Elizabeth Plumb

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 09/07/2020
© Christine Gambles

Elizabeth Plumb



Elizabeth was born in Berkshire she was baptised on the 17th May 1795 in Hampstead Marshall Berkshire and was recorded on the baptism record as the daughter of Ann Plumb (no father recorded).

Elizabeth never married but had at least 4 children, William, Ann, James and Henry.  William was born in Marlborough Wiltshire c1822, he was baptised on the 24th May 1822 in Marlborough his father was recorded as Richard Halloway on his baptism record. Ann was also born in Marlborough c1827, James was born in Berkshire c1828 and Henry was born in Newbury c1838. (Possible father, Robert Walding)

In the 1841 census Elizabeth was recorded living in Middleton Yard Newbury, she was recorded  as Elizabeth Walding, aged 45, others in the household were Robert Walding aged 45, William Plumb aged 15, Ann Plumb aged 15, James Plumb aged 14 and Henry Walding aged 3.

In the1851 census Elizabeth was recorded as Elizabeth Plumb (no occupation recorded) living in Old Newtown Road Newbury with her son Henry Plumb. Robert Walding was also living with them and was recorded as a Lodger. They were all still living together in Old Newtown Road when the 1861 census was taken but Elizabeth was recorded as Eliza Plumb (occupation, Charwoman). Henry was recorded as Henry Plumb and Robert Walding was again recorded as a Lodger.

 Elizabeth died aged 73 in 1866 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 27th August.

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