Sarah Thompson

Bornca 1804
UK, Tyne and Wear, Monkwearmouth Shore
UK, Tyne and Wear, Monkwearmouth, Whitburn Street, 84
FatherRichard Thompson (ca 1765 – ) 
MotherMary Price (1766-67 – 21/05/1844) 
Partner John Spain (22/08/1802 – 17/08/1886)

Married 19/11/1825 UK, Tyne and Wear, Monkwearmouth, St Peter's Church

Durham Records Online:
Marriages, Sunderland District - Record Number: 451615.1
Location: Monkwearmouth
Church: St. Peter
Denomination: Anglican
19 Nov 1825 John Spain (bachelor), of this parish married Sarah Thompson (spinster), of this parish, by Banns
Witnesses: Thomas Thompson, S. Rickaby.


Mary Spain (1825-26 – 1894)

Dorothy Spain (16/10/1829 – )

Richard Thompson Spain (08/11/1832 – 26/08/1894)


A Mary Thompson, aged about 70, was living with Sarah in 1841; this is likely to be her mother.
1841 census for York Street, Monkwearmouth:
John Spain35Seaman
Sarah Spain35
Mary Spain15
Richard Spain5
Mary Thompson70Widow

Sarah's ages in the censuses from 1851 to 1881 (see John) point to her being born 1804-1807. If the death certificate is for this Sarah Spain, then her age at death suggests she was born 1803-1804. A Sarah Thompson, daughter of Richard Thompson and Mary, was christened at Dundas St Independent on 19/07/1805 and, since Sarah's son Richard was christened in the same chapel and her mother is likely to have been Mary, this is likely to be her.

Durham Records Online:
Cemetery Registers, Sunderland District - Record Number: 189803.12
Location: Sunderland (Fulwell)
Cemetery: Mere Knolls Cemetery - Western Extension
Denomination: any
12 Nov 1890 Sarah Spain, of 84 Whitburn Street, age: 86, widow.

Sarah's death was registered by Margaret Knowles, grand daughter of 84 Whitburn Street, Monkwearmouth. Margaret has not yet been identified.

My 3 x great grandmother.

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This record was last updated on 25/10/2019 at 20:27