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WHARRAM, Mary

Female 1820 - 1900  (80 years)


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  • Name WHARRAM, Mary 
    Born 1820  Naburn, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 28 Dec 1820  Naburn, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 387 
    _UID 41EF22D173FF4BF996337C4C97E39A6CEAB0 
    Died 13 Feb 1900  Fleetwood, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 27 Feb 1900  Fulford, York, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I387  Edgoose
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2017 

    Father WHARRAM, Matthias,   b. 1 Nov 1785, Skirpenbeck, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1866, Naburn, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother BARNARD, Elizabeth,   b. 1788, Yapham, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1863, Naburn, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 7 Feb 1809  Yapham, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family EDGOOSE, Jesse,   b. 10 Jan 1813, Gosberton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1856, Gate Fulford, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 7 Aug 1849  Hemingbrough, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. EDGOOSE, Adelaide Eliza,   b. 29 Aug 1851, Northallerton, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1941, Fleetwood, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. EDGOOSE, Emily Alice,   b. 2 Jun 1854, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1866, Feasegate, York, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     3. EDGOOSE, Lucilla Frances,   b. 10 Nov 1855, Naburn, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1895, York, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Edgoose JesseEdgoose 381 299.jpg
    Edgoose JesseEdgoose 381 299.jpg
    The Reverend Jesse Edgoose's gravestone and that of several members of his family:
    His daughter Emily Alice (1854-1866);
    His daughter Lucilla Frances (1855-1895);
    His wife Mary Wharram (1820-1900).

    Historical Directories
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    The Directories 4146 Edgoose MaryEdgoose 387 1895 127.jpg
    MRS. EDGOOSE (1820-1900)

    Address: 24 De Gray Street, York

    Occupation:

    Directory: White's Directory of York

    Date: 1895
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    The Directories 4146 Edgoose MaryEdgoose 387 1885 164.jpg
    MRS. M. EDGOOSE (1820-1900)

    Address: Elm Leigh, 13 Park Place, Huntingdon Road, York

    Occupation: ladies' school

    Directory: Directory of York

    Date: 1885
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    The Directories 4146 Edgoose MaryEdgoose 381 1893 175.jpg
    MRS. EDGOOSE (1820-1900)

    Address: 24 De Gray street, York

    Occupation:

    Directory: Kelly's Directory of N. & E. Ridings of Yorkshire

    Date: 1893

  • Notes 
    • MARY EDGOOSE nee WHARRAM 1820-1900

      Mary WHARRAM was baptised at Naburn, Yorkshire, daughter of Matthias WHARRAM, a farmer, on 28 December 1820.
      (source: IGI patron submission)
      Matthias WHARRAM had married Elizabeth BARNARD at Yapham cum Meltonby, Yorkshire, on 7 February 1809.
      (IGI)

      She was living at home in Ellerton, Yorkshire, with her parents at the time of the 1841 census.

      She married Jesse EDGOOSE at Hemingbrough, Yorkshire, by licence on 7 August 1849. Witnesses were Richard BELL and John MELLOR.
      (GRO September Q 1849 Howden 23 73)

      The 1851 census returns for Northallerton, Yorkshire, list:
      *Mary EDGOOSE, wife, aged 30, Wesleyan Minister's wife, born at Naburn, Yorkshire;
      Alfred James EDGOOSE, son, aged 7, born at Longton, Staffordshire;
      Agnes Rowley EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 5, born at Tunstall, Staffordshire;
      Augusta EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 4, born at Leek, Staffordshire;
      Mary JACKSON, servant, aged 19, house servant, born at Osgodby, Yorkshire.
      (HO107/2377/293/18)

      The 1861 census for 13 Feasegate, St. Peter the Little, York:
      *Mary EDGOOSE, head, aged 40, widow, baby linen & hosiery repository, born at Naburn, Yorkshire;
      Alfred J. EDGOOSE, son, aged 17, house carpenter, born at Leak, Staffordshire;
      Agnes B. (sic) EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 15, milliner, born at Leak;
      Adelaide E. EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 9, scholar, born at Northallerton, Yorkshire;
      Emily A. EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 6, scholar, born at Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire;
      Lucilla F. EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 5, scholar, born at Naburn, Yorkshire;
      Harriet ATKIN, servant, aged 14, house servant, born at Cottingwith, Yorkshire.
      (RG9/3546/63/9)

      From her father's will proved at York on 14 June 1866:
      "To my daughter Mary EDGOOSE of Market Street in the City of York Widow the sum of two hundred pounds".

      A newspaper report of the Yorkshire Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition referred to the objects of curiosity from distant lands exposed there. Mrs. EDGOOSE of York was one of the contributors.
      (The York Herald, 13 October 1866)

      The 1871 census return for 11 Feasegate, St. Peter the Little, York:
      *Mary EDGOOSE, head, aged 50, baby linen and hosiery depot keeper, born at Naburn, Yorkshire;
      Lucilla F. EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 15, scholar, born at Naburn;
      Annie S. KNAPTON, boarder, aged 10, scholar, born at Foggathorpe;
      Elizabeth SHARMAN, servant, aged 14, general servant, born at Stonehenge, Wiltshire.
      (RG10/4745/81/11)

      Mrs. Mary EDGOOSE, hosier, was listed on page 82 of the 1872 Directory of the City of York and Neighbourhood. Mrs. Mary EDGOOSE was also listed at 11 Feasegate, York.

      The Yorkshire Gazette dated 15 April 1876 carries an advertisement for a school at 57 Monkgate, York, run by MRS. and the MISSES EDGOOSE: "MRS. and the MISSES EDGOOSE will receive their PUPILS for the ensuing Term on MONDAY, MAY 1st. A Resident Foreign Certificated Governess".
      (Similar advertisements have been found in the York Herald of 13 and 20 January 1885; 28 and 29 April 1885; 7 May 1885; 15, 16, and 18 January 1889; 10 September 1889; and 6 and 20 January 1890. There may well be many others)

      Amongst a list of stall holders at the Grand wesleyan Bazaar in York were Mrs. EDGOOSE of Monkgate. The Misses EDGOOSE were on the Sunday Schools' stall.
      (The York Herald, 6 October 1877)

      She was also a stall holder at the Wesleyan Bazaar held in York on 3 October 1878.
      (The York Herald, 3 October 1878)

      She was a stall holder at the Wesleyan Bazaar held in the Victoria Hall, York, in September 1880.
      (The York Herald, 23 September 1880)

      The 1881 census return for 57 Monkgate, York St. Maurice, list:
      *Mary EDGOOSE, head, aged 60, a schoolmistress, born at Naburn, Yorkshire;
      Agnes P. EDGOOSE (sic), daughter, aged 35, with 'income from Interest of Money', born at Tunstall, Staffordshire;
      Lucilla F. EDGOOSE, daughter, aged 25, a school teacher, born at Naburn, Yorkshire;
      Mary BROWN, aged 40, unmarried, general servant, born at York;
      and 11 scholars boarding.
      (RG11/4722/100/10)

      The Directory of York 1885 lists Mrs. M. EDGOOSE, ladies school, Elm Leigh, No. 13 Park Place, Huntingdon Road, York.

      Pupils from Mrs. EDGOOSE's school at Elmleigh, York, were successful in the recent examinations of the College of Perceptors.
      (The York Herald, 22 January 1887)

      Pupils of Mrs. and Miss EDGOOSE of Elmleigh, York, were successful in the Cambridge local examinations in March 1887 and June 1889.
      (The York Herald, 7 March 1887 and 1 June 1889)

      "ELMLEIGH, YORK - SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, conducted by Mrs. and the Misses EDGOOSE, assisted by University Graduates and Governesses holding Women's Cambridge Honour Certificates (French and English). Senior and Junior Pupils have been successful at the recent Local Examinations of the Royal Academy Music, Cambridge and University Extension Lectures, Tennis, French Conversation"
      (The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent, 5, 7, and 9 August 1889)

      Pupils from Elmleigh (Mrs. and the Misses EDGOOSE) were successful in the College of Preceptors Local Examinations.
      (The York Herald, 1 February 1890)

      In 1891 Mary EDGOOSE was living at 24 De Grey Street, St. Giles, York. She was described as a 70 year old retired schoolmistress, born at Naburn in Yorkshire. Her daughter Lucilla F. EDGOOSE was a 35 year old English teacher, born at Naburn. Their 24 year old unmarried domestic servant, Caroline BINNS, was born at Wheldrake, Yorkshire.
      (RG12/3885/44/7)

      The City of York Registers of Municipal Voters list Mrs. Mary EDGOOSE at 24 De Grey Street, St. Giles, York, in 1891, 1892,1893, 1894-5 and lastly in the Register for 1895-6 dated October 1895. She is listed at the same address in White's Directory of York 1895.

      She died at Westholme, Fleetwood, Lancashire, on 23 February 1900. According to her tombstone in St. Oswald's Churchyard, Fulford, York, she died at Fleetwood on 13 February aged 79.
      (GRO March Q 1900 Fylde 8e 660)

      "EDGOOSE - On the 23 inst., at Westholme, Fleetwood, the residence of her son-in-law, Ernest CROSBY, Mary, widow of the late Jesse EDGOOSE, and daughter of the late Matthias WHARRAM, of Naburn. The funeral will take place at Fulford, today (Tuesday), at 1.15 pm."
      (From the Yorkshire Herald, 27 February 1900)

      Mary EDGOOSE of Fleetwood, Lancashire, was buried at Fulford, York, on 27 February 1900 aged 79.
      (PR)

      Monumental Inscription:
      IN MEMORY OF
      THE REV JESSE EDGOOSE
      WESLEYAN MINISTER
      WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
      JULY 16th 1856
      IN THE 44th YEAR OF HIS AGE
      BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH DIE IN THE
      LORD FROM HENCEFORTH: YEA SAITH THE
      SPIRIT THAT THEY MAY REST FROM THEIR LABOURS AND THEIR WORKS DO FOLLOW THEM
      REV 14. 13
      ALSO
      EMILY ALICE
      DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
      WHO DIED OCTOBER 5th 1866
      AGED 12 YEARS
      AND OF LUCILLA FRANCES
      ALSO DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
      REVd JESSE EDGOOSE
      WHO DIED FEBy 14th 1895
      ALSO OF MARY WHARRAM
      WIDOW OF THE REVd JESSE EDGOOSE
      WHO DIED AT FLEETWOOD
      FEBy 13th 1900
      AGED 79 YEARS.


      NOTES & QUERIES:
      WHARRAM, KNAPTON, and RICHARDSON
      Christopher RICHARDSON provided much of the information on the WHARRAM family and all of the information on the associated KNAPTON and RICHARDSON connection.


      (revised 04.02.2017)