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Mary Wall [w.9.3]

Mary Wall was the third child of Joseph Wall & Sarah Timmins born May 15th 1850 at Tividale, Rowley Regis, Staffs.

In 1861 Mary & her parents & family were living at Chapel St, Rowley Regis.

Mary married David Perry on April 18th, 1870 at the Parish Church, West Bromwich, Staffs. David was born May 18th, 1847 at Stourbridge, Worcs, the son of Elizabeth Drewry & James Perry, a puddler in the iron works.

In 1871 Mary & David were living at 20 Trows ? Square, Wednesbury & David was an iron worker. They had a 7 month old daughter Sarah Ann. They were living with Mary’s parents & her brothers & sister.

In 1881 Mary & David were still at Wednesbury, now at 63 Kings St & David was described as a labourer in the steel works. They now had 5 children – Sarah Ann, Mary J (8), Elizabeth (6), David (4) & Sarah (2). Lodging with them were Mary’s brothers George & Edward Wall, both puddlers at the iron works.

The family were still at Wednesbury in 1891, living at 35 Meeting St. where David was a forge labourer. Children at home were David, a labourer, Sarah, Eliza (9), Willie (7), Annie (5) & Rosy (3).

Mary died on February 22nd, 1895 at 35 Meeting St, the cause of death being chronic bronchitis asphyxia. The informant of the death was daughter Sarah Ann.

David was still living at 35 Meeting St in 1901 with daughters Sarah, a bolt turner, Eliza & Rose. William was also still at home & was employed as a general labourer like his father. Daughter Sarah Ann, now married to Thomas Gibbins, & their family were near neighbours. Daughter Eliza was to marry Thomas Rotton in Jan-March 1903 at West Bromwich.

In 1911 David was boarding with his daughter Mary Jane who had married John Ernest Maycock, a steel smelter, in 1901.  They were living at 120 Holyhead Rd, Wednesbury & David was still a general labourer at the steel works.  Mary Jane & John had 3 daughters – Lilian Sarah (5), Gladys (4) & Annie (2).

The children of Mary Wall & David Perry were:

w.9.3.1 Sarah Ann Perry born Oct-December 1870 at Wednesbury, Staffs
w.9.3.2 Mary Jane Perry born 1873 at Wednesbury, Staffs
w.9.3.3 Elizabeth Perry born Oct-December 1875 at Wednesbury, Staffs
w.9.3.4 David Perry born April-June 1877 at Wednesbury, Staffs, died 1951
w.9.3.5 Sarah Perry born July-September 1879 at Wednesbury, Staffs
w.9.3.6 Eliza Annie Perry born 1882 at Wednesbury, Staffs
w.9.3.7 William Perry born 1884 at Wednesbury, Staffs
w.9.3.8 Annie Perry born Oct-December 1886 at Wednesbury, Staffs
w.9.3.9 Rose Perry born 1888 at Wednesbury, Staffs


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