1841MT01

Matthew William Laws 1841MT01

  • BIRTH. Aged 42 at Sunderland in 1883, son of Matthew W Laws; aged 9 in 1851, son of Matthew and Mary; aged 38 in 1881; born around 1841-1842; registered Sunderland 1842DEC XXIV/251; baptised at Bishop’s Wearmouth 15 Nov 1843, son of Matthew and Mary. Sources: Marriage record, censuses, REG/FMP.
  • CENSUS. Matthew; Sunderland 30 Mar 1851; at Church Street; son aged 9; scholar; born Bishopswearmouth; in father’s household. Sources: 1851 census/FMP/page.
  • MARR. Married Catherine Taylor 1844CT01 at All Saints Church, Fulwell; registered Sunderland 1863MAR 10a/529.  Sources: REG/FMP, GRO/FreeBMD. Children: Mary C 1865, Matthew W 1866, Thomas 1869, Elizabeth 1871, Jane 1873, Sarah A 1875, John 1877, Joseph 1879.
  • CENSUS. Matthew Liddle; Sunderland 2 Apr 1871; at 2 Zetland Street, Monkwearmouth; boarder, aged 25 unmarried; Labourer in iron ship yard; born Sunderland; with wife Catherine Taylor (22 seaman’s wife), daughter Elizabeth A  6m. Sources: 1871 census/FMP/page. Assumed the Laws family (wife’s name, baby, ages, Matthew’s occupation).
  • CENSUS. Matthew; Sunderland 3 Apr 1881; at 23 Whitburn Street, Monkwearmouth; head aged 38 married; labourer in ironworks; born Monkwearmouth; With wife Catherine 34, children Mary C 16, Matthew W 15, Thomas 12, Elizabeth 10, Jane 8, Sarah A 6, John 4, Joseph 2. Sources: 1881 census/FMP/page.
  • MARR. Aged 42, widower, iron roller of Monkwearmouth, son of Matthew William Laws deceased, blacksmith; married Lucy Sandoe 1847LY01; 20 Aug 1883 at Sunderland Reg Office; registered 1883SEP Sunderland 10a/824. Sources: MC, GRO.
  • CENSUS. Matthew; Sunderland 5 Apr 1891; at 23 Fulwell Road, Monkwearmouth; head aged 48 married; general labourer; born Sunderland; with wife Lucy 43, children Thomas 23, Vernon 16, Sarah 16, John 14, Joseph 12, Douglas 8. Sources: 1891 census/FMP/page.
  • CENSUS. Matthew; Sunderland 31Mar 1901; at 23 Fulwell Road, Monkwearmouth; head aged 58 married; general labourer; born Sunderland; with wife Lucy J 54, children Joseph 22, Douglas 19, grandchild Lucy G S 4. Sources: 1901 census/FMP/page.
  • DEATH. Died by 1911. Sources: Wife widwed at 1911 census.
  • Comments: Son of Matthew W Laws 1816MT01 and Mary.

Updated Dec 2017