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BALES, Sarah

Female 1814 - 1874  (60 years)


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  • Name BALES, Sarah 
    Born 1814  Spalding, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 23 Dec 1814  Spalding, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Oct 1874  Spalding, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I393  Edgoose
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2018 

    Father BALES, Benjamin,   b. Between 1781 and 1782, King's Lynn, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1866, Spalding Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Mother .........., Ann,   b. Between 1791 and 1801, Stamford, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1876, Spalding Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married Unknown 
    Family ID F277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 HARDWICK, Charles,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Sep 1832  Spalding, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F275  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 EDGOOSE, Albert,   b. 12 Jan 1814, Gosberton, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1847, Spalding, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1842  Spalding, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F274  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 PEACOCK, Richard,   b. 1818, Spalding, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1899, Spalding Registration District, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 31 Aug 1848  Spalding, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Certificates: MARRIAGE
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    ALBERT EDGOOSE (1814-1847) and SARAH HARDWICK widow (1814-1874)

    DATE OF MARRIAGE: 1 JUNE 1942.

    PLACE OF MARRIAGE: Spalding Parish Church, Lincolnshire

    WITNESSES: John BALES and Elizabeth EDGOOSE.

  • Notes 
    • SARAH PEACOCK formerly EDGOOSE formerly HARDWICK née BALES 1814-1874

      Sarah BALES was baptised at Spalding parish church, Lincolnshire, on 23 December 1814, daughter of Ann and Benjamin BALES. Benjamin BALES was a labourer.
      The date and place of her parents' marriage has not been traced.

      She was about eighteen years old when she married Charles HARDWICK at Spalding parish church on 25 September 1832. Charles signed the register and Sarah made her mark. Witnesses were John BALES, Mary ALLEN (X), and Theos SIMPSON.

      Her husband Charles may have been dead by early 1841 because Sarah was living with her parents and brothers and sisters at Winsover, Spalding, at the time of the 1841 census - Sarah HARDWICK, staymaker (HO 107/610/4/31). There is no burial of Charles HARDWICK in the burial register of Spalding between 25 September 1832 and 30 June 1841, although a Charles HARDWICK was buried at Lincoln on 8 December 1836 aged 72.

      She married Albert EDGOOSE, son of James and Mary EDGOOSE, at Spalding parish church on 1 June 1842. John BALES and Elizabeth EDGOOSE were witnesses.
      (GRO June Q 1842 Spalding 14 1024)

      Following the death of Albert EDGOOSE on 3 May 1847 she married Richard PEACOCK, tailor, son of watchmaker William PEACOCK, at Spalding Baptist Meeting House on 31 August 1848.
      James BLAKE and Jemima PEACOCK were witnesses. She described herself as a staymaker.
      (GRO September Q 1848 Spalding 14 839)

      In 1851 she was living at Westlode(?) Street, Spalding:
      Richard PEACOCK, head, aged 34, tailor, born at Spalding;
      *Sarah PEACOCK, wife, aged 35, milliner, dress and staymaker, born at Spalding.
      (HO107/2096/373)

      Richard PEACOCK is described as a tailor and woollen draper of Vine Street, Spalding, in White's 1856 Directory of Lincolnshire. Mrs. Sarah PEACOCK is listed as a staymaker.

      The 1861 census of Vine Street, Spalding, Lincolnshire:
      Richard PEACOCK, head, aged 44, tailor, born at Spalding, Lincolnshire;
      *Sarah PEACOCK, wife, aged 45, born at Spalding;
      Sarah A. PERKINS, niece, aged 14, scholar, born at Spalding;
      Peter RODGERS, apprentice, unmarried, aged 15, tailor's apprentice, born at Spalding;
      William COOK, apprentice, unmarried, aged 15, tailor's apprentice, born at Edmund St. Jas (sic), Lincolnshire.
      (RG9/2324/43)

      Richard PEACOCK, tailor, of Spalding was listed at Vine Street in 1868.

      The 1871 census of Pinchbeck Road, Spalding, Lincolnshire:
      Richard PEACOCK, head, married, aged 53, annuitant, born at Spalding;
      *Sarah PEACOCK, wife, married, aged 55, annuitant, born at Spalding;
      Sarah A. PERKINS, niece, unmarried, aged 23, born at Spalding;
      Mary A. BALES, mother-in-law, widow, aged 79, annuitant, born at Stamford, Lincolnshire;
      Mary A. WILFORT, servant, unmarried, aged 15, general servant, born at Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire
      (RG10/3322/5)

      Sarah PEACOCK, wife of Richard PEACOCK house agent, died at Pinchbeck Street, Spalding, on 15 October 1874. She was 59 years old. Her husband was present at the death.
      (GRO December Q 1874 Spalding 7a 242)

      NOTES & QUERIES:
      1) Did Charles and Sarah have any children?

      2) When was Charles HARDWICK buried?

      3) A Mary Ann BALES died at Spalding in 1875 aged 77.
      (GRO June Q 1875 Spalding 7a 218)

      (revised 15.01.2012)