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Name: Frances Hunwicke

Burial Number: 1379

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private Means

Born: 19/4/1835

Died: 24/2/1929

Buried: 28/02/1929


Frances was born in Hackney, the daughter of Richard and Frances (Fanny). At home she was known as Mary. She was baptised at St Thomas, Hackney on 14 Jun 1835. Her father Richard was a stockbroker, partner in the firm Hodgson and Greaves.
Richard died in 1869. At the time, Frances and her parents were living at 11 Clarence Villas, Clapton. On 12 Nov 1870, Frances married (Ebenezer) Flavell Edmunds in Hackney. Flavell was a widower, twenty years older than Frances. He was editor of the Hereford Times and an author. Their son Richard was born in 1873. Flavell died the following year on Christmas Day.
Frances and her son moved to Enfield and then to Queens Road, Tunbridge Wells. Sadly, Richard died on 22 Aug 1886 aged 13. In 1887, Frances married Isaac Hunwicke at Tunbridge Wells Congregational Church on 7 May. Isaac was a widower.
Isaac died on 19 Jun 1890. Frances stayed for a while in Tunbridge Wells but had moved by 1901 to Croydon. By 1909, she made her final move to Worthing. Frances spent the rest of her life at “Seafield” Byron Road. She died there on 24 Feb 1929. Probate was granted on 10th April to Rev. Cecil Bernard Greaves clerk. Effects £39965 13s 6d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Frances Hunwicke

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 2 Plot: 14

Exact Location (what3words): ranged.guilty.risky

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


Frances Mary Hunwicke daughter of Richard Greaves died 24th Feb 1929 aged 93

Further Information


Name: Frances Mary Hunwicke

Gender: Female

Born: 19/4/1835

Town: Hackney

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Greaves

Marriage Date: 12/11/1870

Spouse First Name: Flavell

Spouse Last Name: Edmunds

Town of Marriage: Hackney

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: 7/5/1887

Spouse First Name: Isaac

Spouse Last Name: Hunwicke

Town of Marriage: Tunbridge Wells

County of Marriage: Kent

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 24/2/1929

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Seafield

Address line 3: Byron Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £39965 13 s 6 d

Current value of effects: £18000000.00

Census Information


London Place, South Hackney.
Richard aged 30, stockbroker. Frances aged 30. Mary aged 6. George aged 8. Frederick aged 4. Arthur aged 3. Plus 1 servant.


Unable to trace.


3 Amhurst Villas, Amhurst Road, Hackney
Richard aged 52, stock exchange. Fanny aged 43. Charles aged 24. Mary aged 22. Alexander aged 11. Plus 2 servants.


Brienton Road, Hereford.
Flavell  aged 55, newspaper editor, author in philology and antiquities. Frances aged 35. Alice Mary Edmunds aged 26, daughter. Plus 1 servant.


Stanley Villas, 2 Nags Head Lane, Enfield, Middx
Frances aged 40, widow, income derived from dividends. Richard aged 8. Plus 1 servant.


Queens Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Frances aged 53, widow, own means. Phoebe Edmunds aged 52, visitor, school mistress. Plus 1 servant.


43 Birdhurst Rise, Croydon, Surrey
Frances aged 60, widow, own means. Plus 2 servants.


“Seafield” 6 Byron Road, Worthing.
Frances aged 75, private means. Plus 2 servants.


Seafield, Byron Road, Worthing, Sussex

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Frances Mary Hunwick
Female 1835 86 Hackney, Middlesex
Edith Grace Greaves
Female 1864 57 Hackney, Middlesex
Maud Mary Allen
Female 1881 39 Bromley, Kent Domestic Service Private
Alice Victoria Butcher
Female 1900 21 London, London Domestic Service Private

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