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Name: Emily Darrell

Burial Number: 1767

Gender: Female

Born: 22/10/1847

Died: 18/11/1943

Buried: 22/11/1943


Emily Elizabeth Jones was born in Piccadilly, on 22nd October 1847, she was baptised at St. James, Westminster on 29th June 1848 and was the eldest of 7 children. Her father, Charles Harries-Jones was a Royal Naval Paymaster, and her mother was Mary Charlotte nee Cherry. The family lived at High Street, Chobham.
Emily, 23yrs, married Charles Darrell, 30yrs, in Hereford, in September 1870, he was an Insurance Clerk. Charles and Emily moved to Sidcup, Kent, and had 9 children between 1872 and 1892, Charles, Claud, Herbert, Sydney, Emily, Beatrice, Agnes, Lilian and Violet.
By 1901, Charles, aged 60yrs. had risen to become Insurance Company Secretary and was living at 10, Belmont Road, Lewisham, with Emily, 53yrs., Claud, 28yrs., Solicitor, Emily K. 22yrs, Beatrice, 20yrs, Agnes, 16yrs, Lilian, 13yrs, Violet, 9yrs, and 3 domestic servants.
In 1911, Charles, 70yrs, was retired and living at Beech View, Sidcup Hill, Kent. He had been married to Emily, 63yrs, for 40 years and all nine of their children had survived. Three unmarried daughters lived with them, Emily Kathleen, 32yrs, Beatrice Stella, 30yrs, Teacher, and Violet Winifred, 19yrs.
At some time after 1911 the family moved to Worthing and lived at 7, Winchester Road. Emily was widowed in 1921 but she continued to live there with two of her unmarried daughters, Emily and Violet. Emily died, aged 96yrs, 18th November 1943. Probate was granted to her son, Sydney Thornton Darrell, retired solicitor, effects -£782 9s 0d. Value 2020 – £35K.

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The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 11 Plot: 16

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In loving memory of Charles Darrell born at West Ayton, Yorkshire 28th Jan 1841 died 22nd April 1921 And of his wife Emily Elizabeth at rest 18th Nov 1943 aged 96 Also in memory of Emily Kathleen Darrell died 21st November 1975 aged 97

Further Information


Name: Emily Elizabeth Darrell

Gender: Female

Born: 22/10/1847

Town: Westminster

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name:Jones

Marriage Date: /9/1870

Spouse First Name: Charles

Spouse Last Name: Darrell

Town of Marriage: Hertford

County of Marriage: Hereford and Worcester

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 18/11/1943

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 7

Address line 3: Winchester Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £782 9 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £35000

Census Information


Living at Chiselhurst, Kent. Charles Darrell, 30yrs, Clerk to Insurance Company, wife, Emily, 23yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at Sidcup Hill, Kent. Charles Darrell, 40yrs, Secretary to Company, wife, Emily, 33yrs, 6 children, Claud 8, Herbert 7, Sydney 5, Emily 2, Beatrice 3months, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at Beech View, Sidcup Hill, Kent. Charles Darrell, 50yrs, Company Secretary, wife, Emily, 43yrs, 6 children, Claud 18, Articled Clerk to Solicitor, Sydney 15, Emily 12, Beatrice 10, Agnes 6, Lilian 3, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at 10, Belmont Park, London. Charles Darrell, 60yrs, Company Secretary, wife, Emily, 53yrs, Claud 28, Solicitor, Emily 22, Beatrice 20, Agnes 16, Lilian 13, Violet 9, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at Beech View, Sidcup Hill, Kent. Charles Darrell, 70yrs, Ret. Company Secretary, wife, Emily, 63yrs, 3 daughters, Emily 32, Beatrice 30, School Teacher, Violet 19.



Living at 7, Winchester Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Emily E Darrell
Female 1847 73 None
Charles Harriet Darrell
Male 1871 50 Farming
Agnes Irene Darrell
Female 1884 36 Home Duties
Violet Wynfreda Mary Darrell
Female 1891 29 Home Duties


7, Winchester Road, Worthing. Emily E. Darrell, widow, 92yrs, Emily Kathleen Darrell, Violet Winifred Darrell.

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