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Eli Dodimead

Birthplace: Westbury Union Workhouse, Westbury , Wiltshire, Wiltshire, UK
Death: August 04, 1928 (78)
Melksham Wiltshire, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of George ? and Martha "Mercy" Hall
Husband of Martha Dodimead
Father of Louisa Kate Dodimead; Samuel Ernest Roberts; Florence Sanford; Agatha Elizabeth Dodimead; Margaret Lillian Dodimead and 8 others

Occupation: General Laborer
Managed by: Mark Joseph Cahill
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About Eli Dodimead

He was Born at the Westbury Union Workhouse,and went to school at the local School in Westbury Leigh, living in the Workhouse with his mother until at the age of 11 his mother married and he moved to 46 Dilton Marsh to live with her and her husband. They lived next door to the local School in Dilton Marsh and next to the Holy Trinity Church where his mother had married, from then until he was 17 years old his mother had gone into the Asylum in Devices twice then she went in for good. At 17 he moved out from his stepfathers house and got lodgings at 7 Leigh Street Westbury Leigh with a Mrs. Bally and her two children Emma and James. He became a Miner at this time working in a nearby stone quarry in Frome, Somerset. He married his wife Martha Jane at Bath in 1873 where she worked as a servant girl, they had 13 children, and Martha brought one son with her when she married , living in Seend and Melksham Wiltshire after their marriage. Eli was a miner /laborer and mason at sometime during his working life . 1881 Census Married living at Bath Road Melksham General Laborer. 1891 Census Married living at Bath Road Melksham, Occupation General Laborer. 1901 Census Married living at Melksham Town Melksham, Occupation Farm Carter.

Eli is recorded on the 1911 census Recorded as a Mason's Labourer aged 61 along with his wife Martha aged 60 and five of their Children Amy aged 26 home duties and Frank aged 24 Rubber worker and Herbert aged 21 Rubber Worker and Albert aged 19 Rubber Worker along with a Daughter Dorothy aged 15 Feather Worker living at the West End Melksham Wiltshire.

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Eli Dodimead's Timeline

August 18, 1849
Westbury Union Workhouse, Westbury , Wiltshire, Wiltshire, UK
September 15, 1869
Seend Wiltshire, England (United Kingdom)
May 6, 1874
Melksham, Wiltshire, England (United Kingdom)
September 9, 1875
Melksham, UK
Melksham, Wiltshire, England (United Kingdom)
August 10, 1881
Melksham, Wiltshire, England (United Kingdom)
March 11, 1885
Melksham, Wiltshire, England (United Kingdom)