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Name: John Dodsworth

Burial Number: 1100

Gender: Male

Occupation:   Collecting Clerk; Newsvendor; Stationer; Printer; Lithographer;

Born: 03/05/1845

Died: 23/09/1922

Buried: 27/09/1922

Story

John Dodsworth was born in 1845 at St. George in the East, London, to James Dodsworth, 43yrs, Newsagent, and Harriet nee Bedwell, 36yrs. He had 3 siblings, James b. 1835, Alice, b. 1847, and Benjamin b. 1850. His father’s newspaper business was in Cannon Street as was the family home, and John lived there until his marriage, at the age of 49yrs, to Harriet Rowley, 36yrs, in Tonbridge, Kent. By then, John was a Stationer and Printer, running his own business as a Lithographer, with his brother, Benjamin, in St. George Street, East London. They had a daughter, Mabel Harriet, in 1886, and by 1911, they had moved to 63, Richmond Road, Worthing.
In 1922, John died on 23rd September, at Seabank, Manor Road, Worthing, aged 78yrs. Probate was granted to his widow, Harriet Dodsworth, and daughter Mabel Harriet Dodsworth, spinster. Effects – £6186 0s 6d. Value 2019 – £348K.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 7 Plot: 7

Exact Location (what3words): assume.leads.necks

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

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Inscription:

To the dear memory of John Dodsworth born 3rd May 1844 fell asleep 23rd Sept 1922

Further Information

Birth

Name: John Dodsworth

Gender: Male

Born: 03/05/1845

Town: St George’s

County: London

Country: England

Occupation:Collecting Clerk; Newsvendor; Stationer; Printer; Lithographer;

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //1894

Spouse First Name: Harriet

Spouse Last Name: Rowley

Town of Marriage: Tonbridge

County of Marriage: Kent

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 23/09/1922

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Seabank

Address line 3: Manor Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £6186 0 s 6 d

Value of effects in 2020: £348000

Census Information

1851

Living at Cannon Street, St. George in the East, London. James Dodsworth, 49yrs, Newsagent. Wife, Harriet, 41yrs, James, 10yrs, John, 6yrs, Alice, 4yrs, Benjamin, 1yr, Henry Davison, 16yrs, Messenger.

1861

Living at Cannon Street, St. George in the East, London. James Dodsworth, 59yrs, Newsvendor, employing 3 boys, wife, Harriet, 51yrs, James, 28yrs, Assurance Office Clerk, Alice, 14yrs, Benjamin, 11yrs.

1871

Living at Cannon Street, St. George in the East, London. James Dodsworth, 69yrs, Newsvendor, wife, Harriet, 61yrs, John, 26yrs, Stationer and Printer, Alice, 24yrs, Benjamin, 22yrs, Clerk.

1881

Living at Cannon Street, St. George in the East, London. Harriet Dodsworth, w. 71yrs, widow, John, 36yrs, Stationer, Alice, 34yrs, Post Office Asst. Clerk, Benjamin, 31yrs, Stationer.

1891

Living at Cannon Street, St. George in the East, London. Harriet Dodsworth, w. 81yrs, John, 46yrs, Printer, Alice, 44yrs, Benjamin, 41yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

1901

Living at 10, The Drive, Cranbrook, Ilford, Essex. John Dodsworth, 56yrs, Printer and Stationer, wife, Harriet 43yrs, daughter, Mabel Harriet, 5yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.

1911

Living at Bealings House, 63, Richmond Road, Worthing. John Dodsworth, 66yrs, Lithographer, wife, Harriet 53yrs, daughter, Mabel Harriet, 15yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

Miscellaneous Information

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