My 2 x Great Grandmother Mary Anne KINGDON -
MARY ANN KINGDON was born on 18th May 1845 in Swimbridge, South Molton, Devon. Copy Cert. BXCA372521 She appeared in the census on 30 Mar 1851 in High Bray, South Molton, Devon, age 5. In the 1861 census she appeared in South Molton Street, Chulmleigh where she is described as a House Serv. Mary Ann married Alfred PERRY 25th May 1865 in Exford Parish Church. She appeared now as Mary Ann PERRY in the census in 1871 at Sharcott Farm, Exford, and in 1881 at 3, Town Ham, Exford, Somerset as a Charwoman. Sadly Alfred passed away in August 1885 leaving Mary Ann a widow with five children under the age of 15 and one on the way. Mary Ann Married the Post Master John ANSTEY 26th October 1890. In 1891 she was Cook in Post Office, Exford, Somerset. She appeared in the census in 1901 in Park St. Exford, Somerset as Post Mistress and in 1911 she was Housekeeper in Post Office, Exford, Somerset.