John Hiram Ellerbeck was born 1870 at Tadcaster and registered in the Tadcaster district, in the December quarter 1870 (9c 684), a son of Thomas Ellerbeck and Anne formerly Dickinson.
In 1871, he was at home with his parents, aged 5 months and born at Tadcaster West.
In 1881 he (as John H.) was living with his parents at York Road, East Tadcaster, aged 10 and born at Tadcaster.
He has not been found in the 1891 index.
His marriage to Martha Smith was registered in the Hull district in the December quarter of 1896 (9d 534).
In the 1901 census living in 2 rooms in Castle Hill Terrace, Tadcaster West, John H. was aged 30, a stoker in brewery and born at Tadcaster. His wife was Martha, aged 24, born at Hull and there was also a daughter, Jane, aged 5 months and born in Tadcaster.
In 1911 at 1 Kingston Terrace, Thomlinson Street, Hull, in 3 rooms, John Hiram was aged 40, a van man born at Tadcaster and Martha was aged 35 and born at Hedon, Yorks. They had been married for 14 years and had had one child, who was still living, and was Jimmie (sic, female – could be Ginnie), aged 10 and born at Tadcaster.
There is a death registration in the Hull district in the June quarter 1936. He was aged 67.
John and Martha's child was:
Jane Ellerbeck (1900 – 1932), born 20 October 1900 at Tadcaster (registered in the December quarter 1900 in the Tadcaster district) and baptised 14 November 1900 in the Wesleyan Methodist Church, a daughter of John Hiram and Martha Ellerbeck of Dawson’s Yard, High Street, Tadcaster. There is no marriage for a Jane Ellerbeck, but there is a marriage for Jennie Ellerbeck to Richard Dibnah in the Sculcoates district in the December quarter 1918. Sculcoates includes Hedon, where Martha was born, and is close to Hull where the family was living in 1911. Jennie’s death was registered in the Hull district in the December quarter 1932, aged 32. Richard’s death was probably registered in the Hull district in the December quarter 1959, aged 60.
Posted January 2017