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Mary RANDELL 1826

Mary Randell was born 3 September 1826 in Cromer, she effectively became the only surviving daughter of Thomas and Mary Randell. She was born around the time that the Randells moved into Jetty Street but it's worth noting that she was christened at the Church Gate, Wesleyan, North Walsham. Whilst not all the children of Mary and Thomas are recorded as christened into the Wesleyan faith, it appears the family had some form of religious conversion as one by one they appear in the records held at Church Gate. Mary's brother Thomas was aged seven when he was christened as a Wesleyan.
The 1851 census shows Mary Randell employed as a housemaid by Martha Morris at The Lodge, Cromer Hall. I assume she continued this employment until 16 February 1856, when aged 30, she married John Neave Love, a local fisherman.
Despite her delicately advancing years, Mary found time to have seven children with John Neave Love. All of whom with the exception of the first, Sarah, flourished.
For many years Mary and John Love lived as a family in Brooke Street and were at one point next door neighbours to her parents, Thomas and Mary Randell. By 1901, Mary was widowed and living with her youngest daughter Rachel in Chesterfield Villas. They lived only doors from both her nephew John Ephraim Randell and her brother John Randell who also lived in Chesterfield Villas.
love grave

Mary died 9 June 1907, aged 80 in Cromer and is buried in a grave with her husband John, in the old cemetery Holt Road, Cromer.

ANCESTRY ~ Clement / Thomas / Mary

John Neave LOVE 1819

John Neave Love was born in Runton on 22 September 1819. He was the eldest child of Clement Hammond Love and Rachel Ann Neave. The Love family were farmers in Runton and John's great grandfather, John Love, born around 1720, was recorded as early as August 1747 marrying Mary Everet in the Runton parish register.
John Neave Love was one of ten children, and grew up on his parents 60 acre farm in Runton but chose the life of a fisherman over that of a farmer. In one of those strange coincidences, the Love farm in Runton employed a Harriet Randell from Wells Next The Sea, as a housekeeper.
Aged 35, John Neave Love married Mary Randell, 16 February 1856 at St Peter and St Paul Church, Cromer.
The census of 1861 records John Neave Love as a husband, father, fisherman, boat owner and employer. He doesn't however appear in any of the directories of the day, suggesting his operation was on a comparatively modest scale.
He was also the brother of Honor Love who in later years became Ephraim Randell's second wife.
He died in Cromer, 4 July 1899, aged 79 and was buried in Cromer Old Cemetery. The gravestone says "In Loving Memory of JOHN NEAVE LOVE who died July 4 1899 - Aged 79 years - Also MARY wife of the above, who died June 9 1907 - Aged 80 years"

Mary and John had the following children;

Sarah Ann LOVE 1857 Cromer, Norfolk
Hammond LOVE 1858 Cromer, Norfolk
James Viel LOVE 1860 Cromer, Norfolk
John LOVE 1862 Cromer, Norfolk
Mary Ann LOVE 1864 Cromer, Norfolk
Sarah Ann LOVE 1867 Cromer, Norfolk
Rachel Honor LOVE 1869 Cromer, Norfolk

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