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Name: George Ford

Burial Number: 1306

Gender: Male

Occupation: Civil Servant

Born: 00/00/1851

Died: 07/08/1927

Buried: 10/08/1927

Story

George was born in Birmingham but spent the whole of his working life in India. He was employed as a civil servant and lived in Indore, West Bengal (now Madya Pradesh). George and his wife Annie Maud had four children, William James born 1877 (he is also buried at Heene); Maude Chatterton born 1885; Clarence Cecil Harris born 1888 and Ethel Gertrude born 1891. By 1920, George was a widower and retired to England. He lived at “Fernlea” in St Michael’s Road, Worthing. His son William who had been working as a civil engineer in India, returned to England in 1924 and lived in  Heene Road. Father and son both joined the local bowls club. William died of meningitis in 1925. George died on 7th August 1927. No probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 7 Plot: 21

Exact Location (what3words): boss.yard.dress

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

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Inscription:

Sacred to the memory of my dear husband William James Ford died 1st March 1925 aged 48years "Devoted husband, loving father" George Frederick Ford father of the above died 7th August 1927 aged 76 Also Lauretta Ford beloved wife of William James Ford died 10th Feb 1951 aged 63

Further Information

Birth

Name: George Frederick Ford

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1851

Town: Birmingham

County: Warwickshire

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //

Spouse First Name: Annie

Spouse Second Name: Maud

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Bengal

Country of Marriage: India

Information at Death

Date of Death: 07/08/1927

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Fernlea

Address line 3: St Michael's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information

1921

32 St Matthews Road, Worthing, Sussex

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
George Frederick Ford
Head
Male 1851 70 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Retired Engineers P W D India
Lean Lindsay Ford
Wife
Female 1864 57 Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Home Duties

Miscellaneous Information

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