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Name: Edith Oakeshott

Burial Number: 1906

Gender: Female

Born: 25/08/1865

Died: 24/09/1961

Buried: 15/12/1961



Edith Elizabeth Oakeshott was born on 25th August 1865 in Winchester; her parents were William Oakshott, 49yrs, an artist and photographer, and Fanny Charlotte Fitzroy, 38yrs, nee Berridge. She had 3 siblings, William b.1856, Alice Louise b.1858, and Frank b..1861. In 1864, both her brothers tragically died.

Edith never married, she appeared to have no occupation, she lived with her family in Winchester until the death of her father in 1882, and then moved to Worthing with her widowed mother and sister Alice. They lived at The Priory, Heene, where her mother died in 1917, and Alice later died on 1st February 1933, aged 75yrs, in Findon. Edith lived until she was 97yrs old, she died on 24th September 1961, her address was given as 3a, Lower Quay, Fareham, Hampshire. Probate was granted to Margaret Joan Wood Tovey, widow, and Edward Charles Pyle, solicitors managing clerk. Effects £7479 19s 2d. Value 2021 – £170K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Edith Oakeshott

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 1 Plot: 2

Exact Location (what3words): rounds.loans.moral

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In memory of our dearly loved mother Fanny Charlotte Fitzroy Oakeshott born 14th December 1826 passed to life eternal 30th April 1917. Also of her daughters Alice Louise died 1st Feb 1933. Edith Elizabeth died 24th Sept 1961 aged 97

Further Information


Name: Edith Elizabeth Oakeshott

Gender: Female

Born: 25/08/1865

Town: Winchester

County: Hampshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 24/09/1961

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 3a

Address line 3: Lower Quay

Town: Fareham

County: Hampshire

Country: Haiti


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £7479 19 s 2 d

Current value of effects: £170000

Census Information


Living at 8, St. James Street, Winchester, Hampshire. William Oakeshott, 55yrs, Annuitant, wife, Fanny Charlotte Fitzroy, 44yrs, 2 daughters, Alice Louise, 12yrs, Edith Elizabeth, 5yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at Highfield House, 17, Southgate Road, Winchester, Hampshire. William Oakeshott, 65yrs, Retired Photographer, wife, Fanny Charlotte Fitzroy, 54yrs, Alice Louise, 22yrs, Edith Elizabeth, 15yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at St.Cross Road, Teddington, Middlesex. Fanny C.F. Oakeshott, 65yrs, Hd. Widow, Alice Louise, 32yrs, Edith Elizabeth, 25yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at The Priory, Heene, Worthing, Sussex. Fanny C. F. Oakeshott, 70yrs, Hd. Widow, living on own means, Alice L., 39yrs, Edith E., 30yrs, both living on own means.


Living at The Priory, Heene, Worthing, Sussex. Fanny Fitzroy Oakeshott, 82yrs, Hd. Widow, living on own means, Alice L., 48yrs, Edith E., 41yrs, both living on own means.


Living at The Priory, Heene, Worthing, Sussex.

Alice Oakeshott
Female 1864 57 Stepney, London, England Home Duties
Edith E Oakeshott
Female 1869 51 Winchester, Hampshire, England Home Duties
Alice Longdale
Female 1864 57 Chidham, Sussex, England Home Duties

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.