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Sarah Ann Parker
SARAH ANN PARKER
Date and Place of Birth:
27 April 1895 at Brigham, Keswick.
Date and Place of Death:
September 1973 in Keswick aged 78 years
Sarah grew up with her sister Mary Grace Parker (1900-1974)
Daniel Parker (1862-1944) married Elizabeth Bewsher (1865-1929)
Daniel was a gardener who late became a green keeper.
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: Nil known
Place of residence at Gretna: Not known
Job title at Gretna: Not known
Sarah Married Horace Dixon, a 26 year old Laundryman, working at his father’s Laundry. They were married at Crosthwaite Church on the 18th May 1922. Unfortunately, Horace died just three years later.
Travels: Nil Known
Awards/recognitions: Nil known
Trivia / any other information:
Once widowed, Sarah never remarried. She spent the remainder of her life in Keswick living with her sister Mary Grace Parker, who never married. The women lived in Lydia’s cottages next to the river Greta, in Keswick, very near to the Brigham Farm where they had spent their childhood.
Crosthwaite Parish Register of Marriages PR167/4
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