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Name: Job Selby

Burial Number: 1150

Gender: Male

Occupation: Bricklayer's Labourer

Born: 00/00/1849

Died: 14/0/1924

Buried: 18/01/1924


Job was born in the village of Winfrith in Dorset, the son of John and Ann. The family were farm workers. Job was baptised in the church on 6 May 1849. As a boy, he worked as a plough boy before heading to Weymouth to work as a labourer. Job married Sophia May Somers at St Peter’s church, Parkstone on 26 July 1874. The couple lived in Parkstone for a while before moving to Kinson, Poole. They had seven children, Sophia, Lucy, William, Bessie, Walter, Alice and Ellen. Sophia died in 1899 aged 49. The following year Job married Emily Chislett a widow, in Heatherlands, Parkstone, Dorset on 23rd December. Emily had two children from her previous marriage, Albert and Thomas. The family moved to Branksome near Poole where Job worked as a bricklayer’s labourer. By 1911, they were back in Parkstone. Job died on 14th January 1924 whilst visiting his married daughter Lucy, now Mrs Fairs, in Worthing. She lived at “Mansfield” in Tarring Road with her husband Alfred who worked as a gardener in one of the local nurseries. No Probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 7 Plot: 15

Exact Location (what3words):

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Further Information


Name: Job Selby

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1849

Town: Known

County: Dorset

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 26/7/1874

Spouse First Name: Sophia

Spouse Second Name: Mary

Spouse Last Name: Somers

Town of Marriage: Parkstone

County of Marriage: Dorset

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: 23/12/1900

Spouse First Name: Emily

Spouse Last Name: Chislett

Town of Marriage: Parkstone

County of Marriage: Dorset

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 14/0/1924

Cause of death: Chronic Bronchitis, Cardiac Debility, Cardiac Failure.

Address line 1: "Mansfield"

Address line 3: Tarring Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Winfrith, Dorset.

John aged 31, ag lab, carter. Ann aged 27. Mary aged 4. Job aged 2.


High Street, Winfrith, Dorset.

John aged 41, ag lab. Ann aged 38. Mary aged 14, house servant. Job aged 12, plough boy. Rebecca aged 9. Jane aged 6. Alice aged 3. Ellen aged 1.


Book Lane, Weymouth, Dorset.

Job aged 21, lodger, labourer. In house of William Squibb, labourer and family.


Woodbine Cottages, Bourne Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset.

Job aged 31, general labourer. Sophia aged 32. Sophia aged 5. Lucy aged 8 months. Peter Swelland aged 55, lodger, labourer. Martha Swelland aged 22, laundress. Frederick Swelland aged 4.


Glencoe Road, Kinson, Poole, Dorset.

Job aged 41, general labourer. Sophia aged 42. Lucy aged 10. William aged 8. Bessie aged 5. Walter aged 2.


1 The Lilies, Sunnyhill Road, Branksome, Poole, Dorset.

Job aged 51, bricklayer’s labourer. Emily aged 43. Walter aged 12. Alice aged 9. Ellen aged 7. Albert Chislett aged 12, stepson. Tom Chislett aged 7, stepson.


4 Buckland Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset.

Job aged 62, bricklayers labourer. Emily aged 53. Emily Ellen aged 4, grand daughter.


4 Buckland Terrace, Buckland Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset.

Job Selby, Emily Selby, Thomas Chislett.

Miscellaneous Information

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