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Name: Lucie Mellersh

Burial Number: 1805

Gender: Female

Occupation: Dairy Proprietress

Born: 1/10/1865

Died: 30/04/1947

Buried: 30/04/1947


Lucie Charlotte Sergeant was born on 1st October 1865 at Tottenham, London, to Frederick, 36yrs, Silk Finisher, and Mary Sergeant, 19yrs. In 1871, Lucie, now 5yrs old, was the eldest of four siblings, Frederick, 3yrs, Blanche, 2yrs, and Percy 1yr.
In 1887, aged 22yrs, Lucie married Montague Neale Mellersh, 23yrs, on 13th July, at St. Matthew’s, Redhill, Surrey. Montague owned a Brewery in Reigate, they lived at 2, Ringley Cottages, Blackborough Road and had three children, Dorothy 1886, Ida 1889 and Oswald 1892. In 1900 the family lived at 56, Chart Road, Reigate, but by 1901 they had moved to Worthing and lived at Puckaster, Grand Avenue.
Lucie was widowed in 1905 when she was 40yrs old, and she took over her husband’s dairy business, describing herself as Dairy Proprietress in 1911, assisted by her daughter, Ida, 21yrs, now living at Shirley, Heene Road, Worthing. In 1939, Lucie, 74yrs, lived at 31, St. Thomas’s Road, Worthing, with her widowed daughter, Ida, 50yrs. Lucie died in 1947, aged 82yrs.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 2 Plot: 16

Exact Location (what3words): slams.pose.beard

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Montague Neale Mellersh died November 15th 1905 aged 41 "His end was peace"

Further Information


Name: Lucie Charlotte Mellersh

Gender: Female

Born: 1/10/1865

Town: Tottenham

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name:Sergeant

Marriage Date: 13/7/1887

Spouse First Name: Montague

Spouse Second Name: Neale

Spouse Last Name: Mellersh

Town of Marriage: Redhill

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 30/04/1947

Cause of death: Unknown

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 2, Fonthill Villas, Islington. Frederick Sergeant, 42yrs, Silk Finisher, wife, Mary, 25yrs, their 4 children, Lucie, 5yrs, Frederick, 3yrs, Blanche, 2yrs, Percy, 1yr, John L. Jones, 35yrs, Silk Warehouseman, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at Blackborough Road, Reigate, Surrey. Montague N. Mellersh, 27yrs, Brewer, wife, Lucie, 26yrs, 2 children, Dorothy, 5yrs, Ida, 2yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at Puckaster, Grand Avenue, Worthing. Montage N. Mellersh, 37yrs, Dairyman, wife, Lucie, 36yrs, Ida S. 11yrs, Oswald, 8yrs., plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at Shirley, Heene Road, Worthing. Lucie C. Mellersh, 45yrs, widow, Dairy Proprietress, daughters, Dorothy Vera, 22yrs, Ida S., 21yrs, Dairy Clerk, Oswald, 18yrs, Aviation Pupil, father, Frederick Sergeant, 84yrs, widower.


Living at 31, St. Thomas’s Road, Worthing. Lucie C. Mellersh, 74yrs, widow, Ida S. Harrison, 50yrs, widow.

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