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Name: May Beckles

Burial Number: 1892

Gender: Female

Occupation: Kindergarden Teacher

Distinction: Kindergarten Teacher

Born: 10/05/1874

Died: 18/01/1960

Buried: 22/01/1960


May Ethel Beckles 1874 – 1960

Kindergarden teacher, May Ethel Beckles was the daughter of the Vicar of Heene, Henry McLeod Beckles. 


May E Beckles was born on 10 May 1874 in Worthing, Sussex Her father, Henry, was 27, and her mother, Charlotte Victoria Dodson was 27. She had one brother and four sisters. She died on 18 January 1960 in Devon at the age of 85 and was buried in Heene Cemetery on 22nd January, 1960

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Researcher: Pat Brownbill

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for May Beckles

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 2 Plot: 54

Exact Location (what3words): dive.ridge.slides

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


To the loved memory of Henry Mcleod Beckles (Priest/Rector of this Parish for nineteen years born May 28th 1846 entered into his rest on the Feast of the Epiphany 1892. "Verse 2 Timothy lV v.3" Also of our beloved mother Charlotte Victoria his widow entered her rest Feb 28th 1926. Verse. Also of Elva Mary Alice their eldest daughter fell asleep May 20th 1935. Also of their beloved daughter May Ethel passed on Jan 18th 1960

Further Information


Name: May Ethel Beckles

Gender: Female

Born: 10/05/1874

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 18/01/1960

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Dormers

Address line 3: Westerland

Town: Paignton

County: Devon

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £6571 4 s 11 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information

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Miscellaneous Information

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