Hannah Shillito was born on 5 August 1799 to William Shillito and Esther (nee Ryder). She was baptised on 5 September 1799 at St Peter’s Church in Leeds. She married John Eyres on 7 January 1827 at St Peter’s Church in Bradford (now the cathedral). They had the following children:

  • Eleanor Shillito (1829-1884)
  • Mary Hannah (1831-1906)
  • John William (1833- )
  • Richard (1835-1839)
  • Sarah (1841- )

You can read more about John and Hannah on John’s page.

Hannah died on the 12 August 1871 and was buried on 16 August in the graveyeard at St Matthew’s Church in Chapel Allerton.

Gravestone of Hannah Eyres nee Shillito (1799-1871)

to the Memory of RICHARD
Son of John & Hannah Eyres, Leeds
Grocer, who departed this Life 11th
May 1839 Aged 3 Years & 6 Months
Also of the above named
who died August 12th 1871
Aged 72 Years
Also of the above named
who died September 28th 1884
Aged 81 Years