Historical records matching Ann Nye
About Ann Nye
Ann never married but stayed at home with her parents until their deaths. In 1841 Ann was listed as a dressmaker but in the 1851 census there is no occupation listed. The 1861 census states that Ann age 47 was the head of the household and was a farmer of 89 acres employing 1 man and 1 boy. Her sister Sophia is also living at the farm and their cousin Henry Nye was the bailiff for the sisters. Henry was a son of Harriet Nye the daughter of Richard Nye and Elizabeth Avis. At the time of the 1871 census Ann was visiting in Maidstone at the home of her brother Thomas and his wife Mary Ann. The 1881 census shows Ann a lodger and annuitant living at Budds farm near Shipborne Kent in the home of William Fermor and his wife. Having never married and after her parents and her siblings died Ann was in need of care so she went to live with the Fermor's. Apparently William Fermor promised a home and care if Ann signed her money over to him.