Mary Ann Redshaw

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Redshaw was born on 8 March 1846, in Bermondsey, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Redshaw, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Giles, was 26. She married Robert Wishart on 28 June 1870, in Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Bermondsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 28 August 1922, in Thames-Coromandel, Waikato, New Zealand, at the age of 76, and was buried in Thames-Coromandel, Waikato, New Zealand.

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Robert Wishart
Mary Ann Redshaw
Marriage: 28 June 1870
Robert Wishart
Jane Wishart
Margaret Wishart
Mary Wishart
Florence May Wishart
Alice Ethel Wishart

Sources (15)

  • M A Redshaw in household of Jas Redshaw, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Ann Redshaw, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Ann Redshaw Wishart, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 

George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 

1858 · New Provinces Act

The New Provinces Act was established to help create new Provinces in the quickly growing region of New Zealand. This Act also helped kept laws in check as well as create Provincial Councils to help govern over the people within the areas.

1868 · Abolition of Public Hangings at Newgate

On May 26, 1868 the Capital Punishment Act was put into action. This made it so that public hangings no longer existed at Newgate in London.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Redshaw Gill in Blubberhouses (Yorkshire), from Old English rēad ‘red’ + sceaga ‘small wood, copse’, though Old Norse bekkr ‘stream, beck’ is also found in the medieval forms.

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

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