John Mayo

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 30/09/2019
© Christine Gambles


John Mayo 1816-1895 John Mayo was baptised on 31st March 1816 in Thatcham and was the son of John Totty & Mary Mayo (nee Dear) who were married in Twyford in 1803. Other children of John Totty and Mary were: Jane born 12/6/1804, baptised at St Nicolas church Newbury 15/8/1804 Mary Anne born 11/1/1806, baptised at St Nicolas Church Newbury 3/8/1806 Robert born 1/10/1807, baptised at St Nicolas Church Newbury 23/12/1807 John Mayo born 22/8/1809, baptised 13/9/1809 at St Nicolas Church Newbury (died before 1816) William baptised at Wantage 5/3/1813 When John was 5 years old his mother died and his father married again 8 months later. John married Sarah Brown (who was born c1816 in Ramsbury Wiltshire) in 1839 Marriage details: Date: 9th April 1839 Place: St Nicolas Church Newbury Groom: John Mayo, of Full Age, Bachelor, Occ: Whitesmith of Newbury Bride: Sarah Brown, of Full Age, Spinster, Occ: Servant of Newbury Groom's Father: John Totty Mayo Occ; Sexton Bride's Father: Robert Brown Occ: Labourer Witnesses: John Totty Mayo and Jane Mayo Both Bride and Groom signed their names John & Sarah had the following children (who were all born in Newbury): George born 1840 Robert born 1842 buried 15/6/1842 aged 11 days Charles Robert born 1845 Mary Ann born 1847 Alfred born 1851 John Morris born 1857 Edward Manser born 1858 buried 8/7/1859 aged 7 months John is recorded as working as a Whitesmith in census records and in 1841 John, Sarah and their son George were living in Northbrook Street Newbury. In 1851 the family were recorded living in Toomers Yard Newbury. In 1881 John and Sarah were living in Almshouses and in 1891 were recorded living the parish of St John. Sarah died in 1892 and was buried on 3rd February in Newtown Road Cemetery John died in 1895 and was buried 6th September in Newtown Road Cemetery Christine Gambles-26th November 2019

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