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Name: Charlotte Wright

Burial Number: 1230

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1840

Died: 04/03/1926

Buried: 08/03/1926

Story

Charlotte Walter was born in Bideford, Devon, in 1840. She was the daughter of the Reverend Frederick M. Walter,39yrs, and Ann, 34yrs, nee Keene; she was 1 of 6 children.

Charlotte’s father was the Vicar of St. Petrox, Dartmouth, the permanent incumbent, serving there for over 30yrs, she continued to live with him after the death of her mother, until in 1874, aged 34yrs, she married Rev. Roger John Wright, 25yrs in Totnes, Devon. They had no children.

Roger served in parishes in Yorkshire, Norfolk and in Ireland before moving to Worthing. In 1891, Roger and Charlotte were living in Madeira Avenue, Worthing, Sussex. Roger was licensed as a Preacher for the Chichester diocese in 1892. By 1911 they had moved to Shakespeare Road and before his death in 1924 they were living at 19, Thorn Road. Charlotte remained at that address until her death on 4th March 1926, at 64, Richmond Road, aged 86yrs.

Probate was granted to Charles Dakin Shellabear, solicitor, effects £165 1s. 0d. Value 2021 – £10500.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 7 Plot: 21

Exact Location (what3words): unit.slave.noble

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Inscription:

None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Further Information

Birth

Name: Charlotte Wright

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1840

Town: Bideford

County: Devon

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name:Walter

Marriage Date: //1874

Spouse First Name: Roger

Spouse Second Name: John

Spouse Last Name: Wright

Town of Marriage: Totnes

County of Marriage: Devon

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 04/03/1926

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 19

Address line 3: Thorn Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £165 1 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £10500

Census Information

1851

Living at South Town, Dartmouth St. Petrox, Devon. Frederick M. Walter, 50yrs, Incumbent of St. Petrox, wife, Ann, 45yrs, 3 children, Charlotte, 11yrs, scholar at home, Josh, 9yrs, William, 8yrs, plus 2 visitors, 1 pupil, and 1 domestic servant

1861

Living at Parsonage House, Dartmouth, Devon. Frederick M. Walter, 57yrs, Incumbent of St. Petrox, wife, Ann, 51yrs, Charlotte, 21yrs, William, 19yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.

1871

Living at South Town, Dartmouth St. Petrox, Devon. Frederick M. Walter, 68yrs, widower, Vicar of St. Petrox, Charlotte, 26yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

1891

Living at Kilverstone, Madeira Avenue, Worthing, Sussex. Roger John Wright, 42yrs, Clerk in Holy Orders, wife, Charlotte, 61yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

1901

Living at Kilverstone, Madeira Avenue, Worthing, Sussex. Roger J. Wright, 52yrs, Clergyman, C. of E., wife, Charlotte, 51yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

1911

Living at St. Petrox, Shakespeare Road, Worthing, Sussex. Roger John Wright, 62yrs, Clergyman, Established Church, private means, wife, Charlotte, 71yrs, private means, plus 1 domestic servant.

1921

Living at 39, Graham Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Roger John Wright
Head
Male 1849 72 Mattishall, Norfolk Clerk In Holy Orders (Retired)
Charlotte Wright
Wife
Female 1839 81 Dartmouth, Devon None

Miscellaneous Information

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