Mary Tabraham

Mary Tabraham (later Mary Dewey) was the tenth of the twelve known children of Richard Tabraham and his wife Sarah Cross of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.

Mary married labourer William Dewey of Witchford, Cambridgeshire, and the couple became parents at least seven times.

Mary pre-deceased her husband in 1866, but twelve years later, he re-married to widow Isabel Watson (formerly Knowles).

Life Events


  • circa 1816 in Cambridgeshire, England.



  • Sarah Dewey (1837-1896) married John Gooby (1841-1903).
  • Rebecca Dewey (1840-1909) married Joseph Kendall (1840-1900).
  • James Dewey (1842-?) married Elizabeth Parsons (1843-?).
  • Mary Dewey (1847-?) married John Joseph Layton (1846-?) and later to William John Freezer (1842-?)
  • Ellen Dewey (1850-1915)
  • William Dewey (1853-19??) married Elizabeth (1857-19??)
  • Walter Dewey (1857-?)

Census and Residence

  • 1841: 25yrs, Witchford Street, Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • 1851: 35yrs, Main Street, Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • 1861: 45yrs, Main Street, Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • April 1866 at Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • 22nd April 1866 at St. Andrew's Church, Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England.



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