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Name: Lionel Cuthbertson

Burial Number: 1816

Gender: Male

Occupation: Research Chemist

Distinction: Research Chemist

Born: 18/10/1871

Died: 05/04/1949

Buried: 08/04/1949


Lionel was born in Tottenham, the son of Francis and Anne Matilda. He was baptised at All Hallows Church, Tottenham on 29th July 1872. His father was a Professor of Mathematics at the City of London School. From the early 1880’s until the Second World War, the family lived at 89 Lordship Park, Stoke Newington. On 1st December 1889, Francis died suddenly in St Augustine’s Church, Highbury. The following year, Lionel graduated from the University College of Aberystwyth. He was apprenticed to a chemist at the White Lead Works in Southgate Road eventually becoming a manager. Lionel retired in 1936 and lived with his sister Bertha in Lordship Park. During the early part of the war, Lionel was an ARP Warden and First Aider. In 1940, Lionel’s sister Winifred died in Worthing and Lionel moved into her house at 24 Mill Road with his brother Francis. Their other sister Matilda was living in Grafton Road. In July 1947, Francis was knocked down by a car in Marine Parade and died in hospital. Lionel died on 5th April 1949. Probate was granted on 5th May to Bertha Mabel Cuthbertson spinster. Effects £652 1s 7d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Lionel Cuthbertson

Location in Cemetery

Area: NB Row: 20 Plot: 1

Exact Location (what3words): wasp.logic.fills

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



EndowedGrave: Keep tidy. Supply spring and autumn flowering plants


In loving memory of our dear sisters Winifred Beatrice Cuthbertson who passed away suddenly on 10th Nov 1940 age 65 and Matilda Blanche Cuthbertson who peacefully passed away on 6th April 1941 aged 76 Also of our beloved brother Lionel Mould Gurney Cuthbertson who quietly passed away on 5th April 1949 aged 77

Further Information


Name: Lionel Mould Gurney Cuthbertson

Gender: Male

Born: 18/10/1871

Town: Stoke Newington

County: Surrey

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 05/04/1949

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 24

Address line 2: Mill Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £652 1 s 7 d

Current value of effects: £20348.00

Census Information


89 Lordship Park, Stoke Newington, Surrey

Francis aged 47, professor of mathematics City of London School. Anne aged 35. Mathilde aged 16. Edith aged 14. Francis aged 13. Lionel aged 9. Winifred aged 5. Albert aged 3. Bertha aged 1. Plus 2 servants.


89 Lordship Park, Stoke Newington.

Anne aged 45, widow, own means. Matilda aged 26, teacher of English and Science. Edith aged 20, student. Lionel aged 19, chemist’s apprentice. Winifred aged 15. Albert aged 13. Bertha aged 10. Plus 1 servant.


89 Lordship Park, Stoke Newington.

Anne aged 55, private means. Matilda aged 36, private school mistress. Edith aged 34, private school mistress. Lionel aged 29, manager White Lead Works. Winifred aged 25. Albert aged 22, hatter’s assistant. Bertha aged 20.


89 Lordship Park, Stoke Newington.

Lionel is listed on the electoral roll for this address but not here on the night of the census. Unable to trace.


Living at 89, Lordship Park, Stoke Newington, London & Middlesex.

Anne Matilda Cuthbertson
75 Walsall, Staffordshire Home Duties None
Lionel M G Cuthbertson
49 Tottenham, Middlesex Works Chemist  Lets Photo Material Company Ltd
Bertha Mabel Cuthbertson
41 Stoke Newington, Middlesex  Mistress – Secondary School The Governers Of St Ardans School


89 Lordship Park, Stoke Newington.

Lionel; Retired research chemist. Bertha: Retired teacher, ill health. Plus 1 domestic servant. Lionel was an ARP Warden and First Aider.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.