Mary Ann (nee Kearry) and John William Kay 

Mary Ann was the daughter of John and Mary Ann Kearry (Click here and here). She was  born in the village in 1873.
In 1896 she married John William Kay (born Howden in 1875), they married in Hull in 1896.
Once married they moved back to Withernwick and lived in what is now called Patchouli Cottage at the bottom of High Street.
John William died on 16th April 1926 aged 51. Mary lived on in the village and died on 13th July 1947 aged 74.
They are both buried in St Alban's churchyard.


Mary Ann and John William with their children, Reg (the older one) and Don c 1914
  Don and Reg were both born in Hull.

Mary Ann  with Don and his wife Violet Whittaker c 1925

Mary Ann c 1935

John William c 1900

John William c 1925
Outside 'Pachouli Cottage' on High Street

John William with his grandaughter Moira (daugther of 
Reg and Cissy (nee Coupland))c 1925
Probably in the back of 'Pachouli Cottage'.
Moira is the cousin of Shirley McCoy who kindly gave all the 
photos on this page.

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