Agnes Bertha and Emily Sarah Bolter

A Bolter family in Market Lavington

Bolter grave in Market Lavington

Bolter grave in Market Lavington

In loving memory of Agnes Bertha Bolter who died 14th March 1950 aged 86 years
I know that my redeemed liveth
Emily Sarah Bolter who died 18th January 1979 aged 83 years.

Agnes Bolter or Boulter was born on the 4th January 1864 to John and Sarah Bolter. Agnes was baptised at St Mary’s, Market Lavington on the 27th March 1864.

In 1871 Agnes lived with her parents, John and Sarah on Church Street, John, her father, was an agricultural labourer.

In 1881 Agnes lived with her parents, John and Sarah on Church Street in Market Lavington. John was an agricultural labourer. Agnes, whose age was given as 17 had been born in Market Lavington and she had three younger siblings at home.

John Bolter died in 1888 and was buried at St Mary’s, Market Lavington on 31st March of that year, aged 82.

By 1891 Sarah Bolter was a widow and she was receiving parish relief. Agnes and a younger brother were with her on Church Street in Market Lavington.

Emily Sarah Bolter had her birth registered in the Devizes district of Wiltshire during the last quarter of 1895.

The 1901 census gives Agnes’s birthplace as Market Lavington. At this time she was living with her 69 year old, blind mother, Sarah who was described as a charwoman. Agnes’s daughter, Emily also lived with her mother, Agnes, and grandmother, Sarah, on Church Street in Market Lavington.

In 1911 the same three generations of Bolter ladies were living on Church Street in Market Lavington.

Sarah died, aged 80, in 1912. She was buried at St Mary’s, Market Lavington on 31st October of that year.

Agnes Bolter was buried on 17th March 1950. Her address was given as Church Street, Market Lavington.

Emily Sarah Bolter joined her mother, being buried by Reverend Norman Miller on 23rd January 1979 from her address at 29, Church Street, Market Lavington.

 

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