Mary Shade

12 March 1779–1844 (Age 64)
Barnham, Suffolk, England

The Life of Mary

When Mary Shade was born on 12 March 1779, in Barnham, Suffolk, England, her father, John Shade, was 28 and her mother, Lydia Matthews, was 26. She married James Elias Bloomfield on 28 February 1804, in Coney Weston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Saint Margaret, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died in 1844, at the age of 65, and was buried in West Walton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Elias Bloomfield
Mary Shade
Marriage: 28 February 1804
George Bloomfield
Lydia Blomfield
Susan Blomfield
Elias Bloomfield
Lydia Bloomfield
Susannah Blomfield
Mary Ann Bloomfield
James Bloomfield
James Elias Bloomfield
Elias Bloomfield
John Bloomfield
John Bloomfield

Spouse and Children

28 February 1804
Coney Weston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 8

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 10

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
1801 · The Act of Union

Age 22

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English:1. topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary, from Old English scēad ‘boundary’. 2. nickname for a very thin man, from Middle English schade ‘shadow’, ‘wraith’. 3. Americanized spelling of German and Dutch Schade .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Bloomfield in household of James Bloomfield, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary in entry for Mary Ann Bloomfield, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"
  • Maria in entry for James Blomfield, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"

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