In 1861, she was at home with her parents in the High Street, Rotherham (1st Court, 2nd House, after 9 High Street) aged 21, a dressmaker, born at Braithwell.
In the census of 1871, at Searle Yard, High Street, Rotherham, Mary Jane was aged 29, housekeeper to her father and born in Bramley.
She married John William Gandy, her first cousin, in the September quarter of 1871, in the Sculcoates district.
In the 1881 census of 11 Cannon Street, Sculcoates, Mary Jane was aged 40. John William Gandy, her husband, a grocer and general dealer, was aged 40 and born in Sheffield. Their children were Henry Ernest aged 8, Jane Edith aged 5, William S. aged 4, and Emma G. aged 2.
In 1891 at 12 John's Place, Sculcoates (Kingston upon Hull) Mary J Gandy was aged 50, born at Bramley. Her husband was John W Gandy, aged 50, a commission agent general provisions, born at Sheffield. With them were their children Harry E. aged 18, a pupil teacher, Jane E. aged 15, William S. aged 14, an office boy and Emma G. aged 12, all born in Hull.
In the 1901 census of 4 Shakespeare Street, Sculcoates, (Kingston Upon Hull) Mary J. Gandy was aged 60 and John W. Gandy was aged 60, a grocer shopkeeper. Their children were Harry E., married, aged 28, a professor of music [i.e. a music teacher], William S. aged 24, clerk [at a ] timber merchants and Emma G. aged 22, a packer [at a] Drugs and Drysalters. With them was Gertrude (daughter in law) aged 24, born at Driffield and Doris E. (granddaughter) aged 9 months.
John William Gandy’s death appears to have been registered in the June quarter 1910 in the Hull district. He was aged 69.
In 1911, at 9 Clifton Street, Hull, she was living with her son, Harry Ernest Gandy, aged 70 a widow and born at Bramley (Rotherham).
Mary Jane Gandy’s death appears to have been registered in the Sculcoates district in the December quarter 1918. She was aged 78.
Mary Jane and John's children were:
Henry Ernest Gandy, birth registered March quarter 1873 in the Sculcoates district.
In 1881 and 1891, he was at home, aged 8 and 18 and born in Hull.
He married Gertrude Daltry in the March quarter 1900 in the Sculcoates district.
In the 1901 census index he was living at his parents' aged 28, a professor of music [i.e. a music teacher] and born in Hull, with Gertrude aged 24 and born in Driffield and Doris E. aged 9 months and born in Hull.
In 1911, at 9 Clifton Street, Hull, in 5 rooms, Harry Ernest was aged 38 a professional pianist at a theatre, Gertrude was aged 34 and born in Driffield. They had been married for 11 years and had had two children both of whom were living. These were Doris Eva aged 10 and born in Hull, and Harold Skelton aged 4 and born in Cleethorpes. There was also Harry’s mother, Mary Jane Gandy aged 70 and born at Bramley (Rotherham) and living on an old age pension.
Henry and Gertrude's children were
Doris Eva Gandy, born in summer 1900 at Hull.
Harold Skelton Gandy, born about 1906 in Cleethorpes.
George Skelton Gandy (1874 - 1874), birth and death (aged 0) both registered in the June quarter of 1874 in the Sculcoates district.
Jane Edith Gandy, birth registered in the December quarter of 1875 in the Sculcoates district. In 1881 and 1891, she was at home, aged 5 and 15 and born in Hull.
In the 1901 census she was unmarried and at her aunt, Emma Lowe’s house, at 41 Frederick Street Rotherham; aged 25 and born in Hull, with her daughter, Jessie, aged 4, born in Rotherham.
Jane Edith's child was
Emma Jessie Gandy, born about 1896 in Rotherham, and registered as such in the December quarter 1896 in the Rotherham district. She appears to have married Fred E. Newham in the Rotherham district in the March quarter 1915. They had three children:
Edna M. Newham, birth registered in the June quarter 1915 in the Rotherham district.
Frederick E. Newham, birth registered in the March quarter 1920 in the Rotherham district.
Marjorie Newham, birth registered in the March quarter 1923 in the Rotherham district.
William Skelton Gandy (1877 – 1910), born about 1876/7 in Hull, and registered in the March quarter 1877 in the Sculcoates district.
In 1881 and 1891, he was at home aged 4 and 14 and born in Hull.
In the 1901 census he was single, aged 24 and living at home, a clerk timber merchants, and born in Hull. He married Jemima Catherine Sherwood in the Bridlington district, in the December quarter 1903. His death was registered in the Sculcoates district in the September quarter 1910 aged 33. Jemima married again to Herbert Harry Smith Gempton in the Sculcoates district in the December quarter 1910 and in 1911, they were living in 3 rooms at 17 Marlborough Crescent, Norfolk Street, Sculcoates. He was aged 41 and she was aged 43 and they had been married for 1 year and had had no children. He was a house painter born in Hull and she was born in Bridlington.
Emma Gertrude Gandy, born about 1878/9 in Hull, and registered in the December quarter 1878 in the Sculcoates district.
In 1881 and 1891, she was at home, aged 2 and 12, and born in Hull.
In the 1901 census index she was single, living at home, aged 22, a packer Drugs and Drysalters and born in Hull.
Posted October 2016