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21-04-12, 09:36
I don't suppose anyone can see what happened to her?

Born 1834 Gangsdown Hill, Nuffield, Oxfordshire (near Henley on Thames)

1851 servant of Wallingford, then in Berkshire - Piece: 1690; Folio: 265; Page: 4

and I think this is her in 1861, a cook of Haddenham, Buckinghamshire - Piece: 864; Folio: 20; Page: 33

I've looked for marriages and matching census entries with FreeBMD, Ancestry, Familysearch and FMP but not getting anywhere. No obvious deaths.

21-04-12, 12:44
Do you know that she was the legitimate child of Richard and Elizabeth Pope? (I hope those were the names, I read - I forgot to post at the time I was looking! :rolleyes:)

21-04-12, 13:56
There is a Jane Pope in District Clifton Union Workhouse, Stapleton, Gloucestershire, on the 1871 census, age 37, unmarried, occupation none, birthplace unknown, imbecile.

21-04-12, 14:01
And a Jane Pope death Jan-Mar 1876 Clifton, age 41, likely to be the same one who I mentioned in post #3. But no way of knowing whether this is your Jane.

21-04-12, 14:57
Are there any in Glouc in earlier censuses? I'm at a footie match, so ot best placed to search!

21-04-12, 15:01
There's a Jane K Pope in Clifton in 1861 but she is married and age 35 (born Brixham, Devon, husband John W). Also an unmarried Jane age 20 in Westbury on Trym, born Cromhall. The rest are even older or younger.

21-04-12, 15:03
And Jane K Pope born Brixham Devon is in Dawlish, Devon, in 1871, so she isn't the one in the workhouse.

21-04-12, 15:44
Looking hopeful then - better than this match.

21-04-12, 20:31
Oh thank you for having a look at this - yes she was definitely the legitimate daughter of Richard and Elizabeth - well baptised and so on.

Kiterunner, that looks very possible then - thank you - I suppose in an ideal world I would need to look at the Poor Law records for Gloucestershire if they exist for that time? Poor Jane Pope, whether she's mine or not.