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Name: Louisa Harris

Burial Number: 1634

Gender: Female

Occupation: Wife of Charles Harrington Harris

Born: 00/00/1851

Died: 14/04/1936

Buried: 18/04/1936

Story

Louisa was born in St James, Westminster, the daughter of Thomas and Mary. Her family lived in Jermyn Street where Thomas ran his business as a pork butcher. Thomas was the founder of Thomas Wall and Sons, the famous sausage and ice cream company. His sons Thomas and Frederick joined the board in the 1870’s. Louisa was close to her brother Thomas and periodically lived with him during her life. By 1887, Mary Wall was a widow and living in Sutton, Surrey. On 21st April 1897 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Louisa married Captain Charles Harrington Harris who had retired from the army. The marriage was also registered in Worthing the following year. Charles died at 105 Marine Parade, Worthing on 2nd February 1900 and was buried at Heene. Louisa moved to “Blythewood” in Sutton, Surrey to live with her brother Thomas. By 1911, she was living in Bournemouth in poor health, employing a companion and a hospital nurse. Louisa moved back to live with Thomas by 1921. He died in 1930 and she continued to live at “Blythewood” until her death on 14th April 1936. Probate was granted on 13th May to Mortimer Rooke solicitor and Alexander Herbert MacDonald retired solicitor. Effects £41996 9s 1d.

 

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Louisa Harris

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 5 Plot: 20

Exact Location (what3words): rope.down.deeper

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

No description of the headstone has been added.

Inscription:

In loving memory of my dear husband Charles Barrington Harris late Captain 24th Regiment died Feby 2nd 1900 aged 63 years "Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God" And in loving memory of his wife Louisa who died April 14th 1936 aged 84 years

Further Information

Birth

Name: Louisa Harris

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1851

Town: Westminster

County: London

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name:Wall

Marriage Date: 21/4/1897

Spouse First Name: Charles

Spouse Second Name: Harrington

Spouse Last Name: Harris

Town of Marriage: Brighton

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 14/04/1936

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Blythewood"

Address line 3: Worcester Road

Town: Sutton

County: Surrey

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £41996 9 s 1 d

Current value of effects: £2127649.00

Census Information

1861

113 Jermyn Street, St James, Westminster.

Thomas aged 44, pork butcher. Mary aged 40. Mary aged 18, needlewoman. Letitia aged 16, book keeper for butcher. Charlotte aged 13. Louisa aged 9. Frederick aged 6. Plus 4 servants.

1871

113 Jermyn Street, St James, Westminster.

Thomas aged 53, pork butcher. Mary aged 50. Mary aged 28. Thomas aged 24. Charlotte aged 23. Louisa aged 19. Frederick aged 16. Plus 5 servants.

1881

7 Pelham Place, Hastings, Sussex.

Thomas aged 34, master pork butcher. Louisa aged 28. Lodging with Richard Verrall and wife.

1891

1 Grand Parade, Eastbourne, Sussex.

Mary Wall aged 70, widow, own means. Mary Smith aged 48, daughter, own means. Louisa aged 39, own means. Thomas aged 44, provision merchant. Lodging in house of Mary Langdon and her niece.

1901

“Blythewood” Worcester Road, Sutton, Surrey.

Thomas aged 54, manufacturer of sausages and comestibles. Louisa aged 49, widow, sister. Plus 4 servants.

1911

“Casalini” Westcliff Road, Bournemouth.

Louisa aged 59, widow, own means. Mary Jocelyn aged 40, nurse and companion. Ada Florence Jocelyn aged 36, hospital nurse. Margaret Wall aged 35, visitor.

1921

 Blythwood, Worcester Road, Sutton, Surrey
First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Thomas Wall
Head
Male 1846 74 London, England Retired Provision Merchant
Louisa Harris
Sister
Female 1851 69 London, England None None
M R Jordyn
Servant
Female 1870 50 Braintree, Essex Compositor Private
Helen Pollard
Visitor
Female 1838 82 West London, London None
Mary Trasler
Servant
Female 1867 53 Sussex, England Cook

Miscellaneous Information

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