Mercy Hogbin1

(1838-1921)
FatherJohn Hogbin1 (1811-1882)
MotherPhoebe Sackett1 (1814-1889)
Mercy Hogbin, daughter of John Hogbin and Phoebe Sackett, was born in Margate, KentG, in 18382,3 and baptized at St George's Church, Ramsgate, KentG, on 10 June 1838.4 She died aged 82 in Thanet, KentG, in 1921.5 She married in Thanet, KentG, in 1867, Shrubsole Lawrence Jr, son of Shrubsole Lawrence Sr and Harriet ___.6,7 Shrubsole was born in Margate, KentG, in about 18402 and died aged 82 in ThanetG, in 1923.8 Shrubsole's brother Frederick Lawrence married Mercy's sister Mary Ann.9
     In 1841 Mercy was living at Hardres Street, RamsgateG, in the household of her parents John and Phoebe, and was recorded in the census as Mercy Hogben, aged three and born in Kent.10
     In 1851 she was living at 15 Hardres Street, RamsgateG, in the household of her parents John and Phoebe, and was recorded as Mercy Hogbin, a scholar, aged 13 and born in St John's.11
     In 1861 she was living at 19 Plains of Waterloo, RamsgateG, in the household of her parents John and Phoebe, and was recorded as Mercy Hogbin, unmarried, aged 23 and born in Margate.12
     In 1871 she was living at 6 Cecil Street, MargateG, in the household of her husband Shrubsole, 29, a confectioner, and was recorded as Mercy Lawrence, aged 31 and born in Margate. Living with them were their children, Harriett, 3, and Henry, aged five months.13
     In 1881 she was living at 50 High Street, MargateG, in the household of her husband Shrubsole, 40, a confectioner, and was recorded as Mercy Lawrence, aged 42 and born in Margate. Living with them were their children, Henry, 10, Emily, 7, and Florence, aged two. Also in the household was a female general servant.14
     In 1891 she was living at 50 High Street, MargateG, and was recorded as Mercy Lawrence, aged 50 and born in Margate. She was living with her husband Shrubsole, 49, a baker, and their children Herbert [Henry], 20, Emily, 16, and Frances [Florence], 12, in the household of her parents-in-law Shrubsole Lawrence Sr, 73, and Harriet, 74.15
     In 1901 she was living at 3 Clarence Villas, Connaught Road, MargateG, in the household of her husband Shrubsole, 60, a house painter, and was recorded as Mercy Lawrence, aged 62 and born in Margate. Living with them was their unmarried daughter, Florence, 22. Eliza Anne Brangain?, 75, a widow, was a visitor in the household.16
     In 1911 she was living at 3 Clarence Villas, Connaught Road, MargateG, in the household of her husband Shrubsole, 69, a retired baker, and was recorded as Mercy Lawrence, aged 72 and born in Margate.17

Children of Mercy Hogbin and Shrubsole Lawrence Jr

ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
Descendants of Phoebe Sackett and John Hogbin
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from Linda Bowditch to Chris Sackett, 28 May 2002.
  2. Census.
  3. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1838. Hogbin, Mercy. Mother: Sackett. Isle of Thanet. 5:418."
  4. Baptism, St George, Ramsgate, Kent (England Births and Christenings, LDS FamilySearch), "10 June 1838, Mercy Hogbin, d. of John Hogbin & Phoebe."
  5. Website England & Wales Death Index, 1916–2005 (GRO Civil Registration Index) (Ancestry.com) (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/), "Mar qtr 1921. Lawrence, Mercy, 82. Thanet. 2a:1321."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1867. Hogbin, Mercy. Thanet. 2a:991."
  7. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Mar qtr 1867. Lawrence, Shrubsole. Thanet. 2a:991."
  8. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (FreeBMD), "Dec qtr 1923. Lawrence, Shrubsole, 82. Thanet. 2a:1214."
  9. Email from Mark Lawrence to Chris Sackett, March 2013.
  10. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, HO107, piece 469, book 2, folio 4, p. 1
    Hardres Street, Ramsgate, Kent
    John Hogben, 30+, blacksmith, b. Kent
    Phoebe Hogben, 25+, b. Kent
    John Hogben, 4, b. Kent
    Mercy Hogben, 3, b. Kent
    Daniel Hogben, 2 months, b. Kent.
  11. 1851 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, HO107, piece 1630, folio 294, p. 10
    15 Hardres Street, Ramsgate, Kent
    John Hogbin, head, married, 40, general working smith (journeyman), b. Kent, St Lawrence
    Phebe Hogbin, wife, 38, b. Kent, St Peters
    John Hogbin, son, 14, smith's son, b. Kent, St John's
    Mercy Hogbin, dau, 13, scholar, b. Kent, St John's
    Daniel Sackett Hogbin, son, 8, scholar, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Mary Ann Hogbin, dau, 6, scholar, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Emma Hogbin, dau, 3, scholar, b. Kent, Ramsgate.
  12. 1861 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG 9, piece 536, folio 81, p. 1
    19 Plains of Waterloo, Ramsgate, Kent
    John Hogbin, head, married, 50, blacksmith, b. St Lawrence, Kent
    Phebe Hogbin, wife, 48, b. St Peters, Kent
    Mercy Hogbin, dau, unm, 23, b. Margate, Kent
    Daniel Hogbin, son, unm, 18, carpenter, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Mary A Hogbin, dau, 16, dress maker, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Emma Hogbin, dau, 13, scholar, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Mary Page, boarder, unm, 74, no occupation, b. Guildford, Surrey.
  13. 1871 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG10, piece 992, folio 7, p. 5
    6 Cecil St, Margate, Kent
    Shrubsole Lawrence Jr, head, married, 29, confectioner, b. Margate
    Mercy Lawrence, wife, 31, b. Margate
    Harriett Lawrence, dau, 3, b. Margate
    Henry W Lawrence, son, 5 mo, Margate.
  14. 1881 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG11, piece 985, folio 128, p. 37
    50 High St, Margate, Kent
    Shrubsole Lawrence, head, married, 40, confectioner, b. Margate
    Mercy Lawrence, wife, 42, b. Margate
    Henry W Lawrence, son, 10, scholar, b. Margate
    Emily M Lawrence, dau, 7, scholar, b. Margate
    Florence M Lawrence, dau, 2, b. Margate
    Ellen Esther Amos?, servant, unm, 20, general servant, b. Faversham.
  15. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 728, folio 27, p. 11
    50 High St, Margate, Kent
    Shrubsole Lawrence, head, married, 73, baker, b. Kent, Woodnesboro'
    Harriet Lawrence, wife, 74, b. Margate
    Shrubsole Lawrence, son, 49, baker, b. Margate
    Mercy Lawrence, dau-in-law, 50, b. Margate
    Herbert William Lawrence, gson, single, 20, b. Margate
    Emily Mercy Lawrence, gdau, 16, b. Margate
    Frances Mary Lawrence, gdau, 12, b. Margate.
    [The names Herbert, for Henry, and Frances Mary, for Florence Mabel, are puzzling. They may have been an enumeration error, or perhaps the family weree experimenting with preferred names. There is little doubt that these were the children of Shrubsole and Mercy Lawrence.]
  16. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG13, piece 821, folio 67, p. 17
    3 Clarence Villas, Connaught Road, Margate, Kent
    Shrubsole Lawrence, head, mariied, 60, house painter, own account, b. Margate
    Mercy Lawrence, wife, 62, b. Margate
    Florence M Lawrence, dau, 22, teacher of music, b. Margate
    Eliza Anne Brangain?, visitor, wid, 75, living on own means, b. Margate.
  17. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, piece 4490, schedule 66
    3 Clarance Villas, Connaught Rd, Margate, Kent
    8 rooms
    Shrubsole Lawrence, head, 69, married, retired baker, b. Margate
    Mercy Lawrence, wife, 72, m. 44y, 4 ch, 3 living, b. Margate.
Last Edited26 November 2016