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Name: Louisa Russell

Burial Number: 1566

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private means

Born: 00/00/1865

Died: 06/02/1933

Buried: 10/02/1933


Louisa was born in Tamworth, Staffordshire, the daughter of William and Elizabeth. She was baptised at Holy Trinity Church, West Bromwich on 6th February 1873. Her father was a jeweller. Louisa was one of five sisters of which only one, Martha married. William died in 1895 and the sisters may have gone abroad as none appear in the 1901 census. Louisa’s sister Clara was living in Worthing by 1911. Another sister, Alice was living in Hove. By 1933, Louisa was living at 11 Surbiton Court in Surbiton, Surrey. She died there on 6th February 1933 and was buried beside Clara at Heene. Probate was granted on 15th June to Lloyds Bank Ltd and Dorothy Cayley (wife of Digby Edgar Cayley). Effects £12239 16s 11d. The other two sisters Eliza and Alice were living at 10 St Michael’s Road, Worthing during the war. Alice died in 1944 and Eliza in 1945. They were both buried at Durrington Cemetery.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 9 Plot: 6

Exact Location (what3words): stale.gazed.soils

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Clara Russell who died 18th December 1925. Also of Louisa Russell sister of the above who died 6th February 1933

Further Information


Name: Louisa Russell

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1865

Town: Tamworth

County: Staffordshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 06/02/1933

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 11

Address line 2: Surbiton Court

Town: Surbiton

County: Surrey

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £12239 16 s 11 d

Current value of effects: £620100.00

Census Information


8 Northampton Street, Birmingham

William aged 44, jeweller employing 11 men, 5 youths and 4 boys. Eliza aged 15. Louisa aged 5. Plus 1 servant.


“Sunnyside” Poplar Avenue, Edgbaston, Warwickshire.

William aged 48, jeweller. Martha aged 26. Eliza aged 25. Clara aged 22. Alice aged 20. Louisa aged 15.


17 Clarendon Road, Edgbaston, Warwickshire.

William aged 64, jeweller. Eliza aged 35. Alice aged 30. Louisa aged 25. Dorothy Harper aged 8, grand daughter. Plus 1 servant.


26 St. Petersburgh Place, Paddington, London

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Frederick Henry Giffas
M 1875 46 Surrey, England Hotel Proprietor Employer
Louisa Russell
F 1865 55 Handsworth, Staffordshire, England None
Dorothy Harper
F 1883 38 Handsworth, Staffordshire, England None
Gordon Dupon Thomas
M 1886 34 Kew, Surrey, England Insurance Legal & General Ass Society
Sibyl Thomas
F 1890 30 New South Wales, Australia None
Ethel May Kempen
F 1901 20 Little Totham, Essex, England House Maid
Lilian Witham
F 1900 21 London, London, England House Maid
Grace Kathleen Edwards
F 1896 25 Lane End, Buckinghamshire, England Cook
Rosa Ethel Jones
F 1905 16 Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England Kitchen Maid
Hilda May Hunder
F 1899 21 Boston, Lincolnshire, England House Maid

Miscellaneous Information

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