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The Sheep Farm, Ruddington
« on: Tuesday 08 June 21 17:12 BST (UK) »
Hi there,

I have finally located the death of my Gt Gt Grandma (Elizabeth Marshall) Hooray! On her certificate it states she died on 12th April 1918 at The Sheep Farm in Ruddington. I don't know the area at all although I do know the daughter she was staying wit, her husband was a Sheppard rather than a Farmer so I am wondering where abouts they actually were? I've been looking at old maps and although there wasn't a farm with that label there was a Sheepfold Cottage? Does anyone who knows a bit about the history know if I'm guessing correctly please? Later on in 1921 They were living on Kirk Lane.

Also while I am on here can you point me in the right direction to find her burial in 1918 too please?

Thanks in advance

Wendy  :)
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Re: The Sheep Farm, Ruddington
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 13 June 21 14:50 BST (UK) »
Hi

A Sheep fold, was a small enclosed area used  as a pen or shelter for sheep.  Perhaps Sheepfold cottage had been built on the site of a former sheep fold.

Where was Elizabeth living in 1911?  Where was the “shepherd “ living in 1911?, he may have been employed by the Ruddington Hall Estate.

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Re: The Sheep Farm, Ruddington
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 13 June 21 16:55 BST (UK) »
A shepherd was living at Shepfold in 1911 and was the only shepherd I could see in the village https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWSZ-WR9

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Re: The Sheep Farm, Ruddington
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 13 June 21 21:26 BST (UK) »
Sorry, but I am a little confused you said that when Elizabeth Marshall died in 1918 she was
Staying with her daughter who’s husband was a shepherd living Sheep Farm, Ruddington.

The connection you gave in reply to me was 1911 census for a Sampson Stubbs age 79 widower, a shepherd.  So who actually registered her death?

There is a Sheepfold Lane in Ruddington, and in the 1911 census Sampson Stubbs is living near to Long Farm, Ruddington which was part of Ruddington Hall Estate.

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Re: The Sheep Farm, Ruddington
« Reply #4 on: Monday 14 June 21 07:11 BST (UK) »
Sorry Spendlove to cause confusion - I am not the original poster just posted the only shepherd I could see in the village in 1911

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Re: The Sheep Farm, Ruddington
« Reply #5 on: Monday 14 June 21 12:09 BST (UK) »
Hi Both!

Thank you for your replies.

Elizabeth was living alone in Corby, Northamptonshire in 1911 (one of the reasons it has taken me a while to track her down) When she died in 1918 she was living with her youngest daughter (who at one point proved to be nearly as elusive as her mother!) Elizabeth's son in law was living in Widmerpool, Nottingham as a shepherd in 1911 so I assume (not always a good thing!) that the resident shepherd at Sheepfold had retired (he was 72 in 1911) and George had take his place?
In 1921 Elizabeth's daughter (Mary Ann) was living with husband George, on Kirk Lane, Ruddington, Nottingham but I have not got a number for it.

Wendy
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Re: The Sheep Farm, Ruddington
« Reply #6 on: Monday 14 June 21 12:40 BST (UK) »
Hi Kay,

It is me who should apologise, failed to read who had posted and do what you should never do
ASSUME.

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Re: The Sheep Farm, Ruddington
« Reply #7 on: Monday 14 June 21 13:10 BST (UK) »
I think I'm the one who's now confused  ??? ;D

Wendy
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Dewing - Norfolk


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