Emily Mercy Lawrence
|Father||Shrubsole Lawrence Jr (c 1840-1923)|
|Mother||Mercy Hogbin (1838-1921)|
In 1881 Emily was living at 50 High Street, MargateG, in the household of her parents Shrubsole and Mercy, and was recorded in the census as Emily M Lawrence, a scholar, aged seven and born in Margate.5
In 1891 she was living at 50 High Street, MargateG, in the household of her parents Shrubsole and Mercy, and was recorded as Emily Mercy Lawrence, aged 16 and born in Margate.6
Emily entered the Salvation Army Office Training College in 1896. She was the Salvation Army Officer at the Glastonbury Corps for a period.4
John and Emily moved from Victoria to North Rocks, Sydney, in 1922, and established a citrus farm there. Emily travelled by train with their six chilldren. John made the journey by horse and cart, carrying their furniture and other possessions. The 900-mile trip took him three weeks. They remained on this farm until 1940 when they moved to a farm at Toongabbie, also on the then outskirts of Sydney.
Children of Emily Mercy Lawrence and John Hender Hooper
|Sackett line||8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder|
|Charts||Phoebe Sackett descendant chart|
Notes & Citations
- GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1874. Lawrence, Emily Mercy. Mother: Hogbin. Thanet. 2a:829."
- Email from Wes Hooper to Terri Carlson, Mar 2019.
- Email from Wes Hooper to Chris Sackett, Mar 2019.
- 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.
- 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.]
|Last Edited||27 March 2019|