Emma Crossley was a daughter of James Crossley and Jane formerly Walker and born about 1839 - March 41 at Leeds (she was aged 1 in the 1841 census so must have been alive when the census was taken. This rules out the Emma registered in the Leeds district in the September quarter 1841). There is a birth registration for an Emma Crossley in the September quarter 1839.
In 1841 she was living with her parents, aged 1.
In 1851, she was at home with her parents, aged 11 or 10, born in Leeds.
In 1861, in the household of Edward Hope aged 49, a carver and gilder at 186 North Street (Black Swan), Leeds North, was an Emma Crossley was aged 21, single, a servant (housework) and born in Leeds.
She (Emma Crossley) was probably a witness at her brother, James Walker Crossley's marriage in 1867.
She married John Murie in a Leeds registered building in the March quarter 1869.
In 1871, at 20 Wilmington Place, Leeds North West (St Michael), John Murie was aged 26 a currier born in Scotland. His wife, Emma was aged 28 and their children were William aged 2 and George aged 3 months. Except for John, all were born in Leeds.
In 1881, at 2 Cherry Street, Leeds North East (St John the Baptist), Emma Murie was head and married aged 41 a charwoman born in Leeds. Her children were William aged 12, George aged 10 and David aged 7, all born in Leeds, and Alexander aged 5 born in Scotland.
In 1891, at 19 Tiger Street, Leeds North (St John the Baptist) Emma was a widow aged 49. Her children were William aged 22 a riveter, George aged 20 a currier, David aged 17 a moulder, all born in Leeds and Alexander aged 15 a currier, born in Scotland.
In 1901 as a lodger in the household of Maurice Pickersgill at 6 Bayswater Row, Potternewton was Emma Murie, aged 60 living on her own means and a widow born in Leeds.
Emma Murie’s death was registered in the Tadcaster district in the March quarter 1911, aged 71.
John and Emma’s children were
William [M(urie).] Murie (c. 1868 – 1893), birth registered in the Leeds West sub-district in 1868 and 1869 but also apparently only in the March quarter 1869 in the Leeds district. This entry may refer to the same child, who may have been born before the marriage and registered immediately afterwards, with an alteration recorded? His death is registered in the Leeds district in the June quarter 1893 aged 24.
George Murie (1871 – 1892), birth registered in the Leeds West sub-district in 1871. His death was registered in the Leeds district in the March quarter 1892, aged 21.
David Murie (1873 – 1895), birth registered in the Leeds North sub-district in 1873. His death was probably registered in the Isle of Wight district in the December quarter 1895, aged 21.
Alexander Murie (1875 – 1904), born 1875 in Scotland (there was one match in the free online search facility of official registers and none in 1876). His death is registered in the Leeds district in the June quarter 1904 aged 28.
Posted February 2017