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Name: Edward Moore

Burial Number: 1740

Gender: Male

Occupation: Builder

Born: 17/07/1873

Died: 31/12/1941

Buried: 03/01/1942


Edward was born in Frome, Somerset, the son of George and Sarah Jane. He was baptised at St John’s Church, Frome on 31st August 1873. His father was a licensed victualler and a carpenter and by 1871 was running the Anchor- Hope Inn in Trowbridge. Edward, who was known as Rowland or “Rowley” followed his father into the construction business along with his brother George. In 1905, Edward joined the Freemason’s Lodge of Concord in Trowbridge. He married Selena Ellen Turner in Trowbridge on 16th November 1908. The couple continued to live in the town and it was only when Edward retired that they moved to Worthing, settling in Ripley Road. Edward died on 31st December 1941. Probate was granted on 5th March 1942 to Lena Ellen Moore widow.  Effects £1693 8s 9d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 6 Plot: 7

Exact Location (what3words):

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In devoted memory of Rowland Moore died 31st Dec 1941 aged 67 Lena his wife 5th Dec 1952

Further Information


Name: Edward Rowland Moore

Gender: Male

Born: 17/07/1873

Town: Frome

County: Somerset

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 16/11/1908

Spouse First Name: Selena

Spouse Second Name: Ellen

Spouse Last Name: Turner

Town of Marriage: Trowbridge

County of Marriage: Wiltshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 31/12/1941

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 74

Address line 2: Ripley Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1693 8 s 9 d

Current value of effects: £66613.00

Census Information


Anchor-Hope Inn, Trowbridge, Wilts.

George aged 31, licensed victualler and carpenter. Sarah J aged 30. Edward R aged 7. George L aged 5. Margaret aged 1. Plus 1 servant.


Westbourne Gardens, Trowbridge, Wilts.

George aged 41, builder. Sarah aged 40. Rowland aged 17, builder’s clerk. George aged 15. Margaret aged 11. Francis aged 1. Plus 1 servant.


Wingfield Road, Trowbridge.

George aged 51, builder. Sarah aged 50. Edward R aged 27, builder. George aged 25, builder. Margaret aged 21. Francis aged 11.


60 Bradley Road, Trowbridge, Wilts.

Edward Rowland aged 37, builder’s foreman. Lena Ellen aged 36.


37 Bradley Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Edward Rowland Moore
M 1873 47 Frome, Somerset Clerk Wiltshire Waking Mens Consenative, Benefit Society
Lena Ellen Moore
F 1872 49 Paddington, London Home Duties


74 Ripley Road, Worthing.

Edward R,: sickness benefit, clerk retired. Lena E: retired nurse, unpaid domestic duties.

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