Frederick Augustus Murray and Sarah Ann Blakeman (1899)

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Frederick Augustus Murray was an unexpected find during the trip to Bombay (Mumbai). In addition, this discovery led to Sarah Ann Blakeman who married Frederick in 1899:

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This marriage record revealed: 

  1. Marriage date: 28 June 1899
  2. Ages: Frederick: 24, Sarah Ann: 21
  3. Condition: Frederick: Bachelor, Sarah Ann: Spinster
  4. Profession: Taxidermist
  5. Residence: Frederick: Saville Street, Byculla, Bombay. Sarah Ann: Byculla Terrace, Clare Road, Bombay
  6. Father’s names: James Alexander Murray and George Blakeman

Confirmation of the marriage of Frederick and Sarah Ann on 28 June 1899 in Bombay. It appears as if this was the first marriage for both of them – no mention of widow/er, and would be unusual (but not impossible) for either to have been divorced in 1899. The marriage record also provides further confirmation of Frederick’s profession as a Taxidermist, which has previously raised many questions – and provided insight – about other resources in the Anglo-Indian Project. This record also adds two further addresses to the family map – and another one on Clare Road, Byculla, Bombay. Both father’s of the couple are named here too, which has provided a new line of inquiry – which in turn has led to another interesting discovery.


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