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Name: Selina Moore

Burial Number: 1850

Gender: Female

Occupation: Hospital Matron

Born: 25/12/1863

Died: 05/12/1952

Buried: 09/12/1952


Selena (Lena) was born in Bayswater, the daughter of James and Emma. Her father was a provisions merchant. As a young girl, Lena studied sculpture but by 1901 had changed to a nursing career working in Rotherhithe. On 16th November 1908, Lena married Edward Rowland Moore a builder, in Trowbridge. She was Matron at the local isolation hospital. The couple lived in Trowbridge until Edward retired and they then moved to Worthing, settling in Ripley Road. Edward died in 1941. By her death on 5th December 1952, Lena was living at 8 Milton Street, Worthing. Probate was granted on 27th March 1953 to Jessie Miriam Turner spinster. Effects £2725 6s 5d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 6 Plot: 7

Exact Location (what3words): issued.today.punchy

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In devoted memory of Rowland Moore died 31st Dec 1941 aged 67 Lena his wife 5th Dec 1952

Further Information


Name: Selina Ellen Moore

Gender: Female

Born: 25/12/1863

Town: Bayswater

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Turner

Marriage Date: 16/11/1908

Spouse First Name: Edward

Spouse Second Name: Rowland

Spouse Last Name: Moore

Town of Marriage: Trowbridge

County of Marriage: Wiltshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 05/12/1952

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 8

Address line 2: Milton Street

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2725 6 s 5 d

Current value of effects: £85043.00

Census Information


The Street, Harwell, Berks.

Selina aged 8. Florence aged 5. Jessie aged 2. Visiting their aunt Rachel Turner aged 49, retired housekeeper.


3 Bishop’s Road, Paddington.

James aged 54, provisions dealer. Emma aged 48. Selina aged 18. Jessie aged 16. Florence aged 12. Alfred Weller aged 60, brother-in-law. Plus 1 servant.


29 South Norwood Hill, Croydon.

Selina aged 28, artist, sculptor. Visiting with sisters Florence and Jessie the house of Clara Thorn aged 37, widow and preacher.


299 Rotherhithe Street, Trinity Wharf, London.

Selina aged 37, hospital superintendent. (This address appears to be a hostel for mainly hospital workers).


60 Bradley Road, Trowbridge, Wilts.

Edward R aged 37, builder’s foreman. Lena aged 36? (46).


37 Bradley Road, Trowbridge, Melksham, Wiltshire

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Edward Rowland Moore
M 1873 47 Frome, Somerset Clerk Wiltshire Waking Mens Consenative, Benefit Society
Lena Ellen Moore
F 1872 49 Paddington, London Home Duties


74 Ripley Road, Worthing.

Edward R: sickness benefit, clerk retired. Lena: retired nurse, unpaid domestic duties.

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