Ellen Lee (1800-1879)

Married to Henry Lee (1802-1870) the patriarch of the LEE family, Ellen Parkinson and he were married and were living at 132 Spring Gardens, in Great Bolton.

Henry Lee (1802-1870) started working in 1843 in Spring Gardens and worked there till about 1851, where he was a master employing number of men. by 1861 they had moved to 96 Spring gardens and had premises in Newport Street.

Ellen Lee (1800-1879), went on to become a watchmaker in her own right operating as a Watch Manufacturer employing 2 people in 1871.

Ellen Lee died on 22nd May 1879 at 134 Bradshawgate.

Spring Gardens Home to the Lee Family of watchmakers.