Sarah Kinder (b 1841)

parents John Kinder & Ann Sandiford

born 1841, Dukinfield, Cheshire, England[6]
baptised 29 August 1841, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England[1]
1878, Dukinfield, Cheshire, England[7]

Sarah Kinder
Sarah was baptised at St Michael’s and All Angels Church of England, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. 

At the time of her birth, her parents and older brother Thomas born 1838 were living at Wellington Street, Dukinfield[2].

Sarah appears in the 1851 UK Census as an 8 year old Scholar.  The family then lived in Davi(e)s Street, Dukinfield.  By now the family had grown by another two children James born 1843 and Cyrus born 1855 but Cyrus was not shown in this census.

1851 Census

By 1861, Sarah's father, John had taken over the Beer Shop at 20 Wharf Street, Dukinfield.  All of Sarah's 4 living siblings were included in this census.  Samuel born 1845 had already passed away.  Sarah was 19 years old, unmarried and was working as a Cotton Weaver[4];

1861 Census

In 1871, Sarah was still at home with her parents at 123 Astley Street, Dukinfield.  She was 29 years old, still unmarried and continued to work as a Cotton Weaver[5]

1871 Census

Passing On
Sarah can't be found in the 1881 UK Census.  There is a death recorded in CheshireBMD for Sarah Kinder in 1878 in Dukinfield aged 36[7].  This is most likely her.  What was the cause of her death?  Illness or industrial accident?  The death certificate may reveal this.

Locations of Davi(e)s Street, Wharf Street and Astley Street, Dukinfield

  1. International Genealogical Index (
  2. 1841 UK Census  HO  107 / 109 / 6  page 4
  3. 1851 UK Census  HO  107 / 2237  page 5
  4. 1861 UK Census  RG 9 / 2994  page 5
  5. 1871 UK Census  RG 10 / 4081  page 3
  6. Ref: DUK/7/75
  7. Ref: DUK/60/99