About Mary Ann Rowden (Foster)
Mary Ann Rowden was aged 8 on 1861 census and living with her family at St.Judes Place Tower Hamlets
Mary Ann later married Alfred Foster on 30th August 1875 at St. James The Great Church Bethnal Green.Winesses were her parents Elizabeth and William Rowden Father's occupation was Tailor. Also witnessed by Alfred's father Joseph occupation Inspector.
In 1874 28th August they had a daughter Agnes Caroline who was baptised at St Peters Church Bethnal Green. their address at this time was 5,Wilmot Grove, Bethnal Green. Alfred's occupation was a Chair Carver.
Agnes died aged 2 years in 1877, registered Jan/Mar Vol 1C Bethnal Green Page 190.
In 1881 census they have two children Alfred aged 4 and Mary Ann aged 2 they were residing at 4,Carlton Place Bethnal Green.Mary Ann's occupation was Brush Drawer.
In 1891 Alfred was a General labourer aged 36. They lived at 11, Wadeson Street,Bethnal Green. With their two children. Alfred aged 14 occupation Machine Minder (print) and Mary Ann aged 12 Scholar