NameFanny MERCER , 1C3R
Birth30 Sep 1858, York, Yorkshire, England
Baptism24 Oct 1858, York, Yorkshire, England
DeathDec 1951
FatherRobert MERCER (~1825-)
MotherSarah LOWE (1825-1869)
Spouses
Birthabt 1855, St Lees, Scotland
Marriage12 Dec 1883
ChildrenEthel (~1885-)
 Maud (~1887-)
 Charles M. (~1889-)
 George Henry (1890-)
Notes for Fanny MERCER
In the October to December 1858 birth index Fanny Mercer, York, Yorkshire, volume 9d, page 16.

In the Christening Records Fanny Mercer born September 30 1858, christened October 24 1858, York, Yorkshire, father Robert, mother Sarah.

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 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 King Street, Huddersfield, Yorkshire. Assistant Fanny Mercer, unmarried, age 22, draper, born York, Yorkshire.
There are 7 assistant drapers all listed. Possibly they are working for George Lodge, age 33, worsted weaver, who is listed in the next house.

Parish Records Huddersfield, Yorkshire
Marriage December 12, 1883 John Cotton, age 28, bachelor, coachman, residence Dacre, Cumberland, father Charles Cotton, groom and
Frances Mercer, age 25, spinster, residence King Street, Huddersfield, father Robert Mercer, [I can’t decipher his occupation]
after banns by J A. Naylor
in the presence of Richard Kent and Eliza Snell Serpell

In the 1891 census Sniff Mill?, Stanton, part of Dacre, Cumberland
Head John Cotton, age 33, coachman (domestic servant), born Scotland.
Wife Fanny Cotton, age 31, born York, Yorkshire.
Daughter Ethel Cotton, age 6, scholar, born Dacre, Cumberland.
Daughter Maud Cotton, age 4, born Dacre.
Son Charles M. Cotton, age 2, born Dacre.
Son George H. Cotton, age 9 months, born Dacre.

In the 1901 census Green Lane, Horsforth, Yorkshire
Head John Cotton, age 44, coachman domestic, worker, born Scotland
Wife Fanny Cotton, age 42, born York, Yorkshire.
Daughter Ethel Cotton, age 16, single, born Dacre, Cumberland.
Daughter Maud Cotton, age 14, born Dacre.
Son George Henry Cotton, age 10, born Dacre.

In the 1911 census Burley Terrace, Horsforth, Yorkshire West Riding
Head John Cotton, age 54, coachman domestic, born St. Lees, Scotland
Wife Fanny Cotton, age 52, married 27 years, 4 children born alive 3 still living, born York, Yorkshire.
Daughter Maud Cotton, age 24, single, assistant teacher of Deaf, City Education Committee, born Stainton, Cumberland.
Son George Henry Cotton, age 20, single, clerk for leather works, born Stainton, Cumberland

In the December 1951 death index Fanny Cotton, age 93, Wharfedale, Yorkshire West Riding, volume 2d, page 633.
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