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Collingwoods

A Memory of Ainstable.

Does anyone know anything about - or even remember - Mary Collingwood? She lived at "Beck Side" and was the Postmistress for a number of years. She lived with her mother Eliza until her death in 1917. Mary herself died in 1949 aged 83, unmarried, in the workhouse in Wigton.
Mary was my great-great-great-aunt - the sister of my great-great-grandmother Agnes Eliza Phoebe Collingwood (later Mitton), who sadly died at the age of 38 in 1891. Agnes is buried at St Michael's Church in Ainstable.

With thanks to Niall Mc Mahon for this memory of Ainstable

Added 05 August 2013

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