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Name: Elizabeth Annesley

Burial Number: 0964

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private means

Born: 23/5/1841

Died: 25/09/1919

Buried: 30/09/1919


Elizabeth was born in Aldbrough, Yorkshire, the daughter of Rev. George Holdsworth and his wife Albinia. Her father was the local vicar. Elizabeth was known as “Lilia”. In 1864, she married Captain James John Dudgeon at St Bartholomew’s Church, Sydenham. Their son Cecil was born in February 1865. The following year, the family were in Canada where a second son Frederick Annesley Dudgeon  was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick. James died in Fredericton on 3rd January 1867 and Elizabeth returned to England with her sons. On 21st December 1868, Elizabeth married Francis Charles Annesley at St Philip’s church, Kensington. Francis was a widower aged 51. He was a retired Inspector General of Hospitals and a physician. Francis died at 20 Cambridge Road, Hastings on 22nd January 1889. For a while, Elizabeth lived in Tunbridge Wells but by 1914, she was living at “St Brelade’s” in Wordsworth Road, Worthing. She died on 25th September 1919. Probate was granted on 8th January 1920 to Frederick Annesley Dudgeon CB Brigadier-General HM Army. Effects £521 4s 5d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: WB Row: 1 Plot: 26

Exact Location (what3words): works.bigger.water

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



EndowedGrave: Cut grass and keep tidy


To the dear memory of Elizabeth Maria (Lilia) widow of the late Francis Charles Annesley who fell asleep 25th Sepr. 1919 aged 78 years "Underneath are the everlasting arms"

Further Information


Name: Elizabeth Maria Annesley

Gender: Female

Born: 23/5/1841

Town: Aldbrough

County: Yorkshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Holdsworth

Marriage Date: //1864

Spouse First Name: John

Spouse Second Name: James

Spouse Last Name: Dudgeon

Town of Marriage: Sydenham

County of Marriage: Kent

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: 21/12/1868

Spouse First Name: Francis

Spouse Second Name: Charles

Spouse Last Name: Annesley

Town of Marriage: Kensington

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 25/09/1919

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "St Brelade's"

Address line 3: Wordsworth Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £521 4 s 5 d

Current value of effects: £15145.00

Census Information


Vicarage, Alborough, Yorks.

George aged 45, clerk. Albinia aged 44. John aged 7. George aged 4. Susan aged 10. Elizabeth aged 14 days.



Vicarage, Aldbrough, Yorks.

Albinia aged 51, wife of vicar. Susanna aged 20. Elizabeth aged 9. Adele Arnold aged 21, visitor. Plus 5 servants.


7 Anglesea Place, All Saints, Southampton.

Lilia aged 19, niece, boarder in house of her aunt Catherine Kelly.


8 Mount Row, St Peter Port, Guernsey.

Elizabeth aged 29, physician’s wife. Frederick Dudgeon aged 4, son. Cecil aged 5, son. Plus a nurse.


“Forbury House” Paignton, Devon.

Elizabeth aged 59, widow, boarder. Frederick Dudgeon aged 34, son, captain of South Lancashire regt. Florence Dudgeon aged 34, wife. Mary aged 5, daughter. Boarding with Charlotte Drew, lodging house keeper.


21 Beltring Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Elizabeth aged 69, widow, private means. Plus 1 servant.

Miscellaneous Information

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