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Mary Ann Dumville (1833-1911): Source Documents

In chronological order
1841 In the 1841 Census Mary Ann's parents, Thomas and Mary are living with his father and stepmother, Robert and Elizabeth, at Hunton:

Wiliam Bell, Agricultural Labourer, and others including
Robert Dumville, 70-75 years, Agricultural Labourer, born in Yorkshire
Elizabeth, 60-65, born in Yorkshire
Joseph, 20-25, Agricultural Labourer, born in Yorkshire
Elizabeth, 10 years, born in Yorkshire
Thomas, 35-40 years, Agricultural Labourer, born in Yorkshire
Mary, 35-40 years, born in Yorkshire
Mary, 8 years, born in Yorkshire
George, 5 years, born in Yorkshire
Robert, 3 years, born in Yorkshire
1859 Birth Certificate
Registration District: Bedale, County of York, 1859, No. 320
Twenty-third June 1859, in Exelby, Charles, Boy
Name and address of father: (blank)
Name and address of mother: Mary Ann Dumville
Occupation of father: blank
Signature, description and residence of informant: Mary Ann Dumville, Mother, Exelby
When registered: Eighth July
William Wade, Registrar
1861 Census 1861 in Fearby
Thomas Dumville, Head, married, 54, Mole-killer, born in Hunton
Mary, Wife, married, 56, born in Myton on Swale
Henry, Grandson, 8, Scholar, born in Ellingstring
James, Grandson, 5, Scholar, born in Ellingstring

Henry and James were Mary Ann's sons (she was still unmarried). Her third son was Charles. In 1861, the year of this census, Mary Ann gave birth to her fourth son, John, in Helperby. Three years later, in 1864, she married Francis Foxton, and had three more children.
1864 Marriage of Mary Ann Dumville and Francis Foxton
1881 Census 1881 in Ripon, 3 Priest Lane
Francis Foxton, 50, Bricklayers Labourer, born in Ripon
Mary Ann, 44, Wife, born in Hunton
Charles F, 21, Labourer, born in Exelby
John F, 19, Labourer, born in Helperby
Thomas, 16, Moulder, born in Ripon
George, 13, Labourer, born in Ripon
Sarah, 2, born in Ripon
Caroline Umpleby, 20, Visitor and Servant
Elizabeth Umpleby, 5 months
1881 Census in Birkenhead, Cheshire, 8 George Street
Henry Dumville, 28, Hotel Servant, born in Fearby
Alice C, Wife, 27, born in Birkenhead
Alice, 2, born in Southport
Mary, 1, born in Southport

Henry was Mary Ann's eldest son
1881 Census in Snape
James Dumville, 25, Agriculrural Labourer, born in Fearby
Elizabeth, 26, Wife, born in Snape
Mary A, 11 months, born in Snape
Arthur Metcalf, 5, cousin, born in Hackforth

James was Mary Ann's second son. Arthur Metcalf was the youngest son of Mary Ann's sister Elizabeth (1834-1880) who had died the year before. Her husband, Arthur's father, had died in 1874. In this census Arthur's brother and sisters are staying with their grandparents in Fearby (for details see Thomas Dumville (1807-1893): Source Documents
1888 Birth Certificate
Registration District Ripon, 1888 Birth in the Sub-district of Ripon in the County of York, No. 233
When and where born: Fourth October 1888, 3 Priest Lane Ripon
Name: Thomas Henry, Boy
Name and surname of father: John Dumville
Name, surname and maiden surname of mother: Margaret Annie Dumville formerly White
Occupation of father: Bricklayer Labourer
Signature, description and residence of informant: M A Dumville, Mother, 3 Priest Lane Ripon
When registered: Twelfth November 1888, Signature of registrar: John Chapman Registrar
1891 Gravestone at Ripon Cathedral
In Loving Memory of John Dumville, of this City, who Departed this Life Dec. 1st. 1891, Aged 30 Years
giveth him Beloved sleep
Also of Margaret Annie, wife of the above named, who died May 29th 1940 Aged 75 Years.
Sadly Missed.

1895

Marriage Certificate

Registration District Ripon
1895. Marriage solemnized at the Cathedral in the Parish of Ripon in the County of York
No. 259
1. When Married Ninth March 1895
2. Name and Surname George Dumville Foxton Lillie Carling
3. Age 27 Years 23 years
4. Condition Bachelor Spinster
5. Rank or Profession Labourer -
6. Residence at the time of Marriage 29 Lickley Street Ripon 53 Bondgate Ripon
7. Father's Name and Surname Francis Foxton Thomas Carling
8. Rank or Profession of Father Labourer Labourer
Married in the Cathedral of Ripon according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church after Banns by me, S. Reed, Precentor
This marriage was solemnized between us, George Dumville Foxton X his mark, Lillie Carling, in the Presence of us, Thomas Carling, Sarah Foxton

1896

Marriage Certificate

Registration District Ripon
1896. Marriage solemnized at the Cathedral in the Parish of Ripon in the County of York
No. 326
1. When Married Twenty Fourth December 1896
2. Name and Surname Charles William Beckwith Sarah Ann Foxton
3. Age 25 Years 19 years
4. Condition Bachelor Spinster
5. Rank or Profession Fitter -
6. Residence at the time of Marriage 12 Fishergate Ripon 43 Lickley Street Ripon
7. Father's Name and Surname Thomas Beckwith Francis Foxton
8. Rank or Profession of Father Fruiterer Labourer
Married in the Cathedral of Ripon according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church after Banns by me, S. Reed, Precentor
This marriage was solemnized between us, Charles William Beckwith, Sarah Ann Foxton, in the Presence of us, Thomas Dunville Foxton his X mark, Elizabeth Pickersgill
1896 Birth Certificate
Registration District Ripon, 1897 Birth in the Sub-district of Ripon in the County of York, No. 412
When and where born: Thirtieth December 1896, 39 St Mary's Gate, Ripon
Name: Bessie Gates, Girl
Name and surname of father: (blank)
Name, surname and maiden name of mother: Margaret Annie Dumville formerly White, Fried Fish Vendor
Signature, description and residence of informant: M A Dumville, Mother, 39 St Mary's Gate, Ripon
When registered: Eighth February 1899, Signature of registrar: Gabella Chapman Registrar
1901 Census in Ripon, 20 Lickey Street
Thomas Foxton, Head, Married, 36, Iron Moulder, born in Ripon
Louisa Foxton, Wife, Married, 37, born in Ripon
John W Foxton, Son, Single, 18, Iron Moulder, born in Ripon
Hilda Foxton, Daughter, Single, 10, born in Ripon
Henry Foxton, Son, Single, 8, born in Ripon
Elsie Foxton, Daughter, Single, 7, born in Ripon
Stanley Foxton, Son, Single, 5, born in Ripon
Dorothy Foxton, Daughter, Single, 3, born in Ripon
Edgar Foxton, Son, Single, 2, born in Ripon
Edith Foxton, Daughter, Daughter, Single, 1, born in Ripon
1901 Census in Ripon, 43 Lickey Street
Mary A Foxton, Widow, 70, Monthly Nurse, born in Hunton
George D Foxton, Married, 33, Bricklayer Labourer, born in Ripon

Photographs of Ripon Cathedral and the gravestone of John Dumville (1861-1891) and his wife Margaret Anne Dumville (c1865-1940) were kindly provided by Adam Lightfoot, and from one of his photographs the inscription on the gravestone was transcribed.

See also:

Mary Ann Dumville (1833-1911)

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