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Re: Plymouth workhouse
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 17 January 19 08:49 GMT (UK) »
In 1891 she was living in Torquay with her teenage daughter, Mary Ellen. She was working as a washerwoman, living in Ellacombe Church Rd.
Iíve checked a couple of death records, but, sadly, STILL not found her. In 1901 her grandson (2) was being cared for by a Plymouth couple (the wife was related to a Torquay neighbour) and her daughter was in the Plymouth penitentiary and female home in Ham Lane. So, although the age is wrong on the 1901 Census, the specific place of birth makes me think that it IS her....