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Name: Florence Martin

Burial Number: 1455

Gender: Female

Occupation: Dressmaker; Confectioner

Distinction: Confectioner

Born: 12/2/1868

Died: 29/09/1930

Buried: 02/10/1930


Florence was the daughter of William Mallinson Martin, who was at various times a tobacconist, newspaper correspondent, collector and cashier. Her mother was Jane Ann Martin nee Wood. Florence was born in 1868 but wasn’t baptised until she was nearly 4 years old at St Mark’s church, Battersea, along with her brother Frank who was 8 and sister Emily who was 10. Florence became a dressmaker and later ran a confectioner’s in Rowlands Road, Worthing with sister Emily. Florence died on 29th September 1930 of heart disease in Graylingwell Hospital, Chichester. Administration of her will was granted to Emily Martin spinster. Effects £244 19s 10d.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 3 Plot: 33

Exact Location (what3words): slam.noises.librarian

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In ever loving memory of Florence Martin who died 29th September 1930 "Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God" MAtt. 5.8 Also of her sister Emily Martin born 17th January 1861 died 1st September 1953

Further Information


Name: Florence Martin

Gender: Female

Born: 12/2/1868

Town: Newington

County: Surrey

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 29/09/1930

Cause of death: Fatty Degeneration of the Heart

Address line 1: Graylingwell Hospital

Town: Chichester

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £244 19 s 10 d

Current value of effects: £12917.00

Census Information


7 Lime Cottages, Battersea Rise, Surrey

William aged 51, newspaper correspondent. Jane A aged 46. Alice aged 14. Emily aged 20. Frank aged 8. Florence aged 3.


1 Lime Cottages, Battersea Rise, Battersea, Surrey

William aged 61, tobacconist. Jane A aged 56. Emily aged 20. Florence aged 13.


Mallinson Road, Battersea, Surrey

Jane Ann aged 66, widow. Emily aged 28, paper pattern maker. Florence aged 23, dressmaker.


40 Gilbert Road, Lambeth, Surrey

Emily aged 40, paper pattern costume modeller. Florence aged 33, sister, paper pattern costume modeller.

Sharing a house with Charles Burton aged 48, bookbinder and gold finisher, his wife Jane and children.


91 Rowlands Road, Worthing

Misses Florence and Emily Martin, confectioners.

Miscellaneous Information

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