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Name: Beatrice Jocelyn

Burial Number: 1370

Gender: Female

Distinction: Daughter of Wine Merchant

Born: 00/00/1877

Died: 9/1/1929

Buried: 12/01/1929


Beatrice Massey Jocelyn was born in 1877 in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire. Her parents were, George Henry Jocelyn (also Josling), 38yrs, Wine Merchant, and Rosetta, 40yrs, nee Armstrong; she had 5 siblings, Mary R. b.1870, William A. b.1872, Ada F. b.1875, Katherine E. b.1876, and John b.1874.

Beatrice lived with her family for most of her life, she never married and did not appear to have an occupation. Her father retired when she was 13yrs, and the family moved from Bishop’s Stortford to Hatfield, Essex, and then to Writtle, Essex. Her mother died in 1909 and her father in 1916.

Beatrice had an aunt, Catherine Massey, and cousins who lived in Worthing, Sussex, and at some point, she too, moved to Worthing, living at Karos, Rowlands Road, where she died on 9th January 1929, aged 51yrs.
Probate was granted to Mary Rosetta Jocelyn, spinster, effects £2220 19s. Value 2021 – £144K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 3 Plot: 3

Exact Location (what3words): valve.tree.leap

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves


None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Further Information


Name: Beatrice Massey Jocelyn

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1877

Town: Bishop's Stortford

County: Hertfordshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 9/1/1929

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Karos

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2220 19 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £144000

Census Information


Living at Portland Road, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire.

George Henry Jocelyn, 41yrs, Wine Merchant, wife, Rosetta, 43yrs, 6 children, Mary R. 10yrs, Ada F. 6yrs, William A. 8yrs, Katherine E. 4yrs, Beatrice M. 3yrs, John B. E. 1yr, sister, Sarah Emily,35yrs, governess, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at Wood End, Hatfield Peveral, Essex.

George Henry Jocelyn, 51yrs, retired Wine Merchant, wife, Rosetta, 53yrs, son, William Armstrong, 18yrs, Student of Theology, daughters, Ada Florence, 16yrs, Katherine Elizabeth, 15yrs, Beatrice Massey, 13yrs, son, John Bernard Easton, 10yrs.


Living at Warren House, Writtle, Essex.

George H. Jocelyn, 61yrs, retired Wine Merchant, Rosetta, 63yrs, John, 21yrs, mechanical engineer, Beatrice M. 23yrs.


Living at Warren House, Writtle, Essex.

George H. Jocelyn, 70yrs, retired Wine Merchant, daughters, Katherine Elizabeth, 36yrs, Beatrice Massey, 32yrs,


Boarder at 59, Godwin Road, Margate, Kent, establishment owned by William Laughton.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.