Mary Darby1

#12669, (10 May 1818-1882)
FatherJames Darby1 (c 1786-c Dec 1858)
MotherElizabeth Brambel1 (c 1788-)
ChartsDarby Family - descendants
Descendents of Richard Darby
Last Edited3 Apr 2021
Mary Darby signature 1840
Source: Marriage certificate to J. W. Blanchard
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Mary Darby was baptized at St. Andrew's Parish Church on Sunday, 10 May 1818 at Hertford.1 She was the daughter of James Darby and Elizabeth Brambel.1 She presumably lived with her parents at Lime Kilns, Greenwich, London, in August 1828. Mary lived in May 1840 at Deptford, Greenwich, Kent.2

Mary Darby married John William Blanchard at St. Nicholas on Saturday, 16 May 1840 at Deptford, Greenwich, Kent. They were 22 and 21 respectively.3,2

Mary was in Kenty County Lunatic Asylum, Maidstone, Kent, in 1871, and stayed there for the last years of his life.4

Mary may have died in 1882 at Greenwich, London.4


John William Blanchard (12 Nov 1818-1880)


  1. [S549] E-mails from Eve Mintern to Tim Hill, 2012- 15th Oct 2012.
  2. [S494] London. London Metropolitan Archives, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 Name: John William Blanchard; Gender: Male; Record Type: Marriage; Marriage Date: 16 May 1840; Marriage Place: St Nicholas, Deptford, Greenwich, England; Spouse: Mary Darby.
  3. [S1238] E-mails from Georgette Vale to Tim Hill, 2021- 'Darby Family Tree' - 19 Feb 2021, 09:25 - attachment.
  4. [S1238] E-mails from Georgette Vale to Tim Hill, 2021- 'RE: My document' - 25 Mar 2021, 22:29 - attachment.