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Mary Flint - Born 1774 : Died 1820

Sex : Female

Date of Birth : 1774

Place of Birth : Knebworth, Hertfordshire

Date of Death : 1820

Place of Death : Aston, Hertfordshire

Number of Children : 0


Mary Flint was baptised on 7th August 1774 at Knebworth in Hertfordshire. The family lived at Langley, a hamlet to the west of Knebworth on the borders of the parishes of Knebworth and Hitchin. On 10th June 1797 Mary was married a Knebworth to James Freeman, a labourer. He was from Shephall, a couple of miles north of Knebworth. They went on to have two sons baptised at Knebworth: Solomon in 1797 and James in 1800. In 1801, Mary's son James died as an infant in May and then her husband James died the next month. Mary married again six years later at Aston, a couple of miles north-east of Knebworth and close to Shephall where her first husband had been from. She married a widower called Benjamin Walby, who was a butcher 23 years her senior. They went on to have another five children together, who were baptised at Aston between 1805 and 1812. Benjamin died in 1817, aged 66. Mary survived him by just over two years. She died aged 45, being buried at Aston on 29th February 1820.

Marriages / Relationships

Benjamin Walby ( 2nd April 1805 - )

Children : None / Unknown

Relationship notes : Aston, Hertfordshire

James Freeman ( 10th June 1797 - 1801 )

Children : None / Unknown

Relationship notes : Knebworth, Hertfordshire


Father : Unknown / Incomplete

Mother : Unknown / Incomplete