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Name: Gertrude Dodsworth

Burial Number: 0587

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1880

Died: 24/07/1909

Buried: 28/07/1909


Gertrude Annie Dodsworth was born in 1880 in Bradford, Yorkshire, to the Reverend Jeremiah and Annie Dodsworth; her father was a Wesleyan Minister. She had 3 siblings, John Driver, 11yrs, Florence Chafer, 8yrs and Reginald Bertram, 3months.
In 1888, aged 8yrs, Gertrude was admitted to Oxford Gardens School in Kensington and Chelsea, the family was living at 198, Lancaster Rd., Kensington. Her mother died in 1895 when Gertrude was 15yrs old, the family then moved to Lancashire.
Gertrude’s father remarried in 1904 and she moved with her father and stepmother Emily Florence, to Worthing where they lived at 9, Queen’s Road.
Gertrude Annie Dodsworth died in on 24th July 1909, aged 29yrs, at 9, Queen’s Road, Worthing, she was unmarried. Her death certificate gave the cause of death as Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Asthenia.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Gertrude Dodsworth

Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 13 Plot: 9

Exact Location (what3words): gains.clip.period

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loved memory of Gertrude Annie daughter of Rev. J. Dodsworth died July 24th 1909 aged 29 years. In ever loving memory of Emily Florence wife of Rev. J. Dodsworth died January 24th 1946 aged 91. In ever loving memory Rev. J. Dodsworth died Sep 26th 1916 aged 73

Further Information


Name: Gertrude Annie Dodsworth

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1880

Town: Bradford

County: Yorkshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 24/07/1909

Cause of death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis; Asthenia;

Address line 2: 9

Address line 3: Queens Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Jeremiah 37 yrs., a Wesleyan Minister and Annie 32 yrs., live at Chapel House, Horton, Bradford, they have 4 children, John Driver Dodsworth 11, Florence Chafer 8, Gertrude Annie 1 and Reginald Bertram., 3 months. They have a domestic servant, Mary Booth, 26.


Jeremiah 46 yrs., Wesleyan Minister and Annie, 42 yrs. live at 198, Lancaster Road, Kensington with John Driver 20, Merchant’s Clerk, Florence 18, Gertrude 11 and Reginald 10.


Jeremiah 56 yrs., Wesleyan Minister, (widower) living at St. Clement’s Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Lancashire, with Gertrude Annie 21 and Reginald B. 20, Salesman in Warehouse, plus 2 visitors, George A. Thompson 25, Railway Passenger Guard and Susannah Thompson 24, Domestic servant.

Miscellaneous Information

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