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Name: Frederick Chalmers

Burial Number: 1148

Gender: Male

Occupation: Wholesale Draper

Born: 22/04/1851

Died: 7/1/1924

Buried: 11/01/1924

Story

Frederick was born in Bloomsbury, Middlesex, the son of Alexander and Tryphena. He was baptised at St George the Martyr church on 27 July 1851. His father was a practical chemist and the family lived at 36 Devonshire Street. By 1861, they were living in Hackney. In 1878, Frederick married Clara Sophia Chappell in Islington. The couple moved to Enfield. Frederick worked as a warehouseman for Crockers Ltd, a wholesale drapery business and continued to work for them until he retired. By 1907, Frederick and Clara had moved to Reigate in Surrey, living at “Parkfield” Blackboro’ Road. Clara died here on 21st March 1907. The following year on 5th December, Frederick married Sarah Annie Aldridge in Croydon. His address was given as Ashdown Park, Coulsdon. The couple lived in Purley until 1920, when they moved to Worthing, living at “Richmond Lodge” 72 Richmond Road. Frederick died on 7th January 1924. Probate administration was granted on 8th May to Sarah Annie Chalmers widow. Effects £17388 4s 2d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Frederick Chalmers

Location in Cemetery

Area: NB Row: 17 Plot: 2

Exact Location (what3words): record.sheet.modes

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

small rough oval headstone with curb surround - Surf Grey Granite

Inscription:

To the dear memory of my husband Frederick Charles Chalmers 1850-1924 Also of his wife Sarah Annie 1864-1946. Beloved mother and stepfather of Gwen Lines

Further Information

Birth

Name: Frederick Charles Chalmers

Gender: Male

Born: 22/04/1851

Town: Bloomsbury

County: Middlesex

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //1878

Spouse First Name: Clara

Spouse Second Name: Sophia

Spouse Last Name: Chappell

Town of Marriage: Islington

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: 5/12/1908

Spouse First Name: Sarah

Spouse Second Name: Annie

Spouse Last Name: Aldridge

Town of Marriage: Croydon

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 7/1/1924

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Richmond Lodge"

Address line 2: Richmond Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £17388 4 s 2 d

Current value of effects: £713940.00

Census Information

1861

No trace. The family were living in Hackney but Frederick is not listed.

1871

19 King’s Road, Islington, Middx.

Frederick aged 20, lodger, salesman. Living in the house of Alexander Millington aged 48, printer, compositor.

1881

4 Gordon Villas, Upper Gordon Road, Enfield, Middx.

Frederick aged 30, warehouseman (Crockers Ltd, Friday Street, London). Clara aged 32.

1891

4 Gordon Villas, Upper Gordon Road, Enfield, Middx.

Frederick aged 40, warehouseman. Clara aged 42.

1901

4 Gordon Villas, Gordon Hill, Enfield, Middx.

Frederick aged 50, wholesale draper. Plus a housekeeper and maid.

(Clara was visiting her sister in Clifton, Bristol).

1911

“Rosebank” Furze Lane, Purley, Surrey.

Frederick aged 60, wholesale draper. Sarah Annie aged 47. Amelia Goulden aged 62, widow, visitor. Plus 1 servant.

1921

Living at Richmond Lodge, Richmond Road, Worthing. Sussex.

Frederick Charles Chalmers
Head
70 Textile Warehouseman Retired Crockers Ltd Friday St London E C
Sarah Annie Chalmers
Wife
Female 57 None
Ghislaine Mary Chalmers
Daughter
Female 24 None
Henry Balfour
Visitor
Male 62 Bank Manager Retired Lloyds Bank, Enfield Midx
Henrietta Mildred Garman
Domestic
Female 31 Cook Private

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.