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Another Brick Wall Sarah Jane Williams

I have hit yet another brick wall so any guidance would be greatly appreciated.

I am looking for the parents of "Sarah Jane Williams" who was born ~1898 who would be my great grandmother on my mothers side.

I know she married a Thomas Buckley (My Great Grandfather) on 9th June 1919 at St Pauls Church in Widnes. I have obtained there marriage certificate which was registered in Prescot.

Sarah Jane's age on the marriage certificate is 20 and her father is listed as John Williams.

Sarah Jane died in 1936 and Thomas a couple of years later so all of their children do not really know much of her history as they were all still really young. My Grandmother "Doreen May Buckley 1929" and other siblings (john, thomas, ronald, jeanette, edward, david) were born and raised in Widnes and they believe Sarah Jane Williams was from the area too but I am unable to find any records to prove it as I cannot find a birth certificate and "John Williams" is a really popular name. I was hoping to have some success with the 1901 census.

I am told Sarah had a sister called Elizabeth (lizzy) who married someone by the surname of Twigg and lived in the Wallasey area. I am unable to confirm if she was her sister but "Elizabeth Twigg" has signed her marriage certificate as a Witness. That would lead me to believe she may have been her older sister?

Apologies if this is information overload :)

Thankyou very much for your time.

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