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Name: Mary Crowfoot

Burial Number: 1315

Gender: Female

Born: 00/6/1848

Died: 1/12/1927

Buried: 03/12/1927


Mary Elizabeth Bayly and Catherine Anne Bayly were twin daughters born to Robert and Mary Bayly, they were baptised on 9th June 1848 at St. James Church, Muswell Hill, Middlesex. Their father was a Barrister-in-Law of the Inner Temple.
Mary Elizabeth was 12yrs in 1861 and lived with her twin sister and 3 other siblings, Robert B. 9yrs, Amy Agnes 7yrs, and Ada Ellen 4yrs. They lived at 5, Montpelier Villas, Brighton, they employed 4 servants, Cook, Nurse, Parlour-maid and Housemaid.
Her father died in May 1868, effects under £25000 – value 2020 – £2.8m.
Mary lived with her widowed mother and siblings in 1871 at 3, Denmark Terrace, Brighton. She married Rev. John Henchman Crowfoot in 1872 and moved to Lincoln. Her twin sister married her husband’s older brother, William, in 1874.
Mary and John had 4 children; one daughter died shortly after birth. They continued to live in Lincoln and in 1913 John retired and they moved to Worthing.
After the death of her husband in 1926, Mary Elizabeth returned to 9, Minster Yard, Lincoln, to be with her daughters. She died on 1st December 1927, aged 79yrs, she was buried in Heene Cemetery.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 9 Plot: 14

Exact Location (what3words): soil.wallet.brave

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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"Jesu Mercy" John Henchman Crowfoot, Chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral 1898-1913 died at Worthing 29th March 1926 aged 84.

Further Information


Name: Mary Elizabeth Crowfoot

Gender: Female

Born: 00/6/1848

Town: Unknown

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Bayly

Marriage Date: 8/8/1872

Spouse First Name: John

Spouse Second Name: Henchman

Spouse Last Name: Crowfoot

Town of Marriage: Brighton

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 1/12/1927

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 9

Address line 3: Minster Yard

Town: Lincoln

County: Lincolnshire

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2218 7 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £140000

Census Information


Living at 5 Montpelier Villas, Brighton – Mary Elizabeth 12yrs; Catherine Anne 12 yrs; Robert B 9yrs; Amy Agnes 7yrs; Ada Ellen 4yrs; 4 servants – cook, nurse, parlour maid, housemaid.


Living at 3 Denmark Terrace, Brighton – Mary Widow; Mary Elizabeth 22yrs; Catherine Anne 22yrs; Robert B 19yrs; Amy Agnes 17yrs; Ada Ellen 14yrs.

Miscellaneous Information

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