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Name: John Hassall

Burial Number: 1020

Gender: Male

Occupation: Medical Practitioner

Born: 08/02/1855

Died: 31/01/1921

Buried: 03/02/1921


John was born in Northwich, Cheshire, the son of James and Ann. His father was a baker and confectioner and ran a shop in the High Street. John studied medicine at Edinburgh University, qualifying as a medical practitioner in 1883. He returned to Cheshire to practice, working in the area around his home town of Northwich. On 12th March 1901, John married Sophia Jane Loraine nee French at St John’s Church, Chester. Sophia was a widow with two daughters. The family lived in Knutsford where a daughter Marjory was born in 1902. John died on 31st January 1921 at “The Dingle” in Manor Road (now no. 77) Worthing. Probate was granted on 12th April to Sophia Jane Hassall widow, George Sharon Loraine vice-president British Merchant Service League and John Henry Hassall police officer. Effects £28307 15s 7d.

Sophia moved to Cambridgeshire with her daughters. She died in November 1939.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for John Hassall

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 9 Plot: 19

Exact Location (what3words): miles.shift.cult

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


John Hassall M.D. Born Feb 8 1855 died Jan 31 1921

Further Information


Name: John Hassall

Gender: Male

Born: 08/02/1855

Town: Northwich

County: Cheshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 12/3/1901

Spouse First Name: Sophia

Spouse Second Name: Jane

Spouse Last Name: Loraine

Town of Marriage: Chester

County of Marriage: Cheshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 31/01/1921

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "The Dingle"

Address line 2: Manor Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £28307 15 s 7 d

Current value of effects: £822537.00

Census Information


High Street, Northwich

James aged 38, widower, baker and shopkeeper. James aged 11. John aged 6. Plus 2 servants.


23 High Street, Northwich

James aged 48, baker and confectioner. Ann aged 43. James aged 21, baker and confectioner. John aged 16. Plus 2 servants.


9 Park Terrace, Stockton-on-Tees.

John aged 26, lodger, physician and surgeon MRCS. Lodging in house of Jane Winterburn.


97 London Road, Northwich.

John aged 36, registered MD and general practitioner. Plus 2 servants.


12 Princess Street, Knutsford.

John aged 56, medical practitioner. Sophia Jane aged 52. Marjory aged 8. Edith Jane aged 31, step daughter. Gwynethlyn Mabel aged 30, step daughter. Plus a governess and 3 servantrs.

Miscellaneous Information

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