Name: Florence Harrison
Burial Number: 1890
Florence Jane Harrison was born on 11th May 1871, in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire; she was the daughter of Edward Rhodes Harrison, 34yrs, Annuitant, and Juliet, 28yrs, nee Morgan, and she had 7 siblings, Edward b.1864, Mary b.1866, Percy b.1868, Constance b.1873, Emily b.1875, William b.1877, and Alice b.1880. As a child, Florence lived in Worthing with her family, they were living at West End Villa, Manor Road, when her father died in 1886; she moved from Worthing to Surrey with her mother after 1891.
Florence began training as a nurse in 1894 at Macclesfield Infirmary and then at Ardwick Green, Manchester. In 1897 she trained as a midwife in Kensington, then worked in Billericay 1898-1899. In 1905 she was awarded the Certificate of the Central Midwives Board. In 1911 she was living with her widowed mother in Addlestone, Surrey, and in 1939 Florence was in Chertsey, Surrey.
Florence lived until the age of 88yrs, when she was living at Elmer Sands, near Bognor Regis, she died at 9, College Lane, Chichester, on 17th September 1959. Probate was granted to Florence Gertrude Drake Carnell and Ronald Clifford Wintle, solicitor, effects £19517 4s 5d. Value 2021 – £465K.
Researcher: Maggie Martin
Location in Cemetery
Area: WB Row: 1 Plot: 9
Exact Location (what3words): rents.sences.seated
Ashes or Urn: Unknown
Buried with Edward and Alice Harrison
In memory of Edward Rhodes Harrison died May 2nd 1886 aged 48 years. Also of Alice Gertrude Harrison died Aug. 18th 1899 aged 10 years "Yea they shall walk through the valley of death ...."
Name: Florence Jane Harrison
Maiden Name: Not applicableNo marriage information is available for this burial record.
Information at Death
Date of Death: 17/09/1959
Cause of death: Unknown
Address line 2: 9
Address line 3: College Lane
No obituary has been entered.
Money left to others: £19517 4 s 5 d
Value of effects in 2020: £465000
Living at 1, Manor Villas, Heene, Worthing. Edward R. Harrison, 43yrs, Annuitant, wife, Juliet, 37yrs, 6 children, Mary J. 15yrs, Florence J. 9yrs, Constance, 8yrs, Emily M. 6yrs, William R. 4yrs, Alice G. 1yr.
8, Wynnstay Gardens, Kensington, London. Jane Fellows, widow, 30yrs, visitor, Florence J. Harrison, 19yrs.
Living at The Lodge, Church Road, Addlestone, Surrey. Juliet Rhodes Harrison, Hd. Widow, 67yrs, living on own means, daughter, Florence Jane, 38yrs, son, William R. 34yrs, Surgeon RN, 3 grandchildren, Dorothy Lily Carnell, 14yrs, Florence Gertrude Carnell, 12yrs, Francis John Carnell, 8yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.
137, Church Road, Chertsey, Surrey. Florence J. Harrison, single, niece, Florence Gertrude Carnell, retired children’s nurse.