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Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Solomon Thompson Jnr and Maria Willis

All Saints; church, Thorpe Malsor
cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Jonathan Thacker - geograph.org.uk/p/6620224

Solomon Thompson Jnr, son of Solomon Thompson Sr and Ann Rawson, married Maria Willis, daughter of Joseph and Sarah Willis (reputedly née Jaques), at All Saints ChurchThorpe Malsor on 19 January 1807. Solomon Thompson Jnr's occupation was a carpenter. Solomon Jnr and Maria's children, all baptised at St Andrew's Church, Cransley include:
  1. Mary Thompson baptised 14 Dec 1807
  2. Daniel Thompson baptised 30 Jul 1809
  3. Thomas Thompson baptised 14 Apr 1811
  4. Maria Thompson baptised 19 Dec 1814
  5. Lucy Thompson baptised 18 Dec 1815
  6. Anne Thompson baptised 20 Oct 1817
  7. Eliza Thompson baptised 9 Jul 1820 (buried 14 Oct 1821)
  8. Solomon Thompson baptised 4 Apr 1822
  9. Eliza Thompson baptised 8 Feb 1824
  10. William Thompson baptised 31 Dec 1825 
  11. Martha Thompson, born c. 1826, baptised 20 Dec 1831
  12. Elizabeth Thompson baptised 20 Dec 1831 (age 3y 3m, so b. 1828) 
Solomon Thompson Jnr, died, in 1839, aged 54.

By 1841, Maria Thompson (55), Pauper, is listed, living in the Hamlet of Cransley, as the head of the family with younger sons Solomon (20), Carpenter's Apprentice and William (15), and daughter Martha (14), as well as a John James (20) - presumably a boarder/lodger - also a Carpenter's Apprentice. 

In 1851, Maria Thompson (66), Pauper Carpenter's Widow, is living in Cransley with son William (25) and Anne Thompson (5), daughter Elizabeth's child.

In 1861, Maria Thompson (74) widow, is still living in Cransley, with just her son Thomas (31) living with her.

By 1871, Maria (listed as Mary) Thompson (85) is living with her daughter, Elizabeth Wykes, in Deptford. 

Maria Thompson died, in Greenwich in 1873, aged 88.