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Great Wratting Waldens Continued: Mary Bowers (nee Walden/Waldon)

My 5th Great Aunt Mary Walden/Waldon the daughter of James Walden and his wife Elizabeth (nee Myson) was born in 1820 and baptised at St. Mary's Church at Great Wratting on the 24th September 1820.

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The 1841 Census has her living on census night in the village of Great Wratting, Suffolk in the household of one John Buffett, who was a sixty year old agricultural labourer.  Her mother Elizabeth Waldon and her nephew John Moore were also residents of the dwelling on that night.

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Mary gave birth to a daughter Elizabeth Walden in about 1841 with the birth registered at Risbridge, Suffolk.  She was baptised on the 17th October 1841 at Great Wratting, Suffolk, Entry No. 352.

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In 1842 she married John Bowers in the district of Risbridge, Suffolk.

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A daughter Eliza Bowers born about 1843 with the birth registered at Risbridge, Suffolk.  She was baptised at Great Wratting on the 21st February 1844, Entry No. 381.

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A son John Bowers was born about 1845 with the birth registered at Risbridge, Suffolk. He was baptised on the 26th October 1845 at Great Wratting, Suffolk, Entry No. 415.

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A son Elijah Bowers born about 1848.  He was baptised on the 31st July 1848 at Great Wratting, Suffolk, Entry No. 444.

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The 1851 Census has Mary living with her husband John Bowers, who was a thirty one year old Labourer and children in the village of Great Wratting, Suffolk.  
Their children are listed as:
  •  Elizabeth Bowers aged ten
  •  Eliza Bowers aged seven
  •  John Bowers aged five 
  •  Elija Bowers aged three 

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A daughter Rebecca Bowers was born about 1852 with the birth registered at Risbridge, Suffolk.  She was baptised on the 7th May 1852 at Great Wratting, Suffolk, Entry No. 489.  A Rebecca Bowers was buried on the 17th February 1853 at St Mary's Anglican Church, Great Wratting, Suffolk.

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A daughter Susan Bowers was born about 1853.  She was baptised on the 5th December 1853 at Great Wratting, Suffolk, Entry No. 510. A Susan Bowers was buried on the 15th December 1853 at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Great Wratting, Suffolk.

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A son Robert Bowers and a daughter Caroline Bowers were born about 1855 with the births registered at Risbridge, Suffolk. They were baptised on the 16th June 1855 at Great Wratting, Suffolk, Entry No. 532 & 533.Twins?


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A daughter Rachel Bowers born about 1860 with the birth registered at Risbridge, Suffolk.  She was baptised on the 13th October 1863 at Great Wratting, Suffolk, Entry No. 672.

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The 1861 Census has her living with her husband John Bowers, who is listed as an agricultural labourer and family in the village of Great Wratting, Suffolk.  
Their children are listed as:
  •  Eliza Bowers who is an eighteen year old scholar
  •  John Bowers who is an seventeen year old agricultural labourer
  •  Elijah Bowers who is a fourteen year old agricultural labourer
  •  Robert Bowers who is a six year old scholar
  •  Caroline Bowers who is six years old
  •  Rachel Bowers who is one year old
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The 1871 Census has her living with her husband John Bowers, who is listed as an agricultural labourer at 38 Thurlow Road, Great Wratting, Suffolk.  Living with them are their children Caroline, Robert and Rachel who are all listed as weavers hair.

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The 1881 Census has Mary living with her husband John Bowers, who is listed as a general labourer and daughter Rachel Bowers aged eighteen.

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A Mary Bowers aged sixty eight died and was buried on the 5th October 1889 at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Great Wratting, Suffolk.

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Please note that these records need verification and are a starting point not an ending!

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