Eliza Maria Liffiton, 1828 - 1855

The fourth child of Richard and Mary Ann Liffiton, Eliza Maria died at the age of 26. She is buried at Littleham Parish Church.


1795 From the Littleham Parish Register: 14 Jan 1795 Elizabeth daughter of Richard and Mary Liffiton was baptised.

1828 From the Bovey Tracey Hen Street Baptist Register: 6 Dec 1828 Eliza Maria daughter of Richard and Mary Ann Liffiton of Littleham and Exmouth was born. Registered 11 Feb 1829.

1841 From the England Census, Devon (6 Jun):

  • Parish and address: Littleham, Littleham
  • Richard Liffiton, age 55, farmer, yes (born in county)
  • Betty Liffiton, age 45, yes
  • Eliza L. Liffiton, age 12, yes
  • Ellen Liffiton, age 2, yes

1844 From the Littleham Parish Register: 18 Aug 1844 Eliza Maria daughter of Richard, farmer and Mary Ann Liffiton was baptised.

1851 From the 1851 England Census, Devon (30 Mar):

  • Parish and address: Littleham, Liffitons Cottage
  • Richard Liffiton, head, married age 66, farmer of 7 acres, born at Littleham, Devon
  • Betty Liffiton, wife, age 55, farmers wife, born at Ottery St. Mary, Devon
  • Eliza L. Liffiton, dau, age 22, farmers daughter employed at home, born at Littleham, Devon
  • Ellen Liffiton, dau, age 12, farmers daughter employed at home, born at Littleham

1852 From a newspaper Trewman’s Exeter Flying Post (Exeter, England) Thursday, December 23, 1852; Issue 4538: Elm Grove House, Exmouth.-The yearly examination of the pupils of this establishment took place on the 15th and 16th instant, when prizes were thus awarded: - Divinity: 1st class, W. White; 2nd, A. May and J. Rew; 34rd F. Murch. Greek, C. Ensor, Latin: 1st. C. Ensor; 2nd H. Widdicombe; 3rd, Alfred Ensor. French, C. Salter; Albebra, C. Salter; Decimal etc. Greatest Improvement in Writing: E. Liffiton

1855 From the Free BMD - Supplemental Register death Apr-May-Jun St. Thomas Devon 5b/37 Eliza Mary Liffiton

1855 From the Littleham Parish Register 24 May 1855 Eliza Maria Liffiton of Littleham was buried age 26 years