Mary Ann (1) Livesey

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Mary Ann (1) Livesey was born to parents George (1) Livesey and his wife Bridget Grimes. Census records indicate that she was born in Salford around 1861.

The 1871 Census finds her at age "11" living in her parents' household at 22, Wood Street in Salford.

The 1881 Census finds her at age "19" still with her parents at 22, Wood Street. She was working as a doubler.

In 1882 she married Henry Bloore [Marriage Index: Manchester 8d 318, 1882 (Dec)]. They married at Manchester Cathedral on December 25th 1882. He is described in the register as a bachelor and nut-and-bolt maker aged "24" residing at 63, Long Millgate and she as a spinster aged "22" residing in Sacred Trinity Parish, Salford. His father, also named Henry, is described as a chandler and hers as a coal dealer. The witnesses were James Bloore and Elizabeth Bloore, whose connections are unknown. Elizabeth Bloore had previously witnessed the marriage in 1880 of Mary Ann (1)'s brother John (5).

The 1891 Census finds her at age "30" living with her husband and daughter at 54, David Street in Broughton and still occupied as a doubler. Also present was her husband's niece Margaret Hughes aged "13".

The 1901 Census finds her at age "40" still living with her husband and daughter at 54, David Street. She was now occupied as a sweet shop keeper and Henry still as a nut-and-bolt maker.

She died aged "44" in 1904 [Death Index: Salford 8d 46, 1904 (Dec)].

The 1911 Census finds Henry widowed and living at 26, Flora Street in Broughton, Salford in the household of his now-married daughter Mary Ann whose husband James Travis was a brass finisher. Henry was still occupied as a nut-and-bolt maker.

The National Register for England and Wales 1939 finds Henry still living in his daughter's household, now at 15, Duke Street in Stretford. He is described as a retired nut-and-bolt maker and his date of birth is given as August 8th 1858.

He died aged "82" in 1941 [Death Index: Barton 8c 975, 1941 (June)].

Her children by Henry Bloore

  1. Mary Ann Bloore - [Birth Index: Salford 8d 91, 1883 (Dec)]
  2. and probably no others ...

Mary Ann Bloore married in 1903 to James Travis [Marriage Index: Salford 8d 180, 1903 (June)].