Elizabeth Ayers1

#13875, b. 20 May 1820, d. 11 September 1855

Individual's Timeline

Birth20 May 1820Elizabeth Ayers3
Christening26 May 1820Elizabeth Ayers4
Marriage11 September 1847Elizabeth Ayers5,6
Death11 September 1855Elizabeth Beales5

Primary events

  • Birth: Elizabeth Ayers was born on 20 May 1820 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England.3
  • Christening: She was christened on 26 May 1820 in St Margaret's, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England.4
  • Marriage: She married Archer Christopher Beales, son of Archer Beales and Sarah Bullen, on Saturday, 11 September 1847 in St Nicholas' Church, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, when they were 26 years ~&~ 27 years, 3 months and 22 days old. Certificate reads 11th September 1847 BEALES, Archer, full age bachelor fireman of Row 129 and Elizabeth AYERS, spinster full age also of Row 129 were married after banns within the rights of the established church by William Langley POPE. The Husband's Father was Archer BEALES a labourer and Wife's Father John AYERS a wheelwright. The ceremony was witnessed by William NICHOLS and Eleanor ELVEY. All of the participants made their mark.5,6
  • Death: Elizabeth died on 11 September 1855 in Oulton, Suffolk, England, certificate reads 11th September 1855 in Oulten Elizabeth BALES female 35 years old wife of Archer BALES farm labourer of chronic hepatitis and ascites (certified). Present was Elizabeth AYERS. The death occurred in The Beach Lowestoft. I believe the Elizabeth AYERS who was present at her death was her mother Elizabeth (nee SAUNDERS). Archer remarried 2 years later. (Aged 35 years, 3 months and 22 days, worked back from recorded birth date).5
  • Burial: She was buried on 14 September 1855 in St Michael's Churchyard, Oulton, Suffolk, England.7

Secondary circumstances

Census details

Children of Elizabeth Ayers and Archer Christopher Beales


  1. International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  2. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD.
  3. International Genealogical Index (IGI), C131652 -1820 0918505 Film.
  4. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Suffolk
    Place     Lowestoft
    Church     St Margaret
    BaptismDate     26 May 1820
    Forename     Elizabeth
    Sex     F
    FatherForename     John
    MotherForename     Elizabeth
    FatherSurname     AYERS
    Abode     Lowestoft
    FatherOccupation     Fisherman
    Notes     Baptised by Barthw. Ritson - curate
    FileNumber     19476.
  5. Copies of original certificates and docs.
  6. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD, BEALES, Archer               
    Wife:     Elizabeth AYERS          
    Marriage Date:     11 Sep 1847     
    Recorded in:     Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
    Collection:     St Nicholas
    Husband's Father:     Archer BEALES
    Wife's Father:     John AYERS
    Source:     FHL Film 1526457     Dates:     1847 - 1851.
  7. Letter, Shelly to Shirley Elrick, 2001.