Emily Speight? JUBB

Female 1855 - 1963  (108 years)


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  • Name Emily Speight? JUBB 
    Born 3 Jan 1855  Huddersfield reg dist Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Middle name Speight only appears on birth registration - FreeBMD
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1861  Kirkgate, Wakefield Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1871 
    Scholar 
    Residence 1871  Wright's Yard, Wakefield Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1881  Stradbroke Lodge, King Cross Lane or Warley, Halifax (next to Primitive Meth Chapel) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Whin Cottage, Whinmoor, Barwick in Elmet, WRY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1901 
    Maker of Potted Beef (own account) 
    Residence 1901  28 Park Street, Scarborough, NRY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1939  [1
    Retired Nurse 
    Residence 1939  11 Esplanade Gardens, Scarborough, NRY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1


    • 1861: Emily is shown as grand daughter of Jane snr, in 1891 she is shown as 'niece' to Jane and James.

      1861: also in household - Thomas HALL, 57, boarder, Bookseller's traveling agent, b Falkingham LIN & Emma ELLIS, 15, housemaid, b Leeds

      1871: Also in household were: Charles ATKINSON, son-in-law, unm, 37, officer in excise, b Otley. + Martha E SMITH, visitor, unm, 35, farmer's daughter, b LIN

      1881: visitor in household of Francis & Ann JUBB (solicitor)

      1891: living with Jane & James, shown as 'niece'

      1901: Also in household were - Mary ATKINSON, s, 28, assistant, b Leeds & Helen GARBUTT, s, 59, visitor, b Windsor

      1939 In same household as Frances PARKER & 1 other.

      As far as I can tell, this IS the correct Emily, despite some inaccuracies in the reporting. Unable to trace her father.

      100 birthday: 3 Jan 1963 Huddersfield daily Examiner, p10: Miss Emily JUBB, formerly of Huddersfield, now Scarborough, daug of a former Huddersfield Wine Merchant, formerly a nurse.

      Other newspaper entries on her birthday: 1960 - living in Scarborough, 1958, living in Scarborough for last 3 years.

      The Straights Times, 3 Jan 1961
      'Miss Emily JUBB, a former nurse who celebrated her 106 birthday yesterday, received a telegram of congratulations from the Queen'
    Died Jan 1963 
    Person ID I671  JUBB unproven
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2017 

    Mother Elizabeth JUBB,   b. Bef 1832 
    Family ID F390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1861: Emily is shown as grand daughter of Jane snr, in 1891 she is shown as 'niece' to Jane and James.

      1861: also in household - Thomas HALL, 57, boarder, Bookseller's traveling agent, b Falkingham LIN & Emma ELLIS, 15, housemaid, b Leeds

      1871: Also in household were: Charles ATKINSON, son-in-law, unm, 37, officer in excise, b Otley. + Martha E SMITH, visitor, unm, 35, farmer's daughter, b LIN

      1881: visitor in household of Francis & Ann JUBB (solicitor)

      1891: living with Jane & James, shown as 'niece'

      1901: Also in household were - Mary ATKINSON, s, 28, assistant, b Leeds & Helen GARBUTT, s, 59, visitor, b Windsor

      As far as I can tell, this IS the correct Emily, despite some inaccuracies in the reporting. Unable to trace her father.

      100 birthday: 3 Jan 1963 Huddersfield daily Examiner, p10: Miss Emily JUBB, formerly of Huddersfield, now Scarborough, daug of a former Huddersfield Wine Merchant, formerly a nurse.

      Other newspaper entries on her birthday: 1960 - living in Scarborough, 1958, living in Scarborough for last 3 years.

      The Straights Times, 3 Jan 1961
      'Miss Emily JUBB, a former nurse who celebrated her 106 birthday yesterday, received a telegram of congratulations from the Queen'

      HOWEVER, there was an Emily JUBB, b1863, Q2, Leeds - parents Benjamin & Ann JUBB. Benjamin was a publican and licenced victualler!
    • Illegitimate

  • Sources 
    1. [S741] FMP 1939 Register.