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Hannah Cross, Flamborough, 1869 - 1947

P055: A.k.a. Hannah Crimlisk by marriage

b. 1869;
m. 1893;
d. 1947

Hannah was the third child and second daughter of Robert Cross and Elizabeth Colley.
See: Chart F574

1869: Hannah was born in Flamborough and hence her birth was registered in Bridlington.1

1871: UK Census:2
Hannah was living with her parents and two elder siblings in Harrington's Lane, Flamborough, see Flamborough 1871 for details.

1893: Hannah married Matthew Crimlisk.3
1895: Grace Elizabeth Crimlisk was born
1896: George Matthew Crimlisk was born
1900: Wilfrid Crimlisk was born
1903: Thomas Robert Crimlisk was born
1906: Sylvia Mary Crimlisk was born
1908: Kathleen Margaret Crimlisk was born

1919: Hannah's husband, Matthew Crimlisk died in the "Emulator disaster" of 15th April 1919, along with sons Wilfrid and Thomas Robert. The "Emulator" had been used for minesweeping duties during WWI and was on her first trip out after return to fishing duties. She struck a mine 26 miles off Flamborough Head with the loss of all 9 crew members.4

1947: Hannah died 6th July 1947 as per an inscription collected by John and Maisie Crimlsk: viz:

In Loving Memory of a dear mother HANNAH CRIMLISK
who died July 6th 1947 aged 77
Also her dear husband and sons, lost at sea April 15th 1919
'Loved ones reunited'

1947: See also GRO entry which shows age at death as 75 years. 5

See: Chart F028

1) FreeBMD:
GRO Bridlington Volume 9d Page 276, accessed 27 Feb 2013.

2) Family Search:
PRO Details to follow.
"England and Wales Census, 1871," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 27 Feb 2013), Hannah Cross in entry for Robert Cross, 1871.

3) FreeBMD:
GRO Scarborough Volume 9d Page 712, accessed 27 Feb 2013.

4) Looking at Filey - Emulator Disaster - November 2013: Online source no longer available

5) FreeBMD:
GRO Buckrose Volume 2a Page 1, acessed 30th April, 2013