Mary Ann Edwards

Date published: 01/04/2017

Mary Ann Edwards

She was born on 17 March 1832 in Newbury  to George Smith, a Boat Builder at Webb’s Yard, and Ann Farr born in Whitchurch, Hampshire. She was baptised on 15 April 1832 at the Wesleyan Chapel, Northbrook Street, Newbury.  In 1851, aged 19,  she is in domestic service at  George Farr’s house in St. Mary’s Hill. He is her cousin, aged 55, born in Whitchurch, Hampshire: his occupation is Stationer. On 29 September 1855 she married William Edwards (1827-1907) in Alverstoke, Hampshire. They had 9 children. In the 1861 and 1871 Census she is recorded as a Draper and Milliner. She died on 3 March 1878 aged 48 and she was buried on 6th March 1878.

Sources: Select Births and Christenings 1538-1975 and Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Register 1567-1970; 1851 to 1871 Census; Select Marriages 1538-1973; BMD 1Q 1878 Death; Newbury Weekly News 7/3/1878. (Note: there are some age disparities in records). For further family history refer to the record of William Edwards (1827-1907).

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