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Name: Frederick Quin

Burial Number: 1747

Gender: Male

Occupation: Gardener; Chauffeur

Born: 23/12/1875

Died: 15/04/1942

Buried: 18/04/1942


Frederick was born in South Norwood, Surrey, the son of George and Caroline Amelia. Soon after his birth, the family moved to Beckenham in Kent. George, a house painter died in 1886 and Caroline began work as a laundress to bring money in. Her two eldest sons Frederick and William worked as errand boys. By 1901, Frederick was working as a gardener. On 22nd April 1905, Frederick married Ellen (Helen) Elizabeth Robeson in Penge. The couple moved to Shirley near Croydon and Frederick found work as a chauffeur. Violet Helen was born in 1905 followed by Gladys Gwendoline in 1907, Freda in 1911 and Gordon Frederick in 1914. By this time the family had moved to Cuckfield, Sussex where Frederick worked at Cuckfield Park. By 1928, Frederick had retired and the family moved to Worthing, living at “Shirley” 1 Ripley Terrace, Ripley Road (later 75 Ripley Road). Ellen died in 1930 and was buried at Heene. Frederick died on 15th April 1942.Probate was granted on 29th July to Gladys Gwendoline Smith (wife of David Langlois Smith). Effects £520.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 1 Plot: 25

Exact Location (what3words): half.engine.dinner

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Ellen Elizabeth wife of Frederick Quin died 1st June 1930 aged 54

Further Information


Name: Frederick Quin

Gender: Male

Born: 23/12/1875

Town: Norwood

County: Surrey

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 22/4/1905

Spouse First Name: Ellen

Spouse Second Name: Elizabeth

Spouse Last Name: Robeson

Town of Marriage: Penge

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 15/04/1942

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Shirley"

Address line 2: 1 Ripley Terrace

Address line 3: Ripley Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £520 s d

Current value of effects: £20460.00

Census Information


High Street, Beckenham, Kent

George aged 35, house painter.  Caroline aged 35. Caroline aged 8. Thomas aged 6. Frederick aged 5. William aged 2. Harry aged 7 months.


12 Arthur Road, Beckenham, Kent.

Caroline aged 41, widow, laundress. Frederick aged 15, errand boy. William aged 12, errand boy. Harry aged 10. George aged 8. Bernard aged 6. Sarah aged 64, widow, mother-in-law.


12 Arthur Road, Beckenham, Kent.

Caroline aged 53, laundress. Frederick aged 25, domestic gardener. George aged 18, coachman. Jessie aged 5 (father not in parish record). Eliza Florence aged 80, lodger, retired cook.


The Lodge, Shirley Hurst, Shirley, Croydon, Surrey.

Frederick aged 35, chauffeur. Ellen aged 35. Violet Helen aged 5. Gladys Gwendoline aged 3.


72 Cuckfield Park, Cuckfield, Sussex.



75 Ripley Road, Worthing.

Frederick-motor driver, invalid, pensioner.

Violet-housekeeper. Gordon-clerk Gas company maintenance depot.

Gladys (now Smith)-marriage duties (unpaid). David Smith b.1931- at school.

Miscellaneous Information

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