Bell, Mrs Margaret


Collection date: Mar 1909

Area: London

Mrs Margaret Bell at Marylebone workhouse: age 75, 3 nursery rhymes or lullabies on 31 March 1909:

Margaret Bell was born in Limerick in Ireland c1834 (her maiden name is unknown). She and her husband James Bell had lived a steady life in the Marylebone area (1871-1891 censuses). James was a paperhanger and then a printer. They had 2 sons – Richard and James. Margaret was listed in the 1911 Marylebone workhouse census as ‘widow, age 76, charwoman, b Limerick’.

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