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Mary LINTOTT (née PICKWORTH) (1874-1928)

Biographical Details

Mary Lintott, née Pickworth (1874-1928), was the wife of Jack Lintott, who had worked with George Sladden in the Ecclesiastical Commission, served with him in the Civil Service Rifles, and was also uncle to George’s fiancée.

Mary Pickworth was born in 1873 at Sleaford, Lincolnshire, the second of three children of Walter Pickworth, a coal merchant and foreman, and his wife, Mary.  She was baptised on 27th July 1873 at New Sleaford.  At the time of the 1891 census, Mary was working as a servant in the home of Edwin Wormell, a clothier and outfitter, and his wife.  By 1901, Mary had moved to London and was working as a nurse in a home in Hampstead.

Whilst living in London, Mary met John William Lintott (known as Jack), a junior clerk in the Ecclesiastical Commission, whom she married on 6th April 1904 at New Sleaford, Lincolnshire.  They had two children, Kathleen Maud, born at Woodford, Essex, in 1905, and John William, born at Willesden, Middlesex, in 1912.  At the time of the 1911 census, they lived at 2 Dollis Villas, Dudding Hill Lane, Neasden.

In January 1916, Mary entertained her husband’s niece, Rosie Lintott, and her new fiancé, George Sladden, to tea at her home.

Mary died at their home on Dudding Hill Lane in April 1928, aged 55.  Jack survived her by 34 years. 

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