NameSarah LOWE , GGG Aunt
Birth1825
Death20 Jun 1869, Pocklington, Yorkshire
FatherThomas LOWE (~1788-1830)
MotherSarah SCATCHARD (1798-1865)
Spouses
Birthabt 1825, Barton le Street, Yorkshire
OccupationCarrier
Marriage15 Nov 1855
ChildrenMary (1856-1940)
 Fanny (1858-1951)
 Sarah Hannah (1861-1939)
Notes for Sarah LOWE
From notebook of Joseph Harry Lowe, courtesy of Gordon Slater.
Sarah Lowe 1825 m Robert Macer? of Pocklington York’s died?.

In the 1841 census, Breary Green, parish of Addle, township of Arthington, civil parish of Addle Skyrack Hundred (upper division), registration district Otley, sub district Harewood.
Sarah Low age 40 .
Mary Low age 20.
Sarah Low age 16.
Elizabeth Low age 14.
Henry Low age 12.
All born in Yorkshire. [Remember ages of adults are rounded to the nearest 5 years]
[Arthington and Bramhope are about 1.5 miles apart. A Breary Lane is between the two centres but does not connect them.]

In the October to December 1855 marriage index Sarah Lowe and Robert Mercer are on the same page, York district, Yorkshire, volume 9d, page 83.

In the 1861 census Union Street, Pocklington, Yorkshire.
Head Robert Mercer, age 36, Common Carrier, born Barton le Street, Yorkshire.
Wife Sarah Mercer, age 36, born Bramhope, Yorkshire.
Daughter Mary Mercer, age 4, born Bramhope.
Daughter Fanny Mercer, age 2, born Bramhope.
Daughter Sarah Mercer, age 2 months, born Pocklington, Yorkshire.
1 servant

In the April to June 1869 death index Sarah Mercer, age 44, died Pocklington, Yorkshire East Riding, volume 9d, page 50.

National Probate Calendar
May 17 1879. Administration of the Personal Estate of Sarah Mercer (wife of Robert Mercer) late of Pocklington in the County of York who died 20 June 1869 at Pocklington was granted at York to the said Robert Mercer of Pocklington Carrier. Personal Estate under 100 pounds.
Notes for Robert (Spouse 1)
In the 1871 census Union Street, Pocklington, Yorkshire.
Head Robert Mercer, widower, age 46, carrier, born Barton le Street, Yorkshire.
Daughter Mary Mercer, age 14. scholar, born York.
Daughter Fanny Mercer, age 12, scholar, born York.
Daughter Sarah H. Mercer, age 10, scholar, born Pocklington.

In the 1881 census 10 Union Street, Pocklington, Yorkshire.
Head Robert Mercer, widower, age 56, carrier, born Barton, Yorkshire.
Daughter Mary Mercer, age 24, unmarried, dressmaker, born York, Yorkshire.
Daughter Sarah Hannah Mercer, unmarrried, age 20 carrier’s daughter, born Pocklington.

In the 1891 census 9 Birkley Lodge Road, Huddersfield, Yorkshire.
Head Sarah H. Mercer, single, age 30, boot and shoe saleswoman, born Pocklington, Yorkshire.
Father Robert Mercer, widower, age 66, retired farmer, born Barton le Street, Yorkshire.
Sister Mary Mercer, single, age 34, dressmaker, not employed, born York, Yorkshire.

In the 1901 census 32 East Parade?, Walmgate, York, Yorkshire.
Head Robert Mercer, widower, age 76, retired farmer, born Barton le St., Yorkshire.
Daughter Mary Mercer, single, age 44, dressmaker, own account, working at home, born York.
Daughter Sarah H. Mercer, single, age 40, boot and shoe shop assistant, born Pocklington.

In the 1911 census 14 Knavesmire Crescent, York, Yorkshire.
Head Robert Mercer, age 86, widower, born Barton-le-Street, Yorkshire.
Daughter Mary Mercer, age 54, single, born York, Yorkshire.
Daughter Sarah Hannah Mercer, age 50, single, shop assistant, boot department, drapers, born Pocklington, Yorkshire.
The home had 5 rooms.

A possible match in the October to December 1920 death index Robert Mercer, age 96, Malton district, Yorkshire North Riding, volume 9d, page 449.
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