Person:Mary Thompson (322)

Mary Ann Thompson
  • HJohn Reay1845 - 1876
  • WMary Ann Thompson1847 - 1928
m. 8 Nov 1869
  1. Thomas Reay1870 - 1873
  2. John Henry T. Reay1872 - 1888
  • HJohn SayerAbt 1836 - 1895
  • WMary Ann Thompson1847 - 1928
m. Abt 1879
  1. Sabina Annie Thompson Sayer1880 - 1956
  2. Mabel Susa Sayer1881 - 1938
  3. Bertha Sybil Sayers1883 - 1972
  4. Winnie Ella Sayers1885 - 1943
  5. Maggie Sayers1886 - 1971
Facts and Events
Name Mary Ann Thompson
Gender Female
Birth? 5 Oct 1847 Northwold, Norfolk, England
Christening? 17 Jul 1848 Northwold, Norfolk, EnglandSt Andrew's Church
Marriage 8 Nov 1869 Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, Englandto John Reay
Marriage Abt 1879 to John Sayer
Death? 24 May 1928 Sheringham, Norfolk, England
Burial? Sheringham, Norfolk, EnglandSheringham Cemetery

1847 - Mary Ann's birth date seems to have been recorded in the family bible as 24 October 1847. However, her birth certificate records 5 October 1847. (Had her birthday been the former, her husband, John SAYER, would have died on her forty-eighth birthday.)

1851 - with her parents, aged 3, in Little London, Northwold, Norfolk.

1861 - With parents, living in "Little Lunnum", Northwold. Scholar, aged 13.

1869 - At the time of her marriage to John REAY, Mary Ann was from Parish of St John, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

1871 - Living at the Coachman House, Condercum (House), Benwell (St James), Northumberland, with husband (John REAY) and infant son.

1881- Mary Ann has married John SAYER by this time. They are living at Laws Farm, Horsey. Three children from John's first marriage live with them but none from Mary Ann's first marriage. Sabina, from this marriage, aged 1 (recorded as Salina on the census index) was also living there. Aged 33, born at Northwold, Norfolk.

1891 - Living with John and 5 girls from this marriage, but no children from either previous marriage.

1901 - Widowed and living with her widowed mother, and one daughter (Maggie) in a four-roomed home in Little London, Northwold. Employed as a cook (not domestic).

Early 1900s - The family moved to Audley House, Northwold, which was owned by the people who lived next door.

1927/8 - Mary Ann went to live with her daughter, Pop (Bertha GRAVER), during the winter.

1928 - Died at Pop's home, North Street, Sheringham.