BLAKEY - Sunderland, Durham, England
Sarah Ellen BLAKEY was born 05 Feb 1878 in 4 Woodbine Street East, Sunderland, Durham, England.
Her parents were William Blakey (b 15 Jul 1844 - 24 Market Place, Durham) & Isabella Jewitt / Jewett (b 10 Sep 1844 - 6 Silver Street, Durham). William was a Joiner. Most of the family is born (and died) in Durham.
Known siblings included Robert, Charles, Emily Maud, Ann and Hellena.
Sarah Ellen's Blakey line goes from
William Blakey m Jane Grieve
John Blakey m Elizabeth Westwick
Anthony Blakey m Dorothy Hall
William Blakey m Isabella Jewitt
Sarah Ellen Blakey
William Blakey & family were found in 1891 census at Bishop Wearmouth.
She married George Oliver 23 October 1897, Registry Office, Sunderland, England. Their children included Matthew (10 January 1898?), Isabel (Cis/Sis), George W (Bill), Elizabeth (1 July 1903), Nora, Harold, Winnifred (Wynne), Charles (Fred?)& Ann (Nancy).
In 1921, the Oliver family, except for Matthew, whom was already married and settled with Maggie, migrated en masse to Australia aboard the Themistocles. They settled in Sydney, NSW.
Looking for other Blakey and/or Oliver descendants in UK and Australia to share research and photos.