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Rev Robert NIXON [10098]
(1758-1837)
Ann RUSSELL [10099]
(1766-1808)
Charles WOODCOCK [10970]
(Abt 1775-1852)
Anne PARRY [10971]
(1780-1823)
Rt Rev Dr Francis Russell NIXON [1203]
(1803-1879)
Anna Maria WOODCOCK [10972]
(1811-1868)

Mary Anne Parry NIXON [1202]
(1839-Abt 1920)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Rev Dr Frederick William QUILTER DD [1199]

Mary Anne Parry NIXON [1202]

  • Born: 19 Jan 1839, Ash Kent
  • Marriage (1): Rev Dr Frederick William QUILTER DD [1199] on 2 Jul 1859 in St David Cathedral Hobart Tasmania
  • Died: Abt 1920, Guernsey aged about 81
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bullet  General Notes:


Mary is described by her mother in a letter from Hobart: "As for Mary she is by far the happiest child I ever beheld, and often jumps and laughs from simple lightness of heart, and her little eyes sparkle with happiness".
The governess Mary (now a Mrs Wedge) writes of Mary aged 5 "Dear little Mary is the same bright joyous child as ever full of spirits and very interesting. She has not yet lost her pretty imperfect way of speaking, which I think is so taking". . . . . "Neither can I say much as to Mary's improvement in reading and spelling. . . . . she has forgotten her letters, and I taught them to her on the voyage. I really begin to despair of teaching her anything, except from memory, and this she answered very well . . . . . she can now repeat numbers of little hymns and nursery rhymes. She takes much to her needle, and works quite nicely. . . . . . I think one great drawback to Mary's improvement in reading is a total deficiency in ear . . . . . she seems to have no idea of the sounds of vowels

Mary is said to have lived with her youngest son Walter on Guernsey, some time after her husbands death.

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bullet  Other Records

1. Census: England, 2 Apr 1871, Old Vicarage Leyton ESS. Mary is recorded as a wife aged 31 born Ash KEN

2. Census: England, 3 Apr 1881, 55 London Rd Worcester WOR. Mary is recorded as a wife aged 42 born Ash KEN


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Mary married Rev Dr Frederick William QUILTER DD [1199] [MRIN: 376], son of Rev George QUILTER [778] and Arabella Maria JULIUS [777], on 2 Jul 1859 in St David Cathedral Hobart Tasmania. (Rev Dr Frederick William QUILTER DD [1199] was born on 10 Jun 1832 in Canwick Lincolnshire, christened on 27 Jul 1832 in Canwick Lincolnshire, died on 6 Feb 1911 in Waddington and was buried in Canwick Lincolnshire.). The cause of his death was accidental explosion.


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