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Name: Alfred Bailey

Burial Number: 1231

Gender: Male

Occupation: Auctioneer; Estate Agent

Born: 00/07/1877

Died: 08/03/1926

Buried: 11/03/1926


Alfred was born in Charlton, Wilts, the son of Josiah and Rhoda. He was baptised at All Saints church, Charlton on 15th July 1877. Josiah was a master baker and grocer. As a young man, Alfred trained as an auctioneer and by 1904, had moved to Lichfield in Staffordshire setting up a business in Market Street. Between 1904 and 1910, he lived at 70 Walsall Road, Lichfield. On 2nd November 1907, Alfred married Eveline Middleton Laing at St James church, Exeter. For a while, the couple lived with Alfred’s parents in Fordingbridge, Hants before moving to Worthing. They lived at “Thornbury” 5 Ripley Road, Worthing and Alfred set up business as an estate agent in a shop opposite West Worthing Station. Eveline died on 6th February 1923 and was buried at Heene. The following year, Alfred married Gladys May Eade who came from Steyning. Alfred died on 8th March 1926 at Graylingwell Mental Hospital, Chichester. Probate was granted on 22nd September to Gladys May Bailey widow and George Stuart Smith clothier. Effects £3398 5s 5d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 8 Plot: 9

Exact Location (what3words): sleepy.sums.dent

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of (Evie) Eveline Middleton the dearly loved wife of Alfed Cecil Bailey who passed away Feb 6th 1923 aged 49 years "At rest" Also of Alfred Cecil Bailey died March 7th 1926 aged 48 years "In the midst of life we are in death"

Further Information


Name: Alfred Cecil Bailey

Gender: Male

Born: 00/07/1877

Town: Charlton

County: Wiltshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 2/11/1907

Spouse First Name: Eveline

Spouse Second Name: Middleton

Spouse Last Name: Laing

Town of Marriage: Exeter

County of Marriage: Devon

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: //1924

Spouse First Name: Gladys

Spouse Second Name: May

Spouse Last Name: Eade

Town of Marriage: Steyning

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 08/03/1926

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Graylingwell Mental Hospital

Town: Chichester

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3398 5 s 5 d

Current value of effects: £139528.00

Census Information


Charlton Street, Charlton, Wilts

Josiah aged 39, baker and grocer employing 2 men. Rhoda aged 40. Clara aged 8. Florence aged 6. Ada aged 5. Alfred aged 3. Stephen Withers aged 16, grocer’s assistant. Plus 2 servants


t Charlton Street, Charlton, Wilts

Josiah aged 50, baker and grocer. Rhoda aged 51, draper. Clara aged 19, draper’s assistant. Florence aged 17, draper’s assistant. Ada aged 15. Alfred aged 13


Charlton Street, Charlton, Wilts

Josiah aged 60, widower, baker and grocer, shopkeeper. Ada aged 25. Alfred aged 25, auctioneer. Plus 1 servant


“Sandhills” Ashford, Fordingbridge, Hants

Josiah aged 70, private means. Edna aged 59 (married 1903). Selena aged 73, sister, private means. Alfred aged 33, auctioneer. Eveline aged 35

(Josiah stated on the form that he, his wife and sister were deaf from birth)


Living at 24, Lewin Road, Wandsworth Borough, London & Surrey.

Alfred Cecil Bailey
Male 1877 44 Charlton, Wiltshire, England Land Surveyor
Eveline Middleton Bailey
Female 1873 47 Wimborne, Dorset, England Home Duties
Arthur James Bailey
Male 1913 8 Basford, Staffordshire, England

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