James Silk Buckingham Virginia Sappho Buckingham Mini tree diagram

Elizabeth Jennings

1785 - 22nd Jan 1865

Life History


Born in Cornwall


Married James Silk Buckingham

about 1809

Birth of daughter Virginia Sappho Buckingham in Falmouth, Cornwall

29 Jun 1813

Birth of son James Alexander Silk Buckingham


Birth of son Leicester Silk Buckingham

30th Jun 1855

Death of James Silk Buckingham in London Middlesex

22nd Jan 1865

Died in Finchley


In the 1861 Census - 51, Finchley New Road, Hampstead

Henry R Drewry60Chief Clerk War Officeb. Middlesex
Virginia S Drewry53b. Cornwall Falmouth
H Stewart Drewry27Barrister not yet in Practiceb. Notting Hill
Louisa Drewry26b. Notting Hill
Ellen B Drewry25b. Notting Hill
Elizabeth Buckingham76Mother-in-lawb. Cornwall Eames?
Deborah Townsend23Ladies Maidb. Norfolk Thornham
Margaret Lee36Cook Domesticb. Scotland
Rachel Skipper22Parlour Maidb. Norfolk Skipdam
Emma Saunders19House Maidb. Hertfordshire Watford

Obituary, January 22
From 'The Gentleman's Magazine', 1865.

From Kath Williams:

Elizabeth Buckingham, widow, died Intestate 22 Jan. 1865 at No. 51 Finchley New Road in Middlesex (while living with daughter Virginia).
Letters of Administration granted to Virginia Sappho Drewry. The Estate was valued at less than 200 pounds.


Elizabeth Buckingham - Probate

According to the National Archives currency converter, £200 is equivalent of £8,000 - £9,000 nowadays (2010).