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Name: Elisabeth Lephard

Burial Number: 1210

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private Means

Born: 17/1/1847

Died: 09/10/1925

Buried: 13/10/1925


Elisabeth was born in Bloomsbury, the daughter of John and Elizabeth. She was baptised at St George’s church, Bloomsbury on 12th February 1847. John Read was a licensed victualler and cutler. He died in February 1861. After his death, his widow moved the family to Lambeth. Elisabeth married Edwin Lephard, a farmer from Worthing, on 11th July 1878 at St John’s Church, Brixton. A son Percy Edwin was born in 1879 and a daughter Dora Rose was born in 1882. The family lived in Lansdowne Road, Worthing until 1896, when Edwin inherited Church Farm and they moved into the Manor House in what was then Church Road (now the eastern end of Lansdowne Road). By 1911, Edwin was suffering from chronic asthma and died the following year in October. Elisabeth and her daughter moved to The Chalet in Cissbury Road, Broadwater after WW1. She died on 9th October 1925. Probate was granted on 16th November to Percy Edwin Lephard farmer. Effects £2827 12s 9d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 4 Plot: 29

Exact Location (what3words): mason.leaps.weds

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Edwin Lephard who passed peacefully away October 21st 1912 aged 69 years "At rest" Also of Elisabeth Carter wife of the above died October 9th 1925 aged 77 years

Further Information


Name: Elisabeth Carter Lephard

Gender: Female

Born: 17/1/1847

Town: Bloomsbury

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Read

Marriage Date: 11/7/1878

Spouse First Name: Edwin

Spouse Last Name: Lephard

Town of Marriage: Brixton

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 09/10/1925

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: The Chalet

Address line 3: Cissbury Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2827 12 s 9 d

Current value of effects: £138631.00

Census Information


31 Hart Street, Bloomsbury, Middx.

John aged 39, victualler. Elizabeth aged 42. George aged 6. Elizabeth aged 4. Ann aged 1. Rees Evans aged 32, journeyman tailor. Plus 3 servants.


14 Coburg Place, Lambeth, Surrey

Elizabeth aged 52, widow, fundholder. George aged 16, wine merchant’s clerk. Elisabeth aged 14.


90 Upper Kennington Lane, Lambeth, Surrey

Elizabeth aged 62, widow, annuitant. George aged 26, clerk wine merchants. Elisabeth aged 24. Annie aged 21.


Salisbury House, Lansdowne Road, Heene, Worthing, Sussex.

Edwin aged 37, farmer 115 acres employing 5 men and 2 boys. Elisabeth aged 33. Percy aged 2. Plus 1 servant.


45 Angell Road, Brixton, Surrey

Francis Lanagan aged 46, bootmaker. Annie aged 41. Lilian aged 14. Blanche aged 12. Eliza read aged 82, widow, mother-in-law, own means. Elisabeth Lephard aged 44, visitor, sister-in-law. Dora R Lephard aged 8, visitor. Plus 1 servant.


Manor House, Church Road, Heene, Worthing.

Edwin aged 57, farmer. Elisabeth aged 55. Percy aged 22, farmer. Dora R aged 18. Plus 2 servants.



Manor House, West Worthing, Sussex.

Edwin aged 66, farmer (chronic asthma). Elisabeth aged 63. Dora R aged 28. Lilian Lanagan aged 34, niece, companion. Plus 2 servants.


The Chalet, Cissbury Road, Broadwater, Worthing, Sussex.

Elisabeth Lephard. Dora Rose Lephard. Elizabeth Stowe, widow, domestic servant. Lily Stowe, daughter of Elizabeth Stowe.


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