1871 Census

Name Relationship Age Occupation Birthplace
MASON Francis Head, Married 45 Farmer, Labourer Worton
MASON Sarah Wife, Married 30 Hawes
CHAPMAN Isabella Daughter 8 Scholar Hawes
MASON John Son 6 Scholar Castle Bolton
MASON Heseltine Son 4 Scholar Castle Bolton
MASON Elizabeth Mary Daughter 3 Scholar Castle Bolton
MASON Rebecca Daughter 1 Castle Bolton

Isabella is the illegitimate daughter of the above Sarah Mason, nee Chapman. At the Leyburn bastardy sessions, in November 1862 and January 1863, Sarah identified Joseph Raw, joiner of Carperby as the father.

In 1881, Isabella is in service with the Allen family in Hawes.

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