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Name: Minnie Parsons

Burial Number: 0616

Gender: Female

Occupation: School Teacher; Assistant at a Ladies College;

Distinction: School Teacher

Born: 00/10/1873

Died: 07/07/1910

Buried: 09/07/1910

Story

Minnie Grace Parsons was baptised on 12th October 1873 at All Saints, Northamptonshire. Her father, Alexander Eames Parsons was a Bank Clerk, her mother, Mary Eliza nee Taperell, she had 2 older sisters, Emma and Clara, and they lived at St. George’s Place, Northamptonshire.
By 1881 Minnie, 7yrs old had 4 siblings: Emma M. 13, Clara L. 11, Edith C. 4, and Henry A. 2. Her father was now Bank Manager and the family lived in Thrapston, at the Northamptonshire Union Bank. They employed 2 domestic servants.
When Minnie was 17yrs she was one of 7 children, Emma M. 23, Clara C. 21, Edith C. 14, Henry A. 12, Ethel E. 6, and Irene F. 4. The family lived at 20, St. Loyes, Bedford, employing 2 servants.
Minnie and her 2 older sisters, Emma and Clara all became schoolteachers. In 1901 Minnie was an Assistant at a Ladies College in Guernsey, C. I.
In 1910 Minnie Grace Parsons died on 7th July in Worthing Sussex, at the Hurst, St. Botolph’s Road, aged 35yrs. Her home address was given as 15, Lansdowne Road, Bedford. Northamptonshire. She left estate of £212 8s 4d. to her father, Alexander E. Parsons, Bank Manager. Value 2020 – £25K.
Her death certificate gave the cause of death as “Appendicitis Operation – Heart failure.”

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Minnie Parsons

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 2 Plot: 5

Exact Location (what3words): valve.tree.leap

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

EndowedGrave: Cut grass and keep tidy.

Inscription:

In loving memory of our dear May Minnie Grace Parsons who fell asleep July 7th 1910 "Blessed are the pure in heart"

Further Information

Birth

Name: Minnie Grace Parsons

Gender: Female

Born: 00/10/1873

Town: Unknown

County: Northamptonshire

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 07/07/1910

Cause of death: Appendicitis Operation – Heart failure

Address line 1: The Hurst

Address line 3: St Botolph's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £212 8 s 4 d

Current value of effects: £25000

Census Information

1881

Alexander E. Parsons, 40yrs, Bank Manager, wife, Mary E. Parsons, 36yrs, and 5 children: Emma M. 13, Clara L. 11, Minnie G. 7, Edith C. 4, and Henry A. 2. They live in Thrapston, at the Northamptonshire Union Bank, employing 2 domestic servants.

1891

Alexander E. Parsons, 50yrs, Bank Manager, wife, Mary E. Parsons, 46yrs, now have 7 children: Emma M. 23, Clara C. 21, Minnie G. 17, Edith C. 14, Henry A. 12, Ethel E. 6, and Irene F. 4. The family lived at 20, St. Loyes, Bedford, employing 2 servants.

1901

Minnie Grace Parsons, 27yrs, is an Assistant at a Ladies College, St. Peter, Guernsey, C. I.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.