James Attenborough
(Cal 1760-After 1861)
Sarah Attenborough
(Cal 1796-1878/1878)


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Thomas Doar

Sarah Attenborough 2

  • Born: Cal 1796, Stapleford, Notts 3
  • Marriage: Thomas Doar on 26 Mar 1815 in Stapleford 1
  • Died: Oct to Dec 1878, Shardlow 4


In 1861 she was a Cotton Winder living at Church St, Stapleford with Thomas, Richard and father James Attenborough. 2

In 1871 she was widowed and described as "Hors de Combat" and was living with and living with unmarried son Richard and grandaughter Eliza Grundy. 5


Sarah married Thomas Doar, son of Richard Doar and Martha Upton, on 26 Mar 1815 in Stapleford.1 (Thomas Doar was born on 30 Jul 1787 in Sandiacre 6, christened on 31 Jul 1787 in Sandiacre 7 and died Sep to Dec 1861 in Shardlow 8.)


1 Nottingham Family History Society (NFHS), www.nottsfhs.org.uk, DOORE Thomas ATTENBOROUGH Sarah STD 26/03/1815

2 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1861C.

3 Georgina Lyons, 1851C.

4 1837online (now findmypast), http://www.findmypast.com, Deaths Dec 1878 DOAR Sarah Shardlow 7b 264?.

5 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1871C.

6 Georgina Lyons, BT. Sandiacre 1787 Thomas son of Richard and Martha Doar born 30 July. Born? or bapt.

7 SS (California) - various web sites, lists, letters, emails, Thomas son of Richard and Martha Doer born 30 baptized 31 July 1787.

8 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales, www.freebmd.org.uk, Deaths Dec 1865
Doar Thomas Shardlow 7b 225. Likely as disappears from census after 1861.