Youngest of seven children of Edward Elwell and Georgiana Ash. Married Alfred de Courcy Lyons on 4 Sep 1873 in Wednesbury. They had 4 children. Lived in Yatton, retired to Wedmore. After he husband's death she moved to Glastonbury and died in Bath. She was buried in Yatton with her husband and son Robert. There is a window in St Mary's Church dedicated to Dr and Mrs Lyons.