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Name: Alfred Kingswell

Burial Number: 1009

Gender: Male

Occupation: Banker's Clerk

Distinction: Son of R.N. Carpenter

Born: 00/2/1858

Died: 12/11/1920

Buried: 16/11/1920

Story

 

Alfred Henry Kingswell was born in 1858 on Portsea Island, he was the son of John Charles Kingswell, a Royal Navy carpenter, and Emma, nee Cleverly. Alfred had 2 siblings, Emma b.1859, and May b.1865. As a young boy, Alfred lived with his uncle’s family in Chatham, Kent, his mother died in 1874 and he remained with his aunt and cousins until his marriage in 1881.

Alfred was a banker’s clerk when he married Florence Eugenie Summers, b.1856, at Hammersmith, London, on 31st October 1881. They lived in Chiswick for many years before moving to Worthing, Sussex, where Alfred was a resident bank clerk, living at the London County Westminster & Parrs Bank, in Rowlands Road. They had no children.

Florence died, aged 63yrs, on 11th March 1920, and Alfred died on 12th November 1920, aged 62yrs. Probate was granted to William Coldicott, Incorporated Accountant, effects, £2051 4s 6d. Value 2022 – £97,600.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: WB Row: 1 Plot: 22

Exact Location (what3words): solved.hobby.tuned

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

Buried with Florence Euginie Kingswell

Inscription:

In memory of Florence Eugenie the dearly loved wife of Alfred Henry Kingswell who fell asleep 11th March 1920 "Til He come" "Till the day break and the shadows flee away with Jesus his saviour"

Further Information

Birth

Name: Alfred Henry Kingswell

Gender: Male

Born: 00/2/1858

Town: Portsea

County: Hampshire

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 31/10/1881

Spouse First Name: Florence

Spouse Second Name: Eugenie

Spouse Last Name: Summers

Town of Marriage: Hammersmith

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 12/11/1920

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Bank House

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2051 4 s 6 d

Current value of effects: £90910

Census Information

1871

Alfred, aged 12yrs was living with his Uncle & Aunt, Joseph & Hannah Kellaway, cousin Hannah and Kate Peacock, servant, in Her Majesty’s Dockyard, Chatham. Joseph Kellaway was Chief Boatswain.

1881

Alfred was 22yrs old; his occupation was Banker’s Clerk. He was living with his Aunt, Hannah Kellaway, cousin, Hannah, Matthew Bentley, Asst. School Master, in Chatham, Kent at ‘The Lion Sabbath School’, 86 Luton Road.

1891

Aged 32yrs, living in Chiswick with Margaret Heath, domestic servant, at 46 Heathfield Gardens. Occupation – Clerk. (Florence is staying with their Aunt in Chatham on census night)

1901

Alfred and Florence are living at 38 Flanders Road, Chiswick. Occupation – Banker’s Clerk.

1911

Alfred’s occupation is – Resident Bank Clerk – and they are living in The Bank House over ‘The London County Westminster and Parr’s Bank’ in Rowlands Road, West Worthing.
They have 8 rooms and 1 servant, Dora Mason.

Miscellaneous Information

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