Name: Florence Detmar
Burial Number: 1571
Florence Nightingale Mitchell was born in Newington, Surrey, she was baptised on 19th February 1859 at St. Paul, Lorrimore Square, Southwark. Her parents were, Thomas Mitchell, 40yrs, Clerk in Holy Orders, and Sarah, 40yrs, nee Bennett; she had 3 siblings, Harriet b.1851, William b.1857, and Eliza b.1862; over the next thirty years, their father’s church appointments took the family from Kingston, Surrey, to Buckinghamshire, and then to Oxfordshire.
On 15th November 1890, Florence, 32yrs, married Horace Ernest Detmar, 32yrs, at St. Michael’s, Great Tew, Oxfordshire, he was a member of the London Stock Exchange and they lived in Walthamstow, Essex. They had 2 children, Dorothy, born 1893, and Francis, known as Frank, 1896. In 1911, the family was living in Walton on Thames, and at some point, after retiring, Horace and Florence moved to Worthing, Sussex, where they lived at Newlands, Reigate Road.
Florence was widowed in 1928, when Horace died, aged 69yrs. She remained in Worthing, moving to 49, Madeira Avenue, where she died on 28th January 1934, aged 75yrs. Probate was granted to her son, Francis Horace Detmar, commercial traveller, effects £218 7s 5d. Value 2021 – £16K.
Researcher: Maggie Martin
Location in Cemetery
Area: SWS Row: 8 Plot: 8
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Name: Florence Nightingale Detmar
Occupation: No occupation recorded
Marriage Date: 15/11/1890
Spouse First Name: Horace
Spouse Second Name: Ernest
Spouse Last Name: Detmar
Town of Marriage: Unknown
County of Marriage: Oxfordshire
Country of Marriage: England
Information at Death
Date of Death: 28/1/1934
Cause of death: Unknown
Address line 2: 49
Address line 3: Madeira Avenue
No obituary has been entered.
Money left to others: £218 7 s 5 d
Value of effects in 2020: £16000
Living at Canbury Place, Kingston, Surrey. Thomas Mitchell, 42yrs, Curate of All Saints, Kingston, wife, Sarah, 42yrs, 3 children, daughter, H.E. 10yrs, son, W.H. 4yrs, daughter, F.N. 2yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.
Living at 1, Clifton Villas, Upton with Chalvey, Buckinghamshire. Sarah Mitchell, 52yrs, married, Clergyman’s wife, Thomas, 22yrs, Insurance Clerk, Harriet, 20yrs, William, 14yrs, Florence, 12yrs, Eliza, 9yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.
Living at The Vicarage, Great Tew, Oxfordshire. Thomas Mitchell, 62yrs, Vicar of Great Tew, wife, Sarah, 62yrs, Florence Nightingale, 22yrs, Eliza Mary Emily, 19yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.
Living at Newlyn, Hampstead Road, Walthamstow, Essex. Horace Detmar, 32yrs, Hd. Member of London Stock Exchange, wife, Florence N. 32yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.
Living at 12, Old Shoreham Road, Hove, Steyning, Sussex. Horace Detmar, 42yrs, Hd. Member of London Stock Exchange, wife, Florence N. 42yrs, 2 children, Francis, 5yrs, Dorothy, 8yrs, plus a governess and 1 domestic servant.
Living at Enstone, Burwood Park Road, Walton on Thames, Surrey. Horace Detmar, 52yrs, Hd. Member of London Stock Exchange, wife, Florence N. 52yrs, 2 children, Francis, 15yrs, Dorothy, 18yrs.