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Name: Fanny Oakeshott

Burial Number: 0866

Gender: Female

Born: 14/12/1826

Died: 30/04/1917

Buried: 04/05/1917


Fanny Charlotte Fitzroy Berridge was born on 14th December 1826 in London, she was baptised on 6th May 1827 at St. Dunstan, Stepney. Her parents were, William Berridge, Master Mariner, and Jane Berridge, nee Gilbert. She had 3 older brothers, William Dunstan, b.1823, John Gilbert b.1825, and Henry Francis b.1816.

In 1854, Fanny Charlotte, 27yrs, married William Oakeshott, 38yrs, an artist and photographer, at Hackney. They had 4 children, William b.1856, Alice Louise b.1858, Frank b..1861, and Edith Elizabeth b.1865.

Fanny and William lived in Winchester, Hampshire, for most of their married life, and in 1882 Fanny was widowed when William died, aged 65yrs, after seven months of illness.  She then lived with her two unmarried daughters, Alice and Edith, firstly in Teddington, Middlesex, and then, Worthing, living at The Priory, Heene, where she died, on 30th April 1917, aged 90yrs.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Fanny Oakeshott

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 1 Plot: 2

Exact Location (what3words): rounds.loans.moral

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of our dearly loved mother Fanny Charlotte Fitzroy Oakeshott born 14th December 1826 passed to life eternal 30th April 1917 . Also of her daughters Alice Louise died 1st Feb 1933 , Edith Elizabeth died 24th Sept 1961 aged 97

Further Information


Name: Fanny Charlotte Fitz Roy Oakeshott

Gender: Female

Born: 14/12/1826

Town: Stepney

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name:Berridge

Marriage Date: //1854

Spouse First Name: William

Spouse Last Name: Oakeshott

Town of Marriage: Hackney

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 30/04/1917

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: The Priory

Address line 3: Heene Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 8, St. James Street, Winchester, Hampshire. William Oakeshott, 45yrs, Artist/Photographer, wife, Fanny, 37yrs, 3 children, William 5, Alice 3, Frank 3months, sister, Louisa, 38yrs.


Living at 8, St. James Street, Winchester, Hampshire. William Oakeshott, 55yrs, Annuitant, wife, Fanny Charlotte Fitzroy, 44yrs, 2 daughters, Alice Louise, 12yrs, Edith Elizabeth, 5yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at Highfield House, 17, Southgate Road, Winchester, Hampshire. William Oakeshott, 65yrs, Retired Photographer, wife, Fanny Charlotte Fitzroy, 54yrs, Alice Louise, 22yrs, Edith Elizabeth, 15yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at St.Cross Road, Teddington, Middlesex. Fanny C.F. Oakeshott, 65yrs, Hd. Widow, Alice Louise, 32yrs, Edith Elizabeth, 25yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at The Priory, Heene, Worthing, Sussex. Fanny C. F. Oakeshott, 70yrs, Hd. Widow, living on own means, Alice L., 39yrs, Edith E., 30yrs, both living on own means.


Living at The Priory, Heene, Worthing, Sussex. Fanny Fitzroy Oakeshott, 82yrs, Hd. Widow, living on own means, Alice L., 48yrs, Edith E., 41yrs, both living on own means

Miscellaneous Information

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