Name: Martha Adams
Burial Number: 1481
Occupation: Writer for the press
Martha was born in Brixton, the daughter of William and Jane. William was a coachman. Martha grew up in Plumstead.
In 1870, Martha married Alfred James Adams in Kingston. Alfred was a GPO clerk and the couple moved around with his job. They had two children, Frances and Frederick.
By 1901 the family were living in Croydon. Alfred retired before 1911 but was still registered as a moneylender. He died in 1918. Martha moved to Worthing to live with her daughter Frances.
Martha died at 18 Heene Road, Worthing on 8 Feb 1931.
Probate granted on 31 Mar to Frances Emily Sanford widow. Effects £434 14s 2d (approx. £20K in 2020).
Researcher: Carol Sullivan
Location in Cemetery
Area: SWS Row: 2 Plot: 13
Exact Location (what3words): bucks.stuff.waters
Ashes or Urn: Unknown
None found - listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves
Name: Martha Adams
Occupation:Writer for the press
Marriage Date: //1870
Spouse First Name: Alfred
Spouse Second Name: James
Spouse Last Name: Adams
Town of Marriage: Unknown
County of Marriage: Surrey
Country of Marriage: England
Information at Death
Date of Death: 08/02/1931
Cause of death: Unknown
Address line 2: 18
Address line 3: Heene Road
No obituary has been entered.
Money left to others: £434 14 s 2 d
Value of effects in 2020: £19996
Living at Ashton Road, Audenshaw, Ashton Under Lyne – William aged 38, coachman. Jane aged 32. Martha aged 6. Sarah aged 2. Jane aged 3 months
Living at 9 Knight’s Park, Kingston – Alfred aged 23, GPO clerk. Martha aged 25, writer for the Press. Frances E aged 1. Plus 1 servant
Living at 7 Garlies Road, Lewisham – Alfred aged 33, GPO clerk. Martha aged 33. Frederick aged 1. Jane Slingo aged 66, mother in law. Plus 1 servant
Living at “Fairfield” Ladbroke Road, Epsom – Alfred aged 43, civil servant in Post Office. Martha aged 43. Frances E aged 21, art student. Frederick Charles aged 11. Plus 1 servant
Living at 25 Canterbury Road, Croydon – Alfred aged 53, assistant accountant in GPO London. Martha aged 53. Frances E aged 31. Frederick aged 21, clerk. Plus 1 lodger and 1 servant
Living at 25 Canterbury Road, Croydon – Alfred aged 63, retired GPO clerk. Registered Moneylender at home. Martha aged 65. Plus 1 servant