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Name: Caroline Abbott

Burial Number: 1821

Gender: Female

Occupation:   Schoolmistress

Born: 07/04/1863

Died: 23/11/1949

Buried: 28/11/1949


Caroline was born in Wellingborough, the daughter of John and Emma and the sister of Mary Elizabeth. She was baptised with her sister at Little Harrowden, Northants on 26 Apr 1874.
Caroline trained as a teacher eventually becoming a headmistress. When she retired, she went to live with her sister at 30 St Botolph’s Road, Worthing.
Mary died in 1931. Caroline continued to live in the house until 1949. In 1932, she visited New York, sailing on the Cunard ship “Franconia”. In the 1939 Register, Caroline is living with a companion Mary Vickers.
Caroline died at 14 Winchester Road, Worthing on 23 Nov 1949. Probate was granted on 7 Mar 1950 to Lloyds Bank Limited. Effects £17080 13s 10d (approx. £533K in 2020).

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 3 Plot: 37

Exact Location (what3words): rally.feed.jams

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Bessie Abbott who passed away Janry. 17th 1931 also of Caroline Emma Abbott who passed away November 23rd 1949 "At Rest"

Further Information


Name: Caroline Emma Abbott

Gender: Female

Born: 07/04/1863

Town: Wellingborough

County: Northamptonshire

Country: England



Maiden Name:Abbott

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 23/11/1949

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 14

Address line 3: Winchester Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £17080 13 s 10 d

Value of effects in 2020: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 21 Little Park Street, Wellingborough – John aged 43, painter. Emma aged 43. Mary E aged 14. John aged 12. Caroline E aged 7


Living at 48 Midland Road, Wellingborough – John aged 53, painter and glazier. Emma aged 53. Mary E aged 24, upper shoe fitter. Caroline E aged 17, pupil teacher. Plus 1 lodger


Living at 12 Lady Bridge, Turvey, Bedfordshire – Caroline aged 26, visitor, school mistress at boarding school. Listed with the household of John Gardner, schoolmaster in a reformatory school.


Living at 95 Midland Road, Wellingborough – Emma aged 75, widow. Mary E aged 42. Emma C (Caroline) aged 37, school mistress


Living at 95 Midland Road, Wellingborough – Emma aged 85, widow, feeble-minded from age of 82. Mary E aged 52, housekeeper. Caroline E aged 46, head teacher


Living at 30 St Botolph’s Road with a companion, Mary Vickers

Miscellaneous Information

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