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ID:128  Mary Bird (Snape)1841-1915 
Lisa’s 3rd Great Grandmother
Birth    1841
Whittington, Staffordshire, England
Death 1915 Brownhills
1841
17 October 1841 - Baptism of daughter, Mary Bird, at St Giles, Whittington, Staffordshire.
1851
1851 Census for 'Huddlesford, Whittington, Staffordshire'
Name                             
Status        Age       Est YOB Gender   Birth County                Occupation               
Thomas Bird                  Head       48           1803      Male       Streethay,Staffs        Agricultural Labourer
Elizabeth Bird Wife 48 1803
Female Whittington, Staffs  
Charles Bird Son 25 1826 Male Whittington, Staffs Agricultural Labourer
Jane Bird Sons Wife 21 1830 Female Greasley, Derbyshire  
Harriet Bird Daughter 11 1840 Female Whittington, Staffs  
Mary Bird Daughter 9 1842 Female Whittington, Staffs  
1861
28th Jan 1861 - Marriage of Mary Bird and  William Snape at St James Church,  Ogley Hay , Brownhills on . Marys age on the registry is 21, which is not unusual for couples to state at their marriage at that time as it avoided any legalities.
1861
1861 Census for 'Burntwood Road, Ogley Hay, Staffordshire'
Name                             
Relationship Status        Age       Est YOB Gender   Birth County                Occupation               
William Snape               Head              Married    22           1839       Male       Shenstone, Staffs     Coal Miner                 
Mary Snape Wife Married 19 1842 Female Whittington, Staffs  
1863
William and Mary had their first child Sarah in Ogley Hay on 15th December 1863 . She was baptised at Ogley Hay on 10th January 1864.
1865
The couples daughter, Eliza was born in 1865. We have two records for Eliza's christening/baptism in Ogley Hay. This could be a transcription error on one of the records.
1870
1867
Son James was born in 1867 and was baptised at Ogley Hay, Brownhills.
Daughter Clara was born on 23 Aug 1870 and baptised at Ogley Hay on 11 September 1870
1871
1871 Census for 'Burntwood Road, Ogley Hay, Staffordshire'
Name                             
Relationship Status        Age       Est YOB Gender   Birth County                Occupation               
William Snape               Head              Married    32           1839       Male       Stonnall, Staffs     Coal Miner                 
Mary Snape Wife Married 29 1842 Female Whittington, Staffs  
Sarah Snape Daughter   7 1864 Female Ogley Hay, Staffs Scholar
Eliza Snape Daughter   5 1866 Female Ogley Hay, Staffs Scholar
James Snape Son   3 1868 Male Ogley Hay, Staffs  
Clara Snape Daughter   3 mths 1871 Female Ogley Hay, Staffs  
Sadly, we believe  son James passed away in 1873.
1872
1876
Son William was born on 13 September 1872 and baptised on 23rd May 1873 at Ogley Hay.
Son George was born in 1876 and was baptised on 26th March 1876 at Ogley Hay.
1877
Mary and Williams daughter Annie Maria was born in late 1877 and was baptised on 3rd December in Ogley Hay .
1879
Spring 1879 - Birth of Joseph Snape in Ogley Hay, Staffordshire
1st June 1879 - Baptism of Joseph Snape in Ogley Hay, Staffordshire
1881
Daughter ,Ellen Snape was born in early 1881 and baptised on 12 January 1881 at Ogley Hay.
1881
1881 Census for 'Norton Boundary (now known as Brownhills West), Ogley Hay, Staffordshire'
Name                             
Relationship Status        Age       Est YOB Gender   Birth County                Occupation               
Richard Snape               Head            Widower   92           1789       Male       Yoxall, Staffs                Wheelwright
William Snape Head Married 42 1839 Male Stonnall, Staffs Coal Miner
Mary Snape Wife Married 39 1842 Female Whittington, Staffs  
(Clara) Sarah Snape Daughter   10 1871 Female Ogley Hay, Staffs  
William Snape Son   8 1873 Male Ogley Hay, Staffs  
George Snape Son   5 1876 Male Ogley Hay, Staffs  
Hannah Snape Daughter   3 1878 Female Ogley Hay, Staffs  
Joseph Snape Son   1 1880 Male Ogley Hay, Staffs  
Ellen Snape Daughter   11mths 1880 Female Ogley Hay, Staffs  
1891
1891 Census for 'Ogley Square, Ogley Hay, Staffordshire'
Name                             
Relationship Status        Age       Est YOB Gender   Birth County                Occupation               
William Snape                Head             Married    52 1839        Male       Stonnall, Staffs            Coal Miner
Mary Snape Wife Married 49 1842 Female Whittington, Staffs  
William Snape Son   19 1872 Male Brownhills, Staffs Coal Miner
George Snape Son   15 1876 Male Brownhills, Staffs Coal Miner
Anna Maria Snape Daughter   13 1878 Female Brownhills, Staffs  
Joseph Snape Son   12 1879 Male Brownhills, Staffs  
Ellen Snape Daughter   10           1881 Female Brownhills, Staffs  
Mary husband William, passed away in 1899.
1901
1901 Census for 'Ogley Square, Ogley Hay, Staffordshire'
Name                             
Relationship         Status        Age       Est YOB Gender   Birth County                Occupation               
Mary Snape                    Head            Widowed   59           1842      Female   Whittington, Staffs     Grocer Shopkeeper
George Snape Son Married 25 1876 Male Ogley Hay, Staffs Coal Miner Loader
Martha Snape Daughter (in-law) Married 25 1876 Female Manchester, Lancs  
Daisy Snape
(Grand)Daughter   2 1899 Female Ogley Hay, Staffs  
George Snape (Grand)Son   7 mths 1900 Male Ogley Hay, Staffs  
Joseph Snape Son Unmarr 21 1880 Male Ogley Hay, Staffs Coal Miner Loader
Sarah Jane Kingston Visitor   21 1880 Female Ogley Hay, Staffs  
1911
1911 Census for 'High Street, Brownhills, Staffordshire'
Name                             
Relationship         Status        Age       Est YOB Gender   Birth County                Occupation               
Mary Snape                   Head                     Widowed  69           1842       Female  Whittington, Staffs       
William Snape Son Single 38 1873 Male Ogley Hay, Staffs      Miner                        
Ellen Snape Daughter Single 30 1881 Female Ogley Hay, Staffs  
Mary passed away in Spring 1915. Her death was registered in Lichfield.