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Name: Florence Kelly

Burial Number: 1809

Gender: Female

Born: 25/5/1861

Died: 02/11/1947

Buried: 05/11/1947

Mother:
Rose Dalton

Father:
Henry James Marmion Bramall

Story

Florence was born in Kensington, daughter of Henry James Marmion Bramall and Rose (Dalton). She was baptised in St James’ Norland, in Kensington. Henry, described as a Gentleman on Florence’s Baptismal record, was born in Tamworth in 1824, and was a qualified Lawyer. Rose was born in Islington in 1829.

In 1861, living in St James’ Square, Kensington, were Henry, described as a ‘Secretary to Friends of the Clergy’, with wife Rose and their first child, 2-year-old Rose Dalton. They had a Nurse and a Cook.

In 1871 the Bramall family was still living in St James’ Square, Kensington. Henry was a ‘Gentleman’, with wife Rose, daughters Rose Dalton and Florence, and son Charles Frederick Henry. They had a Cook, Nurse and Housemaid.

The family had moved as Lodgers to Medina Villas, in Hove, by 1881. Henry was described as a Retired Solicitor.

(Henry  and  Rose ended their days at St Pierre, Manor Road, Heene. They are buried together in the Cemetery as well as their single daughter Rose, who died 2 years before Florence. Their son Charles, who only lived to his 10th year is remembered on their memorial..

“In memoriam Charles Frederick Henry Bramall died July 30th 1878 aged 10 years and 7 months. And his father Henry James Marmion Bramall died March 26th 1905 aged 81 years. Also his mother Rose died Febry. 5th 1916 aged 86 years.”)

On the 9th February 1884, Florence married Charles Kelly, in St Andrew’s Church, Hove. Charles was described on their marriage certificate as a ‘Gentleman’, and his father, a Clerk in Holy Orders. Charles’ brother Walter Kelly married them. Florence’s father was also a ‘Gentleman’. Witnesses were Henry and Rose Bramall, and Persis Kelly (Charles’s sister).

In 1891, now a Wine Merchant, Charles was living in Claremont Terrace, in Preston, Hove.He and Florence had a 5 year-old daughter, Norah, (their only child), and 2 Domestic Servants.

They had moved to Lambeth by 1901, Charles now a Banker’s Clerk again. They now had just one Servant, a Cook.

They moved back to Sussex by 1911, living in Cowper Road. Charles was now a Bank Manager, Norah was single at 25, and they had a Housemaid and a Cook.

In Kelly’s 1914 Directory, Charles was described as ‘Esq.’ at Davaar, 13 Cowper Road. When Charles died, in 1916, at St Botolph’s Nursing Home in Richmond Road, his address was Davaar.

In 1921, Florence and Norah, with one Domestic Servant, were living at Hill Croft, Findon.

Florence, Norah and, again, one Servant were living at 103 Offington Avenue in 1939. That was Florence’s address when she died.

(Norah died, living in Ripley Road, in 1956)

Researcher: Liz Lane

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 4 Plot: 13

Exact Location (what3words): liver.began.clips

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

EndowedGrave: Cut grass and keep tidy

Inscription:

"Jesu Mercy" R.I.P. Charles Walter Kelly died 25th May 1916 aged 69 and Florence Mary his wife died 2nd Nov 1947 aged 86

Further Information

Birth

Name: Florence Mary Kelly

Gender: Female

Born: 25/5/1861

Town: Kensington

County: London

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name:Bramall

Marriage Date: 9/2/1884

Spouse First Name: Charles

Spouse Last Name: Kelly

Town of Marriage: Hove

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 02/11/1947

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 103

Address line 3: Offington Avenue

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information

1871

Living in St James’ Square, Kensington. Henry was a ‘Gentleman’, with wife Rose, daughters Rose Dalton and Florence, and son Charles Frederick Henry. They had a Cook, Nurse and Housemaid.

1881

Living as lodgers in Medina Villas, in Hove. Henry was described as a Retired Solicitor.

1891

Living in Claremont Terrace, in Preston, Hove. Charles a Wine Merchant and Florence had a 5 year-old daughter, Norah, (their only child), and 2 Domestic Servants.

1901

Living in Lambeth, Charles now a Banker’s Clerk again. They now had just one Servant, a Cook.

1911

living in Cowper Road. Charles was now a Bank Manager, Norah was single at 25, and they had a Housemaid and a Cook.

1921

Florence and Norah, with one Domestic Servant, were living at Hill Croft, Findon.

1939

living at 103 Offington Avenue – Florence, Norah and, again, one Servant

Miscellaneous Information

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