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Name: Mary Freeman

Burial Number: 1195

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1838

Died: 29/04/1925

Buried: 02/05/1925


Mary Ann Freeman was born in 1838 in Oundle Northamptonshire to Thomas Bullivant and Mary Ann Benskin.  Thomas Bullivant lived in Oundle where he ran a Grocers shop and Tallow Chandlers.

On 30th April 1867 Mary married John Freeman a widower who was a Yeoman farmer in Glapthorne Northamptonshire. There are no records of any children being born

By 1871 Mary and John are living at the Manor House in Upper Street Glapthorne Northants where John is a Farmer of 474 acres employing 8 men 5 women and 5 boys

By 1881 they have moved to a bigger farm of 520 acres in Stoke Doyle Oundle Northants.  John is employing 9 labourers and 2 boys.

By 1901 John and Mary have moved to Worthing after John has retired from farming they are living at Stoke Doyle, Belsize road. They have employed two servants one being a sick nurse. So it maybe that John and Mary moved to Worthing for health reasons.

John died on the 27th October 1901 in Belsize Road Worthing and Mary died on 29th April 1925. Mary left £2683 10s 9d (approx £110,000 in 2020)

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Mary Freeman

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 2 Plot: 14

Exact Location (what3words): sprint.visual.risen

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



EndowedGrave: Cut grass and keep tidy.


John Freeman formerly of Stoke Doyle, Northampstonshire died 27th October 1901 aged 68 "Into Thy hand O Lord" Ps. 31. 5. Also of Mary Ann Freeman his wife died 29th April 1925 aged 87p. Also of Agnes Mary Woods eldest daughter of Edward William and Elizabeth Woods died 25th May 1961 aged 68 R.I.P.

Further Information


Name: Mary Ann Freeman

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1838

Town: Oundle

County: Northamptonshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Bullivant

Marriage Date: 30/4/1867

Spouse First Name: John

Spouse Last Name: Freeman

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Northamptonshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 29/04/1925

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Stoke Doyle

Address line 3: Belsize Road

Town: Worthing

County: West Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2683 10 s 9 d

Current value of effects: £110000

Census Information


West Street Oundle Northants

Thomas Bullivant (Head) age 54, Mary (Wife) age 39, Mary (Daughter) age 12, Thomas (Son) age 11,

Elizabeth (Daughter) age 10, John (Son) age 8, Thomas Bullivant (Father in law) age 92, Elizabeth Bullivant (Sister) age 52, plus 2 servants


Grocers shop Oundle Northants

Thomas Bullivant (Head) age 64, Mary (Wife) age 48, Mary (Daughter) age 22, Elizabeth (daughter) age 20, John (Son) age 18, plus 2 servants


Upper Street Glapthorne Northants

John Freeman (Head) age 38, Mary Ann Freeman (Wife) age 32, plus 2 servants


Stoke Doyle, Northants

John freeman (Head) age 48, Mary Ann (Wife) age 42, plus 1 servant


Stoke Doyle Northants

John Freeman (Head) age 58, Elizabeth Freeman (Wife) age 52, plus 2 servants


‘Stoke Doyle’ Belsize Road Worthing Sussex

John Freeman (Head) age 67, Mary Ann (Wife) age 62 plus 2 servants

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.