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Name: Mary Brittle

Burial Number: 1813

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1880

Died: 24/09/1948

Buried: 01/10/1948


Mary was born in 1880 to John and Mary Brittle. Mary’s Father worked for the cable department of Siemens Bros. This took him oversees where he took up the study of navigation and obtained a first mate’s certificate. The family lived at 9 Vanbrugh Hill, Blackheath, Greenwich

After her Father’s death on 25th February 1907, Mary’s Mother and Mary moved to ‘Westbourne’ 45 Richmond Road Worthing Sussex. Mary’s mother died on the 4th August 1928, and Mary continued to live at 45 Richmond Road. In 1939 Mary’s Sister Bertha Louise is also living at 45 Richmond Road, and they have 1 servant.

Mary died on 24th September 1948 at Richmond Road. She left £13483 3s 4d (approx 479,000 today) to her Sister’s , plus she left £50, certain effects and an annuity of £26 to Janet Clunes ‘in recognition of faithful and loving service’ £100 each to Worthing hospital and Worthing branch of the Christian Alliance of Women and Girls.

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Mary Brittle

Location in Cemetery

Area: NB Row: 10 Plot: 2

Exact Location (what3words): danger.empire.budget

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Mary Brittle aged 74 years died Augt 4th 1928 Also of her daughter Mary S S Brittle died Sept 24th 1948 "The Lord is my Shepherd"

Further Information


Name: Mary Sophia Sarah Brittle

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1880

Town: Lewisham

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 24/09/1948

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 45

Address line 3: Richmond Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £13483 3 s 4 d

Current value of effects: £479000

Census Information


270 Brockley Road Lewisham
John Richard Brittle (Head) age 35, Mary Brittle (Wife) age 26, Mary S.S. (Daughter) age 6 months plus one servant


9 Vanbrugh Hill Greenwich
John R Brittle (Head) age 45, Mary (Wife) age 36, Mary S.S. (Daughter) age 10, Frances, (Daughter) age 8, Margaret (Daughter) age 7, Bertha (Daughter) age 5, Elizabeth (Daughter) age 4, plus 2 servants


9 Vanbrugh Hill Greenwich
John R Brittle (Head) age 55, Mary (Wife) age 46, Mary S.S. (Daughter) age 20, Frances, (Daughter) age 18, Margaret (Daughter) age 17, Bertha (Daughter) age1 5, Elizabeth (Daughter) age 14, Edith (Daughter) age 7, plus 2 servants



9 Vanbrugh Hill Blackheath Greenwich

Mary (Wife) age 56, Mary S.S. (Daughter) age 30, Frances, (Daughter) age 28, Margaret (Daughter) age 27, Bertha (Daughter) age2 5, Elizabeth (Daughter) age 24, Edith Mitcheon (Daughter) age 17 plus 2 servants


45 Richmond Road Worthing Sussex
Mary S.S. Brittle (Head) age 80, Bertha L Brittle (Sister) age 85, plus 1 servant

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.