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Mary Fava Wood

1855 -

Life History

2nd May 1855

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Married David Scobie McLaren


Death of David Scobie McLaren

10th Dec 1892

Married John Pollock in St Andrew, Stockwell

3rd Jul 1928

Died in Richmond, Surrey


From IGI

Birth: 02 MAY 1855 Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

In 1878, Mary is a witness at the marriage of her sister Julia and Charles Drewry.

In the 1881 census: Mary is recorded at 14 London Rd, with her sister Ann, in the household of Charles and Julia Drewry.

In the 1891 Census in Kenyon Mansions, Brixton, London.

David S McLarenHead51 Manufacture agent Furnitureb. Scotland
Mary McLarenWife32Surgical Appliance Maker (Surg. Inst)b. Scotland
Maud MiddlehurstServant19b. Surrey

David Scobie McLaren's Death

Death of David Scobie McLaren: 1891, 21 Oct, Age: 35
1 Bedford Mansions, Stockwell Rd, Brixton
Informant: J M Wood, niece, present at death.

Mary Fava's Second Marriage

In 1892, Mary Fava married John Pollock, Gentleman (later described as 'Organist' in an Ancestry.co family tree.)
The witnesses at the marriage are:
Charles Stewart Drewry (brother-in-law)
Annie Isabel Drewry (niece-in-law, 12 years old)
Lilian Elliott


Mary Fava's Baptism

In 1896, aged 40, Mary's Baptism record in the Southwark parish, London, provides an 1860 birth date.
Mary appears to be hiding her age a little - as she does in the 1891 census.
(Mary is around ten years older than her second husband.)


Perhaps her husband of 4 years has discovered that Mary was never baptised?
On the other hand, the records show that there are many adults baptised in this parish in this year. Perhaps there was some evangelical mission happening.

In the 1901 Census at 38, Limesford Road, Camberwell.

Pollock, John B Head Married 35 Designer Of Furniture Scotland
Pollock, Mary F Wife Married 39 Scotland
Wood, Ellen M Niece Single 15 Stratford, Essex
Ingram, Louisa E Servant Single 29 General Servant Domestic Kennington, London

In the 1911 Census at 232 Camden Road St Pancras London N W.

Wood, Elizabeth Head Widow 52 Belt Maker Wickham Bishops Essex
Pollock, MaryVisitor Married 53 Edinburghs Visitor
Morgan, Emma Jane Housekeeper Widow 57 Domestic Servant Liskiard Cornwall
Casserley, Margrett Visitor Married 32 Bayswater London
Casserley, Alexander Son of Visitor 2mths London St Pancras

Mary's Death

The death of Mary Pollock, aged 72, wife of John Pollock organist, is recorded on the 3rd Jul 1928, in Richmond, Surrey, England. (England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005)
She was buried in East London Cemetery, Plaistow, London, in the same grave as David Scobie McLaren her first husband.


Marriage: Dec 1892, McLaren, Mary Fava, Lambeth, 1d 895
Death: Dec 1891, McLaren, David Scobia, 59, Lambeth, 1d 323
Death: Sep 1928, Pollock, Mary, 72, Richmond S., 2a 551
Death: Mar 1915, Pollock, John, 48, Toxteth P. , 8b 337 (?)
Death: Mar 1922, Pollock, John S, 56, W.Ham, 4a 342 (?)
Death: Mar 1940, Pollock, John, 73, Eton, 3a 2883 (?)