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Name: Edward Steevens

Burial Number: 0611

Gender: Male

Occupation: Upholsterer

Born: 00/01/1865

Died: 22/04/1910

Buried: 26/04/1910


Edward Harold Steevens was born in Somerset in 1865*, he was baptised on January 18th, 1865, at St. James, Taunton. He was the son of George Sutton Steevens, 44yrs, Cabinet Maker, and Charlotte, 30yrs, nee Locke. He had 5 siblings, Sydney b.1858, Charles b.1860, George b.1861, Clara b.1863, and Annie b.1866.

Edward’s father was a cabinet maker and upholsterer and Edward and his older brother, Sydney, both trained as upholsterers, Edward then became a salesman of furniture and upholstery products. When he was in his twenties, the family moved from Taunton to Kensington in London and after his father’s death Edward remained living with his mother and youngest sister, Annie, an artist. In 1901 they were living in Camden Town, both Edward and Annie remained single.

Edward was living at 1, St. Lawrence Road, Kensington, in 1906/1908, and in 1910 he was at 11, Gordon Road, Ealing, Middlesex. He died, aged 45yrs, on 22nd April 1910, at Littlecot Nursing Home, 5, Queen’s Road, Worthing, Sussex. The death certificate gave his cause of death as ‘Fibroid Lung, Failure of Right Heart’. His occupation was stated as ‘Upholsterer’s Manager’, his sister, Annie, was present at the death.

Probate was granted to Sydney George Steevens, fruiterer’s buyer, effects £1681 17s 5d.

Value 2022 – £211K.


Edward’s birth was registered on the GRO as Stevens*

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 9 Plot: 19

Exact Location (what3words): gangs.vine.fear

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Edward Harold Steevens died 22nd April 1910 also of his sister Annie Lottie Steevens died 9th March 1939 "Better in Thy gracious keeping, leave we now Thy servants sleeping"

Further Information


Name: Edward Harold Steevens

Gender: Male

Born: 00/01/1865

Town: Taunton

County: Somerset

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 22/04/1910

Cause of death: Fibroid Lung, Failure of Right Heart.

Address line 2: 11

Address line 3: Gordon Road

Town: Ealing

County: Middlesex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1681 17 s 5 d

Current value of effects: £211000

Census Information


Living at Bridge Street, Taunton, Somerset. George Sutton Steevens, 50yrs, Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer, employing 6 men and 6 apprentices, wife, Charlotte, 36yrs, 6 children, Sydney, 12yrs, Charles, 11yrs, George, 9yrs, Clara, 8yrs, Edward, 6yrs, Annie, 4yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at Bridge Street, Taunton, Somerset. George Sutton Steevens, 60yrs, Upholsterer, wife, Charlotte, 45yrs, Sydney, 22yrs, Upholsterer, Edward, 16yrs, Upholsterer, Annie, 14yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 63, Blenheim Crescent, Kensington, London. George Sutton Steevens, 70yrs, living on own means, wife, Charlotte, 55yrs, son, Edward, 26yrs, Furniture Salesman, daughter, Annie Lottie, 24yrs, Artist/Flower Painter, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 77, Caversham Road, Camden Town, London. Charlotte Steevens, Hd. widow, 65yrs, son, Edward H. 36yrs, Upholsterer’s Salesman, daughter, Annie L. 34yrs, Secretary, boarder, Joseph J. Croker, Shipping Agent, plus 1 domestic servant.

Miscellaneous Information

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