Ellen Griffin (1842-1910)




1842(?) Ellen was born in Liverpool, Lancashire, UK


Father: John Griffin (son of Martin and Frances Griffin, both born in Ireland)
Mother: Mary Ann Brimstone (b. Ireland)


She was the eldest daughter.
Other siblings unknown.




1) married Patrick Fitzmaurice in 1857


1859 John Fitzmaurice
1860 William Fitzmaurice

Marriage Certificate

2) married Charles McShane (48, Widower with 10 children) in 1878


1879 Isabella McShane
1882 Hubert Charles McShane




Ellen died in 1910 (possibly in the workhouse).
She was buried in Ford Catholic Cemetery in Liverpool.

Time line
Date Given
Event Source material(s)
1842Born in Liverpool[source(s) ?]
1857 Married Patrick Fitzmaurice[source(s) ?]
1859 Birth of son John[source(s) ?]
1860 Birth of son William[source(s) ?]
07.05.186119UK Census: LiverpoolCensus transcript
1863 Death of Patrick Fitzmaurice[source(s) ?]
02.04.187129UK Census: Widow, Liverpool, ShopkeeperCensus transcript
187836Married Charles Patrick McShane[source(s) ?]
1879 Birth of daughter Isabella[source(s) ?]
03.04.188141UK Census: Liverpool, Sewing machinistCensus transcript
1882 Birth of son Hubert CharlesBirth certificate
05.04.189148UK Census: Head, Liverpool, TailoressCensus transcript
31.03.190160UK Census: Widow, Liverpool, TailoressCensus transcript
191069Death in Liverpool (in Workhouse ?)[source(s) ?]
02.03.1910Burial in Liverpool Ford Catholic Cemetery[source(s) ?]
This information was compiled by
Ellen Griffin's Greatgrandaughter, Barbara, and her Greatgreatgranddaughter, Linda.
It is reproduced here with their kind permissions.