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Ada Jane Laura Enock (1865-1887).

Date of birth: 1865.[1]
Birthplace: Mold, Flintshire, Wales.[1]
Date of death: Thursday, 7th July, 1887.[2]
Place of death:
Chester, Cheshire, England (aged 22 years).[3]
Cause of death: Short illness.[4]
Buried/cremated: Buried along with her grandmother Elizabeth, father Charles, and siblings, Ada, Mabel and Charles Frederick, in Overleigh Old Cemetery, Chester, Cheshire. Grave number 8854.[5] 

Father: Charles Robert Enock (1837-1900).
Laura Hopwood Enock (nee Ryder) (1841-1926).
Mabel Gertrude Ellen Enock (1866-1866), Charles Frederick Enock (1870-1880), Maud Muriel Enock (1879-1966).


18718, The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, England.[6] 

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The Groves taken on Sunday, 7th September, 2014 (click to enlarge).[7]

1881 - 18 Eaton Road, Handbridge, Chester, Cheshire, England.[8] 

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Eaton Road taken on Sunday 7th September 2014 (click to enlarge).[7]

1891 - 47, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, England.[9] 

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1880's - Sunday School Teacher.[10]


Article taken from the Cheshire Observer, dated Saturday, 16th July, 1887.[11]

Ada's grave taken on Sunday, 7th September, 2014 (click to enlarge).[7]

Ada's grave taken on Sunday, 7th September, 2014 (click to enlarge).[7]

Do you have any more information on Ada? Please contact me at adam.c.enock@gmail.com.


1. England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 - Name: Ada Jane Laura Enock - Registration Year: 1865 - Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun - Registration district: Holywell - Inferred County: Flintshire - Volume: 11B - Page: 317.

2. See image of grave.

3. England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915 - Name: Ada Jane L Enock - Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865 - Registration Year: 1887 - Registration Quarter: Jul-Aug-Sep - Age at Death: 22 - Registration district: Chester - Inferred County: Cheshire - Volume: 8a - Page: 255. Cause of death.

4. See newspaper article in note 11. 

5. Information provided by Cheshire Crematorium.

6. 1871 English census.

7. Picture taken by Adam Enock.

8. 1881 English census.

9. 1891 English census.

10. Information taken from note 11.

11. Article found via www.findmypast.co.uk

Page updated 4th April, 2016.