen Report 16 Feb 2013 01:03

Thanks again for the above will take that all in.

On the m cert ,Sydney 1925 we have:- Lily Alice Ellis age 22 ,dau of Alice CHAPMAN and Jack Ellis Dec., this would indicate that Alice remarried, on the UK Bdm's in1910 there is a marriage for William Chapman and Alice Ellis. The family story is that Lily's parents came to Aus before she arrived in ca 1923/24 .


GlitterBaby Report 15 Feb 2013 13:34

Just posting while still having a look around

Marriages Sep 1900 (>99%)

CHAPMAN Alice Lambeth 1d 546
Ellis Ernest Sydney J Lambeth 1d 546
Gowing Marie Lambeth 1d 546
Kightley George William Lambeth 1d 546

Wonder if the J was for Jack ?

NO rule this one out as he married Marie


Potty Report 15 Feb 2013 12:43

There is this Lily in 1911 - William says he is married, has been for 4 years and there have been 4 children from the marriage, all still living. So, either those children are elsewhere with their mother or the 3 on the census were born before the marriage. There is also a possible marriage of William to an Alice Chapman:

1911 England Census
about Lily Ellis
Name: Lily Ellis
Age in 1911: 8
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Finchley
Civil parish: St Pancras
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 38 Stibbington Street, Somers Town NW
Occupation: SCHOOL GIRL
Registration district: St Pancras
Registration District Number: 9
Sub-registration district: East St Pancras
ED, institution, or vessel: 24
Piece: 735
Household Members: Name Age
William James Ellis 32
William James Ellis 12
Lily Ellis 8
Doris Ellis

Marriages Dec 1906 (>99%)

BREEZE Thomas Liverpool 8b 20
******CHAPMAN Alice Liverpool 8b 20
******Ellis William James M Liverpool 8b 20
SHIELDS Mary Liverpool 8b 20

Edit: That is not the right marriage - Lancashire bmd has Mary Shields at William's wife.


Potty Report 15 Feb 2013 12:32

What about this birth - Edmondon covers Enfield:

Births Sep 1903 (>99%)
Ellis Lily Ethel Edmonton 3a 679

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 15 Feb 2013 11:43


(is above Marriage?. NSW)

Chris :)


Gwen Report 15 Feb 2013 08:47

Thanks, IGP - a possabilty

supposedly Lily came to Aus ca 1924/45, family story is that she was pregnant when she got here, had the child a son Roy and her australian husband , Roy Warrener adopted the baby and gave him his name. Apparently she did not marry the father of the child who was given as Vernon Masters of Manchester, from the child's birth cert.


Penny Report 15 Feb 2013 08:30

when did Lily Emigrate?

were they married UK or australia?


InspectorGreenPen Report 15 Feb 2013 08:04

Enfield might be a red herring, although not a million miles away.

1911 Census

Name: Lily Ellis
Age in 1911: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1905
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Stratford, Essex
Civil parish: West Ham
County/Island: Essex
Country: England
Street Address: 118 Leyton Road, Stratford E
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: school
Registration district: West Ham
Registration District Number: 188
Sub-registration district: Stratford
ED, institution, or vessel: 31
Household schedule number: 17
Piece: 9372
Household Members:
Name Age
Arthur Ellis 44
Alice Ellis 44
Arthur Ellis 18
Grace Ellis 15
Florence Ellis 13
Edith Ellis 11
Lily Ellis 6
Gustavus Drawbridge 40

And this is possibly her birth.

Births Sep 1904
Ellis Lily W. Ham 4a 208


Gwen Report 15 Feb 2013 07:45

Thankks everyone above for your suggestions.
According to her son's birth cert ., in Sydney NSW., Lily was b in 1904 and according to her m cert she was b in Enfield, 1903 dau of Alice Chapman and Jack Ellis dec. I have not been able to locate them on any census. Cheers, Gwen


GlitterBaby Report 15 Feb 2013 00:35

Not sure how you are going to sort this one out without being sure of the name of her mother

What else do you know


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 15 Feb 2013 00:35

Did she marry? If you have her marriage certificate, that ought to give her father's name. We can then hope to find her on the 1901 census if born before April, or the 1911.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 15 Feb 2013 00:33

How sure are you of her name and year of birth? There don't appear to be any Lily Ellis reg 1899-1902 in the Edmonton reg district.

Here's some alternatives to be thinking about - 3a is the volume no - the other one is the page number

Births Mar 1899
Ellis Emily Frances Edmonton 3a 493

Births Jun 1899
Ellis Evelyn Ada Edmonton 3a 376
Ellis Ivy Lilian Edmonton 3a 557
Ellis Lilian Edith B Edmonton 3a 349

Births Jun 1901
Ellis Hilda Lilian Edmonton 3a 411

Births Dec 1901
ELLIS Lilian Violet Edmonton 3a 429

Births Dec 1902
Ellis Millicent Mary Edmonton 3a 601


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 15 Feb 2013 00:17

Hi Gwen.

No one can 'look up' at any of the UK register offices - all their records are copied (in England and Wales) to the General Register Office.

They produce a list commonly refered to as the gro (index). That gives the year and quarter in which the birth is registered along with a volume and page number to enable you to purchase a copy of the certificate. A certificate will cost £9.25 and can be ordered from the official source and will give the mother's maiden name, address and the name and occupation of the father if the mother claims to be married

All major credit and debit cards accepted and the cost includes world wide postage and packing.

You can search the index on this site, or for free on
Enfield will be covered by the Edmonton registration district

Ancestry have a number of Enfield baptisms, but those do not include mother's maiden name.


Gwen Report 15 Feb 2013 00:09

Hi, I would like to know if it is possible to do look up at registry offices in England please?
If so, I have a Lily Ellis I am researching, b ca 1900 supposedly at Enfield, Eng., I think her mother was Alice. Is there anyway someone can look up more details for me please? Thanks, Gwen from Australia