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Name: Mary De Denne

Burial Number: 1523

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1849

Died: 12/01/1922

Buried: 20/01/1932


Mary May was born in Hanwell, Middlesex, in 1849. Her father was Rev. John May, M.A., 55yrs, Chaplain of the County Asylum, Hanwell, Middlesex, her mother was Ellen, 34yrs, nee Locke. Mary had 2 older siblings, Ellen, 3yrs, John Edward Frances, 2yrs, and she later had 4 more siblings, Charles, 1850, Edith, 1853, Sidney, 1855, and Octavius, 1857.
Mary, 26yrs, married Alfred de Denne, 33yrs, in Brentford on 19th October 1875. He was a Paymaster, R.N., and the son of the medical officer at Hanwell Asylum, where her own father was Chaplain. They had a daughter, Ethel Mary.
Alfred and Mary retired to Worthing, living at 6, Shelley Road, in 1901. They later moved to St. Agnes, Manor Road, where Alfred died, aged 79yrs, on 4th February 1921.
Mary continued to live at St. Agnes until she died, aged 83yrs, on 17th January 1932, at Caer Gwent, Wykeham Road, Worthing.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Mary De Denne

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 4 Plot: 12

Exact Location (what3words): into.barn.jelly

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Alfred De Denne Paymaster in Chief R.N. died 4th February 1921 aged 79 years "Jesus said I am the resurrection and the life" Also of Mary his wife died 12th Jan 1922 aged 83 years

Further Information


Name: Mary De Denne

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1849

Town: Hanwell

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name:May

Marriage Date: 19/10/1875

Spouse First Name: Alfred

Spouse Last Name: De Denne

Town of Marriage: Brentford

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 12/01/1922

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Caer Gwent

Address line 3: Wykeham Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £591 14 s 1 d

Current value of effects: £41000

Census Information


John May, 37yrs, Chaplain County Asylum, wife, Ellen, 36yrs, 4 children, Ellen 5, John 4, Mary 2, and Charles 9 months, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at Boston Place, Hanwell, Middlesex. John May, 47yrs, wife, Ellen, 45yrs, 6 children, Ellen 15, Edward 14, Mary 12, Edith 8, Sydney 6, and Octavius 3, plus 4 domestic servants.


Living at The Heath, Lower Boston Road, Hanwell, Middlesex. John May, 57yrs, Chaplain to County Asylum, wife, Ellen, 55yrs, 5 children, Ellen 26, Mary 22, Edith 18, Sydney 16, Edward 13, plus 1 patient and 3 domestic servants.


Living at 6, Shelley Road, Worthing, Alfred de Denne, 59yrs, Paymaster in Chief, R.N., Retired, wife, Mary, 52yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at St. Agnes, Manor Road, Worthing, Alfred de Denne, 69yrs, Paymaster in Chief, R.N., Retired, wife, Mary, 62yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at St. Agnes, Boundary Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Mary De Denne
Female 1848 72 Home Duties
Ellen May
Female 1845 75
Sophia Elizabeth Purton
General domestic servant
Female 1880 40 General Domestic Servant

Miscellaneous Information

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