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Name: Dorothea Taylor

Burial Number: 0663

Gender: Female

Occupation: Governess

Born: 00/00/1842

Died: 22/03/1912

Buried: 24/03/1912


Dorothea was born in Camden Town, the daughter of James Frederick and Clara Louisa. She was baptised at St Matthew’s Church, Ipswich on 23rd April 1843. Her father was an artist who died in May 1844. Clara and her daughter moved in with Clara’s father John Cuffley who lived in Ipswich. As a young woman, Dorothea earned an income as a governess. Her mother’s family came from Cheshire and this is where Dorothea spent most of her life. She died at Seabrook Nursing Home in Queen’s Road, Worthing on 22nd March 1912. Probate was granted on 30th April 1912 to Hannah Maria Heighway ( wife of Thomas Heighway, her cousin). Effects £376 10s 1d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 1 Plot: 40

Exact Location (what3words): length.poker.face

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



Dorothy is buried under the headstone for John and Charlotte Simmons


In loving memory of my dear husband John Deane Simmons died 25th Oct. 1930 aged 70. Also of Charlotte wife of the above died 1st March 1946 aged 78.

Further Information


Name: Dorothea Susan Taylor

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1842

Town: Camden

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 22/03/1912

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Seabrook Nursing Home

Address line 2: Queen's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £376 10 s 1 d

Current value of effects: £22181.00

Census Information


15 Victoria Terrace, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich

John Cuffley aged 74, retired corn merchant. Clara Taylor aged 40, daughter, widow. Susan D aged 9, grand daughter. Ellen Cuffley aged 39, daughter.


Albert Place, Dunham Massey, Cheshire.

Dorothea aged 19, living in the house of her uncle Alexander Cuffley, architect.


Longstowe Hall, Cambridge.

Dorothea aged 29, governess in the household of Sidney Stanley, magistrate, deputy lieutenant and landowner.


1 Selborne Place, Littlehampton

Dorothea aged 39, annuitant, boarder in the house of Eliza Stockwell, receiver of lady boarders.


Beech Mount, Station Road, Marple, Cheshire.

Dorothy aged 58, living on own means, cousin of Thomas Heighway, painter and decorator.


Stramore, Altringham, Cheshire.

Dorothea aged 69, private means, cousin of Walter Rycroft, manufacturer.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.