Ancestors of Mary Elizabeth (Auntie May) Gillett
Mary Elizabeth (Auntie May) Gillett
Birth: 2 Oct 1838 - Colyton
Death: 28 Jan 1928 - Axminster, Devon.
Burial: in Lyme Regis
Cause of Death:
Father: George Gillett LRCP Edinburgh,LSA London.
Mother: Eliza Catherine Wakley
Spouses and Children
1. *Zachary Edwards
Marriage: 16 Aug 1894 - Trull Church Near Taunton (and Wellington) by Rev.E S Edwards, Vicor of Misterton.Somerset.
Looked after her parents and only married after their deaths.
Marriage Notes (Zachary Edwards)
In 1851 lived at Cuckoo Street,Colyton.
In 1861 lived in Brighton,described as a governess.
In the census recorded as being at St Mary's,Brighton (school near Eastern Rd),Sussex.A governess ,a teacher of English,born Colyton,Devon.
In 1871 lived at The Castle,Bishops Hull,Taunton.
In 1881 lived with her mother,Eliza Catherine Gillett, at Hoveland Terrace,Trull,near Wellington.This is where George Gillett died in 1880.
She wrote the "Short Account of our Forebears".
She says that when they were girls,she and her sister ,Charlotte,would visit Henry Wakley who farmed on the farm "Land" in the Membury Parish.They would ride ponies over the countryside,hill and dale and through rivers.
Married by the Rev.J Southam