ANDREWS, Mary Jane

1862 - 1942

As Mary Jane Andrews, she was born at Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk on 14 February 1862, daughter of Alfred Andrews, builder & carpenter, and his wife Emma Jane Barker née Roach, who married at Bury St Edmund's in 1853. In 1881, a 19 year old, living at 48-50 St John's Street, Bury St Edmund's with her parents, 47 year old Alfred and 54 year old Emma, with siblings Emma Jane [Lee q.v.] and her family, with Agnes 21, Ada 16, Mary's married brother Alfred 25 and his family. Mary exhibited at the Bury & Suffolk Fine Art Society in 1881 several pictures of fruit. She married at Walsham le Willows, Suffolk in 1885, as his second wife, William Kerridge (1850-1924) and in 1891 was the 29 year old wife of 40 year old William, a solicitor's clerk, living at The Laurels, Palmer Street, Walsham le Willows, Stow, Suffolk with her four step-children and their two children and they were still there in 1901 with the addition of a further four children. In 1911, a 49 year old, living at Four Ashes, Walsham le Willows with her 61 year old husband, a law clerk, and five of her children, Oswald Alfred 20, Ida Nellie 15, Olive Ada 12, Frank 11 and Ivor Lawrence 8. In 1939, a widow, living at The Laurels House, Walsham le Willows, with her unmarried daughter Ida. She died at The Laurels, Walsham le Willows on 11 March 1942, aged 80.