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ID:667 Eliza Snape (Bentley)1865-1928 
Lisa's 3rd Great Aunt
Birth    1866 Ogley Hay, Staffordshire
Death 1928 Ogley Hay, Staffordshire
Eliza Snape was born in Ogley Hay in late 1865. We have 2 conflicting records for Elizas birth which may be down to a transcription error on one of them. Eliza was the daughter of William and Mary Snape (nee Bird). She had an older sister , Sarah, born in 1863.
1871
1871 Census for 'Burntwood Road, Ogley Hay, Staffordshire'
Name                             
Relationship Status        Age       Est YOB Gender   Birth County                Occupation               
William Snape               Head              Married    32           1839       Male       Stonnall, Staffs     Coal Miner                 
Mary Snape Wife Married 29 1842 Female Whittington, Staffs  
Sarah Snape Daughter   7 1864 Female Ogley Hay, Staffs Scholar
Eliza Snape Daughter   5 1866 Female Ogley Hay, Staffs Scholar
James Snape Son   3 1868 Male Ogley Hay, Staffs  
Clara Snape Daughter   3 mths 1871 Female Ogley Hay, Staffs  
Sadly, her brother James passed away in 1873.
1881
1881  Census for 'Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield'
Name                         
Relationship    Status     Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County              Occupation                        
John H Sheldon    Head                 Married  24        1857      Male        Birmingham, Warks Clerk                                 
Martha E Sheldon Wife Married 21 1860 Female Aston, Warks  
Elizabeth A Sheldon Mother Widow 56 1825 Female
Birmingham, Warks  
Eliza Snape Servant   15 1866 Female Brownhills, Staffs Domestic Servant
Anne Hudson Nurse Widow 61 1820 Female Northamptonshire Domestic Servant
1886
25 December 1866 - Christmas Day, Marriage of  Eliza Snape, 21 & Joseph Bentley, 33, at Ogley Hay, Brownhills, Staffordshire. 
1887
11 August 1887 - Birth of son, William Bentley who was b baptised on 18th August 1887 at St James, Ogley Hay, Staffordshire.
1891
1891  Census for 'Ogley Square, Ogley Hay, Staffordshire'
Name                    
Relationship    Status     Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                  Occupation                        
Joseph Bentley  Head                 Married 37        1854       Male        Glasgow, Scotland Coal Miner
Eliza Bentley Wife Married 25 1866 Female Ogley Square, Staffs  
William Bentley Son   4 1887 Male Ogley Square, Staffs
Elizabeth Bentley Daughter   8 1893 Female Ogley Square, Staffs  
Richard Snape Boarder Widower 54 1837 Female Stonnall, Staffs Coal Miner               
1893
1897
9th July 1893 - Birth of Daughter Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Bentley was baptised at St James, Ogley Hay on 2nd August 1893.
3rd December 1897 - Birth of daughter, Isabella Bentley who was christened at St James, Ogley Hay on 31st December.
1900
1900 - Birth of daughter, Violet Bentley at Ogley Square, Ogley Hay, Staffordshire.
1901
1901  Census for 'Ogley Square, Ogley Hay, Staffordshire'
Name                    
Relationship    Status     Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County             Occupation                        
Joseph Bentley  Head                 Married 48        1853       Male        Glasgow, Scotland Coal Miner Worker Below Ground
Eliza Bentley Wife Married 36 1865 Female Ogley Square, Staffs  
William Bentley Son   14 1887 Male Ogley Square, Staffs Coal Miner Doors Boy
Elizabeth Bentley Daughter   8 1893 Female Ogley Square, Staffs  
Isabella Bentley Daughter   4 1897 Female Ogley Square, Staffs  
Violet Bentley Daughter   1 1900 Female Ogley Square, Staffs  
1903
1903 - Birth of son, Joseph Thomas Bentley at Ogley Hay, Staffordshire.
1911
1911  Census for '21 Mill Road, Ogley Hay, Staffordshire'
Name                                 
Relationship    Status     Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County             Occupation                  
Joseph Bentley  Head                 Married 59        1852       Male        Glasgow, Scotland Gas Worker Labourer
Eliza Bentley Wife Married 45 1866 Female Brownhills, Staffs  
William Bentley Son   23 1888 Male Brownhills, Staffs Coal Miner Pony Driver
Elizabeth Bentley Daughter   17 1894 Female Brownhills, Staffs  
Isabella Bentley Daughter   13 1898 Female Brownhills, Staffs  
Violet Bentley Daughter   11 1900 Female Brownhills, Staffs  
Joseph Bentley Son   8 1903 Male Brownhills, Staffs
 
Shirley Chetwynd Boarder Married 21 1890 Male Dordon, Staffs Coal  Miner Loader
Sarah Ann Chetwynd Boarder Married 19 1892 Female Brownhills, Staffs  
Winifred Alice Chetwynd Daughter   4 mths 1911 Female Chesterton, Staffs  
1928
1928 - Death of Eliza Bentley. Her death was registered at Lichfield, Staffordshire.