Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameMary Ann Pomfrey
Birth1851, Little Walsingham
Death12 Apr 1931, Lowestoft
FatherRobert POMFREY (1816-1893)
MotherMary Ann RAWSTON (1819-1903)
Spouses
Marriage1873, Pancras
ChildrenAnne R B (1874-)
 Ada M S (1875-)
 Mary Agatha (1876-)
 George S (1876-)
 Emma (1878-)
 William (1878-)
Notes for Mary Ann Pomfrey
Mary Ann Pomfrey was born in 1851 in Little Walsingham and was the daughter of Robert Pomfrey (b.1816) and Mary Anne Rawston. In 1861 she was aged 9, was at school and was living in East Street, Langham. In 1871 she was working as a domestic servant, a nurse, in the household of John G. Tipper, the Curate of Tasburgh, and was living at the Rectory in Tasburgh. In 1873 she married Robert John Algernon Dobbie in the Pancras district. In 1874 she was living in Ingleton in Yorkshire and, in 1875, was living in Langham in Norfolk. In 1876 she was living in Dover and, in 1878, was living in Eccles. In 1881 she was living in Oldham. She was living at 9 Church Road, Lytham, in August 1882. Robert Dobbie deserted the family in 1883 and went to Australia, where he died. Mary died at 44 Norwich Road in Lowestoft from heart failure on 12th April 1931.

Sources
• 1. 1861 Census. East Street, Langham. Mary A Pomfrey. Daughter. Age 9. Scholar. Born Walsingham. • 2. Bruce Sheardown’s data. General information from Bruce Sheardown, great-grandson of Mary Ann Pomfrey. • 3. Death Certificates. District: Mutford, 1931. Sub-district: Lowestoft Borough. 57. Twelfth April 1931, 44 Norwich Road, U.D. Marion Dobbie. Female. 81 years. Widow of - Dobbie, a Doctor of medicine. I. (a) Myocardial degeneration, no P.M. Certified by Enid Calder, M.B. Informant: H.E. Riches, Present at the Death, 44 Norwich Road, Lowestoft. Registered: Fourteenth April 1931, James Warner, Deputy Registrar. • 4. Marriage Registers. Dobbie, Robert John A. & Pomfrey Mary Ann. Mar. 1873. 1b. 189. Pancras. • 5. Birth Registers. Sep. 1851. Pomfrey, Mary Ann. Walsingham. 13. 356.
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