Lucy Salt

Author: Deirdre Duff
Date published: 21/01/2021

Lucy Salt

Her parents Robert Salt, a journeyman carpenter, and Caroline née Cook,  were married on 4 June 1842 in Lambourn.  Her elder sister Jane was born in 1843 (2Q) and Lucy was born a year later.  She was baptised on 25 December 1844. Another sister, Ann, was born in 1847.  Their mother died in 1849 and she was buried on 2 June 1849 in Lambourn.

In the 1851 census Lucy, now a scholar aged 6,  is living with her aunt Jane Cooke who runs a successful Milliners and Dressmaking business in Northbrook Street, employing 4 apprentices and a general servant.

Lucy died at the young age of 14 years on 6 July 1859 and she was buried in a consecrated private grave on 9 July.

Mrs. P.  Code  LN(A) 23   Page 112


Sources:  Birth Index 4Q 1844; Births & Christenings 1538-1975; Select Marriages of her parents; Death Index of her mother 2Q 1849; 1851 census; 1852 Slater’s Directory of Berkshire; BBI 9/7/1859.



Sources:as above

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