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Name: Maud Beuttler

Burial Number: 1531

Gender: Female

Occupation: Wife of Thomas Breame Beuttler

Born: 00/00/1850

Died: 05/03/1932

Buried: 02/03/1932


Maud Brereton, daughter of the Rev Charles Brereton, and Emily, married Thomas Breame Beuttler in Bedford in 1879.

They went on to have five children, in Australia and Bedford. Charles was born in1889 in Bedford. In 1901, aged 11, he was a Boarder at a Boarding School for Boys in Eaton Place, Kemptown in Brighton.

He was a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery. He enlisted in March 1916, giving his home address as Brereton, Highdown Avenue, and served in France until his death 9 months later.

Maud was living at 42 St Michaels Road at the time of her death. Her son Gerald was then a Wing Commander in the RAF.

Researcher: Liz Lane

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Maud Beuttler

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 8 Plot: 20

Exact Location (what3words): trash.courier.apply

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Thomas Breame Beuttler who died on Armistice Day 1922. Also of his youngest son Charles Brereton Oakley Beuttler 2nd Lieut. P.F.A. killed by shell in France on Xmas eve 1916 Laid to rest in Bethune Cemetery and Maud widow of Thomas Breame Beuttler died 5th March 1932

Further Information


Name: Maud Beuttler

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1850

Town: Bedford

County: Bedfordshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Brereton

Marriage Date: 14/01/1879

Spouse First Name: Thomas

Spouse Second Name: Breame

Spouse Last Name: Beuttler

Town of Marriage: Bedford

County of Marriage: Bedfordshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 05/03/1932

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Roydene

Address line 2: 42

Address line 3: St Michael's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2929 18 s 9 d

Current value of effects: £134147.00

Census Information


Cauldwell Street, Bedford.

Charles aged 36, clerk, curate of St Mary. Emily aged 32. Charles aged 10. Emily aged 6. John aged 4. Elizabeth aged 3. Maud aged 6 months. Plus 3 servants.


St Mary’s Rectory, Bedford.

Charles aged 47, curate of St Mary’s. Emily aged 42. Charles aged 20, merchant’s clerk. Emily aged 17. John aged 14, naval clerk. Elizabeth aged 13. Maud aged 10. Herbert aged 7. Mary aged 5. William aged 2. Ethel aged 3 months. Plus 3 servants.


St Mary’s Rectory, 16 Cauldwell Street, Bedford.

Charles aged 56, rector of St Mary’s. Emily aged 52. Elizabeth aged 23. Maud aged 20. Herbert aged 17. Mary aged 15. William aged 12. Ethel aged 10. Plus 2 servants.


St Mary’s Rectory, Bedford.

Charles Brereton aged 66, rector. Emily aged 62. Emily aged 36, daughter, widow. Maud Beuttler aged 30, daughter. Edward Gerald aged 1, grandson. Plus 3 servants.

(Thomas Beuttler was in Australia).


Loudwater, Sussex Gardens Young Gentlemen’s School, Margate, Kent.

Thomas aged 37, private tutor. Maud aged 40. Gerald aged 11 (Edward). Sybil Brereton aged 8. Charles Brereton aged 1. Plus 1 tutor and 9 pupils. Plus 4 servants.


Industrial School, Feltham, Middx.

Thomas aged 47, superintendent. Maud aged 50. Sybil aged 18. Stella aged 16. Plus 2 servants.


“Brereton” Highdown Avenue, Worthing.

Thomas aged 57, pensioned, late superintendent Feltham Industrial. Maud aged 60. Sybil aged 28. Plus 1 servant.


42 St. Michaels Road, Worthing, Sussex

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Thomas Breame Beuttler
Male 1853 67 Madras, India Retired From Office Sept Felkam Sweet
Maud Beuttler
Female 1851 70 Bedford, Bedfordshire
Sybil Brenton Beuttler
Female 1887 34 Australia
Edward Gerald Oakley
Brother’s son
Male 1879 41 Devon, England Lieut Colonel

Miscellaneous Information

The Bedford Record – 18th January 1879

Fashionable Marriage – On Tuesday last a marriage was celebrated at St Mary’s Church, between Thomas Breame Beuttler, formerly of Bedford, and Miss Maud Brereton. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a princess dress of rich ivory satin trimmed with real point Raqusu lace, wreath of orange blossom, jasmine, and myrtle, and tulle veil. The bridesmaids, four in number, were Miss Brereton, Miss Ethel Brereton, Miss Lohrer, and Miss Andrews. They wore costumes of Ecru Cashmire de cosse trimmed with bows of pale pink ruby and ecru, straw hats with ecru satin, lace, and shaded chrysanthemums. the visitors were Mrs Beuttler, who wore black brocaded silk with white damasne, white China silk flehu, satin bonnet with white feathers; Mrs Lohrer, black silk dress trimmed with old point lace, black lace bonnet with white feathers; Mrs Brereton black velvet dress, black lace shawl, white bonnet with white feathers and black lace; Mrs Fagan, amethyst velvet dress “en princesse” bonnet to match with feathers and creme chrysanthemums; Mrs E Green, ruby velvet dress, creme satin hat with feathers and shaded flowers to match the dress; Mrs Bolland, brown silk dress trimmed with velvet, hat to match, and Indian muslin fichu. The bridegroom was attended by his best man, Mr James Beuttler; Mr C.H. Brereton; Mr W.H. Brereton; Mr E Green; and Mr Stafford. Officiating clergy – Rev. W.E. Bolland, and Rev. Septimum B Phillpotta. The wedding presents were numerous and costly. the bridal trousseau and bridesmaids and visitors costumes werw supplied by Messrs. Cherry and Gilpin.