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EDGOOSE,  Mary (Polly)

EDGOOSE, Mary (Polly)

Female 1842 - 1934  (91 years)

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  • Name EDGOOSE, Mary (Polly)  [1
    Born 8 Oct 1842  West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 347 
    _UID 84C339EE08E040F191E5AAD7CCEB20449949 
    Died 9 Apr 1934  Tilney St. Lawrence, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 13 Apr 1934  Tilney St. Lawrence, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I347  Edgoose
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2017 

    Father EDGOOSE, Stanton,   b. 1810, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1845, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Mother HUDSON, Patience,   b. 5 Jan 1817, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1906, Tilney St. Lawrence, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1835  West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F224  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MOULES, Joseph,   b. 2 Aug 1841, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1876, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1871  West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. MOULES, Grace Agnes,   b. 6 Aug 1872, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1939  (Age 67 years)
     2. MOULES, Patience Edgoose,   b. 1874, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929, Holbeach, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     3. MOULES, Mary Edgoose,   b. 1876, West Walton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1942, Tilney St. Lawrence, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    MARY MOULES nee EDGOOSE (1842-1934)

    Date: Circa 1910?

    Her husband Joseph Moules died in 1876.

    Mourning Cards
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  • Notes 
    • MARY (POLLY) MOULES née EDGOOSE 1842-1934


      Mary EDGOOSE was born on 7 or 8 October 1842 at West Walton, Norfolk (although her birth was not registered), daughter of Stanton and Patience EDGOOSE. Stanton EDGOOSE had married Patience HUDSON at West Walton on 31 October 1835.

      Mary, daughter of Stanton EDGOOSE, farmer, and Patience, was baptised at West Walton, Norfolk, on 14 October 1842.

      From the 1851 census returns for Borroughfield, West Walton, Norfolk:
      Patience EDGOOSE, head, aged 34, farmer of 35 acres employing one labourer, born at West Walton;
      Patience EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 12, at home, born at West Walton;
      Naomi EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 10, at home, born at West Walton;
      Ruth EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 9, scholar, born at West Walton;
      *Mary EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 8, scholar, born at West Walton;
      Stanton EDGOOSE, son, aged 7, scholar, born at West Walton;
      James EDGOOSE, son, aged 4, born at West Walton.
      (HO 107/1766/577/9)

      The 1861 census of Dam Lane, West Walton, Norfolk:
      Patience EDGOOSE, head, aged 44, widow, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      *Mary EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 18, born at West Walton;
      Stanton EDGOOSE, son, aged 16, born at West Walton;
      James EDGOOSE, son, aged 14, born at West Walton;
      Benjamin EDGOOSE, son, aged 7, born at West Walton;
      Serena EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 7, born at West Walton.
      (RG9/1050/72/8)

      The 1871 census of Dam Road, West Walton:
      Patience EDGOOSE, head, aged 54, farmer of 35 acres employing 1 agricultural labourer, born at West Walton;
      *Mary EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 28, born at West Walton;
      Stanton EDGOOSE, son, aged 26, farmer of 36 (sic) acres employing 1 agricultural labourer, born at West Walton;
      Benjamin EDGOOSE, son, aged 16, born at West Walton;
      Serena EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 16, born at West Walton.
      (RG10/1617/76/8)

      She married Joseph MOULES, a West Walton farmer and son of farmer Thomas MOULES, at West Walton on 27 December 1871. Witnesses were Stanton John EDGOOSE and Naomi EDGOOSE.
      (GRO December Q 1871 Wisbech 3b 1424)
      The parish register, unlike the GRO marriage certificate, describes Mary incorrectly as the daughter of Robert EDGOOSE, farmer.

      Her husband Joseph MOULES died at West Walton in 1876 aged 34.
      (GRO June Q 1876 Wisbech 3b 373)

      At the time of the 1881 census she was living in Dam Road, West Walton:
      *Mary MOULES, daughter (head), aged 37, widow, born at West Walton;
      Grace MOULES, granddaughter, aged 8, born at West Walton;
      Patience MOULES, granddaughter, aged 6, born at West Walton;
      Mary MOULES, granddaughter, aged 5, born at West Walton;
      William SMITH, servant, aged 14, farm servant, born at Walpole.
      (RG11/1697/81/7)

      From the 1891 census returns for Dam Road, West Walton:
      Patience EDGOOSE, head, widow, aged 74, a farmer, born at West Walton;
      *Mary MOWLES (sic), daughter, widow, aged 49, born at West Walton;
      Grace MOWLES, granddaughter, aged 18, schoolteacher, born at West Walton;
      Patience MOWLES, granddaughter, aged 16, schoolteacher, born at West Walton;
      Mary MOWLES, granddaughter, aged 15, born at West Walton.
      (RG12/1306/61/9)

      From the 1901 census of New Field, Tilney St. Lawrence, Norfolk:
      Patience EDGOOSE, head, widow, aged 84, farmer, employer, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      *Mary MOULES, daughter, widow, aged 58, farmer, employer, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      Patience MOULES, granddaughter, single, aged 26, schoolmistress, at home, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      Mary Moules, granddaughter, single, aged 26, at home, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      Julia EDGOOSE, granddaughter, single, aged 24, living on own means, born at Walsoken, Norfolk.
      (RG13/1558/87/5)

      From the 1911 census of Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire:
      William Henry HUGGINS, head, aged 35, married, baker & grocer, employer, born at Nettleham, Lincolnshire;
      Patience Edgoose HUGGINS, wife, aged 36, married 7 years, no children, assisting in the business, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      *Mary MOULES, relative, aged 68, widow, household duties, born at West Walton, Norfolk;
      Caroline Elizabeth BRUNTON, visitor, aged 21, single, school teacher, born at Tittleshall, Norfolk;
      Hilda WILKINSON, servant, aged 15, single, general servant domestic, born at Gedney Drove End, Lincolnshire.
      (RG14/19519)

      Mary MOULES died aged 91 on 9 April 1934.
      (GRO June Q 1934 Wisbech 3b 660)

      She was buried at Tilney St. Lawrence on 13 April.


      (revised 16.01.2012)

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Edgo21.FTW (Reliability: 0).
      Date of Import: 28 Jan 2002