Updated 2 Feb 2007

WIRKSWORTH Parish Records 1600-1900

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Photo 508


Taken about 1885. Annie Mather 1862-1944.

Annie Mather of Wirksworth

    Simon Johnson writes:
    Hi John,

    Please note my new e-mail address.

    Attached is a photograph of Annie Mather. It was taken in approximately 1885, the colour was clearly painted onto the photograph.

    In short, Annie Mather was born at Wirksworth in 1862 and was baptised at the Parish Church on the 29th of May 1863. She was the oldest of six children born to John Mather and Sarah Ann Mather (nee Clough). Following the relatively early death of her mother in 1873, Annie raised her younger siblings at Wirksworth but appears to have moved away from the town by 1881, possibly to work in domestic service. In 1885 Annie married Walter Thomas Hawksley at South Wingfield Parish Church and they lived at Oakerthorpe throughout their married life where Annie gave birth to two sons and a daughter. Annie passed away at Oakerthorpe in 1944, aged 81 years.

    Thanks John.

    Simon Johnson.

    Photo taken:1885
    Source:Simon Johnson
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