1841 Census

Name Age Occupation Birthplace
ROBINSON Nicholas 25 Farmer Yks
SEDWICK Mary 20 F. servant Yks
KIRKBRIDE Thomas 15 M.servant Yks

This is Mary Sedgewick, baptized 30 November 1817 in West Witton, the daughter of William Sedgewick and Elizabeth, nee Wilson. The next year she was married to William Peacock, and her family line continues in the Peacock chapter.

1861 Census

Name Relationship Age Occupation Birthplace
OTHER Christopher Head, Married 50 Banker, Capt. No 12 Rifle Vols, Chairman Leyburn Poor Law Union, Comm. of Income and Assessed Taxes Elm House
OTHER Eliza Anne wife, Married 45 Middleham
PICKERSGILL Isabella Servant, Unmarried 21 Servant Hornby
SEDGWICK Alice Servant, Unmarried 24 Servant Coverham
BRANFORD Fanny Servant, Unmarried 19 Servant Cambridge
STOREY Joseph Servant, Unmarried 18 Servant Carlton

Alice is likely the daughter of James Sedgewick and Dorothy Bradberry, born 26 October 1835 and baptized 29 November at the Wesleyan Methodist chapel in Middleham.
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