Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameMary Ann RAWSTON
Birth1819, Little Walsingham
Death26 Jan 1903, 66 St. Peter's Street, Lowestoft
FatherWilliam RAWSTON (1784-1858)
MotherMary Ann FOLKER (1786-1859)
Spouses
Birth1816, Hingham
Death7 Mar 1893, 66 St. Peter's Street, Lowestoft
Birth1816
FatherThomas POMFREY (1786-1864)
MotherMary Ann HOUCHEN (1788-1885)
Marriage22 Jan 1843, St. Gregory, Norwich
ChildrenEdmund (1843-1911)
 Charles (1850-1851)
 Mary Ann (1851-1931)
Notes for Mary Ann RAWSTON
Mary Anne Rawston was born in 1819 in Little Walsingham and was the daughter of William Rawston (1784) and Mary Ann Folker. In 1841 she was aged 19 and living in Stonegate Street, Little Walsingham. She married Robert Pomfrey (1816) by licence on 22nd January 1843 in the church of St. Gregory, Norwich. In 1851 she was living in Guild Street, Little Walsingham, next to the Robin Hood inn owned by her brother Richard. In 1861 and 1871 she was living in East Street, Langham. In 1881 she was living at 5 Barnard's Yard, High Street, Lowestoft. By 1891 she and Robert had moved to 37a Crown Street. She was widowed in 1893 and was living at 66 St Peter's Street in Lowestoft In 1901 she was "living on own means" at 66 St Peter's Street. She died in St Peter's Street from senile decay on 26th 1903 aged 84 and was buried on 29th January 1903 in Lowestoft Cemetery, plot 8/97.

Sources
• 1. 1851 Census. Guild Street, Little Walsingham, Norfolk. Mary Ann Pomfrey. Head. Wife. Age 28 [probably 32]. Born Little Walsingham. • 2. Birth Certificate. Mary Ann Pomfrey, formerly Rawston. Shown as mother of Edmund Pomfrey. Married to Robert Pomfrey, tailor. She registered Edmund's birth on 30th June 1843. • 3. 1881 Census. High Street, 5 Barnard's Yard, Lowestoft. Mary A Pomfrey. Wife. Age 67 [sic - probably a mistranscription of 57]. Born Little Walsingham. • 4. Marriage Registers. Rawston, Mary Ann. Mar. 1843. 13. 401. Norwich. • 5. Lowestoft Cemetery Index. Mary Ann Pomfrey. Buried 29. 1. 1903. Aged 84. 66 St Peter's Street. Widow. L/8/97. • 6. 1871 Census. East Street, Langham. Mary A Pomfrey. Wife. Age 44. Born Walsingham. • 7. 1841 Census. Guild Street/Stonegate Street, Little Walsingham. Mary A Rawston. Daughter. Age 19. • 8. 1861 Census. East Street, Langham. Wife. Mary A Pomfrey. Age 37. Born Walsingham. • 9. 1901 Census. 66 St. Peter's Street, Lowestoft. Mary A Pomfrey. Widow. Age 81. "Living on own means". Born Walsingham. • 10. Death Registers. Pomfrey, Mary Ann. Mar. 1903. 4a. 627. Mutford - aged 84. • 11. Marriage Certificate. Married January 22nd 1843 in the Parish Church of St Gregory in the City of Norwich by Licence. Groom: Robert Pomfrey. Full age. Bachelor. Tailor. Residence: Little Walsingham. Father: Thomas Pomfrey, Miller. Bride: Mary Ann Rawston. Full age. Spinster. Residence: St Gregory. Father: William Rawston, Bricklayer. Witnesses: Alice Ruth Richardson, Paul Perry. By: William Hick, P. C. • 12. Death certificate. Mary Ann Pomfrey. Died 26th January 1903, 66 St Peter's Street, Lowestoft. Age 84. Widow of Robert Pomfrey, Tailor journeyman. Cause of death: Senile decay, certified by A. Marshall, MRCS. Informant: M. Pomfrey, Daughter-in-law, present at the death, High Street, Walsingham. Registered 27th January 1903, C. E. Atherton. • 13. Death certificate. Robert Pomfrey's death certificate. Informant: Mary Ann Pomfrey, widow of deceased, present at the death, 66 St Peter's Street, Lowestoft. • 14. 1891 Census. 37a Crown Street, Lowestoft. Mary Pomfrey. Wife. Age 69 [sic]. Born Hingham.
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