|Mary Ann Leister
went to work in Seaford as a Cook (Domestic)
and was living at 5 Pelham Place, Seaford
(a lodging house run by her future in-laws)
This picture of 5 Pelham Place, Seaford was
taken in 1993 but it had changed very little from
the time when Mary was living here. The only
noticeable difference from the outside is the lack
of iron railings surrounding the first to third floor
windows and the shape of the roof window.
Take a look at Pelham Place as it would have looked to Mary.
their marriage, Mary & Charles lived at 9 The
Esplanade, Seaford, where they ran a Lodging House.
They had two young children, Stephen and Annie. Tradgically, Stephen died in a fire at the house in 1899 -
see "boy dies in fire". The family have three more sons and move to 1 Albert Terrace, Denton, East Sussex.
Mary's husband Charles was a
soldier during the 1914-18 First World War and when
discharged became a Bricklayer.
they had moved to Scaynes Hill Cottages, Blackboys in
East Sussex and where Charles worked as a Farm Labourer
For more detailed information on this period of Mary's life, refer to the GREEN family pages - Charles Green.
suffered from diabetes and for several years she ate
c 1925 Mary married Frank Walder, a widower with 3 sons and 4 daughters. They lived in Hove, East Sussex, where they had a smallholding. Mary's son Frank Green married Frank Walder's daughter Lillian and they also continued to live in Hove.
Mary died c1935.
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