Name: Amelia White
Burial Number: 1690
Amelia was born in Lewisham, the daughter of Henry Constable Roberts and his wife Amelia. She was baptised at Hatcham St James, Lewisham on 22 Mar 1855. Henry was a wholesale druggist. Amelia had 9 siblings and the family was wealthy enough to afford a governess for the children. In 1887, Amelia married Rev. Frederick Ernest White at St Peter, Croydon on 5 Sep. The couple had no children but dedicated their lives to their congregation at St Stephen, Dulwich. When her husband retired in 1915, Amelia was presented with a chased gold watch. Frederick died in a nursing home in Worthing in 1929 and Amelia stayed on in the town, living at 10 Winchester Road. This was a rest home run by a Miss Sales. Amelia died at 5 Church Walk, the home of Mrs Emma Drose on 9 Feb 1939. Probate was granted on 22 Mar to Sydney Densham company director. Effects £1643 16s 9d (approx. £65K in 2020).
Researcher: Carol Sullivan
Location in Cemetery
Area: SWS Row: 3 Plot: 13
Exact Location (what3words): useful.rock.waving
Ashes or Urn: Unknown
No description of the headstone has been added.
In loving memory of Rev. Frederick Ernest White M.A. Vicar of St Stephen's Church, Dulwich 1884-1916 at rest 31st December 1929 And of Amelia M.A. White his wife at rest 9th February 1939
Name: Amelia Mary Anne White
Occupation: No occupation recorded
Marriage Date: 05/09/1887
Spouse First Name: Frederick
Spouse Second Name: Ernest
Spouse Last Name: White
Town of Marriage: Croydon
County of Marriage: Surrey
Country of Marriage: England
Information at Death
Date of Death: 09/02/1939
Cause of death: Unknown
Address line 2: 5
Address line 3: Church Walk
No obituary has been entered.
Money left to others: £1643 16 s 9 d
Value of effects in 2020: £65000
Living at Waldrons, Croydon: Henry C aged 31, wholesale druggist. Amelia aged 28. Henry aged 8. Amelia aged 6. Harriett Augusta aged 3. Ada Beatrice aged 1. Jessie Isabel aged 2 months. Mary Ann Roberts aged 34, sister, fundholder. Plus a nurse and 3 servants.
Living at Waldrons, Croydon: Henry aged 46, wholesale druggist. Amelia aged 38. Henry aged 18, clerk. Amelia aged 16. Harriett aged 13. Ada aged 11. Jessie aged 10. Minnie aged 8. Norah aged 5. Percy aged 3. Louise aged 2 months. Evelyn Mann aged 25, governess. Plus a nurse and 3 servants.
Living at 31 The Waldrons, Croydon: Henry aged 56, wholesale druggist. Amelia aged 48. Amelia aged 26. Harriett aged 23. Jessie aged 20. Minnie aged 18. Louise aged 10. Maud aged 7. Plus 4 servants.
No trace. Possibly abroad.
Living at St Stephens Vicarage, College Road, Dulwich: Frederick aged 47, clergyman. Amelia aged 46. Plus 3 servants.
Living at The Vicarage, 23 Sydenham Hill, London SE: Frederick aged 57, clerk in holy orders. Amelia aged 55. Plus 3 servants.