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Mary (Overend) Walmsley (abt. 1780 - abt. 1852)

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Mary Walmsley formerly Overend
Born about in Farnell, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in St Mary Magdalene's Church, Clitheroe, Lancashire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Chatburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
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1780 Birth

Based on data in 1851 census

1799 Marriage

John Walmsley was married to Mary Overend at St Mary Magdalene's Church, Clitheroe, Lancashire, England on the 29th of October, 1799.[1]

1851 Residence

On the night of the England and Wales Census which took place on 30th March, 1851[2] Mary Walmsley was at Chatburn, Lancashire, England as the head of the family.
HouseholdRoleSexAgeBirth Place
Mary WalmsleyHeadF71Farnell, Yorkshire
Edmond WalmsleySonM46Chatburn, Lancashire
William WalmsleySonM44Chatburn, Lancashire
Stephen WalmsleySonM44Chatburn, Lancashire
Jane MetcalfDaughterF34Chatburn, Lancashire
Thomas MetcalfGrand SonM9Chatburn, Lancashire
John WalmsleyGrand SonM15Chatburn, Lancashire
Occupation: House Holder

1852 Death & Burial

Mary Walmsley was laid to rest on the 20th of June, 1852 at Christ's Church, Chatburn, Lancashire, England.[3]


  1. "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 October 2017), John Walmsley and Mary Overend, 29 Oct 1799; citing Marriage, St Mary Magdalene's Church, Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, volume , Lancashire Record Office, Preston; FHL microfilm 1,278,857.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 27 October 2017), Mary Walmsley, Chatburn, Lancashire, England; citing Chatburn, Lancashire, England, p. 20, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Mary Walmsley, burial 20 Jun 1852; citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,471,152. System Origin: England-EASy

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