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Name: Laura Finden

Burial Number: 0599

Gender: Female

Distinction: Maiden name - Abercrombie

Born: 20/5/1828

Died: 26/02/1910

Buried: 03/03/1910


Laura Abercrombie was born on 20th May 1828; she was baptised at St. Pancras Parish Church on 16th June 1828. Her parents were, William Henry Abercrombie, 38yrs, a Brass Foundry owner, and Susannah, 34yrs, nee Noad, she had 8 siblings, Susan b.1815, William Henry b.1817, Mary Ann b.1818, Eliza b.1820, Henry b.1822, Alfred b.1825, Katherine b.1834, and Ralph, b.1835.
On October 1st, 1857, Laura, 28yrs, married Edward Francis Finden, 27yrs, at St. Pancras Parish Church, they were probably cousins. Although Edward had initially trained as an engraver, he was now a bank cashier, they lived in Camberwell, and he had become an assistant bank manager by the time he retired. They had no children.
Edward and Laura moved to Worthing, living at 5, Prince’s Terrace, where Edward died, aged 69yrs, on 9th September 1899. Laura remained in Worthing until her death, aged 82yrs, on 26th February 1910, at Seabrook Nursing Home, Queen’s Road. Probate was granted to Chester Abercrombie, Auctioneer, effects £264 0s 11d. Value 2021 – £32K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Laura Finden

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 1 Plot: 16

Exact Location (what3words): places.economies.churn

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


Edward Francis Finden died Sept 9th 1899 aged 69 years. Also Laura wife of the above died February 26th 1910 aged 81 years

Further Information


Name: Laura Finden

Gender: Female

Born: 20/5/1828

Town: St Pancras

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name:Abercrombie

Marriage Date: 1/10/1857

Spouse First Name: Edward

Spouse Second Name: Francis

Spouse Last Name: Finden

Town of Marriage: St Pancras

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 26/02/1910

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Seabrook Nursing Home

Address line 3: Queen's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £264 0 s 11 d

Current value of effects: £32000

Census Information


Living at 69, Warren Street, St. Pancras, London. William Abercrombie, 61yrs, Brass Manufacturer, employing 25 men, 3 apprentices, 1 woman, and 3 boys, wife, Susannah, 57yrs, Mary, 32yrs, Alfred, 26yrs, Laura, 23yrs, and Kate, 17yrs.


Living at 12, Temple House, Newstead Grove, Camberwell, London. Edward F. Finden, 31yrs, Cashier, London and West Bank, wife, Laura, 32yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Petworth, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay, Devon. Boarders, Edward F. Finden, 61yrs, Assistant Manager, London and West Bank, wife, Laura, 62yrs.


Grafton House, Montague Street, Worthing. Boarder, Laura Finden, widow, 69yrs, Annuitant.

Miscellaneous Information

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