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ID:373 Mary Knights (Edwards, Rayner)1805-
Gaz’s 4th Great Grandmother
Birth    1805 Place of Birth
Death YOD Place of Death
1824
11 December 1824 - Marriage of Mary Knights and John Edwards at Therfield, Hertfordshire. 
1839- Husband John is convicted of stealing pork and sentenced to 7 years and deported to Australia.
1840
13 September 1840 - Birth of William Edwards at Therfield, Hertfordshire. His father was probably John Rayner as John Edwards had been deported to Australia in 1839.
1841
1841 Census for 'Bury Hall, Therfield, Hertfordshire'
Name                             
Age       Est YOB Gender   Birth County                  Occupation               
Daniel Knights               62         1779       Male        Hertfordshire                 Agricultural Labourer
John Rayner 36 1805 Male Hertfordshire                 Agricultural Labourer
Mary Edwards 36 1805 Female Hertfordshire                  
Eliza Edward 16 1825 Female Hertfordshire                  
Ann Edwards 10 1831 Female Hertfordshire                  
Jane Edwards 8 1833 Female Hertfordshire                  
John Edwards 5 1836 Male
Hertfordshire                  
Nathanial Edwards 3 1838 Male Hertfordshire                  
William Edwards 1 1840 Male Hertfordshire                  
1851
1851 Census for 'Therfield, Hertfordshire'
Name                             
Relationship      Status        Age       Est YOB Gender   Birth County                  Occupation               
John Rayner                   Head             Married     46          1805        Male      Buckland, Herts            Agricultural Labourer
Mary Rayner Wife Married 46 1805 Female Therfield, Herts  
John Rayner Son
15 1836 Male Therfield, Herts Agricultural Labourer
Nathanial Rayner Son
13 1839 Male Therfield, Herts Agricultural Labourer
William Rayner Son   10 1841 Male Therfield, Herts Agricultural Labourer
Henry Rayner Son   8 1843 Male Therfield, Herts  
George Rayner Son   6 1845 Male Therfield, Herts  
Edward Hagger Son-in-law Married 21 1830 Male Therfield, Herts Agricultural Labourer
Ann Hagger Daughter Married 21 1830 Female Therfield, Herts  
Julia Ann Hagger Granddaughter   2 weeks 1851 Female Therfield, Herts  
1854
11 March 1854 - Marriage of Mary Edwards & John Rayner at Therfield, Hertfordshire. 
1859
1859 - Death of husband, John Rayner.
1861
1861 Census for 'Carters Hill, Therfield, Hertfordshire'
Name                             
Relationship      Status        Age       Est YOB Gender   Birth County         Occupation               
Mary Rayner                   Head                  Widowed  56          1805       Female Therfield, Herts      Agricultural Lab's widow
Jane Rayner Daughter
28 1833 Female Therfield, Herts Agricultural Lab's daughter
Nathanial Rayner Son
23 1839 Male Therfield, Herts Agricultural Labourer
William Rayner Son   21 1840 Male Therfield, Herts Agricultural Labourer
Henry Rayner Son   18 1843 Male Therfield, Herts Agricultural Labourer
George Rayner Son   16 1845 Male Therfield, Herts Agricultural Labourer
1871
1871 Census for 'Grooms Cottages, Therfield, Hertfordshire'
Name                             
Relationship      Status        Age       Est YOB Gender   Birth County         Occupation               
Harry Decura                 Head                  Married      19          1852       Male        Royston, Herts   Agricultural Labourer  
Emma J Decura Wife Married 19 1852 Female Therfield, Herts    
Alice Decura     4 mths 1871 Female Therfield, Herts    
Mary Rayner Widower   66 1805 Female Therfield, Herts Monthly Nurse  
1876
1876 - Death of Mary Rayner, registered at Royston, Herts.