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Name: Ethel Hodges

Burial Number: 1495

Gender: Female

Born: 00/10/1873

Died: 14/05/1931

Buried: 16/05/1931



Ethel Violet Chilcott was born in October 1873 in Witney, Oxfordshire. She was the daughter of John Chilcott, 26yrs, tailor, and Julia Charlotte, 28yrs, nee Bateman. Ethel had 5 siblings, Gertrude b.1871, Ernest b.1872, Rose b.1878, William b.1882 and Alex b.1886.

The family moved from Oxfordshire to Milverton in Warwickshire where her father ran a very successful gentlemen’s tailoring business. Ethel lived with her parents until 1912, when, aged 37yrs, she married Thomas Hodges in Liskeard, Cornwall. Thomas was an engine room artificer with the Royal Navy, he was a widower with one son.

Ethel and Thomas lived in Devonport, they had 2 children, John Chilcott Hodges, born 1913, and Patricia Rosemary Hodges, born 1915.

In 1921 the family was living in Newton Abbot, Devon, and at some point, moved to Gloucester, where Ethel’s address was Offas Dyke, Tidenham. She died in Worthing, (the home of her 87yr old mother), on 14th May 1931, aged 57yrs. Probate was granted to Henry Newcome Wright, solicitor, and Phyllis Mary Marshall, spinster, effects, £163 1s 8d. Value 2022 – £11,800.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 3 Plot: 19

Exact Location (what3words): ripe.every.crew

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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"Jesu Mercy" Julia Charlotte Chilcott widow of John Chilcott who fell asleep November 19 1933 Also Ethel Violet Hodges daughter of the above who entered into rest May 14 1931 "Simply to Thy cross I cling"

Further Information


Name: Ethel Violet Hodges

Gender: Female

Born: 00/10/1873

Town: Witney

County: Oxfordshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Chilcott

Marriage Date: /07/1912

Spouse First Name: Thomas

Spouse Last Name: Hodges

Town of Marriage: Liskeard

County of Marriage: Cornwall

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 14/05/1931

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Offas Dyke

Address line 3: Tidenham

Town: Unknown

County: Gloucestershire

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £163 1 s 8 d

Current value of effects: £11800

Census Information


Living at Arno Cottages, Willes Road, Leamington, Warwickshire. John Chilcott, 33yrs, Foreman Tailor, wife, Julia C. 35yrs, 4 children, Gertrude 10yrs, Ernest 8yrs, Ethel 7yrs, and Rose 2yrs.


Living at 7, Oswald Road, Milverton, Warwickshire. John Chilcott, 44yrs, Master Tailor, wife, Julia C. 45yrs, Ethel V. 17yrs, Rose E. 12yrs, William 8yrs, and Alex, 4yrs.


 Living at 7, Oswald Road, Milverton, Warwickshire. John Chilcott, 52yrs, Tailor and Outfitter, wife, Julia C. 54yrs, Ethel, 27yrs, William, 19yrs, Tailor, and Alex, 14yrs.


Living at 13, Gaveston Road, Leamington, Warwickshire. John Chilcott, 63yrs, Tailor, Manager of Business, wife, Julia C. 66yrs, Ethel V. 36yrs.


Living at The Bungalow, Bickington, Devon.

Thomas Hodges
Male 1872 49 Motor Mechanic Out Of Work Babington Garage
Ethel Violet Hodges
Female 1875 45 Home Duties
John Chilcott Hodges
Male 1913 7
Patricia Roseway Hodges
Female 1915 6

Miscellaneous Information

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