Sarah Holmes

F, b. circa 1801
     Sarah was born circa 1801 in Thrusthrop, Lincolnshire, England. She was the daughter of William Holmes. The name of Skegness has also been given as her place of birth. Sarah married 2nd William Bethel Colton, son of John Colton II and Mary Johnson, on 24 May 1840 in Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, at the Parish of the Holy Trinity. The marriage was witnessed by James Wright & Mary Ann Colton.1 Sarah and her husband, William, were listed on the 1841 English census living on Wrawby Street, Township of Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England. Enumerated in this household were William Colton [56 Lincolnshire, England], his wife: Sarah [40 Lincolnshire, England], Jacob [15 England] and lodger: James Rose [25 England - sawyer]. William was a tailor.2 Sarah and her husband, William, were listed on the 1851 English census living on Wrawby Street, Township of Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England. Enumerated in this household were William Colton [66 Brigg,Lincolnshire, England], his wife: Sarah [50 Thrusthrop, Lincolnshire, England], lodger: Ann Cawkwell [26 England - dress maker]. William was a tailor.3 Sarah and her husband, William, were listed on the 1861 English census living on Wrawby Street, Township of Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England. Enumerated in this household were William Colton [88 Brigg, Lincolnshire], his wife: Sarah [62 Skegness, Lincolnshire]. William was a tailor.4 William and Sarah's husband, an unknown person , died on 25 April 1864 in Brigg, Lincolnshire, England, leaving her a widow; with his wife at his side simply of old age.
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Citations

  1. [S626] District of Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England Vital Records: Volume 22: page 247 Marriage Certificate: 1840 - Marriage Solemized at Hull in the Parish of Holy Trinity in the County of the said Town - May 24th after Banns - William Bethel: widower; tailor; residence at time of marriage: Postern Place; father: the late John Colton, cordwainer; & Sarah Holmes: widow, residence at time of marriage: the same Place; father: the late William Holmes, farmer. Married in the Parish Church according to the rites & ceremonies of the established Church of England by me, J. H. B___by, Vicar. This marriage was solemized between us: William Bethel Colton [his mark] & Sarah Holmes [her mark]. in the prescence of us: James Wright & Mary Ann Colton [her mark]. [Registration District: Kingston Upon Hull][Note: Mary Ann Colton was William's daughter & James Wright was his son-in-law. James & his wife Sarah were the ones who lived on Postern Place - Sarah being another daughter, Sarah Bethel Colton. - klm]
  2. [S626] District of Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England Vital Records: Wrawby Street - All that part of the township of Glanford Brigg which lies on the north side of the market place and the north side of Wrawby Street]Civil Parish of Wrawby; Hundred of Yarborough South Division; County of Lincolnshire; Registration District of Glanford Brigg; Sub Registration District of Brigg, page35.
  3. [S646] Documentation: Wrawby Street - Civil Parish of Brigg, Ecclesiastical Parish is Wrawby, town: Glanford Brigg]page 50.
  4. [S646] Documentation: Wrawby Street - Registration District: Glanford Brigg; Sub Registration District: Brigg; Enumeration District 12, page 32.
  5. [S623] District of Glanford Brigg, Lincolnshire, England Vital Records: Volume 22: page 247 - Death Certificate: William bethel Colton: died: 25 April 1864 in Brigg; age: 86 years; occupation: tailor-master; cause: old age - certified; informat: Sarah Colton of Brigg - also present at death; registered: 26 April 1864; register: William Mason - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.