CENSUS INFORMATION: In the 1841 UK Census, she is listed as Mary Grigg aged 2 and born in county. She is living in Pennance, Gwennap, with her parents, 3 brothers and a sister. (HO107/137/10, Folio 26, Page 3).
In the 1851 UK Census, she is listed as Mary Ann Grig (sic), a scholar aged 12 and born in Gwennap. She is living in Lanner, Gwennap, with her parents, 3 sisters and 2 brothers. (HO107/1914, Folio 461, Page 19).
In the 1861 UK Census, she is listed as Mary Ann Gill, aged 23 and born in Gwennap, Cornwall. She is living with her husband, 3 sons and her mother-in-law, (Nancy Gill, a widow aged 64) in Skinner's Bottom, Mount Hawke, St Agnes. (RG9/1554, Folio 28, Page 6).
In the 1871 UK Census, she is listed as Mary Ann Bray, aged 30 and born in Gwennap, Cornwall. She is living with her (second) husband? (Thomas Bray), a son and a daughter, at 55 William street, Eston, Yorkshire. (RG10/4854, Folio 13, Page 20).
In the 1881 UK Census, she is listed as Mary Ann Lowe, aged 40 and born in Gwennap, Cornwall. She is living with her third husband (Henry Lowe), 4 sons and 2 daughters, at 15 Vaughans Terrace, Skelton in Guisbrough, Yorkshire. (RG11/4842, Folio 6, Page 5).
GENERAL NOTES: Daughter of John Grigg and Mary Dowry.
BIRTH: Birth is recorded in the GRO indexes for the Redruth Registration District in the March quarter of 1838 under reference 9.251. She is listed as Mary Ann Grigg.
BAPTISM: Date: 12-Jun 1840
Parish Or Reg District: Gwennap
Name: Mary Ann GRIG (sic)<br< Sex: dau
Father Forename: John
Mother Forename: Mary
Father Rank Profession: Miner
Transcriber Notes: L probably means at Lanner.
MARRIAGES: First marriage: Marriage is recorded in the GRO indexes for the Truro Registration District in the September quarter of 1854 under reference 5c 320. The couple are listed as Francis Gill and Mary Ann Grigg.
Second marriage: There is no evidence that she ever married Thomas Bray, although she had three children by him.
Third marriage: Marriage is recorded in the GRO indexes for the Guisborough Registration District in the March quarter of 1874 under reference 9d 769. The couple are listed as Henry Lowe and Mary Ann Gill.
Yorkshire Marriages Transcription:
Name: Henry Lowe
Birth year: 1843
Residence: Lingdale Lane
Marriage year: 1874
Marriage date; 09 Feb 1874
Marriage place: Skelton in Cleveland
Spouse's Name: Mary Ann Gill
Spouse's age: 31
Spouse's residence: Lingdale Lane
Father's name: John Lowe
Spouse's father's name: John Grigg
County: Yorkshire (North Riding)
Archive: Teesside Archives
Record set: Yorkshire Marriages
Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers)
Subcategory: Parish Marriages
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Mary Ann Lowe in the England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892:
Name: Mary Ann Lowe
Date of Trial: 28 Jun 1881
Trial Year: 188
Location of Trial: Yorkshire - North Riding, England
Sentence: Imprisonment for 14 days
Crime: Uttering a counterfeit coin.
Fourth Marriage: There is no evidence that she married (or had a relationship with) John Marlow, although she had a child by him. The relationship was very short-lived.
DEATH: It is unclear when or where she died. However, the GRO indexes record the death of a Mary Ann Lowes (sic), aged 43, in the Guisborough Registration District in the March quarter of 1883 under reference 9d 384. Her son, Edward Lowe (aged 10), was living with an elder brother in the 1891 UK Census.
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