Ann Dix, who was baptised at Beeston in November 1826 was their first child. Both before her marriage and during and after she was widowed, Ann worked as a dressmaker and does not appear to have moved away from Butcher Lane at any time during her adult life. It is therefore strange that her marriage to William Yeomans, in March 1856, took place at St Marys Church in Nottingham. Although William had been born in nearby Lenton, his family had moved to Beeston some years earlier and was well settled nearby on Butcher Lane where they appear to have kept the Commercial Inn. William was a lacemaker who is likely to have worked in the local mills and it was here that the couple settled during the period of their short marriage which ended when William died, aged 39, some ten years later. In that time they had five children - including Sophia who went on to marry John Frederick Doar, the oldest of three generations of grocers who operated from premises in Beeston Square for about 90 years.
In 1851 she was a Dressmaker living in Beeston, Notts. 12
At the time of her marriage in 1852 she was living at Clare St, Beeston. 3
In 1871 she was a widow living with her mother-in-law and children at Butcher Lane, Beeston and working as a Dressmaker. 13
Ann married William Yeomans, son of William Yeomans and Elizabeth Green, on 7 Mar 1852 in Nottingham St Mary.1 2 3 (William Yeomans was christened on 16 Nov 1823 in Lenton, Notts,14 died on 26 Jun 1862 in Butcher Lane, Beeston 6 10 and was buried in 1862 in Beeston, Notts 15.)
FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales, www.freebmd.org.uk, Marriages Mar 1852
Dix Ann Nottingham 7b 230 Flinders George Nottingham 7b 230 Pass Emma Nottingham 7b 230 Yeomans William Nottingham 7b 230.
2 JP (researchng Cox) 2004, 2. ANN2 DIX (WILLIAM1) was born October 13, 1826 in Beeston, Nottingham. She married WILLIAM YEOMANS March 7, 1852 in Beeston, Nottingham, son of WILLIAM YEOMANS and ELIZABETH GREEN. He was born 1824 in Lenton, Nottingham, and died Bef. 1871.
3 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate, http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/home.asp, Marriage.
4 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales, www.freebmd.org.uk, Marriage.
David Hallam (Specialist in 19th Century Beeston and District), http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk, William married Ann *UNKNOWN. Ann was born circa 1827 in Beeston, Notts. They had five children: William, Sophia, Isabella, Catherine, and Elizabeth A.
General Notes: 71C Butcher Lane 16/004/2 - b. c1828 61C Butcher Lane, Beeston 16/075/2
Noted events in her life were:
â€¢ She worked as a Dress Maker. [DHH200401].
6 David Hallam (Specialist in 19th Century Beeston and District), http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk.
7 The Church of Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index, www.familysearch.org/, Birth. ANNE DIX Female Event(s): Birth: Christening: 13 OCT 1826 Beeston, Nottingham, England Death: Burial: Parents: Father: WILLIAM DIX Mother: ISABELLA.
8 Nottingham Family History Society (NFHS), www.nottsfhs.org.uk, Baptism. BEE13/11/1826AnneWilliamIsabellaDIXBlacksmith.
FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales, www.freebmd.org.uk, Death. Deaths Mar 1877
Yeomans Ann 49 Basford 7b 89.
10 General Register Office (England & Wales) Certificate, http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/home.asp, Death.
11 David Hallam (Specialist in 19th Century Beeston and District), http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk, http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk/dix.shtml.
12 http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~bewickgenealogy/census/bees.htm (1851).
13 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1871C.
Nottingham Family History Society (NFHS), www.nottsfhs.org.uk, LEN 16/11/1823William William Elizabeth YEOMANS Joiner
David Hallam (Specialist in 19th Century Beeston and District), http://www.beeston-notts.co.uk, DH Website. YEOMANS
In loving remembrance of
who died ???? 1862
also ???? wife of the above
who died ???? 1870
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