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Name: Emma Holland

Burial Number: 1300

Gender: Female

Occupation: Stationery Assistant

Born: 00/00/1857

Died: 24/06/1927

Buried: 28/06/1927



Emma Ashfold was born in Soho, Middlesex, in 1857; her parents were William Ashfold, 24yrs, a master bricklayer, employing 9 men, and Ann, 25yrs, nee Lewis. She was 1 of 7 children.

On 12th December 1879, aged 23yrs, Emma married William Henry Holland, 31yrs, at St. Andrew’s, Kensington. William was a grocer, they lived in Brompton, Kensington, and in 1880 their son, William Henry, was born, he was baptised at St. Jude, Kensington, on 7th February 1886, aged 5yrs, he was their only child.

At some point, William changed career from grocer to stationer and in 1901 they were living in Earl’s Court. Emma and 2 of her sisters assisted William in his stationery business. After retirement, William and Emma moved to Worthing, Sussex, where they lived at Penlee, 27, Harrow Road.

Emma died on 24th June 1927, aged 70yrs, probate was granted to her husband, effects, £423 3s 3d. Value 2022 – £29,500.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 8 Plot: 5

Exact Location (what3words): spray.lanes.paused

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In memory of Emma wife of William H Holland died 24th June 1927 aged 70 Also of William Henry Holland died 2nd February 1933 aged 84

Further Information


Name: Emma Holland

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1857

Town: Soho

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Ashfold

Marriage Date: 12/12/1879

Spouse First Name: William

Spouse Second Name: Henry

Spouse Last Name: Holland

Town of Marriage: Kensington

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 24/06/1927

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 27

Address line 3: Harrow Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £423 3 s 3 d

Current value of effects: £29500

Census Information


Living at Portobello Road, Kensington Town, London. William Ashfold, 38yrs, Master Bricklayer, wife, Ann, 39yrs, 7 children, Frederick 15, Emma 14, Rhoda 12, William 11, John 7, Ellen 6, and Grace 1.


Living at 2, Hogarth Road, Brompton, Kensington, London. William H. Holland, Hd. 32yrs, Grocer, wife, Emma, 24yrs, son, William H. 6months, plus 1 domestic, and 3 employees.


Living at 2, Hogarth Road, Brompton, Kensington, London. William H. Holland, Hd. 42yrs, Stationer, wife, Emma, 34yrs, son, William H. 10yrs, sister-in-law, Ellen Ashfold, 25yrs, Stationer’s Assistant, brother-in-law, Harry Ashfold, 21yrs, Lock fitter.


Living at 24, Earl’s Court Gardens, South Kensington, London. William H. Holland, 52yrs, Stationer, wife, Emma, 44yrs, sister-in-law, Ellen Ashfold, 36yrs, Annuitant, Stationer, Grace Ashfold, 30yrs


Living at 24, Earl’s Court Gardens, South Kensington, London. William H. Holland, 63yrs, Stationer, wife, Emma, 54yrs, Assistant in Business, sister-in-law, Ellen Ashfold, 46yrs, Assistant in Business.


Living at Penlee, 27, Harrow Road, Worthing, Sussex. William Henry, Hd. 73yrs, Retired Stationer, wife, Emma, 64yrs, Home Duties, visitor, Ellen Ashfold, 56yrs, single, visitor, Ethel Maud Ashfold, 48yrs, single.

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