Name: George Williams
Burial Number: 0976
Occupation: Collector of Water Rates for the New River Co.
George was born in Kingsland, Hackney the son of John and Elizabeth. He was baptised at St Peter’s Church, Hackney on 22nd July 1849. George’s father worked as an inspector for The New River Company which supplied clean water to London. John died in February 1860 and Elizabeth moved the family to Hoxton where she and her eldest daughter ran a tobacconist’s shop. Two of Elizabeth’s sons, Thomas and George found work with The New River Company as clerks. Elizabeth died in 1874. The following year, George married Emma Durrant in Islington. George was now a collector of water rates for The New River Co. The couple had two children, Cecile and Stephen. George had retired by 1911 and moved to Shoreham with Emma and Cecile. In 1917, they moved to Worthing, living at “Ingleside” in Heene Road. George died at Groombridge Nursing Home in Chaucer Road on 10th January 1920. Probate granted on 18th February 1920 to Stephen George Williams civil engineer. Effects £1909 18s 4d.
Researcher: Carol Sullivan
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Also his wife Nov. 27th 1922 aged 73 years
Name: George Robert Oldham Williams
Occupation:Collector of Water Rates for the New River Co.
Maiden Name: Not applicable
Marriage Date: //1875
Spouse First Name: Emma
Spouse Last Name: Durrant
Town of Marriage: Islington
County of Marriage: Middlesex
Country of Marriage: England
Information at Death
Date of Death: 10/1/1920
Cause of death: Unknown
Address line 1: Groombridge Nursing Home
Address line 2: Chaucer Road
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Money left to others: £1909 18 s 4 d
Value of effects in 2020: £55471.00
41 Upper Thames Street, St Mary Somerset, Middlesex
John aged 46, inspector to the New River Co. Elizabeth aged 39. Lucy aged 16. Jane aged 14. Edward aged 12. Alice Susan aged 7. Sophia aged 5. John aged 4. George aged 2. Plus 1 servant.
7 The Change, Hoxton
Elizabeth aged 49, tobacconist. Lucy aged 26, tobacconist. Thomas aged 25, clerk to New River Co. Alice Susan aged 17, pupil teacher. Sophia aged 15, pupil teacher. John aged 14, broker’s clerk. George aged 12, clerk to New River Co. Cecile aged 5.
7 Wellingham Terrace, St Pancras.
Elizabeth aged 59, annuitant, widow. Jane aged 34, dressmaker. Edward aged 32, clerk, auctioneer. Alice Susan aged 27, governess. George R aged 22, clerk to water co. Thomas aged 5, grandson.
5 Beaumont Road, Islington.
George R aged 32, collector of water rates. Emma aged 31. Cecile aged 4. Stephen aged 2. Plus 1 servant.
“Woodville” Fortis Green Road, East Finchley.
George R aged 42, collector for New River Co. Emma aged 42. Cecile aged 14. Stephen aged 12. Alice Hamilton aged 5, niece. Plus 1 servant.
36 Croxted Road, West Dulwich.
George R aged 52, collector for New River Water Co. Emma aged 51. Cecile aged 24, private secretary. Stephen aged 22, civil engineer. Plus 1 lady’s companion.
“Ambrosden” Mill Lane, Shoreham.
George R aged 62, retired revenue officer, Emma aged 61. Cecile aged 34. Plus 1 servant.