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From: "Caroline Bradford" <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] Who was Mrs Clements?
Date: Sun, 10 May 2009 18:33:33 +0100
Absolutely strictly speaking, if Mrs Clements is listed as "Aunt" that
should mean that she is the aunt of the Head of the Household. I note that
William is not with his wife in 1851, but that Sarah refers to herself as
"Wife". This might indicate that she was careful to fill the form in
correctly and that Mrs C was therefore William's aunt, not hers (though the
Essex connection does point in the other direction).
On Behalf Of Carolstree
Sent: 10 May 2009 17:16
Subject: [Ess] Who was Mrs Clements?
In the 1851 census (HO107 / 1628 / 68 / 23) for Minster, Sheerness, I find
aunt age 86 born Messing Essex. Deaths reg in Sheerness in freebmd show that
first name could have been Phillis or Emma. I can't find a suitable Clements
She was staying with SN Shrubsole, who was married to William Shrubsole.
S(arah)'s maiden name was Townsend, so that could have been Mrs Clements's
Sarah's father was Charles Townsend 1770 - 1868 born Messing, so Mrs
could have been his elder sister, b 1765.
Sorry this seems so complicated! I just wonder if anyone has Mrs C in their
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