King William 4th is on the throne.
Hellena is the Fifth child of Twelve of George Harker and Elizabeth Munby.
Hellena was born on 24th December 1833 and Christened on the 26th December 1833 at the Roman Catholic Church in Marton in Holderness Yorkshire.
Queen Victoria takes the throne on the 20th June 1837 on the death of her Uncle King William 4th.
on the 1841 census Hellena had shorten her name to Hellen and was living with her family in West Newton Yorkshire
on the 1851 census Hellen had shorten her name to Ellen and was working as a House Servant for Mr William Johnson at Winsterad Grange Winstead.
Ellen Harker Married James Thompson on the 28th October 1853 at the parish church of Catwick
The first of their children Charles was born in the March Quarter of 1854 in Riston in the registration district of Skirlaugh
The second child John was born in the June Quarter of 1855 in Leven in the registration of Beverley
The third child Charles was born on the 3rd December 1856 in Leven in the registration district of Beverley
The fourth child William Harker Thompson was born in the March Quarter of 1858 in Leven the registration district of Beverley
The fifth child Joseph was born in the March Quarter of 1861 in Sigglesthrone in the registration district of Skirlaugh.
On the 1861 census the family was living on Hull Road Sigglesthrone.
In the September Quarter of 1863 William Harker Thompson dies in the Registration District of Skirlaugh
The sixth child Mary Ann was born in the September Quarter of 1865 in Rise Yorkshire in the district of Skirlaugh
The Seventh child Thomas was born in the June Quarter 1867 is Rise Yorkshire in the district of Skirlaugh
The Eighth and Ninth children were James and Elizabeth twins born in the September Quarter of 1869 in Brandesburton in the District of Skirlaugh
On the 1871 Census Ellen was living at Little Burton Brandsburton
The Tenth child William Harker Thompson was born in the December Quarter of 1873 in the registration district of Skirlaugh
The Eleventh and last child Arthur was born in the June Quarter of 1877 in the Registration district of Skirlaugh
Ellen dies in the December quarter of 1878 leaving James to cope.