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Name: Mary Oatts

Burial Number: 1290

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private means

Born: 00/00/1851

Died: 13/04/1927

Buried: 16/04/1927


Mary Ann was born in Lambeth, Surrey, the daughter of John and Elizabeth. She was baptised at Holy Trinity church, Lambeth on 9th February 1851. Her father was a clock and watchmaker. In 1866, Mary Ann’s mother died and the following year, John Myers married Marianne Frederica Wilson, a widow. She was known as Minnie. On 25th August 1875, Mary Ann married Charles Oatts, a Scottish publisher and stationer. The couple set up home in Glasgow, where Charles had his business. They had three children but only two survived to adulthood. Ella Mary was born in 1880 and Francis John in 1891. For details on Charles’ business interests, see his page. By 1901, the family moved south to Wallington in Surrey and then later to Worthing. By 1921, the family were living in Richmond Road, Worthing. Mary Ann died here on 13th April 1927. Probate was granted on 27th May to Charles Oatts and John Joseph Myers Esquires. Effects £1601 5s 7d. Charles died on 22nd May 1935 and was buried with Mary Ann at Heene.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 8 Plot: 9

Exact Location (what3words): dart.lost.bucket

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Mary wife of Charles Oatts died 13th April 1927 in her 78th year. Charles Oatts May 22 1935 in his 90th year. "Passed from death into life"

Further Information


Name: Mary Ann Oatts

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1851

Town: Lambeth

County: Surrey

Country: England


Maiden Name:Myers

Marriage Date: 25/8/1875

Spouse First Name: Charles

Spouse Last Name: Oatts

Town of Marriage: Known

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 13/04/1927

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Boswell"

Address line 2: 49

Address line 3: Richmond Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1601 5 s 7 d

Current value of effects: £82408.00

Census Information


56 Mount Street, Lambeth, Surrey

John aged 33, watchmaker and clockmaker employing 3 men. Elizabeth aged 35. Mary Ann aged 4 months. Jabez Stark aged 22, journeyman watchmaker. Plus 1 servant.


Grove House, grove Road, Hounslow, Middx.

John aged 43, watch maker. Elizabeth aged 44. Mary aged 10.John aged 5. Henry aged 4. George aged 2. Plus 4 servants.


313 Clapham Road, Lambeth, Surrey

John aged 53, watchmaker. Minnie aged 44. Mary Ann aged 20. Plus 2 servants.


Dunglas House, Douglas Gardens, Bothwell, Lanarkshire.

Charles aged 35, stationer. Mary Ann aged 30. Ella Mary aged 5 months. Plus 1 servant.


3 Prince Albert Terrace, Helensburgh, Argyll.

Charles aged 45, lithographer, printer. Mary Ann aged 40. Francis John aged 1 month. Plus 2 servants.


“Dalmore”, Brambledown Road, Wallington, Surrey.

Charles aged 55, stationer. Mary Ann aged 50. Ella M aged 20.



1 Brambledown Road, Wallington, Surrey.

Charles aged 65, retired stationer. Mary Ann aged 60. Plus 1 servant.


“Boswell” 49 Richmond Road, Worthing.

Miscellaneous Information

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