Mayo, Agnes


BO[RN] FEB[RUARY] ? 1840 
DIED JUL[Y] 20TH 1911

* Note that this grave stone is next to that of her sister, Martha Constance Porcelli.

Other Information

For further information on the Mayo family and Herbert Mayo, see an excerpt of a history of the Mayo family on the Mayo Family page.

Birth record for Agnes Matilda Mayo, Jan-Mar 1840, Islington, London, Vol 3, page 200.

Born 9th February, and baptised 16th June, 1840, at St.James, Holloway. accessed 13/12/2009

In the 1841 census, the family lived at Prospect Cottages, Finsbury in Islington. Herbert Mayo (b.1799), his wife Mary (b.1806) and their two children; Mary (b.1839) and Agnes (b.1840). Herbert was a Colonial Broker. They had 3 female servants.
Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece 665; Book: 4; Folio: 45; Page: 16; Line: 15; GSU roll: 438782.

in 1851, the family lived at 6, Devonshire Place, Haverslock Hill, St Johns parish, Hampstead. Their immediate neighbour was Eyre Evans Crowe, the editor of the Daily News, newspaper. Herbert (b.1799, London) was a Colonial Broker, his wife Mary A.G. (b.1806, Hull, Yorkshire) and his children Mary (b.1839, Islington), Agnes (b.1840, Islington), Constance (b.1842, Islington) and Anna (b.1845, Islington). Also there was his mother-in-law, Martha E Quin (b.1778, London) who was a widow and described as a fundholder. They had a visitor, a Swiss governess, Louisa Lozeren. They employed 5 live-in staff; a nursery governess and 4 domestic servants.
Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 1492; Folio: 38; Page: 17; GSU roll: 87821.

In the 1861 census, the family were living at Oak Hill Park, Hampstead. Herbert Mayo had retired and was a fundholder, receiving income as a proprietor of houses and holder of shares in public companies. Living with him were 3 of his daughters, Agnes, Martha and Anna. His wife was not present.
They had 3 housemaids and one cook.
Source Citation: Class: RG9; Piece: 92; Folio: 79; Page: 10; GSU roll: 542572

In the 1871 census, the family lived at the same address of Oak Hill Park. Their income was described as coming from “houses, dividends, interest, estate in ?”. Present at the home were, Herbert, wife Mary and his daughters Mary, Agnes and Martha. Also present was step-daughter Clotilda Bayne (b.1866, Hartington), described as the daughter of an author (see Mayo family for further information). They had two visitors, Clara and Charlotte Sheppard of Hampstead. Three domestic servants were listed, including one cook.
Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 192; Folio: 17; Page: 28&29; GSU roll: 823312

In the 1891 census, Agnes Mayo is shown living in The Lodge, Winn Road, Highfield in South Stoneham. She was unmarried head of household and living by her own means. Living with her at this time was her married sister Martha C. Porcelli. She had two domestic servants, one housemaid and a cook. Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 926; Folio 104; Page 18; GSU roll: 6096036.

In 1901, Agnes was still living with her sister at 1 Winn Road, Portswood, South Stoneham. Both were living by their own means and they had 2 domestic servants. Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 1068; Folio: 152; Page: 3.

Death record for Agnes M Mayo, Jul-Sep 1911, Southampton, Vol. 2c, page 68.

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