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Eliza Julia Pickering

eliza-julia pickeringb. 1 Jun 1819, Liverpool
c. 17 Sep 1918 Holy Trinity, Liverpool,Lancashire
m. 1860, St. Hiliary (age 41)
d. 26th ult., Sidlaw, Hermigate-Gardens, Edinburgh Scotland (age ?)
lived: 1851 Montebello, Liscard (age 31)
lived: 1861 Magazines, St. James, Liscard (age 41)
lived: 1871 Stanley Rock, Liscard (51)
lived: 1890 “Eyrings” Montpellier Crescent (age 71) Widow

+ (1) Charles Frances COX
b: 1808 Jersey
o: Master in the Royal Navy
d: 13 Oct 1876
b: St. Hillary Churchyard, Wallasey (age 71)

+ (2) Rev. William Livingstone
b: 1850 I Of Jersey
m. 1889, West Derby District (Eliza Julia age 70)
d: Kirriemuir, Scotland

Obit – Date Unknown
Whangarei, New Zealand, DEATH NOTICE:  “LIVINGSTONE – On the 26th ult. at Sidlaw, Hermitage-gardens, Edinburgh, Eliza Julia Pickering [b. 01 Jun 1819, Liverpool – d: NZ], beloved wife of the Rev. William Livingstone, senior minister of South Free Church, Kirriemuir, widow of Captain Cox, R.N., and daughter of the late William Pickering, merchant, Liverpool.

The Rev. W. Livingstone,senior minister of the South Free Church, Kirriemuir, died suddenly in Edinburgh on March 8, only a few days after his wife. He was 78 years of age, and for 46 years had been a faithful and much-esteemed minister. He also took an active part on the School Board of Kirriemuir.
Source: Papers Past, Otago Witness, 27 Haratua 1897, pg 54

“The South Free congregation in their search for a successor heard of a young minister who was acting as locum tenens of Newtyle Free Church and who had been licensed by the Free Church Presbytery of Dundee in July 1848. He was the Rev William Livingstone who had previously held an Assistantship in the Uphall Free Church in West Lothian was inducted as the congregation’s second minister in January 1849. For nearly 46 years, Rev Livingstone carried out the very varied work of the South Free Church pastorate with a great acceptance but in 1884 his health failed and arrangements were made for a colleague and successor to be appointed.” Source:


1851 Census – Dudleston, Shropshire, Ellesmere, Overton [home of Robert Morrall with 5 servants]

Name Rel Age Birth Year Status Occupation Born
Charles Francis Cox Visitor 42 Mar Master Royal Navy I of Jersey
Emma Visitor 47 Mar Wife of above Lancashire, Liverpool

1861 Census – 286 Magazines St James, Liscard

Name Rel Age Birth Year Status Occupation Born
Frederica Pickering Boarder 71 1790 Wid Dividends Danzig British Subject
Eliza J. Cox Dau 51 1819 Mar Dividends Lancashire, West Derby
Frederica C Heayley G Dau 11 1850 Un I of Jersey
Charled F Cox Son-in-law 53 1817 Mar Master Royal Navy I of Jersey
2 Servants Cook & Housemaid

1871 Census – Liscard, Wallasey, Birkenhead, Upper Brighton, Stanely Rock

Name Rel Age Birth Year Status Occupation Born
Charles F Cox Head 63 1808 Married Staff Compander I of Jersey
Eliza J. Cox Wife 51 1819 Married Reserved List Lancashire, West Derby
2 Servants

1881 Census – “Eyrings” West Derby, Birkenhead, Wallasey, Lancashire, England

Name Rel Age Birth Year Status Occupation Born
Eliza J Cox Head 59 1819 Wid Lancashire, West Derby
2 Servants


Cheshire Electoral Registers – 1890
Eliza Julia Cox, Montpieller Crescent, New Brighton, dwelling house (age 69)

1891 Census – South Free Mause, Kirriemuir, Scotland

Name Rel Age Birth Year Status Occupation Born
William Livingstone Head 71 1820 Mar F C Minister Dundee, forfar
Eliza Livingstone Wife 71 1820 Wife England
2 Servants