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Name: Annie Lawrence

Burial Number: 1084

Gender: Female

Occupation: School Teacher

Born: 00/00/1863

Died: 01/06/1922

Buried: 03/06/1922


Annie Jane Wood was born in Dunston, Staffordshire, she was baptised on 6th September 1863 in Penkridge, Staffordshire; she was the daughter of Valentine Vickers Wood, 27yrs, Farmer, and Annie, 19yrs, nee Woodall, and she had 2 siblings, Martha b.1864, and Charles Valentine b.1866.

Annie was a schoolteacher in 1901, living with her mother and siblings in Great Yarmouth.

At some point she met Alfred Lawrence, a retired bank manager, separated from his wife, and in 1911 they were living together in Hastings, Sussex.

In 1912 Alfred Lawrence, 69yrs, married Annie Jane Wood, 33yrs*, on 8th April in the register office, Hastings, Sussex.                                                                                                                             GRO 1912 June 02b 72

Alfred’s wife, Augusta Sophia Lawrence, died in Hastings in 1922 – March quarter

In 1922 Alfred Lawrence married Annie Jane Wood (again) on 23rd February, in Worthing, Sussex, at The Evangelical Protestants Hall, Chatsworth Road. Annie gave her age as 43yrs*, spinster.   GRO 1922 March 02b 553

In 1922 Annie Jane Lawrence died on 1st June in Worthing. Age given was 47yrs*. At the time of her death Annie was living at 25, Thorn Road, Worthing, probate was granted to her husband, effects, £216 17s 3d. Value 2021 – £13K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 8 Plot: 4

Exact Location (what3words): issues.soaks.noises

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Annie Jane wife of Alfred Lawrence fell asleep 1st June 1922 aged 47 years "In God's keeping" Also of Alfred Lawrence who fell asleep 1st June 1926 aged 83 years

Further Information


Name: Annie Jane Lawrence

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1863

Town: Unknown

County: Staffordshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Wood

Marriage Date: 08/04/1912

Spouse First Name: Alfred

Spouse Last Name: Lawrence

Town of Marriage: Hastings

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: 23/02/1922

Spouse First Name: Alfred

Spouse Last Name: Lawrence

Town of Marriage: Worthing

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 01/06/1922

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 25

Address line 3: Thorn Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £216 17 s 3 d

Current value of effects: £13000

Census Information


Living at Oldbury Street, Oldbury, Shropshire. Henry Wood, 64yrs, wife, Jane, 65yrs, granddaughter, Annie Jane, 6yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at Carnarvon Villa, Carnarvon Grove, Carlton, Nottinghamshire. Annie Wood, Hd. 39yrs, widow, 3 children, Annie Jane, 17yrs, Martha Alice, 16yrs, Charles Valentine, 15yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at 1 & 2, Kent Square, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Annie Wood, Hd. 58yrs, widow, son, Charles, 32yrs, Boarding House Proprietor, daughters, Annie J. 34yrs*, Schoolteacher, Alice, 30yrs, adopted son, George, 8yrs, plus 3 visitors and 1 domestic servant.


Living at 44, Braybrooke Road, Hastings, Sussex. Alfred Lawrence, 68yrs, retired Bank Manager, wife, Annie Jane, 52yrs*.

Miscellaneous Information

*Annie’s age was incorrect in all records from 1881 onwards. In 1922 when she died, she was 58yrs old.