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Name: Mary Hine

Burial Number: 0091

Gender: Female

Distinction: Adopted a destitute child

Born: 005/07/1825

Died: 22/02/1884

Buried: 25/02/1884


Mary Ann Allcard was born on 5th July 1825 in Stratford, Essex, she was the daughter of John Allcard, 45yrs, Broker, and Mary Ann nee Swinborn. Mary Ann jnr. had an older sister, Sarah, born 1817. The family lived in Stratford Green, West Ham, they were well off, employing 4 domestic servants and the sisters remained at home. In 1849 their mother died, and Mary Ann and Sarah continued to live with their father, who moved to Bakewell, Derbyshire, after retirement.

On 25th March 1854 Mary Ann married Benjamin Hornbuckle Hine, 39yrs, at Bakewell, Derbyshire, her husband was a merchant engaged in the manufacture of lace and hosiery, owning a factory in Nottingham, the centre of the lace trade at that time. They moved to Nottingham where they had 4 children, Walter b.1856, John Edward b.1858, Mary b.1859, and Violet b.1861. In addition to their own children, Mary Ann and Benjamin took an 11 yr. old orphan, Emma Woodhead, into their family, describing her as destitute in the census of 1861. She later became a ladies maid and was still with the family in 1881, aged 30yrs.

Benjamin, Mary Ann and the family were living in Derbyshire in 1881. On 22nd February 1884, aged 59yrs, Mary Ann died in Worthing, Sussex, she was buried in Heene cemetery.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Mary Hine

Location in Cemetery

Area: WB Row: 1 Plot: 12

Exact Location (what3words): living.hers.paying

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In memory of Mary Ann wife of Benjamin H. Hine of Nottingham who died at Worthing February 22 1884 in the 59th year of her age "With Christ which is far better"

Further Information


Name: Mary Ann Hine

Gender: Female

Born: 005/07/1825

Town: Stratford

County: Essex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Allcard

Marriage Date: 25/3/1854

Spouse First Name: Benjamin

Spouse Second Name: Hornbuckle

Spouse Last Name: Hine

Town of Marriage: Bakewell

County of Marriage: Derbyshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 22/02/1884

Cause of death: Unknown

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at Stratford Green, Stratford, West Ham, Essex. John Allcard, 60yrs, Bill Broker, and daughter, Mary A. 15yrs.


Living at 1, Haddington Villas, West Ham, Essex. John Allcard, 72yrs, widower, retired Bill Broker, daughters, Sarah, 34yrs, Mary Ann, 25yrs, niece, Elizabeth Shipman, 34yrs, plus 4 domestic servants.


Living at Mapperley Park, St. Mary, Nottingham. Benajmin Hornbuckle Hine, 46yrs, Manufacturer of Hosiery, wife, Mary Ann, 35yrs, 4 children, Walter, 6yrs, John Edward, 3yrs, Mary, 1yr, Violet, 1month, mother-in-law, Augustus Darby, 54yrs, proprietor of houses, Emma Woodhouse, 11yrs, orphan child, plus a governess, nurse and 3 domestic servants.


Living at 70, St. James Street, Nottingham. Benjamin H. Hine, 56yrs, Chairman of Hosiery Company, employing 1000 men/women, wife, Mary A. 45yrs, daughters, Mary, 11yrs, Violet 10yrs, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at Draycott Field House, Wilne, Derbyshire. Benjamin Hine, 66yrs, retired Lace Manufacturer, wife, Mary Ann, 55yrs, son, Walter, 26yrs, Surveyor, daughter, Mary, 21yrs, niece, Agnes 19yrs, Emma Woodhead, 30yrs, Ladies Maid, plus 2 domestic servants.

Miscellaneous Information

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