Mary Chivers

Author: Sylvia Sellwood
Date published: 15/03/2015

Mary Chivers Mary was born in Scotland in 1811.

She married John Chivers in Wantage in 1837.

By 1841 .They were living on Northbrook Street, Newbury, and had two children Henry 3, and James 1.

John was described a porter as was another resident of the house, George Chivers aged 20.

In 1851 they were still living in Northbrook Street, and had two children Harry 13 and James 11 both born in Newbury. He was working as a porter.

On the 1861 census he was a coin porter living in Packers Yard, West Street. James was still living at home employed as an agricultural labourer. There was now a daughter, Martha, aged 11yr.

Could not find a 1871 census record. Mary died in 1878.

Sources:Find my Past

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