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Name: Frances Waddy

Burial Number: 0177

Gender: Female

Distinction: Dau. of R.N. Captain

Born: 00/00/1819

Died: 23/07/1891

Buried: 27/07/1891



Frances Maria Pritchard was born in North End, Portsea, Hampshire, she was baptised there on 12th February 1819. She was the daughter of John White Pritchard, 31yrs, Captain, Royal Navy, and Frances Maria Appleby, 21yrs, and was 1 of 13 children.

Frances married, aged 26yrs, on 16th June 1845 at St. Mary’s, Portsea, Hampshire. Her husband was Joseph Swan Waddy, of Wexford County, Ireland, a practising solicitor; she moved to Ireland where 6 children were born, Cadwallader b.1846, Frances Maria b.1847, Joseph Swan b.1849, John Edmond b.1850, Ann Margaret b.1856, and Richard William b.1858.

Frances was widowed in 1870 when Joseph died, aged 82yrs, and she returned to England, settling in Worthing, Sussex, at 5, Southview Terrace, Rowlands Road, with her sister, Zillah.

Frances died on 23rd July 1891, aged 72yrs, probate was granted to John Henry Appleby, Esquire, of Fareham, Southampton, effects, £451. Value 2023 – £73,300.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 4 Plot: 8

Exact Location (what3words): evenly.boom.last

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Sacred to the memory of Frances Maria, widow of Joseph Swan Waddy Esq., died at Worthing July 23rd 1891 "Absent for the body and to be present with the Lord" 11 Cor. v.8

Further Information


Name: Frances Maria Waddy

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1819

Town: Portsea

County: Hampshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Pritchard

Marriage Date: 16/06/1845

Spouse First Name: Joseph

Spouse Second Name: Swan

Spouse Last Name: Waddy

Town of Marriage: Portsea

County of Marriage: Hampshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 23/07/1891

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 5

Address line 3: Southview Terrace, Rowlands Road,

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £451 s d

Current value of effects: £73300

Census Information


Living at Marmion Place, Portsea Town, Hampshire. John Pritchard, Hd. 45yrs, Captain R.N., wife, Frances, 41yrs, 5 children, Frances, 20yrs, Edward, 16yrs, Lellat, 13yrs, Horatio, 12yrs, Emma, 2yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 5, Southview Terrace, Rowlands Road, Worthing, Sussex. Frances Maria Waddy, Hd. widow, 72yrs, living on own means, sister, Zillah R. widow, 64yrs, friend, Annie Tonkin, 37yrs, grandson, George P. Appleby, 19yrs, Cadet Sandhurst, plus 1 domestic servant.

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