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Name: Margaretta Drury

Burial Number: 0836

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private Means

Born: 15/9/1840

Died: 08/08/1916

Buried: 11/08/1916


Thomas Russell Drury, Margaretta’s father was a printer and a Freeman of the City of London (admitted on 7th July 1830). He was the son of William, a goldsmith. Her mother was Louisa nee Boobyer, the daughter of an ironmonger. Margaretta was baptised on 9th October 1840 at St Giles Cripplegate. She remained a spinster, living most of her life in London with independent means. She moved to Worthing sometime between 1901 and 1906 and lived at Mayfield, Winchester Road with her sister Mary Louisa and Agnes Eugenie Gardener, a friend. She died on 8th August 1916. Probate was granted on 14th September to Agnes Eugenie Gardener spinster and Walter Aston member of the Pharmaceutical Society. Effects £2938 14s 3d.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 6 Plot: 14

Exact Location (what3words): track.online.gives

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Margaretta Roussett Drury who entered into rest August 8th 1916 in her 76th year "With Christ which is far better"

Further Information


Name: Margaretta Roussetta Drury

Gender: Female

Born: 15/9/1840

Town: Cripplegate

County: City of London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 08/08/1916

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Mayfield"

Address line 3: Winchester Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2938 14 s 3 d

Current value of effects: £194668.00

Census Information


St Giles Without Cripplegate, London

Thomas Drury aged 35, printer. Louisa aged 35. Margaretta aged 1.


Lambeth, London.

Louisa aged 46, lodger, annuitant. Margaretta aged 11. Mary aged 9.


St Mary, Lambeth, Surrey.

William Jennings aged 38, bookmaker. Mary Elizabeth Jennings aged 47. Jean Elizabeth Jennings aged 21, dressmaker. Alice Jennings aged 16. Louisa Drury aged 57, widow, boarder, railway ? holder. Margaretta Drury aged 21.


77 Angel Road, Lambeth, Surrey.

Isaac becket aged 50, auditor and insurance agent. Wife and large family. Margaretta Drury aged 40, boarder, railway shares.


25 Villa Road, Lambeth, Surrey

Margaretta aged 60, living on own means. Mary Drury aged 59, sister, living on own means.


Mayfield, Winchester Road, Worthing.

Margaretta Rousetta aged 70, independent private means. Mary Louisa aged 69, sister, independent private means. Agnes Eugenie Gardener aged 41, friend, private means. Plus 1 servant.

Miscellaneous Information

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