Mary Mayo

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 07/08/2020
© Christine Gambles

Mary Mayo



Mary was born in Nottinghamshire (possibly Newark). She married (as Mary Needham) George Moulding on the 1st July 1812 at St Peter’s Church Nottingham. George was born c1781 in Newbury and was the son of John and Hester Moulding.

 After they were married Mary moved to Newbury. She gave birth to a son George Leander who was baptised on the 9th July 1813 at St Nicolas Church Newbury, his father George was recorded as a Private in the 15th Dragoons on the baptism record.

In 1815 George Leander was recorded living with his grandparents John and Hester Moulding, at the George and Dragon Hotel Newbury. Mary was recorded in the household of a Jene (an Attorney) and Clara Bunny in Northbrook Street Newbury (possibly Mary was a Servant but it does not actually give an occupation for her).

Mary’s son George Leander died aged 5+ in 1819 he was buried on the 22nd February at St Nicolas Newbury

Mary’s husband George died sometime between 1812-1822 (no death found) and Mary remarried on the 9th June 1822 at St Mary’s Thatcham, her 2nd husband was John Totty Mayo (born c1777 in Newbury) who was a widower.

John and Mary had one son Thomas Totty born c1823 who was baptised on the 31st March 1823 at St Nicolas Church Newbury.

In 1841 they were living in West Mills Newbury but by 1851 they were living in Raymond’s Almshouses.

John died aged 82 in 1859 he as laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 19th October.

Mary died aged 83 in 1861 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 14th February.



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