John Totty Mayo

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 18/12/2019
© Christine Gambles

John Totty Mayo



John Totty Mayo was born in Newbury in 1838 and was the son of William & Mary Mayo (nee Butson) who were married in 1838.


Marriage details for parents:

Date: 19th March 1838? Place: St Nicolas Church Newbury?

Groom: William Mayo, of Full Age, Bachelor, occ: Servant, of Newbury?

Bride: Mary Butson, of Full Age, Spinster, of Newbury?

Groom's Father: John Totty Mayo, occ: Sexton of this parish?

Bride's Father: Amos Butson, occ: Coachman?

Witnesses: John Mayo and John Totty Mayo? Both Bride and Groom signed their names


William & Mary also had the following children (all born in Newbury):

Mary Jane born 1839??

Sarah born 1841??

Robert born 1843, died 1844 aged 1, buried 26/8/1844

William born 1844??

Thomas born 1846, died 1848 aged 2, buried as Thomas Totty 17/5/1848

Amos born 1847, died 1848 aged 9 months, buried 10/6/1848

Thomas born 1851, died1859 aged 8, buried 12/9/1859 ??

Alice born 1853

??Francis Butson born 1856, died 1894 aged 7, buried 19/2/1864


In 1841 John was living with his parents in Northbrook Street Newbury.

In 1851 John was living with his parents in the parish of St Nicolas, his father William was working as an Auctioneers Porter.

By 1861 John had left home, his parents were recorded living in Caroline Place Newbury and his father William was working as a Labourer.

In 1871 John was recorded as a boarder living with the Dane family in Rugby Warwickshire and was working as a Tailor.

In both 1891 and 1901 John was living in East Woodhay Hampshire, the 1901 census recorded him working as a Journeyman Tailor.

John died in 1903 and was buried on 10th October at Newtown Road Cemetery



Christine Gambles-26th November 2019

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