Name: Frances Wilton
Burial Number: 0514
Occupation: Daughter of Harry and Rose Wilton
Frances was born in Worcester, the daughter of Harry and Rose Louise. She was always known as “Molly”. Her mother was a nurse and the daughter of Louis Charles Alexander, a banker and author. He founded and was secretary of the Royal Historical Society. Harry and Rose had married in Worcester in 1896. Rose moved to Worthing by 1901, living with Molly in Heene Road. There was no mention in the census of her husband Harry. Molly died of polio on 25th November 1906. Her beautiful memorial was erected by her grandfather. In 1908, 2 guineas was given to the children’s ward at Worthing Hospital in memory of Molly. By 1911, Rose was back living with her family in Wandsworth and described as a “widow”. In 1921, Rose came back to Worthing to attend the funeral of former Mayor James White. She was there as part of the District Nursing Association.
Researcher: Carol Sullivan
Location in Cemetery
Area: SWS Row: 1 Plot: 7
Exact Location (what3words): stole.rotate.remit
Ashes or Urn: Unknown
No description of the headstone has been added.
Molly Wilton the beloved child of her widowed mother and grand daughter of L.C.Alexander L.L.D. of Putney. Born 31 July 1897 died 25 November 1906 "Is it well with the child? It is well"
Name: Frances Mary Wilton
Occupation:Daughter of Harry and Rose Wilton
Maiden Name: Not applicableNo marriage information is available for this burial record.
Information at Death
Date of Death: 25/11/1906
Cause of death: Acute Polio Myelitis. Bulbar Paralysis. Paralysis of Respiration.
Address line 1: "Heene Cottage"
Address line 2: Heene Road
No obituary has been entered.
Money left to others: No value recorded
Value of effects in 2020: Not calculated
Heene Cottage, Heene Road, Worthing.
Rose Louise aged 35, married, own means (listed as Mary Louise) . Frances aged 3. Plus 1 servant.