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Name: Elizabeth Hadwen

Burial Number: 1427

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1837

Died: 10/01/1930

Buried: 14/01/1930


Elizabeth Sarah Ewens was born in Crewkerne, Somerset, she was baptised there on 2nd May 1837. Her parents were William, a grocer, and Mary Ewens, by the age of 14yrs, Elizabeth was in service.

On 21st September 1857, aged 20yrs, Elizabeth married George Tayler Hadwen, 36yrs, at St. Clement Danes, Westminster, London. Her husband was Clerk to a General Merchant, the couple lived in Liverpool, Lancashire, their daughter, Agnes, was born there in 1858, a second daughter, Caroline Bertha, was born in 1863 but sadly died the following year.

After about 20yrs in Liverpool, the family returned to Islington, where George was born, and in the early 1890s they retired to Worthing, Sussex, living at Tabasco, Rowlands Road. On the 1901 census George was registered as ‘totally blind’.

Elizabeth was widowed when George died on 13th June 1917, aged 96yrs. She continued to live in Worthing with her daughter, Agnes, and died, aged 93yrs, on 10th January 1930. Probate was granted to Bertram Robert Chisholm, gentleman, effects £6744 14s 8d. Value 2023 – £564,000.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 6 Plot: 23

Exact Location (what3words): unit.slave.noble

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of George Tayler Hadwen died June 13th 1917 aged 96 years "Light at eventide" also of Elizabeth Sarah his wife who died Jan 10th 1930 in her 93rd year also of their daughter Agnes Mary Hadwen who died Jan 2 1937 aged 78 years

Further Information


Name: Elizabeth Sarah Hadwen

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1837

Town: Crewkerne

County: Somerset

Country: England


Maiden Name:Ewens

Marriage Date: 21/09/1857

Spouse First Name: George

Spouse Second Name: Tayler

Spouse Last Name: Hadwen

Town of Marriage: Westminster

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 10/01/1930

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 84

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £6744 14 s 8 d

Current value of effects: £564000

Census Information


Living at 96, Upper Stanhope Street, Toxteth Park, Lancashire. George Hadwen, Hd. 40yrs, Clerk to General Merchant, wife, Elizabeth, 24yrs, daughter, Agnes, 2yrs.


Living at 148, Queen’s Road, Everton, Lancashire. George Hadwen, Hd. 50yrs, Clerk to General Merchant, wife, Elizabeth, 34yrs, daughter, Agnes, 12yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 37, Marquess Road, Islington South, London. George T. Hadwen, Hd. 70yrs, Retired Merchant’s Clerk, wife, Elizabeth, 52yrs, daughter, Agnes, 32yrs


Living at Tabasco, Rowlands Road, Worthing, Sussex. George T. Hadwen, Hd. 80yrs, Retired Merchant’s Clerk, (Totally blind), wife, Elizabeth, 64yrs, daughter, Agnes, 42yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at Tabasco, Rowlands Road, Worthing, Sussex. George T. Hadwen, Hd. 90yrs, Retired Merchant’s Clerk, (Totally blind), wife, Elizabeth, 74yrs, daughter, Agnes, 52yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 84, Rowlands Road, Worthing, Sussex. Elizabeth Sarah Hadwen, Hd. widow, 84yrs, daughter, Agnes, 62yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

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