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Name: Hannah Rolfe

Burial Number: 0114

Gender: Female

Occupation: Servant

Distinction: Lady's Maid

Born: 00/00/1810

Died: 17/05/1886

Buried: 20/05/1886


Hannah Rolfe was born in 1810 in West Drayton, Middlesex, the daughter of Harriet Haynes and her husband Robert Rolfe . She was a Lady’s Maid to Mary Raw Ede from at least 1851. Mary Ede was the daughter of Francis and Fanny Ede. Francis was a successful merchant in the Ottoman Empire.

In 1851 she serving Mary Ede and her sister Fanny who were visiting in St. Hanover Square.

In 1861 she was Mary’s servant at Lion Hill, Bristol.

In 1871 she was Mary’s servant in Weston Somerset.

in 1881 she was Mary’s lady’s maid in Hastings, Sussex.

She died on 17 May 1886 at Edenhurst, Worthing at the age of 76. She was once again living in the employ or Mary Rawe Ede. She was buried in Heene Cemetery, Worthing,Sussex on 25th May 1886 and her gravestone acknowledges that she was a ‘true and faithful servant’.

Researcher: Pat Brownbill

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 9 Plot: 9

Exact Location (what3words): lifted.layers.gifted

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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"Thy Will be done" In affectionate remembrance of Hannah Rolfe who died at "Edenhurst" in this parish May 17th 1886 "True and faithful until death"

Further Information


Name: Hannah Rolfe

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1810

Town: Known

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 17/05/1886

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Edenhurst

Address line 3: Belsize Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Northampton Mercury, June 26th, 1886


June 17, at Edenhurst, Hannah Rolfe, for many years faithful servant to Mr. Francis Ede, of Pisbiobury Park,

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

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