Mary Bandy1

#551, b. 27 Sep 1878
ReferenceD0679-1878
FatherWilliam Bandy1 b. Sep 1844, d. Oct 1901
MotherMary Marks1 b. c 1849, d. Jun 1928
Chartsline of Ralph (D0215) C 1740, Bedfordshire
Birth*27 Sep 1878 Mary Bandy , daughter of William Bandy and Mary Marks, was born on Friday, 27 Sep 1878 at Sheffield, YRK, ENG.1,2,3 
Baptism26 Oct 1880 Mary Bandy was baptized on 26 Oct 1880 at St Paul, Bedford, BDF, ENG; 3 daughters of William & Mary baptised together: Ellen, Mary & Ann.2 
Census*3 Apr 1881 She appeared on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at 9 Harpur Street Paradine Court, St Paul, Bedford, BDF, ENG; daughter age 2.4 
Education*12 Feb 1883 She was educated on 12 Feb 1883 at 10 L Ct Gravel Lane, Bedford, BDF, ENG; b;23sep1878, parent Mary, admitted Ampthill Road School, Bedford (infants)
and also:
1884.02.25: b;23sep1878, parent William, admitted Ampthill Road School, Bedford (infants), left 3/10/84.5
 
(Witness) Census 18915 Apr 1891 She was listedin the household of Mary Marks in the 1891 census at 7 Greyfriars Walk, St Paul, at Bedford; William is not at home in this census.6 
(Witness) Census 190131 Mar 1901 Mary Bandy appeared as Mary appears as Polly, 22 a Bolt Mill Cutter in the home of William Bandy and Mary Marks in the 1901 census at 23 Solly St, at Sheffield; William is 56 a journeyman builder.7 
(Witness) Census 19112 Apr 1911 Mary Bandy appeared as Daughter Mary, 32, is a Tailoress Maker. in the household of Mary Marks in the 1911 census at 4 Scotland St, at Sheffield; Widowed Mary, 62, has three of her daughters with her.8 
Marriage*Dec 1917  On Dec 1917 aged 39 Mary Bandy married Benjamin Hill in Sheffield, YKS, ENG.9 

Family

Benjamin Hill b. c 1878

Citations

  1. [S5] 1881 Census CD.
  2. [S11] International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  3. [S25] Researcher: Peter G Jones' complete extract of the GRO Index :PJ: GRO 9C 442(C:1) Dec Q 1878.
  4. [S5] 1881 Census CD :RG11/1622 f. 111.
  5. [S106] Educational Records: "Education: FmP: National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870-1914 image seen."
  6. [S8] 1891 Census :Ancestry.com Census Index image checked.
  7. [S50] 1901 Census :Ancestry.com Census Index image checked.
  8. [S93] Findmypast.com: UK 1911 Census"Census 1911: Findmypast.com (RG14PN27870 RG78PN1595 RD510 SD2 ED3 SN89)."
  9. [S25] Researcher: Peter G Jones' complete extract of the GRO Index :Marriage: PJ: GRO 9c 1255(D:17a) x-refd.
Last Edited27 Oct 2020

Mary Bandy

#710, b. 18 Nov 1853, d. 18 Feb 1947
ReferenceD0584-1853
FatherJoseph Bandy b. Oct 1823, d. 30 Nov 1921
MotherAnn Ames b. 1822, d. Dec 1874
Chartsline of Ralph (D0215) C 1740, Bedfordshire
Birth*18 Nov 1853 Mary Bandy , daughter of Joseph Bandy and Ann Ames, was born on Friday, 18 Nov 1853 at Bedford, BDF, ENG.1,2 
Baptism5 Feb 1854 Mary Bandy was baptized on 5 Feb 1854 at Elstow, BDF, ENG.3 
(Witness) Census 18617 Apr 1861 She appeared as daughter age 7 in the household of Joseph Bandy and Ann Ames in the census at 6 The Folley, at Stotfold; Joseph is listed as John, head, 38 Asylum Keeper.4 
Census2 Apr 1871 Mary Bandy appeared on the census of 2 Apr 1871 at Arlesey, BDF, ENG; daughter age 16.5 
Census*3 Apr 1881 She appeared on the census of 3 Apr 1881 at Asylum Rd, Arlesey, BDF, ENG; daughter age 25, CO-OP Stores.6 
Census 1911*2 Apr 1911 She and Joseph Bandy appeared in the 1911 census at 21 Malborough Buildings, St Albans, HRT, ENG. Joseph, 87, is a pensioner, his unmarried daughter Mary is living with him.7 
(Witness) Death30 Nov 1921 Mary Bandy witnessed the Death of Joseph Bandy on 30 Nov 1921 at 21 Marlborough Bldgs, St Albans, HRT, ENG; age 98, retired Mental Nurse of Bronchitis. Witness daughter Mary Bandy apparantly unmarried.8,9 
Residence*1930  In 1930 Mary lived at 11 Marlborough Bldgs, Hatfield Rd, St Albans, HRT, ENG.10 
1939 Register*29 Sep 1939  She is listed in the 1939 Register at 38 Marlborough Buildings, St Albans, HRT, ENG, the entry contains 18 Nov 1853 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties.2 
Death*18 Feb 1947 Mary Bandy died at age 93 , St Albans, HRT on 18 Feb 1947.11,12 
Burial* She was buried at St Alban's Cemetery, Hatfield Rd, St Albans, HRT, ENG; buried with her Father and sister Sarah Ann.11 

Citations

  1. [S6] General Register Office Index Entry :GRO Ref: 3b 280.
  2. [S101] Derek BandyFind My Past, "1939 Register" :FmP: 1939 Register: Ref: RG101/1625F/021/28 Letter Code:.
  3. [S11] International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  4. [S2] 1861 Census :Biggleswade 19 :     6 Piece: 998 Folio: 64 Page Number: 2.
  5. [S68] Ancestry.com :Ancestry.com Census Index 1871 Census.
  6. [S5] 1881 Census CD :RG11/1629 f. 40.
  7. [S93] Findmypast.com: UK 1911 Census"Census 1911 : Findmypast.com (RG14PN7670 RG78PN378 RD139 SD2 ED4 SN312)."
  8. [S25] Researcher: Peter G Jones' complete extract of the GRO Index :PJ: GRO 8A 874(D:4A).
  9. [S14] Certified Copy of Birth Marriage or Death Entry :D Cert 280 GRO 8a 874 Dec Q 1921 St Albans.
  10. [S73] Electoral roll: "Electoral Roll: FmP: Electoral registers 1832-1932 Image Polling district or place: 1930 St Albans."
  11. [S74] Guild of One-Name Studies researcher: "GOONS Marriage Challenge: Anni Berman (extra information)."
  12. [S25] Researcher: Peter G Jones' complete extract of the GRO Index :PJ: GRO 4b 232(D:40).
Last Edited13 Jul 2016

Mary Bandy1

#879, b. 16 Mar 1817
ReferenceD0375-1817
FatherWilliam Bandy1 b. 29 Aug 1778, d. May 1817
MotherHannah Green1 b. 1781, d. 2 Feb 1854
Chartsline of Richard's Father c 1505
Baptism*16 Mar 1817 Mary Bandy was baptized on 16 Mar 1817 at Wing, BKM, ENG.2 
(Witness) Marriage18 Sep 1839 She witnessed the marriage of Zebedee Bandy and Catherine Jennings on 18 Sep 1839 at Wing, BKM, ENG.3,4 
Census*6 Jun 1841 Mary Bandy appeared on the census of 6 Jun 1841 at Back Street, Wing, BKM, ENG; age 24.5 
Marriage Bann11 Oct 1846 Marriage banns for Mary and Henry were published on 11 Oct 1846 at Wing, BKM, ENG.6 
Marriage*25 Dec 1846  On Friday, 25 Dec 1846 aged 29 Mary Bandy married Henry Foster in Wing, BKM, ENG.6,7,8 

Family

Henry Foster b. c 1823

Citations

  1. [S9] Researcher: Ken Bandy including his extract and work on the GRO Indexes.
  2. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy :PR 234/1/6 page 18 entry 144 Wing (BKM CRO).
  3. [S14] Certified Copy of Birth Marriage or Death Entry :Marriage Cert M 33.
  4. [S6] General Register Office Index Entry :GRO Ref: 6 139 (Leighton Buzzard).
  5. [S13] 1841 Census :HO 107/51/10 folio 7.
  6. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy :PR 234/1/19 page 78 entry 189 Wing (BKM CRO).
  7. [S12] Bucks Marriage Index.
  8. [S6] General Register Office Index Entry :GRO Ref: vi 159.
Last Edited17 Dec 2015

Mary Bandy1

#1134, b. 28 May 1682
ReferenceD0144-1682
FatherRichard Bandy1 b. Jan 1640, d. Jan 1725
MotherAnne Collier1 b. 1640, d. Nov 1684
Chartsline of Richard's Father c 1505
Baptism*28 May 1682 Mary Bandy was baptized on 28 May 1682 at Mursley, BKM, ENG.1 
Bequest*18 Mar 1720 She was left in the will of Richard Bandy 1st. on 18 Mar 1720; Anne & Mary to live Jane part for the rest of their natural lives.2 

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
  2. [S30] Will 1720 Richard of Mursley.
Last Edited5 Dec 2014

Mary Bandy1

#1218, b. 29 Sep 1732, d. b 4 Jun 1734
ReferenceD0220-1732
FatherJohn Bandy1 b. 7 Oct 1705, d. b 11 Sep 1770
MotherAnne Markham1 b. c 1705, d. b 11 Apr 1785
Chartsline of Richard's Father c 1505
Baptism*29 Sep 1732 Mary Bandy was baptized on 29 Sep 1732 at Drayton Parslow, BKM, ENG.1 
Death*b 4 Jun 1734 Mary Bandy died b 4 Jun 1734. 
Burial*4 Jun 1734 She was buried on 4 Jun 1734 at Drayton Parslow, BKM, ENG; of Mursley.2 

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
  2. [S15] Bucks Burial Index.
Last Edited17 Dec 2015

Mary Bandy1

#1255, b. 19 Sep 1802
ReferenceD0335-1802
FatherJoseph Bandy1 b. 6 Mar 1774, d. 1832
MotherMary King1 b. c 1775
Chartsline of John (D0962) c 1715 in Herts & Beds
Baptism*19 Sep 1802 Mary Bandy was baptized on 19 Sep 1802 at Houghton Regis, BDF, ENG.1 
Marriage*12 Jul 1821  On Thursday, 12 Jul 1821 aged 18 Mary Bandy married Joseph Humphrey in Houghton Regis, BDF, ENG.1 

Family

Joseph Humphrey b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
Last Edited16 Apr 2004

Mary Bandy1

#793, b. 9 Mar 1845, d. 1917
ReferenceD0483-1845
FatherJoseph Bandy b. c 1803, d. Aug 1881
MotherElizabeth Lawson1 b. c 1805, d. Jan 1855
Chartsline of John (D0962) c 1715 in Herts & Beds
Birth*9 Mar 1845 Mary Bandy , daughter of Joseph Bandy and Elizabeth Lawson, was born on Sunday, 9 Mar 1845 at Houghton Regis, BDF, ENG.1,2,3 
Baptism2 Apr 1845 Mary Bandy was baptized on 2 Apr 1845 at Wesleyan Chapel, Luton, BDF, ENG.4 
Census*30 Mar 1851 She appeared on the census of 30 Mar 1851 at 46 Chalk Hill, Houghton Regis, BDF, ENG; Daughter age 5.1 
Marriage*Dec 1864  On Dec 1864 aged 19 Mary Bandy married William Champkin, son of William Champkin and Elizabeth Burrows, in Luton, BDF, ENG.5,6 
(Witness) Census2 Apr 1871 Mary Bandy appeared on the census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of Levi Bandy at Dunstable, BDF, ENG; boarder age 28 with CHAMPKIN family ( his sister Mary).7 
(Witness) Death4 May 1871 Mary Bandy witnessed the Death of William Champkin on 4 May 1871.8 
Census 1881*3 Apr 1881 In the census of 1881 Mary Bandy appeared at 9 Church Walk, Dunstable, BDF, ENG. Mary, widow aged 32, has Lizzie 13, William 10, Herbert, 5 Annie, 2 and James, 6 weeks in the house with her.9 
Census 1891*5 Apr 1891 She appeared in the 1891 census at 44 Wesley St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NBL, ENG. Mary has moved to Newcastle with most of her children. She has William, 20 Labourer, Leather works, Herbert 16, the same, Annie 13, James 11, and Maudie 4 with her.10 
Marriage*2 Jan 1892  On Saturday, 2 Jan 1892 aged 46 Mary Bandy married James Macauley in Bishop-Wearmouth, DUR, ENG,The bride is widow CHAMPKIN age 44.11,12 
Death*1917 Mary Bandy died in 1917.5 

Family 1

William Champkin b. 15 Feb 1846, d. 4 May 1871
Children

Family 2

Children

Family 3

James Macauley b. c 1845

Citations

  1. [S3] 1851 Census.
  2. [S6] General Register Office Index Entry.
  3. [S14] Certified Copy of Birth Marriage or Death Entry :Cert B 155/GRO Ref: vi 115 Luton.
  4. [S11] International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  5. [S39] Information from GAIL KENT [e-mail address].
  6. [S6] General Register Office Index Entry :GRO Ref: 3b 967.
  7. [S68] Ancestry.com :Ancestry.com Census Index 1871 Census.
  8. [S72] Researcher: Gail Louise Kent (nee Dodman): "emailed document January 2005 Death Cert. HC838387."
  9. [S44] 1881 Census Return :Ancestry.com image checked.
  10. [S8] 1891 Census :Ancestry.com image checked.
  11. [S72] Researcher: Gail Louise Kent (nee Dodman): "emailed document January 2005."
  12. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy :Marriage: Ancestry: England, Select Marriages, 1538–1974.
Last Edited17 Apr 2021

Mary Bandy1

#1307, b. 6 Sep 1587
ReferenceD0008-1587
Fatherunknown Bandy1 b. 1559
Motherunknown Unknown b. c 1559, d. c 1600
Chartsline of Richard's Father c 1505
Baptism*6 Sep 1587 Mary Bandy was baptized on 6 Sep 1587 at Hardmead, BKM, ENG.1 

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
Last Edited22 Oct 2004

Mary Bandy1

#1317, b. 4 Jan 1684, d. 4 Feb 1742
ReferenceD0146-1684
FatherRobert Bandy1 b. 19 Aug 1637
MotherMary Unknown1 b. c 1640
Chartsline of Richard's Father c 1505
Baptism*4 Jan 1684 Mary Bandy was baptized on 4 Jan 1684 at Wootton, BDF, ENG.1 
(Witness) Will23 Jul 1691 She witnessed the will of Robert Bandy on 23 Jul 1691 at Wootton, BDF, ENG.2 
Marriage*6 Jan 1715  On Sunday, 6 Jan 1715 aged 31 Mary Bandy married Peter Crane in Maulden, BDF, ENG.1 
Death*4 Feb 1742 Mary Bandy died at age 58 on 4 Feb 1742.3 

Family

Peter Crane b. c 1694

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
  2. [S40] Will 1691 Robert Bedfordshire County Record Office 1692/51 Canterbury Will Index 1708 Folio 43.
  3. [S11] International Genealogical Index (IGI).
Last Edited4 Jul 2004

Mary Bandy1

#1323, b. 29 May 1705, d. Jun 1705
ReferenceD0173-1705
FatherRobert Bandy1 b. 5 May 1678
MotherMary Smith1 b. c 1678
Chartsline of Richard's Father c 1505
Baptism*29 May 1705 Mary Bandy was baptized on 29 May 1705 at Kempston, BDF, ENG.1 
Death*Jun 1705 Mary Bandy died in Jun 1705. 
Burial*4 Jun 1705 She was buried on 4 Jun 1705 at Wootton, BDF, ENG.1 

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
Last Edited15 Nov 2020

Mary Bandy1

#1337, b. 16 Aug 1741, d. Dec 1741
ReferenceD0230-1741
FatherWilliam Bandy1 b. 22 Jan 1715, d. Feb 1762
MotherSarah Unknown1 b. c 1715, d. Mar 1747
Chartsline of Richard's Father c 1505
Baptism*16 Aug 1741 Mary Bandy was baptized on 16 Aug 1741 at Wootton, BDF, ENG.1 
Death*Dec 1741 Mary Bandy died in Dec 1741.2 
Burial*17 Dec 1741 She was buried on 17 Dec 1741 at Wootton, BDF, ENG; mother (erroneously ?) named Mary.1 

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
  2. [S16] Derek Bandy, "Conjecture."
Last Edited17 Dec 2015

Mary Bandy1

#1340, b. 6 Apr 1746
ReferenceD0239-1746
FatherWilliam Bandy1 b. 22 Jan 1715, d. Feb 1762
MotherSarah Unknown1 b. c 1715, d. Mar 1747
Chartsline of Richard's Father c 1505
Note*  Rebecca Fagan writes: I am the 6x great-granddaughter of John SPIRES and Mary BANDY who married in Wootton by Bedford on 22 June 1767.
Mary BANDY (1741 or 1746)
- Joseph SPIRES (1777)
-- Thomas SPIERS (1803)
--- Sarah SPIERS (1830)
---- Elizabeth HANNINGTON (1854) born en route to Australia
----- Sarah BUTCHER (1886)
------ Olive BURGESS (1917)
------- Michael TOWERS (1947)
-------- Rebecca TOWERS (1969).2 
Baptism*6 Apr 1746 Mary Bandy was baptized on 6 Apr 1746 at Wootton, BDF, ENG.1 
Marriage*22 Jun 1767  On Monday, 22 Jun 1767 aged 21 Mary Bandy married John Spires in Wootton, BDF, ENG.1 

Family

John Spires b. c 1746

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
  2. [S39] Information from Rebecca Fagan via G-R Feb 2010.
Last Edited14 Apr 2010

Mary Bandy1

#1385, b. 11 Nov 1726
ReferenceD0210-1726
FatherRichard Bandy1 b. 28 Aug 1687
MotherSusana Tucker1 b. c 1700, d. Oct 1762
Chartsline of Richard's Father c 1505
Baptism*11 Nov 1726 Mary Bandy was baptized on 11 Nov 1726 at Cardington, BDF, ENG.1 
Burial*13 Nov 1726 She was buried on 13 Nov 1726 at Cardington, BDF, ENG.1 

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
Last Edited9 May 2020

Mary Bandy1

#1389, b. 9 Apr 1775, d. 5 Mar 1851
ReferenceD0287-1775
FatherRalph Bandy1 b. c 1740, d. Aug 1809
MotherSarah Wright1 b. c 1740, d. Jul 1807
Chartsline of Ralph (D0215) C 1740, Bedfordshire
Baptism*9 Apr 1775 Mary Bandy was baptized on 9 Apr 1775 at Southill, BDF, ENG.1 
Marriage*18 Jul 1794  On Friday, 18 Jul 1794 aged 19 Mary Bandy married Thomas Crossley in Southill, BDF, ENG,Married 18 July 1794, Southill,Bedford,England, to Thomas Crossley 1772-1843 with
F Elizabeth Crossley 1795-
F Hannah Crossley ca 1796-
M John Crossley 1798-
M James Crossley 1801-
M Thomas Crossley 1802-1874
F Mary Crossley 1805-.1,2 
Note*  Married 18 July 1794, Southill,Bedford,England, to Thomas Crossley 1769-1843 children were:
F Elizabeth Crossley 1795-
F Hannah Crossley ca 1796-
M John Crossley 1798-1861
M James Crossley 1801-
M Thomas Crossley 1802-1874
F Mary Crossley 1805-.3 
Note  Mary Anne married Thomas CROSSLEY, born 1772 in Southhill, Bedfordshire, UK, one of their sons, also Thomas, born 3/2/1802 (as above), came to Australia, married Ann BAILEY, born 1821 at Lower Portland, NSW, and they had 11 children.4 
Death*5 Mar 1851 Mary Bandy died at age 75 , Halifax, YRK on 5 Mar 1851.3 

Family

Thomas Crossley b. 1769

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
  2. [S18] Ancestral File Download :Tree: Geneanet; Jeanette DOWER (dower1).
  3. [S39] Information from TREE: Geneanet; Brian Smith:
    Born in 1773 - Southill, Bedfordshire (now Central Bedfordshire), England, Great Britain (now United Kingdom)
    Deceased 5 March 1851 - Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom , age at death: 78 years old.
  4. [S39] Information from John Schloeffel via G-R Dec 2007.
Last Edited5 Aug 2019

Mary Bandy1

#1826, b. Jun 1864, d. Jun 1864
ReferenceD2107-1864
Death*Jun 1864 Mary Bandy died, Buckingham, BKM in Jun 1864.2 
Birth*Jun 1864 She whose parents are unknown was born in Jun 1864 at Buckingham, BKM, ENG.3 

Citations

  1. [S6] General Register Office Index Entry.
  2. [S25] Researcher: Peter G Jones' complete extract of the GRO Index :PJ: GRO 3A 332(B:90).
  3. [S6] General Register Office Index Entry :GRO Ref: 3a 498.
Last Edited20 Dec 2014

Mary Bandy1

#1851, b. 1736
ReferenceD0222-1736
FatherWilliam Meagers1 b. c 1715
MotherAnn Bandy1 b. c 1716
Baptism*1736 Mary Bandy was baptized in 1736 at Hardmead, BKM, ENG.1 

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
Last Edited29 Mar 2004

Mary Bandy1

#1873, b. 22 Jan 1702
ReferenceD0169-1702
FatherWilliam Bandy1 b. c 1681
MotherMary Unknown1 b. c 1681
Baptism*22 Jan 1702 Mary Bandy was baptized on 22 Jan 1702 at Thornborough, BKM, ENG.1 

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
Last Edited25 Apr 2003

Mary Bandy

#1891, b. b 1736, d. 1761
ReferenceD3323-1730
Birth*b 1736 Mary Bandy whose parents are unknown was born b 1736. 
Marriage*17 Nov 1754  On Sunday, 17 Nov 1754 Mary Bandy married Samual Golding in Slapton, BKM, ENG,They lived in Slapton Bucks and had 3 children; John 1756, Ann 1758 and Samuel 1760. Mary died C1761.1,2 
Death*1761 Mary Bandy died in 1761 (After Mary's death William married an Elizabeth (?) with whom he had another 6 children in Slapton: Mary Ann 1763, William 1765, James 1768, Esther 1771 (my wifes 4xgt), Thomas 1775 and Frances 1778.)2,3 

Family

Samual Golding b. c 1730, d. 1785

Citations

  1. [S12] Bucks Marriage Index.
  2. [S39] Information from Elaine Rogers via G-R Nov 2007.
  3. [S39] Information from Barbara Humphrey via G-R Nov 2007.
Last Edited28 Dec 2018

Mary Bandy

#2025, b. b 1723
Birth*b 1723 Mary Bandy whose parents are unknown was born b 1723. 

Family

Matthew Childs b. b 1723
Child

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy :SOG BU/R72.
Last Edited28 Jun 2002

Mary Bandy1

#2036, b. 23 Feb 1755
ReferenceD0252-1755
FatherJohn Bandy1 b. c 1715, d. Apr 1757
MotherAnn Unknown1 b. c 1715
Chartsline of John (D0962) c 1715 in Herts & Beds
Baptism*23 Feb 1755 Mary Bandy was baptized on 23 Feb 1755 at Kensworth, HRT, ENG.1 
Burial*9 May 1780 She was buried on 9 May 1780 at Kensworth, HRT, ENG.2 

Citations

  1. [S10] Parish Register extracted by Derek Bandy.
  2. [S11] International Genealogical Index (IGI).
Last Edited13 Mar 2003