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Name: Mary Abbott

Burial Number: 1476

Gender: Female

Occupation:   Upper Shoe Fitter and Housekeeper

Born: 00/4/1857

Died: 17/01/1931

Buried: 22/01/1931


Mary, known as Bessie was born in Moulton, the daughter of John and Emma. She was baptised at Little Harrowden, Northants on 26 Apr 1874. Her father John was a carpenter and painter. The family lived in Wellingborough for most of Mary’s life. Her father died in1899 and Mary stayed to look after her mother who became increasingly frail.
Mary moved to Worthing with her sister Caroline a retired head teacher in 1928, living at 30 St Botolph’s Road.
Mary died on 17 Jan 1931. Probate was granted on 17 Apr to Caroline Emma Abbott spinster.
Effects £2839 13s 1d (approx. £130K in 2020).

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 3 Plot: 37

Exact Location (what3words): rally.feed.jams

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Bessie Abbott who passed away Janry. 17th 1931 also of Caroline Emma Abbott who passed away November 23rd 1949 "At Rest"

Further Information


Name: Mary Elizabeth Abbott

Gender: Female

Born: 00/4/1857

Town: Moulton

County: Northamptonshire

Country: England

Occupation:Upper Shoe Fitter and Housekeeper


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 17/01/1931

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 30

Address line 3: St Botolph's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2839 13 s 1 d

Value of effects in 2020: £130000.00

Census Information


High Street, Wellingborough, Northants

John aged 35, carpenter. Emma aged 35. Mary E aged 5. John T aged 3


21 Little Park Street, Wellingborough

John aged 43, painter. Emma aged 43. Mary E aged 14. John aged 12. Caroline E aged 7


48 Midland Road, Wellingborough

John aged 53, painter and glazier. Emma aged 53. Mary E aged 24, upper shoe fitter. Caroline E aged 17, pupil teacher. Plus 1 lodger


95 Midland Road, Wellingborough

John aged 65, painter and glazier. Emma aged 64. Mary E aged 33. John T aged 31, painter


95 Midland Road, Wellingborough

Emma aged 75, widow. Mary E aged 42. Emma C (Caroline) aged 37, school mistress


95 Midland Road, Wellingborough

Emma aged 85, widow, feeble-minded from age of 82. Mary E aged 52, housekeeper. Caroline E aged 46, head teacher

Miscellaneous Information