Sarah Doxey

6 February 1842–1919 (Age 76)
Middleton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Doxey was born on 6 February 1842, in Middleton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Doxey, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Spencer, was 34. She married Samuel Doxey on 23 September 1860, in Middleton, Derbyshire, England. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Openshaw, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in 1919, in Chorlton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Doxey
1837–1903
Sarah Doxey
1842–1919
Marriage: 23 September 1860
Mary Rose Doxey
1862–
Clara Elizabeth Doxey
1865–
Ada Doxey
1873–
Emma Doxey
1873–

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Doxey

    Male1837–1903Male

    Female1842–1919Female

MARRIAGE
23 September 1860
Middleton, Derbyshire, England
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Doxey

    Male1807–1884Male

    Sarah Spencer

    Female1808–1859Female

siblings

(8)

    William Doxey

    Male1831–1883Male

    Ann Doxey

    Female1832–1872Female

    Mary Rose Doxey

    Female1835–1902Female

    Elizabeth Doxey

    Female1838–1905Female

    Eliza Doxey

    Female1839–1884Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1843

Age 1

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1850 · Belle Vue Gaol Opens

Age 8

Belle Vue Gaol was a Victorian prison in Gorton, Manchester. The living conditions for the prisoners were horrible. It was intended to be a prison for both males and females and also became a military prison.  In 1892, the prison was demolished.
1867 · The Manchester Martyrs are Hung

Age 25

William Allen, Michael Larkin, and Michael O’Brien were from Ireland but moved to Manchester and were active Fenians. They were part of an ambush to help two Fenians escape prison. These three men were executed and are now referred to as the Manchester Martyrs. The Irish community in Manchester go to the spot where they were executed to commemorate their sacrifice.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Doxey in Staffordshire, named in Domesday Book as Dochesig, ‘island, or piece of dry ground in a marsh, (ēg) of a man called Docc’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Doxey in household of Samuel Doxey, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah Doxey in household of Thomas Doxey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah Doxey in household of Samuel Doxey, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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