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Name: Alice Birch

Burial Number: 1808

Gender: Female

Occupation: Milliner

Born: 27/6/1869

Died: 05/10/1947

Buried: 09/10/1947


Alice’s parents were Henry William, a hosier, and Harriett (nee Darcy) Birch. She was born in Croydon, Surrey at Laburnum Villa, Nicholson Road. She did not marry and lived in the same house with her parents and siblings until 1911. By 1921, she was still in the house with two of her sisters, Jessie and Emily Mary. By 1939, Alice and Jessie had moved to 50 Rowlands Road, Worthing where Jessie was a lodging house keeper. Alice died at that address on 5th October 1947 aged 78. Probate was granted on 1st November to Reginald Birch, clerk. Effects £2821 1s 10d.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 4 Plot: 23

Exact Location (what3words): edgy.takes.mirror

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



Buried with Harriet Birch


In loviing memory of Harriet Birch who passed away on the 17th February 1937 aged 72 "At rest"

Further Information


Name: Alice Birch

Gender: Female

Born: 27/6/1869

Town: Croydon

County: Surrey

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 05/10/1947

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 50

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2821 1 s 10 d

Current value of effects: £87188.00

Census Information


Laburnum Villa, Nicholson Road, Croydon, Surrey

Henry William aged 36, hosier. Harriett aged 37. Henry Darcy aged 11. James Dolby aged 9. Ambrose Brooker aged 8. William Edward aged 7. Harriett aged 6. Emily Mary aged 5. Jessie aged 4. Charles John aged 2. Alice aged 1. Plus 1 servant.


Laburnum Villa, Nicholson Road, Croydon.

Henry W aged 46, hosier employing 2 men. Harriett aged 47. Henry D aged 21, warehouseman. William aged 17, invoice clerk. Harriett aged 16. Emily M aged 15. Jessie aged 14. Charles J aged 12. Alice aged 11.


11 Nicholson Road, Croydon, Surrey.

Henry W aged 56, hosier. Harriett aged 57. Harriett aged 26. Emily M aged 25. Jessie aged 24, dressmaker. Alice aged 21, milliner. Ethel Birch aged 7, grand daughter.


Laburnum Villa, 11 Nicholson Road, Croydon, Surrey.

Henry W aged 66, hosier. Harriett aged 67. Harriett aged 36. Emily M aged 35. Jessie aged 34, dressmaker. Alice aged 31. Ethel Birch aged 17, grand daughter, dressmaker’s assistant.


11 Nicholson Road, Croydon, Surrey.

Harriett aged 45, house duties. Emily aged 45, sister, house duties. Jessie aged 44, sister, dressmaker. Alice aged 41, sister, house duties. Jane Battyll aged 65, boarder. Martha Matthew aged 74, widow, boarder. Sarah Crovon aged 73, boarder.


11 Nicholson Road, Croydon, Surrey.

Emily Mary aged 55, domestic duties. Jessie aged 56, sister. Alice aged 51, sister. Edith Agnes Mitchell aged 56, boarder. Ian Richard Cameron aged 20, boarder, bank clerk.


50 Rowlands Road, Worthing.

Jessie Birch b. 4 August 1866, boarding house keeper. Alice Birch b. 27 June 1869, private means. Fanny Spencer b. 4 October 1847, private means. Isabel Jones b. 24 February 1870, private means. Mary Ann Francy? b. 15 March 1856, private means. Mary Cooper b. 26 May 1867, unpaid domestic duties. Percy R Cooper b. 11 April 1897, part time secretary.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.