Mary Jane Store [Cole, Shrubb] (1852-1931)


Birth: January-March 1852 St George Southwark, Surrey, UK
Father: Robert Store (Storr) 1821-1910
Mother: Mary Ann Jones 1821-1877

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: 27 March 1880 Farnham Registry Office Farnham, Surrey, UK
Husband: Frederick James Cole 1857-1890

Marriage: Unknown
Husband: Abraham Shrubb (Shrub) 1850-1917

Death: January-March 1931 Farnham, Surrey, UK


By Frederick
George Frederick Cole 1881-a1904
Edgar Cole 1883-a1901
Samuel Cole 1885-a1901
John Robert Cole 1888-1960

By Abraham
Beatrice Shrubb [Gudge] 1894-1961


Birth of Mary Jane Store in FreeBMD in January-March 1852 in St George Southwark (1d 160).

In the 1861 census as Mary J Store aged 9, born in Lambeth, Surrey and living with her uncle and aunt Fredric J Pudney (aged 51, born in Frensham, and a grocer and baker) and Susan Pudney (aged 50 and born in Alford, Lincolnshire) in Frensham, Surrey.

I cannot find an entry in the 1871 census, but not with her uncle and aunt.

Marriage of Mary Jane Store and Frederick James Cole in FreeBMD in January-March 1880 in Farnham (2a 133).

Her four children were born in Headley/Churt.

Her husband died in 1890 in Farnham.

In the 1891 census as Mary J Cole aged 36, born in Southwark, London, widowed, unemployed, and living with her son (John), her widowed father (Robert Store), and unmarried sister (Emily Store) in two rooms at 4 Swan Place, Trinity, West Newington, London. This is in the area of Borough High Street (A3) and Great Dover Strret (A2) where there are Swan Street, Trinity Street and Cole Street. Her other three sons were living at Southwark Boys Orphanage, St Lawrence, Ramsgate, Kent run by George and Mary Greenway.

I cannot find any entry for her marriage to Abraham Shrubb.

In the 1901 census as Mary J Shrubb aged 49, born in Southward (sic - Southwark on the original), London, and living with her husband (Abraham - although I can find no evidence that they were married), daughter (Beatrice Shrubb) and three boarders (George, John and Sam Cole - these were her sons by her first marriage) at Shortheath, Wrecclesham, Frensham.

In the 1911 census as Mary Jane Shrubb aged 57 and living with Abraham (husband?) in Farnham, Surrey.

Death of Mary J Shrubb in FreeBMD in January-March 1931 aged 77 in Farnham (2a 293).

There is an entry in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Mary Jane Store born about 1855 in Southwark, London, married to Frederick James Cole in 1880 in Farnham, three sons (but does not include Edgar) and a daughter by Abraham Shrubb. Another two entries add the date of her marriage to Frederick James Cole as 27 March 1880 at Farnham Registry Office.


Mary Jane Store was the wife of Abraham Shrubb, my second cousin twice removed.

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