Elizabeth Foster

F, #1314
ChartsDescendant Chart of James Cordner(Box)
Descendant Chart of James Cordner (Indented)
Married NameHer married name was Blakey. 
Marriage*23 July 1877Elizabeth Foster married Thomas Cordner Blakey, son of George Blakey and Jane Cordner, on 23 July 1877 at Venerable Bede Church, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, Co Durham, England.1,2 
(Mother) Birth1878Elizabeth Foster witnessed the birth of Elizabeth Foster Blakey in 1878 at Houghton le Spring, Co Durham, England; Jan, Feb, Mar Qu.3,4 
(Member of Household) Census 18813 April 1881He was listed as a member of the household of Thomas Cordner Blakey in the 1881 census at 11 William Street, Whitburn, South Shields, Co Durham, England.3 
(Mother) Birth28 December 1883Elizabeth Foster witnessed the birth of George Blakey on 28 December 1883 at Whitburn, Westoe, Co Durham, England.5
Registration District Westoe
1884 Birth in the Sub-District of Westoe in the County of Durham

No 167 Twenty George Boy Thomas Elizabeth Quarryman E Blakey Second
Eighth Cordner Blakey mother January
December Blakey formerly Whitburn 1884
1883 Foster

I hereby certify the above to be a true copy of the entry No 167 in the Birth Register Book no 132
(Witness) Death12 January 1964Elizabeth Foster witnessed the death of George Blakey on 12 January 1964 at Royal Newcastle Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia.6
No 675464
Death Registered in the district of Newcastle East and West and Kalibah at Newcastle

No in register 790

name: George Blakey
occupation: School Teacher
sex/age: Male, 80 yrs

Where and When died: 12th January , 1964
Royal Newcastle Hospital, Newcastle
Usual residence: 151 Kemp Street, Hamilton South

Where Born: Durham, England
Length of residence in Australia: 74 years in Australia

Name of Father: Thomas Cordner Blakey
Occupation: Miner
Name of Mother: Elizabeth Foster

If deceased was married
where: Adamstown, NSW
At what age: 28 years
To whom: olive Jewell
Conjugal condition at time of death: married
Issue in order of birth(living and deceased): Enid 50 years none deceased

Name etc Informant: Certified by O. Blakey widow 151 Kemp Street, Hamilton South

Cause of Death: (a) Heart failure
(b) Arteriosclerotic heart disease
(c) Cerebral arteriosclerosis
(a) 1 day (b) 4 months Certified by Alex. Sharah, registered

When and Where Buried or Cremated: 13th January 1964
cremated at Beresfield Crematorium
Undertaker or Superintendent by whom certified: John J Sleightholm, Superiontendent

Name and Religion of Minister: HJ Hartley, Methodist
Name of witnesses to Burial or Cremation: H Pearson


Thomas Cordner Blakey b. 1 Jan 1854
Children 1.Elizabeth Foster Blakey3 b. 1878
 2.George Blakey7 b. 28 Dec 1883, d. 12 Jan 1964


  1. [S612] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address, Parish Record Collection - Marriage Record
    Place:Monkwearmouth Description:Venerable Bede
    Day:23 Month:Jul Year:1877.
    Parish Record Collection - Marriage Record
    Day:23 Month:Jul Year:1877
    Groom forenames:Thomas Cordner Groom surname:Blakey
    Grooms parish:
    Groom other:
    Bride forenames:Elizabeth Bride Surname:Forster
    Brides parish:
    Bride other:
    Place:Monkwearmouth Description:Venerable Bede

    Record source:
    Northumberland and Durham Marriages

    Data provider:
    Northumberland & Durham Family History Society

    Transcriptions © Northumberland & Durham Family History Society

    Name: Thomas Cordner Blakey
    Birth Date:
    Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Foster
    Spouse's Birth Date:
    Spouse's Birthplace:
    Spouse's Age:
    Event Date: 23 Jul 1877
    Event Place: Venerable Bede Church, Monk-Wearmouth, Durham, England
    Father's Name: George Blakey
    Mother's Name:
    Spouse's Father's Name: Robert Foster
    Spouse's Mother's Name:
    Marital Status: Single
    Previous Wife's Name:
    Spouse's Race:
    Spouse's Marital Status: Single
    Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00771-9
    System Origin: England-EASy
    GS Film number: 1514685
    Reference ID: 116

    Citing this Record
    "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NXPN-CMQ :
    9 March 2018), George Blakey in entry for Thomas Cordner Blakey and Elizabeth Foster, 23 Jul 1877;
    citing Venerable Bede Church, Monk-Wearmouth, Durham, England, reference 116, index based upon data
    collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,514,685.
  2. [S108] Unknown volume, GRO Sunderland, unknown repository.
    Civil Registration event: Marriage
    Name: BLAKEY, Thomas Cordner
    Registration district: Sunderland County: Durham
    Year of registration: 1877 Quarter of registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
    Spouse's last name: FOSTER, Elizabeth
    Not available before 1912

    Volume no: 10A Page no: 638A

    MarriageFinder: Thomas Cordner Blakey married one of the following people: FOSTER, Elizabeth

    RICHARDSON, Martha
    ROBINSON, Robert

    Transcriptions © brightsolid online publishing ltd
  3. [S459] 1881 Census South Shields, Durham 1881 Census Transcript
    Address:      11 William Street      Parish:      Whitburn      Registration District:      South Shields.
    Durham 1881 Census Transcript
    Address:      11 William Street      Parish:      Whitburn      Registration District:      South Shields
    Surname      Forename Age     Relation     Occupation      Birth Place      ImageReference     S&N File Reference     
    Blakey      Thomas C 28      Head Linestone Quarry Foreman Stanhope, Durham RG11/5019/F?      RG11_5019.pdf p.46
    Blakey      Elizabeth       25      Wife            Murton, Durham RG11/5019/F?      RG11_5019.pdf p.46
    Blakey      Elizabeth F 3 Daughter      Scholar       Houghton Le Spring, Durham RG11/5019/F?      RG11_5019.pdf p.46
  4. [S107] Unknown compiler Indexes "GRO Online Index."
         Name:       Mother's Maiden Surname:
    GRO Reference: 1878 M Quarter in HOUGHTON LE SPRING Volume 10A Page 466
  5. [S584] Unknown volume, GRO S.Shields: GRO Online Index, unknown repository.
         Name:       Mother's Maiden Surname:
         BLAKEY, GEORGE      FOSTER      
    GRO Reference: 1884 M Quarter in SOUTH SHIELDS Volume 10A Page 693
  6. [S674] Newcastle N.S.W. Death Certificate.
  7. [S584] Unknown volume, GRO S.Shields: Birth in Westoe Sub District, unknown repository.