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Name: Frederick Bassett

Burial Number: 1432

Gender: Male

Occupation: Civil Servant Home Office

Born: 00/00/1861

Died: 09/03/1930

Buried: 10/03/1930


Frederick Bassett was born in Islington, London, he was baptised on 8th December 1861 at All Saints, Islington. He was the son of Daniel Smith Bassett, 36yrs, Commercial Clerk, and Charlotte, 35yrs, nee Martin. Frederick had 3 siblings, Emma b.1860, Annie b.1866 and William b.1868; the family moved from Islington to Lewisham and then to Holborn.

Frederick became a civil servant in the Home Office, starting as a copyist, he then became a clerk, and finally worked for the Home Office Prisons Commission.

On 25th August 1889, aged 27yrs, he married Annie Billinghurst, 23yrs, at St. Sepulchre, Holborn. They had 2 daughters, Gertrude Annie, b.1890, and Mabel Agnes, b.1893. They lived in Feltham in 1901 and in Hounslow in 1911, eventually retiring to Worthing where they lived in Harrow Road at a property called Minterne, where Frederick died, on 9th March 1930, aged 68yrs. Probate was granted to Gertrude Annie Bassett, spinster, effects £611 15s 1d. Value 2021 – £42K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 3 Plot: 14

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In loving memory of Frederick Bassett who died 9th March 1930 aged 68

Further Information


Name: Frederick Bassett

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1861

Town: Islington

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 25/08/1889

Spouse First Name: Annie

Spouse Last Name: Billinghurst

Town of Marriage: Holborn

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 09/03/1930

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Minterne

Address line 3: Harrow Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: Scotland


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £611 15 s 1 d

Current value of effects: £42000

Census Information


Living at Oak Villa, Lewisham, Kent. Daniel S. Bassett, 45yrs, Commercial Clerk, wife, Charlotte, 44yrs, 4 children, Emma, 11yrs, Frederick, 9yrs, Annie, 5yrs, William, 3yrs, and visitor, Fanny Nicholls, 29yrs.


Living at 62, Holborn Viaduct, London. Daniel S. Bassett, 55yrs, Manager of Refreshment Bar, wife, Charlotte, 54yrs, 4 children, Emma, 21yrs, Annie, 15yrs, Frederick, 19yrs, and William, 13yrs.


Living at 62, Holborn Viaduct, London. Frederick Bassett, 29yrs, Copyist, Home Office, wife, Annie, 25yrs, daughter, Gertrude, 6months, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at Fruen Road, Feltham, Middlesex. Frederick Bassett, 39yrs, Civil Service Clerk, wife, Annie, 35yrs, 2 daughters, Gertrude, 10yrs, and Maud, 7yrs.


Living at 2, Warwick Villas, Pownall Road, Hounslow, Middlesex. Frederick Bassett, 49yrs, Civil Service Clerk for Home Office Prisons, wife, Annie, 45yrs, Gertrude Annie, 20yrs, Mabel Agnes, 17yrs, and visitor, Doris M. Smith.


Living at 2, Pownall Road, Hounslow, Isleworth, Middlesex.

Frederick Bassett
Male 1861 59 Civil Service Home Office Prison Commissioners
Annie Bassett
Female 1866 55 Home Duties
Gertrude Annie Bassett
Female 1890 30 Home Duties
Mabel Agnes Bassett
Female 1893 28 Home Duties

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