Blaber Family Genealogy

Third Generation

25. Eleanor "Ellen" BLABER was born in 1837 in Folkington, East Sussex, England.300,301,302,303,304,305,306,307,308 She lived at home in Folkington, East Sussex, England in 1841.95 She lived at Wootton in Folkington, East Sussex, England in 1851.86 Between 1861 and 1881 Ellen was a Dress Maker.309,310 In 1891 she was a General Servant.311 In 1901 she was a self-employed Caretaker/Dressmaker.312 Ellen lived at 16 Adamson Road in Hampstead, London, England in 1901.312 She lived at Haddocks Hill Road at Nazareth House in Bexhill, East Sussex, England in 1911.313 In the 1911 Census, she was described as an 'Inmate', and as being a cripple for the last 10 years. She was under her maiden surname of BLABER, and her first name was given as Ellen. Aged 75.
Nazareth House was a Convent (Workhouse Infirmary).
She died on 28 February 1919 at the age of 82 at Steyning Union Workhouse Infirmary in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, England.308

Eleanor "Ellen" BLABER and Frederick William DENNIS were married on 18 December 1859 in Lewes, East Sussex, England.88,314 They88,314 lived at 3 Pleasant Place at St John's Sub Castro Church in Lewes, East Sussex, England in 1861.310 They310 lived at Little North Street in Eastbourne, East Sussex, England in 1871.309 At the 1871 Census, William and Eleanor also had four nieces staying with them: Harriett Dennis (8); Amelia Dennis (6); Charlotte Dennis (3); and Charlotte Hilton (18). Ellen and Frederick309 lived at 9 Maynooth Terrace, Ashford Road in Eastbourne, East Sussex, England in 1881.298 At the 1881 Census, Eleanor's elder sister was visiting her. They298 lived at 207 Harold Road in Hastings, East Sussex, England in 1891.311 Frederick William DENNIS, son of Edward DENNIS and Milicent Amelia BROWN, was born on 9 February 1831 in Folkington, East Sussex, England.315,316,317,318,319,320 He lived at home in Folkington, East Sussex, England in 1841.321 Between 1859 and 1861 he was a Police Constable (East Sussex Constabulary).88,310 Between 1871 and 1881 Frederick was a Porter.298,309 In 1891 he was a Gardener (Outdoor Servant).311 He died before 1901 at the age of 70.322 Wife Eleanor was a widow at the 1901 Census.
Frederick William used his middle name, William, as his given name throughout his life.