11. Elizabeth Jane4 Allen (Elizabeth3 Wilde, William2 Wild(e), William1 Wilde) was born in Sacriston, Co. Durham March 1876. Free BMD has an entry for Chester-le-Street district for an Elizabeth Jane Ref. Volume 10A Page 572.

She married James Lashley in Chester-le-Street district, Co Durham, June 1895. Free BMD has several entries for marriages in Co. Durham for an Elizabeth Jane Allen but this one is probably the correct one as it is in the correct district for Waldridge where she lived. Ref. Volume 10A Page 785.

James was born in Wardley Colliery, Co. Durham about 1873. Year and place of birth taken from 1901 Census.

He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in High Row, Waldridge, Co. Durham. RG13 Piece 4700, Folio 117, Page 19 shows James 27 coal miner hewer, Elizabeth J 25 born Waldridge Fell & sons John A 4 and James 2.

He was listed as head of household in the 1911 UK Census in Poplar Street, Waldridge, Co. Durham. RG14PN30107 RG78PN1738 RD554 SD1 ED23 SN106 shows James 37 coal miner hewer born Wardley Colliery, Elizabeth Jane 35 married 15 years with 4 children all living, John 14 pony driver below ground, James Junior 12 school, Frederick Allen 9, Elizabeth Jane 3 months. Wife and children all born Waldridge. Also present was a visitor John Thomas Lashley 63 born North Shields who is probably James' father.

She was listed as head of household in the 1881 census in 13 West Row, Waldridge, Co. Durham. RG11 Piece 4980, Folio 21, Page 37. Alfred 28 a Colliery Banksman born Topperfield (should be Toppesfield), his wife Elizabeth 26 born Sunderland, daughters Mary M 7 born Sunderland, Elizabeth J 5 born Sacriston, son James W W 3 born Sacriston and boarder William Wilde 19 coal miner born Sunderland - he is brother of Elizabeth.

She was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in 13 West Row, Waldridge, Co. Durham. RG12 Piece 4121, Folio 8, Page 10 shows Alfred aged 38 a banksman, Elizabeth 36, Mary 17 dressmaker, Elizabeth 15, Alice 9, James 13 trapper in a coalpit, Clara 6, Alfred 4 and Lily 2.

She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in High Row, Waldridge, Co. Durham. RG13 Piece 4700, Folio 117, Page 19 shows James 27 coal miner hewer, Elizabeth J 25 born Waldridge Fell & sons John A 4 and James 2.

She was listed as head of household in the 1911 UK Census in Poplar Street, Waldridge, Co. Durham. RG14PN30107 RG78PN1738 RD554 SD1 ED23 SN106 shows James 37 coal miner hewer born Wardley Colliery, Elizabeth Jane 35 married 15 years with 4 children all living, John 14 pony driver below ground, James Junior 12 school, Frederick Allen 9, Elizabeth Jane 3 months. Wife and children all born Waldridge. Also present was a visitor John Thomas Lashley 63 born North Shields who is probably James' father.

Elizabeth Jane Allen and James Lashley had the following children:

child 38 i. John Alfred5 Lashley was born in Waldridge, Co. Durham about 1897. Year and place of birth taken from 1911 Census. He was listed as head of household in the 1911 UK Census in Poplar Street, Waldridge, Co. Durham. RG14PN30107 RG78PN1738 RD554 SD1 ED23 SN106 shows James 37 coal miner hewer born Wardley Colliery, Elizabeth Jane 35 married 15 years with 4 children all living, John 14 pony driver below ground, James Junior 12 school, Frederick Allen 9, Elizabeth Jane 3 months. Wife and children all born Waldridge. Also present was a visitor John Thomas Lashley 63 born North Shields who is probably James' father.

child 39 ii. James Lashley was born in Waldridge, Co. Durham about 1899. Year and place of birth taken from 1911 Census. He was listed as head of household in the 1911 UK Census in Poplar Street, Waldridge, Co. Durham. RG14PN30107 RG78PN1738 RD554 SD1 ED23 SN106 shows James 37 coal miner hewer born Wardley Colliery, Elizabeth Jane 35 married 15 years with 4 children all living, John 14 pony driver below ground, James Junior 12 school, Frederick Allen 9, Elizabeth Jane 3 months. Wife and children all born Waldridge. Also present was a visitor John Thomas Lashley 63 born North Shields who is probably James' father.

child 40 iii. Frederick Allen Lashley was born in Waldridge, Co. Durham about 1902. Year and place of birth taken from 1911 Census. He was listed as head of household in the 1911 UK Census in Poplar Street, Waldridge, Co. Durham. RG14PN30107 RG78PN1738 RD554 SD1 ED23 SN106 shows James 37 coal miner hewer born Wardley Colliery, Elizabeth Jane 35 married 15 years with 4 children all living, John 14 pony driver below ground, James Junior 12 school, Frederick Allen 9, Elizabeth Jane 3 months. Wife and children all born Waldridge. Also present was a visitor John Thomas Lashley 63 born North Shields who is probably James' father.

child 41 iv. Elizabeth Jane Lashley (still alive).

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