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Name: Elizabeth Denton

Burial Number: 0967

Gender: Female

Occupation: Teacher

Born: 00/00/1832

Died: 18/11/1919

Buried: 19/11/1919

Story

Elizabeth Cross Denton was born in 1832 in Northallerton Yorkshire to Robert Cross and Charlotte Denton.  Charlotte’s Father Robert worked as a collector of Inland Revenue.

When Charlotte was aged 22 she was a house servant to Matthew Harker a retired butcher.  She then went onto become a resident Governess to John Warneford and his family living in Acaster Malbis, Yorkshire.  In 1871 she is living at 11 Arlington Street, Kingston upon Hull, and working as a General and French Teacher.  In 1881 she is still living at 11 Arlington Street but is now the Principal of a Ladies school.  By 1891 she is now a Schoolmistress and is living at 6  Arlington Street, Kingston Upon Hull. By 1901 she has moved to 1 Addesbury Grove Kingston upon Hull and has retired from Teaching. In1911 Elizabeth is boarding with Fanny Hewson at 23 Park Grove Hull.

 

 

Sometime between 1911 and 1919 she moved to ‘Nuthurst’ Belsize Road, Worthing, where she died on 18th November 1919.

 

 

She left an amount of £652 7s 9d (£18945 in 2020) with probate to Richard Chapman Hewson and George Stephenson Jordeson.

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 4 Plot: 5

Exact Location (what3words): rotate.rich.rigid

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

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Inscription:

In ever beloved memory of Elizabeth Cross Denton who died 18th November 1919 aged 78 years.

Further Information

Birth

Name: Elizabeth Cross Denton

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1832

Town: Northallerton

County: Yorkshire

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 18/11/1919

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Nuthurst

Address line 3: Belsize Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £652 7 s 9 d

Current value of effects: £18945

Census Information

1851

10 Regents Terrace Kingston Upon Hull Yorkshire

Matthew Harker (Head) age 60, Dinah Harker (Wife) age 62, Elizabeth Denton (Servant) age 19

1861

Acaster Malbis village Yorkshire

Elizabeth C Denton, age 29,  Governess to John Warneford and his family

1871

11 Arlington Street, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire

Elizabeth C Denton (Teacher) age 39

1881

11 Arlington Street, Kingston upon Hull Yorkshire

Elizabeth C Denton (Head) age 41, plus 1 servant

1891

6 Arlington Street, Kingston Upon Hull, Yorkshire

Elizabeth C Denton (Head) age 59,  plus 1 servant

1901

1 Addesbury Grove, Kingston Upon Hull, Yorkshire

Elizabeth C Denton (Head) age 69, plus 1 servant

1911

23 Park Grove, Hull, Yorkshire

Elizabeth Cross Denton (Boarder) age 79

Miscellaneous Information

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