born March 1783–March 1784
in Sunderland, Co. Durham
First name (spelt 'Rebekah') from daughter Jane's baptismal record. Surname from (very sparse) marriage record.
1841 census: Living on Grove Street, Preston. She is described as being aged 55–59, born in Lancashire.
1851 census: Living at 1 Buckingham Street, Preston, with husband, widowed daughter Margaret, niece and nephews (though possibly these are really Margaret's niece and nephews). She is described as being aged 67, born in Sunderland, Co. Durham.