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.22.214.171.124.3.2.1 Lucien Bernard Ewart Trotman born March 19th, 1893 at Smethwick,
died October 9th, 1952 at Smethwick
fh.126.96.36.199.3.2.2 Constance Grace A Trotman born August 24th, 1899 at Smethwick; died April-June 1972 at Stourbridge, Worcs