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Name: Dorothy Smith

Burial Number: 1922

Gender: Female

Occupation: Housekeeper

Born: 13/08/1895

Died: 17/01/1965

Buried: 29/01/1965

Mother:
Mary Cherry

Father:
John Smith

Family No: 1922

Story

Dorothy was born in Ewelme, Oxfordshire, the daughter of John and Mary. She was baptised at Ewelme on 3rd November 1895. her father was a farm worker. Little is known about her life until she came to Worthing. In 1939, Dorothy was living with Miss Susan Turner (also buried at Heene) as her housekeeper, at “Sea Breeze” 7 St Valerie Road. After Susan’s death in 1953, Dorothy lived at 24 Brooke Road, Princes Risborough in Buckinghamshire. She died on 17th January 1965 at Southcourt House, Linslade, Leighton Buzzard. Probate was granted on 24th February to Westminster Bank Ltd. Effects £12477.00.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NB Row: 20 Plot: 3

Exact Location (what3words): apples.eaten.supporter

Ashes or Urn: Casket Only

Headstone

Description:

Dorothy Gladys Smith ashes buried under headstone for George Walton Turner

Inscription:

To the dear memory of George Walton Turner J.P. who passed away on the 27th February 1936 aged 83 years "Sleep thy last sleep free from care and sorrow. Rest where none weep till the eternal morrow"

Further Information

Birth

Name: Dorothy Gladys Smith

Gender: Female

Born: 13/08/1895

Town: Ewelme

County: Oxfordshire

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 17/01/1965

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Southcourt House

Town: Leighton-Linslade

County: Bedfordshire

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £12477 0 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £219822.00

Census Information

1901

Ewelme Street, Ewelme, Oxon.

John aged 38, engine man on farm. Mary aged 37. Susan aged 13, domestic servant. John aged 7. Dorothy aged 5. Gertie aged 3.

1911

Littleworth, Wheatley, Oxon.

Dorothy aged 15. Gertie aged 13. Living with their uncle William and aunt Jane Currell, market gardeners.

1921

4 Arundel Place, Kemptown, Brighton, Sussex

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
George Walter Turner
Head
Male 1852 68 Thame, Oxfordshire, England J P
Susan Elizabeth Turner
Sister
Female 1870 51 Thame, Oxfordshire, England Home Duties
Dorothy Gladys Smith
Niece
Female 1895 25 Reading, Berkshire, England Home Duties

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.