Sutton Veny Guest Book
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On Sunday, 30th March 1851, at the time of the 1851 census, relatives on my mother’s side were living in Sutton Veny. No other address is given. The head of the family was Thomas Rowe, aged 44, who was a coachman and had been born in Rainham, Essex. His wife aged 50 was Mary Rowe, who worked as a laundress. She was originally from Warminster. At that time the family had 4 children: Sophia (12), Mary Ann (11), Louise (8) and John (5), all of whom were attending school. By the time of the 1861 census the family had moved to Long Street in Devizes.
I would be most grateful if anyone was able to let me know where they had lived in your village and where the school was that the children might have attended.
Congratulations on your website.