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Martha Moss (neé Baylis)1837 - 1882

Martha Moss (maiden name Baylis) who was sentenced to seven days in prison, was born on 12 March 1837 in Mixbury.

Her parents were John and Ann (maiden name Taylor) Baylis who had married in Mixbury on 21 November 1831. John had been born in Mixbury and Ann in Finmere.

Martha had two older brothers, William, and Joseph who died the year Martha was born, and one younger brother Josiah.

She married William Moss on 21 December 1857 at Over Norton. William was a sawyer born in Ascott. They do not appear to have had any children and Martha although living in Ascott and working as a Gloveress in 1881, returned to Mixbury for her burial there in 1882.

Sentence - 7 Days with Hard Labour

Born - 1837 in Mixbury, Oxon

Age 33 (she was actually 36)

Occupation - Gloveress

Religion - Church of England

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