Lucy Kate Mangnall was born in 1851 in Salford (RoB 1851 Salford Q3 V.20 p.969) to Anne (HM184) and William (HM120). At the time of the 1861 Census she was 9 years old and living at Clerk’s Hill in Prestwich with her family.
The 1871 Census shows that Lucy was still living with her family at Clark’s Hill. Her father had died in 1868. Lucy was now 19 years old and was working as a Governess.
In 1881 Lucy was living at Taintree House in Audlem, Cheshire with her mother and her three younger sisters. Together with her sisters she ran a school in their home.
Lucy married Thomas Lomas Evans at St James’ Church, the parish church of Audlem, after banns on 1st September 1894. Thomas was a cashier, the son of Thomas Evans, a tea merchant. Their marriage was witnessed by William Jackson Evans and Lucy’s sister Blanche (FM282).