Anderson, Susan

Birth Name Anderson, Susan
Gender female
Age at Death about 69 years, 1 month


It is not clear why Susan left Norfolk or even when, it is also not clear if her sister Sarah travelled with her or arrived later.

She might have left because of the high poverty levels in Norfolk at that time, one conjecture is that the sisters planned to go to Liverpool and emigrate to America, they probably walked the 200km, perhaps getting occasional work on the way to pay for food and lodging. There is no proof of any of this.

The known facts.
From her marriage certificate she was living in Malpas, Cheshire at the beginning of 1840, her husband was an Innkeeper in Bangor, this was probably the Oak Inn as they were both there in 1851, at that time the adult population of Bangor stood at 100, and there were six public houses, New Inn, Ship Inn, Red Lion, Oak Inn, Buck Inn and Star Inn.

The 1841 census records for Bangor is y coed are mostly missing, including the Oak Inn, so it is not possible to confirm they were there in 1841 or see if her sister Sarah was there. Sarah is listed in 1851 but is not mentioned as a witness on the marriage certificate, although that is not proof she was not there.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1810 Bagthorpe, Norfolk, England    
Residence 1840 Malpas, Cheshire, England   1a
Census (Unknown) 30 March 1851 Oak Inn, Bangor is y coed, Flintshire, Wales   2a
Occupation 1861 Bangor is y coed, Flintshire, Wales Retired innkeeper 3a
Event Note

Birthplace given as Rendham, Suffolk.

Census 7 April 1861 Royal Oak Inn, Bangor is y coed, Flintshire, Wales next to the Royal Oak 3a
Census (Unknown) 2 April 1871 Bangor is y coed, Flintshire, Wales   4a
Death February 1879 Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire, Wales   5a
Event Note

This is the only death anywhere near where she lived, it may be wrong unless a daughter lived there. There are no census entries for her after 1871.


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Anderson, Jamesabout 1777December 1862
Mother Williamson, Mary5 June 17864 July 1865
         Anderson, Susan about 1810 February 1879
    Sister     Anderson, Hannah 1813 October 1893
    Sister     Anderson, Sarah 31 July 1816
    Brother     Anderson, Henry 1825


Family of Edwards, John and Anderson, Susan

Married Husband Edwards, John ( * 10 February 1811 + 18 October 1853 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 24 February 1840 Saint Oswalds, Malpas, Cheshire, England   1a
Name Birth Date Death Date
Edwards, Maryabout April 1842
Edwards, Ann1 December 1845
Edwards, Susan10 November 1847November 1917


Date Street Locality City State/ Province County Postal Code Country Phone Sources
before 24 March 1840     Malpas Chester     Emgland    

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Source References

  1. Great Britain. Registrar General: Civil Registration of Marriages for England and Wales, 1837-2008
      • Date: 24 March 1840
      • Page: Wrexham 27 292
      • Citation:
        Marriage took place in Malpas, Cheshire but registered in Wrexham.

  2. General Register Office: UK census 1851
      • Date: 30 March 1851
      • Page: HO107 Piece 2502 Folio 501 Page 2
  3. General Register Office: UK census 1861
      • Date: 7 April 1861
      • Page: RG09 Piece 4279 Folio 85 Page 1
  4. General Register Office: UK census 1871
      • Date: 2 April 1871
      • Page: RG10 Piece 5651 Folio 54 Page 1
  5. Great Britain. Registrar General: Civil Registration of Deaths for England and Wales, 1837-2007
      • Date: March 1879
      • Page: LLANFYLLIN Volume 11B Page 199