Matthew Avery
born April–December 1858
  in Lumley, Co. Durham
died very roughly 1912

1871 census: living at 5 Cherry Hall, Great Lumley with widowed mother, siblings, and nephew. Born in Cherry Hall, 12 years old, and a collier.

1879: 21 on marriage certificate. Living at Cherry Hall. Occupation is miner.

1901 census: living at Second Pit, Little Lumley with wife and children. 42 years old, and a coal hewer.

1922: named as a deceased coal miner at time of son Thomas's marriage.