Mother: Jane mnu
Birth: bapt 14 Aug 1814 in Dibden, Hampshire
Birth Source: HGS indices
Death Source: FreeBMD death registration
At the time of the 1841 census on 7 June, Louisa is a female servant in the household of Rebekah DAVIS in Marchwood, Hampshire. Her age is given as 25 and she was born within the county.
On the 1851 census Louisa and Jane are found in the same household, again headed by Rebecca (sic) DAVIS, in Marchwood.
Louisa has yet to be identified on the 1861 census.
Between 1871 and 1901, Jane and Louisa are living together at 3 Liverpool Street in the St Mary's area of Southampton, Hampshire. On each census, Jane is listed as head of household and is the keeper/proprietor of a Toy Shop. Louisa is variously shown as her sister or half-sister.
On the 1871 census Louisa's occupation is shown as "Land and House Owner", later returns simply note her as "Living on own Means".
On the 1871 census Louisa is listed as "Louisa B Reeves" and a decade later as "Louisa Barnard REEVES" and reverting to simply "Louisa B REEVES" in 1891 and 1901.
FreeBMD has a death registration in the September quarter of 1901 in Southampton Registration District in the name of Louisa Barnard REEVES age 87.
Death: FreeBMD 3q1901
1841 Census: HO107, Piece 0399, Book 13, Folio 3 face, Page 3
1851 Census: HO107, Piece 1668, Folio 47 reverse, Page 23
1871 Census: RG10, Piece 1187, Folio 34 face, Page 17
1881 Census: RG11, Piece 1205, Folio 62 reverse, Page 12
1891 Census: RG12, Piece 0913, Folio 56 face, Page 17
1901 Census: RG13, Piece 1053, Folio 45 reverse, Page 26