Almshouse Residents 1871 - 1911

Mary Ann Sanford almshouse residents.

Frances Belsham

Almshouses in Rebow Rd Wivenhoe

Women who were living in the Almshouse at the time of Census from

1881-1911

 

1881                                                                                AGE

Sarah Ann Eaton                                                          65

Anna Maria Turner                                                      77

Mary Ann Turner                                                         74

(staying with Mary Ann was)

(her granddaughter Mary Ann Oakley)                     7

Mary Ann Howling                                                      70

Mary Ann Cole                                                             75

1 Property was unoccupied

 

1891

Mary Martin  (living at No 1)                                    79

Anna Turner (living at No2)                                      86

Jemima Mills (living at No 3)                                    75

Mary Aldridge (living at No4)                                   75

Elizabeth Dennis (living at No 5)                              73

(staying with Elizabeth was)

(her granddaughter)

Maud Mills                                                                     9

Mary Scrivener (living at No 6)                                71

 

1901

Mary Martin                                                                  89

Isabella Chaney                                                            62

Mary A Smith                                                                79

Mary Ann Hibbs                                                           78

Sarah E Cole                                                                   72

Jemimah Mills                                                               79

 

1911

Ann W Mills                                                                   88

Isabella Matilda Chaney                                             72

Mary A Cole                                                                   73

Julia Ashley                                                                    74

Eliza Cheek                                                                     76

Eliza Catt                                                                         77

 

Other Records have shown that the following women were Almshouse residents at the time they died.

 

                                                                                       Died/Age

 

Rebecca Woodward                                                   1874 / 84

Sarah Forsgate                                                            1875 / 85

Hannah Maria Cleave                                                1875 / 71

Sarah Studd                                                                 1878 / 77

Elizabeth Chamberlain                                              1878 / 79

Sarah Bennett                                                             1880 / 83

Sarah Munson                                                            1880 / 78

 

These first six women could conceivably have been some of the first women to live in the Almshouses. There are six houses, the building of which were completed in September 1873 but the next census wasn’t until 1881.

Susannah Blyth                                                             1883 / 64

Harriet Gunn                                                                 1884 / 86

Caroline Burton                                                            1896 / 88

 

This page was added on 15/03/2021.

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