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Name: Mary Gale

Burial Number: 0937

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private means

Born: 20/8/1835

Died: 25/01/1919

Buried: 29/01/1919


Mary, whose maiden name was Sewell, was the daughter of John, a builder, and Mary nee Lowther. She was born in Hatton Garden, Middlesex. She married Augustus Gale, a warehouse clerk, on 22nd May 1856 at St Botolph’s Church, Aldersgate, London. They had four children but sadly their youngest child died before his fourth birthday. Mary was widowed in 1886 and left comfortably off. By 1911, Mary was living with her daughter in Winchester Road, Worthing. She died on 25th January 1919. Probate was granted on 13th March to Arthur John Gale, gentleman, Frederick Kilvington solicitor and Alice Mary Gale spinster. Effects £1150 9s 11d.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 3 Plot: 2

Exact Location (what3words): locker.bond.flute

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Mary Margaret widow of Augustus Gale died 25th Janaury 1919 aged 83 "At rest" Also of Ada Clarrisa Gale the beloved wife of arthur J Gale died 1st Nov 1919

Further Information


Name: Mary Margaret Gale

Gender: Female

Born: 20/8/1835

Town: Unknown

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Sewell

Marriage Date: 22/5/1856

Spouse First Name: Augustus

Spouse Last Name: Gale

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: City of London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 25/01/1919

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "St Margaret's"

Address line 3: Winchester Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1150 9 s 11 d

Current value of effects: £47087.00

Census Information


Surrey Lodge, Spencer Road, Wandsworth, Surrey

Augustus aged 36, commercial warehouse clerk. Mary M aged 25. Alice M aged 2. Samuel Gale aged 34, brother, pharmaceutical chemist. Joseph Gale aged 30, brother, architect and surveyor. Plus 1 servant.


17 Acacia Road, Camberwell, Surrey.

Augustus aged 45, wholesale clerk. Mary aged 35. Arthur aged 14. Alice aged 12. Ernest aged 9. Plus 1 servant.


Argyle House, Battersea, Surrey.

Augustus aged 55, collecting ? Mary aged 45. Arthur aged 24, architect. Alice M aged 22. Ernest aged 19, surveyor, articled architect. Plus 2 servants.


Albion Cottage, Hornsey, Essex.

Mary aged 55, widow, own means. Alice M aged 32. Plus 1 servant.


6 Hellisier Avenue, Streatham, Surrey.

Mary aged 65, widow, own means. Alice aged 42, own means. Caroline Bedell aged 59, visitor, own means. Plus 2 servants.


St Margaret’s, Winchester Road, Worthing.

Mary M aged 75, widow, own means. Alice Mary aged 52. Plus 2 servants.

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