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Sarah Freeth [fh.4.6.1.4.3.2]

Sarah Freeth was the second child of Samuel Freeth & Jane Walford born June 19th, 1864 at Smethwick, Staffs.

In 1871 Sarah was living with her parents & 3 sisters at Jockey St, Smethwick.

The family were still at Jockey St in 1881 & both Sarah & her older sister Jane Ellen were both dressmakers.

In 1891 the family had moved to 9 Chatwin St, Smethwick & Sarah continued to be a dressmaker.

Sarah married Lucien Trotman on January 25th, 1892, at Smethwick. Lucien was born April 20th, 1862 at Broomfield, Smethwick, the son of Rebecca & Jerome Bonaparte Trotman, a commercial clerk.

In 1901 Sarah & Lucien were living at 31 Westfield Rd, Smethwick & Lucien was a hardware (iron) dealer with his own account. They had 2 children – Bernard (8) & Grace (1).

Sarah & Lucien continued to live at the same address with their 2 children in 1911.  Lucien was now an assurance agent & Sarah was a dressmaker with her own account working at home.  Son Bernard was a library assistant for Smethwick Corporation & Grace was still at school.

Lucien died on December 6th, 1926, aged 64, at Smethwick.

The 1939 register shows widowed Sarah still living at 31 Westfield Rd & with her was daughter Constance, a postal clerk in the screw trade.  Also listed at the same address was son Bernard & his wife Alice S.  Bernard was a chief cashier at an iron & steel manufacturers.

Sarah died November 24th, 1949, aged 85, at Smethwick.

The children of Sarah Freeth & Lucien Trotman were:

fh.4.6.1.4.3.2.1 Lucien Bernard Ewart Trotman born March 19th, 1893 at Smethwick, died October 9th, 1952 at Smethwick
fh.4.6.1.4.3.2.2 Constance Grace A Trotman born August 24th, 1899 at Smethwick; died April-June 1972 at Stourbridge, Worcs

 

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