Sarah Freeth was the ninth child of William Freeth & Sarah Gutteridge born February 2nd, 1848 & christened March 5th, 1848 at Smethwick, Staffs.
In 1851 Sarah was living at home at Roebuck Lane, Smethwick with her parents & siblings.
In 1871 Sarah was still at Roebuck Lane, both her parents having died. Head of the household was her brother John, a glass flattener, & also there was sister Jane, a housemaid, nephew Leonard Freeth & niece Mary Blackman (both children of sister Hannah). Sarah was working as a screw turner.
On December 22nd, 1872 Sarah married Joseph Jackson, a sawyer, at St Peter’s, Harborne. Joseph was born c1845 at West Bromwich, the son of Catherine Baker & Joseph Jackson, a sawyer.
In 1881 Sarah & Joseph were living at 29 Feeder St, Smethwick & Joseph was a sawyer.
Sarah & Joseph had moved to 76 Temple St, West Bromwich by 1891 & Joseph continued to be a wood sawyer. Visiting them was Mary Jackson (51), a dressmaker.
Joseph was living on his own in 1901 at 24A Bilhay St, West Bromwich with the same occupation. Sadly Sarah was a patient at the County Lunatic Asylum, Burntwood, Staffs & listed as wife of a sawyer.
Sarah died sometime before the 1911 census when widowed Joseph was still living in Bilhay St at number 36. He was still working as a wood sawyer in a timber yard.