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Name: Hannah Bonell

Burial Number: 0811

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1826

Died: 12/01/1916

Buried: 14/01/1916



Hannah Oughton was born in 1826 in Coventry, Warwickshire, she was 1 of 7 children, her parents were Joseph Oughton, 30yrs, Weaver, and Mary, 35yrs, nee Riddington, Filler. (A Filler in the textile trade filled the bobbins in the mills).

In 1859 Hannah, 32yrs, married Joseph Bonell in Birmingham, he was a railway coach painter, aged 22yrs, and in 1861 they lived in Lichfield, Staffordshire, with their first daughter, Edith. 3 more children were born in Birmingham, Thomas 1862, Eliza 1865, and Dorothea 1866.

By 1871 Joseph had been promoted to foreman, and the family were living in Swindon, and in 1881, he was a railway superintendent in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Hannah was widowed in 1883 when Joseph died aged 46yrs. She was living with her son, Thomas, in Middlesex, in 1891, and in 1901 she was in Guildford, Surrey, with her unmarried daughter, Dottie.

By 1911 Hannah, 84yrs, had moved to Worthing, Sussex, where she was living at Pengwern, Heene Road, with her daughters, Edith, a widow, and Dot, 45yrs, single. Hannah died on 12th January 1916, aged 89yrs, administration was granted to her son, Thomas Henry Mahadoo  Bonell, Captain R.E., effects £191 9s 11d. Value 2022 – £17,700.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 4 Plot: 17

Exact Location (what3words): pushes.fears.hungry

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



EndowedGrave: Cut grass and keep tidy.


In loving memory of Hannah wife of the late Joseph Bonell of Shrewsbury died 12th Janry 1916 "He giveth His beloved sleep and her daughter Dot died 25th April 1952 "Reunitd"

Further Information


Name: Hannah Bonell

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1826

Town: Coventry

County: Warwickshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Oughton

Marriage Date: //1859

Spouse First Name: Joseph

Spouse Last Name: Bonell

Town of Marriage: Birmingham

County of Marriage: Warwickshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 12/01/1916

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Pengwern

Address line 3: Heene Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £191 9 s 11 d

Current value of effects: £17700

Census Information


Living at Much Park Street, Coventry, Warwickshire. Joseph Oughton, 45yrs, Weaver, wife, Mary, 50yrs, Filler, 6 children, Eliza,25yrs, Weaver, Mary, 20yrs, Weaver, Alice, 15yrs, Joseph, 15yrs, Watchman, Hannah, 15yrs, Filler, Thomas, 14yrs, Filler.


Living at Town Fields, Lichfield, Staffordshire. Joseph Bonell, 24yrs, Coach Painter, wife, Hannah, 34yrs, daughter, Edith, 13months.


Living at 13, Oxford Street, Swindon, Wiltshire. Joseph Bonell, 34yrs, Foreman Coach Builder, wife, Hannah, 44yrs, 3 children, Edith, 11yrs, Thomas, 9yrs, and Eliza, 5yrs.


Living at 18, Brook Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Joseph Bonell, 44yrs, Railway Superintendent, wife, Hannah, 54yrs, daughter, Eliza, 15yrs, Pupil Teacher.


Living at 3. Cambridge Gardens, Hanwell, Middlesex. Thomas Bonell, s. 28yrs, Manager of Railway Works, mother, Hannah, widow, 64yrs, sister, Eliza Bonell, 25yrs.


Living at Guildford, Surrey. Hannah Bonell, Hd. widow, 70yrs, living on own means, daughter, Dottie, s. 35yrs.


Living at Pengwern, Heene Road, Worthing, Sussex. Hannah Bonell, Hd. widow, 80yrs, private means, daughters, Edith Hextall, widow, 51yrs, private means, and Dottie Bonell, s. 45yrs

Miscellaneous Information

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