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Name: Amelia Treadwell

Burial Number: 0679

Gender: Female

Born: 2/2/1834

Died: 25/09/1912

Buried: 25/09/1912


Amelia Jemima was born on 2nd February 1834 to Isaac Treadwell, a Captain in the Merchant Navy, and Ann (nee Peterson) who were married in 1830 at St. George in the East, Stepney. She had 3 sisters, Ann, born at sea 1833, Louisa Sarah, born 1837, and Mary Jane, born 1843. Their mother died in 1847.

Amelia and her sisters lived with Isaac, now a retired Master Mariner, at 7, Malborough Villas, Hackney, for the next 20 years, Ann married in 1860, and shortly after the family moved to 12 Hyde Gardens, Eastbourne, Sussex.

Amelia and her sister, Mary, remained unmarried and in 1882, Isaac died on 18th January, aged 79yrs. He left estate of £18,380 4s 1d, probate was granted to Amelia Jemima -value 2019 – £2.2m.

The sisters seemed to enjoy travelling locally, each census found them in different hotels, but their residence was at Sorrento, St. Michael’s Road, Worthing. In 1891, Amelia, 57yrs. and Mary, 49yrs. were lodgers at 4, Wathen Road, Dorking, living on their own means. In 1901 they were both at the Devonshire Hotel, Bexhill, Battle, Sussex, and in 1911 the sisters were staying in a Private Means Boarding House at 30-1, Montpelier Road, Brighton.

Amelia Jemima Treadwell died on 25th September 1912, aged 78yrs, she was unmarried and left estate of £2947 13s 4d. Value 2019 – £338K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Amelia Treadwell

Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 9 Plot: 12

Exact Location (what3words): asserts.person.swept

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


Here rests in God Amelia Jemima Treadwell died 25th Sep 1912 aged 78 "Then they are glad because they are at rest: and so he bringeth them into the haven where they would be" Also of her sister Mary Jane Treadwell died 3rd July 1925 aged 82 years "The Master is come and calleth for thee"

Further Information


Name: Amelia Jemima Treadwell

Gender: Female

Born: 2/2/1834

Town: Stepney

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 25/09/1912

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Sorrento

Address line 3: St Michael's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2947 13 s 4 d

Current value of effects: £338000

Census Information


Living at 7, Malborough Villas, Hackney. Isaac Treadwell, 48yrs, Retired Mariner, daughters, Ann, 18yrs, Mary Jane, 10yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 7, Malborough Villas, Hackney. Isaac Treadwell, 58yrs, Retired Mariner, daughters, Amelia, 27yrs, Louisa, 24yrs, Mary Jane, 19yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at 12, Hyde Gardens, Eastbourne. Isaac Treadwell, 68yrs, Retired Master Mariner, daughters, Amelia, 37yrs, Mary Jane, 29yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

Miscellaneous Information

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