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A Seminary in Hayes, Middlesex in 1851 ?

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Hello,

I've been trying to find a seminary in Hayes, Middlesex around 1851. Seems Catherine was unmarried and ended up in Edinburgh where Ellen was born. Catherine then called herself 'widowed' and entered a seminary ??

1851 U.K Census
Civil Parish: Hayes
County: Middlesex
Address: Uxbridge Road
PERDRIAN Catherine head widow 1806 age 45 Annuitant Portsea, Hampshire
PERDRIAN Ellen Howard daur 1832 age 19 Governess Edinburgh, Scotland
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Not sure about that, Steve. :rolleyes:

Seems Catherine was the mistress of a senior naval officer. I've searched assuming Ellen's middle name Howard was a clue but have found nothing. Catherine calls herself a 'widow' but there is no sign of a marriage. Also no sign of HOWARD as a name connected by marriage to siblings or sisters/brothers-in-law.
 

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Not sure about that, Steve. :rolleyes:

Seems Catherine was the mistress of a senior naval officer. I've searched assuming Ellen's middle name Howard was a clue but have found nothing. Catherine calls herself a 'widow' but there is no sign of a marriage. Also no sign of HOWARD as a name connected by marriage to siblings or sisters/brothers-in-law.
Were marriages on board ships legal in those days, and if so, would they be registered on land.?
 
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Not sure about that.

Catherine has not been found in 1861 census. She turns up later with yet another variation of the name PERDRIAU. It is her because I have Ellen's marriage to a TUCKEY.


1871 Wales Census
Civil Parish: St Mary Tenby In Liberty
Town: Tenby
County: Pembrokeshire
PENDREN Catherine head widow 1804 age 67 Annuitant Portsea, Hampshire
TUCKEY Charles Sprot, grandson 1868 age 3 Tenby, Pembrokeshire
MORRIS Rebecca, servant 1853 age 18 Tenby, Pembrokeshire
 

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Hi Dave
1851 has no mention of a seminary.
Catherine living in Uxbridge road, in receipt of some form of annuity, with her daughter & 2 young girl servants.
The rest of the road had wealthy people, i.e merchants, doctors etc.

ozn :)

ps forgot to say my Ma used to say it was lucky if your toast fell buttered side down...don't know why cos it was usually covered in cat hairs...
 

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ps forgot to say my Ma used to say it was lucky if your toast fell buttered side down...don't know why cos it was usually covered in cat hairs...
:2fun: :2fun:

I was hoping to find reference to a seminary in the area on the internet but have had no luck so far.

I believe Catherine and Seminary are mentioned in a PO or similar Directory.

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Dave
 

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