Clara & Maude Pickernell 1881
Clara Pickernell & Maud Pickernell
Parents were Jonathan Pickernell [b.1822] and Rosiana (Rose) Brittain
Married May 24, 1864 Jonathan was listed as a widower for this marriage.
Married in the Parish church of South Hackney in the county of
Jonathan occupations - Farm Steward 1864; Licensed Victuller
1866 Clara Annie Rosina - born May 20 
Registered June 16, 1866
1867 Maud Eveline - born September 18 
Registered October 14, 1867
Both sisters were born Parish of Fawley, in the county of Buckingham.
Their births were registered in the district of Henley, in the counties of
Oxford, Berks, and Buckingham.
Brothers from this marriage:
Arthur Sidney Pickernell [b.April 1865; d. July 1877]
Ernest Grant Pickernell [b. January 31, 1869]
Harry Brittain Pickernell [b. July 26, 1870]
1871 Jonathan Pickernell died January 20 from bronchitis & measles [age 49]
1878 Rosina Brittain died June 28, 1878 from heart disease [age 45]
The children were taken to the Henley workhouse on April 18, 1878.
Petition was made to enter the orphanage beginning March 12, 1879.
The sisters were described as behaved and obedient girls whose
learning was never neglected.
Vaccinations were confirmed for the girls on March 27, 1879. There were very few deaths in the Orphan Homes because the children coming in were required to be vaccinated.
1879 Admitted to the Girls Department in House No. 3 on April 8
The sisters were 14 - 15 years old when they completed their sampler
Dismissed from the Orphan Homes in 1883
Clara January 6, 1883 sent to Reading to serve as a pupil teacher
Maude December 20, 1883 to the same location as arranged by their
The boys Ernest and Harry were not admitted to the Bristol orphanage. They were admitted to an orphanage run by Charles Spurgeon.
Clara died in 1895 [age 29]; Paddington, London
Maude is listed in 1911 at age 43 listed as single; Apartment Or
Boarding House Keeper in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
1916 Married Chandos Swaine [age 62],Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
Maud died Sept 23, 1944 [age 77] in Bournemouth, Hampshire,
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