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Sarah SLEE


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HO107 Piece 1894 Folio 511 Page 9
Civil Parish: Great Torrington
County: Devonshire
Registration District: Torrington
Sub-RD: High Bickington
ED: 3a
No of Schedule: 37
Address: New St
Richard Slee Head Mar 63 Retired Shoe Maker Great Torrington Devon
Sarah Slee Wife Mar 58 Great Torrington Devon
Richd. Slee Son Unm 19 'App' To Whitesmith Great Torrington Devon
Sarah E M Slee Dau 14 Great Torrington Devon

Deaths Jun Qtr 1859 SLEE Richard [71] Torrington 5b 344

Looking for Sarah's death, thanks.

Also looking for a baptism for Richard junior.
No sign of the family at all in 1861 and no death for Sarah in Devon. Did the family emigrate after Richard's death in 1859?
Thanks emeltee.

I only have son Richard arriving in NSW.

The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW) - Wed 8 Sep 1852 p.2
Sir Bevois, ship, 560 tons, Captain Appleton, from London 11th May, and Dungeness
15th May. Passengers- ..., R Slee, ...
Richard Slee
m. 24 Mar 1817 Great Torrington, Devon, England
Marital Status: Single
Spouse: Sarah Chappel
Spouse's Marital Status: Single
Devon Bishop's Transcripts

Parents for Sarah ?

Sarah Chappel
Christening 23 April 1797
Colyton, Devon, England
Parents William Chappel
Trying to trace daughter Sarah.

Marriages Dec Qtr 1857
Booth Elizabeth Manchester 8d 265
Layland Thomas Manchester 8d 265
Slee Sarah Ellen Manchester 8d 265
Spragg Edward Manchester 8d 265


I can't find a baptism for Sarah E M Slee to find her middle names.
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Probate record for Richard Slee late of Great Torrington in the County of Devon died 1st May 1859 mentions a son John Slee Cordwainer

Possible death for Sarah Slee 1865 Torrington Devon Jan-Mar

Transcribed as Sarah Hee on the 1861 census same address as 1851 New Street Torrington Devon

If 1865 is correct age has gone down.
Sarah Ellen Slee married Thomas Leyland in Manchester. According to the Censuses she was born in Cheshire.

Problem sorted

Sarah Ellen Madron Slee buried Great Torrington 20 July 1851 aged 15 Abode New Street as per the 1851 Census
That's a good name.

Lodger Gone To Colyton To See His Mother
England and Wales Census, 1861
Census 1861
Sidmouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom

I can't find Sarah as Hee in 1861 on FS.