Edward Bilsby
Jane Male

Sarah Bilsby
(Abt 1803-1906)


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James Travis

Sarah Bilsby

  • Born: Abt Apr 1803, Grainthorpe, Lincs, England
  • Christened: 1 May 1803, Grainthorpe, Lincoln, England 1247
  • Marriage: James Travis on 3 Dec 1836 in Kingston upon Hull, Yorks, England
  • Died: 6 Jan 1906, Hatfield, Nr Doncaster, Yorks England about age 102
  • Buried: Hatfield, Nr Doncaster, Yorks England

bullet  General Notes:

Sarah is shown on the 1881 census visiting Eliza and there is a memorial in Hatfield Carside showing her death at the age of 102.

bullet  Research Notes:

Memorial given by Christine Hemsworth via Stainforth site:
In affectionate remebrance of James Travis of Carside who departed this life Octbr 11th 1871 aged 71 years. Also of Sarah the wife of the above who entered into rest January 6th 1906 aged 102 years.
Census info 51 to 71, see James but couldn't find anything on '41 census.
10/21/08 Found a reference to a Bilsby as a spinster aunt Betsy. Found Sarah listed as BILIBY in IGI batch C028621 for christening.
11/9/09 At sometime in the past I came across Ramskir and thought there was a relationship, but can't see any note: This site has a will:
1881 census has Betsy Billsby (aunt staying with Frederic Ramskir (1852))
Found births in Grainthorpe of Betsy, Elizabeth, Sarah, Ann
Ramskir. Sarah Ann niece borne Thorne June 1841
George borne Thorne Dec 1839, both from FreeBMD
11/26/09 found reference to George Romskir and his wife Sarah (both deceased) leaving property to son George Ramskir in National archives. GD 423 1 May 1843


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1841 Census Kirk Sandall: Sarah Travis aged 30, 7 Jun 1841, Kirk Sandall with Trumfleet. 1249 Ancestry.com has the name as Fravis

1851 Census Kirksandall Travis: Sarah Travis aged 47, born Grainthorpe, Lincs, 3 Apr 1851, Kirksandall, Stainforth, Yorks, England. 1250

1861 Census Woodhouse Travis: Sarah Travis, aged 57, born Grainthorpe, Lincs, 7 Apr 1861, Woodhouse, Hatfield, Yorks, England. 1251

1871 Census Woodhouse Travis: Sarah Travis wife aged 67, born Grainthorpe Lincs, 2 Apr 1871, Woodhouse, Hatfield, Yorks, England. 1252

1881 Census Bramwith Travis: Sarah Travis, visitor, aged 77, W, born Grainthorpe, Lincoln, England, 3 Apr 1881, Bramwith, Stainforth in Thorne, Yorks, England. 1253

1891 Census Hatfield Ramskir Jane: Sarah Travis sister widow age 87 living on own means born Grainthorpe, Lincs, Apr 1891, Private House, Woodhouse, Hatfield, Woodhouse. 1254

1901 Census, Woodhouse Ramskin Travis: Sarah Travis, sister aged 97, born Grainthorpe Lincs , Own means, 31 Mar 1901, Head end, cottage, Woodhouse, Hatfield England. 1255


Sarah married James Travis, son of Matthias Travis and Alice Walker, on 3 Dec 1836 in Kingston upon Hull, Yorks, England. (James Travis was born on 30 May 1800 in Barnby Dun, Yorks, England 1242, christened on 29 Jun 1800 in Barnby Dun, Yorks, England, died on 11 Oct 1871 in Thorne, Yorks, England and was buried in Hatfield, Nr Doncaster, Yorks England.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Holy Trinity. Sarah is listed as Sarah Billsby

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