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Name: Lydia Morewood

Burial Number: 0484

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private means

Born: 17/8/1815

Died: 00/12/1905

Buried: 21/12/1905

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Story

Lydia was one of a large family born to George Morewood, a merchant, and his wife Ellen Pierpoint nee Barrow. She was baptised at Newington, Surrey on 13th September 1815. In 1841 and 1851, the family were living in Derbyshire. George died aged 90 in 1854 and Ellen in 1858. They were buried in the family tomb at Ashford, Derbyshire. Lydia went to live with Margaret Clark in Croydon, Surrey. In 1881, Lydia was living with her cousin Harriet Dalgairns and her family in Margate, Kent. She is described in the census records as “childish”. She remained with the family for the rest of her life. At the time of her death aged 90, the family were living at 4 Heene Terrace, Worthing. No probate.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 5 Plot: 6

Exact Location (what3words): proud.oval.moves

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

Lydia Morewood is buried under the headstone for Mary Ann Ramsden

Inscription:

In loving memory of Mary Ann Ramsden died 2nd May 1927 aged 79

Further Information

Birth

Name: Lydia Morewood

Gender: Female

Born: 17/8/1815

Town: Islington

County: Middlesex

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/12/1905

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 4

Address line 3: Heene Terrace

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information

1841

Bakewell, Derbyshire

George aged 75, independent. Ellen aged 55, independent. Helen aged 30. Alfred aged 25. John aged 19. Lydia aged 25. Ann aged 20. Agnes aged 20. Alfred Barrow aged 45. Helen Morewood aged 70. Plus 5 servants.

1851

Peter’s Street, St Peters, Derby, Derbyshire.

William Hope aged 28, Vicar of St Peter’s. Eleanor Hope aged 60, mother, widow. Matilda Hope aged 36, sister. Lydia Morewood aged 35, visitor. Eleanor Watkins aged 6, niece. Plus 3 servants.

1861

Beulah Hill (left hand side), Croydon, Surrey.

Margaret A Clark aged 48, proprietor of houses. Lydia Morewood aged 44, boarder. Plus 2 servants.

1871

Bloomfield Cottage, Upper Norwood, Croydon, Surrey

Margaret A Clark aged 58, no occupation. Lydia Morewood aged 55, boarder (unsound mind).

1881

St Mildred’s, Margate, Kent.

Harriet Dalgairns aged 56, no occupation. Edith Dalgairns aged 28. Gambietta Wood aged 38, visitor, no occupation. Lydia Morewood aged 68, boarder (childish). Agnes Hawtrey aged 25, niece, certified schoolmistress. Plus 5 servants.

1891

Holmwood, Weybridge, Surrey

Harriet Dalgairns aged 66, widow, living on own means. Mary Dalgairns aged 38. Edith Dalgairns aged 33. Lydia Morewood aged 76, cousin (imbecile). Ginlietta (sic) Wood aged 46, visitor. Plus 3 servants.

1901

4 Heene Terrace, Worthing.

Harriet Dalgairns aged 76, widow, living on own means. Mary Harriet Dalgairns aged 49, living on own means. Ellen Dalgairns aged 44, living on own means. Florence Louise Dalgairns aged 42, living on own means. Lydia Morewood aged 85, living on own means (feeble minded). Plus 3 servants.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.