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Name: Frederick Timms

Burial Number: 1001

Gender: Male

Occupation: Clerk

Born: 01/04/1835

Died: 23/08/1920

Buried: 26/08/1920


Frederick Joseph Timms was born 1st April 1835 in London to William Robert and Susan Timms.  The family were living at Owen Row Finsbury Middlesex, Frederick’s Father was working as a Clerk and Frederick followed in his footsteps working as a Clerk for the London Assurance Corporation.  Frederick married Louise Eeles on the 19th July 1862. Louise was born on the 26th December 1840 in Holborn, London to Thomas Robert and Eliza Eeles. Thomas Robert worked as a Book Binder.

Frederick and Louise had 9 children-

Louise Eliza born 1864 Middlesex

Florence Mary born 1865 London,

Maud Edith born 1866 London

Bertha May born 1869 Anerley Surrey, died 1924 Maidstone Kent

Ada S born 1871 Anerley Surrey

Grace A born 1872 Anerley Surrey

Frederick J born 1875 Croydon Surrey

Arthur Breakspear born 1877 Croydon

Constance O born 1879 Hornsby Middlesex

In 1871 the family are living at 35 Oakfield Road, Penge, Surrey. By 1881 they have moved to St. Peters Road, Croydon, Surrey. Louise died in 1884 in Croydon,



Frederick Joseph then married Sarah Eeles in 1891 Middlesex. (Although both of Frederick’s Wives have the same maiden name, they do not appear to be related).




After Frederick retired he moved to Worthing with his 2nd Wife Sarah and Florence Mary his Daughter. They are living at Talybont Shakespeare Road.  Frederick died on 23rd August 1920 and left £6554 15s (£190,440 in 2020)  with probate to William Beresford Smith and Charles Edward Peckover.

Sarah died in 1926, at Salisbury Lodge, Queens Road, Worthing. She left £4656 3s 8d (£191,000 in 2020) with probate to Charles Edward Peckover.


Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 3 Plot: 10

Exact Location (what3words): shaped.jelly.hears

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Frederic Joseph Timms who died August 23rd 1920 aged 85 years "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord"

Further Information


Name: Frederick Joseph Timms

Gender: Male

Born: 01/04/1835

Town: Unknown

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 19/7/1862

Spouse First Name: Louise

Spouse Last Name: Eeles

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: //1891

Spouse First Name: Sarah

Spouse Last Name: Eeles

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 23/08/1920

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Talybont

Address line 2: Shakespeare Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £6554 15 s d

Current value of effects: £190440

Census Information


Owen Row, Finsbury, Middlesex

William R Timms (Head) age 47, Susan (Wife) age 43, Frederick J (Son) age 15, Elizabeth Clarke (Mother) age 66



16  College Street, Finsbury, Middlesex

Frederick J Timms (Head) age 25, William R (Father) age 60, Susan (Mother) age 56, Julias Clark (Niece) age 18,


35 Oakfield Road, Penge Surrey

Frederick J Timms (Head) age 36, Louise (Wife) age 30, Louise E (Daughter) age 7, Florence M (Daughter) age 6, Maud Edith (Daughter) age 5, Bertha M (Daughter) age 1, Ada (Daughter) age 4 months, Susan Timms (Mother) age 66, plus 3 servants


St. Peters Road, Croydon, Surrey

Frederick J (Head) age 46, Louise (Wife) age 36 Louise E (Daughter) age 17, Bertha M (Daughter) age 12, Ada s (Daughter) age 11, Grace (Daughter) age 9, Frederick J (Son) age 6, Arthur B (Son) age 4, Constance O (Daughter) age 2, plus 1 servant


4 Birdhurst Road, Croydon

Frederick J Timms (Head) age 56, Louise (Daughter) age 27, Florence M (Daughter) age 26, Maude E (Daughter) age 25, Bertha M (Daughter) age 21, plus 3 servants


Talybont, Shakespeare Road, Worthing

Frederick J Timms (Head) age 65, Sarah (Wife) age 65, Florence Mary (Daughter) age 36, plus 2 servants


Talybont Shakespeare Road, Worthing

Frederick Joseph Timms (Head) age 76, Sarah Timms (Wife) age 75, plus 2 servants

Miscellaneous Information

Arthur Breakspear Timms (Son)

During Boer War Arthur served with the II division British South African police as a trooper.  He was killed by ‘Self inflicted wounds’ on 26th January 1901 at the police camp Bulawayo