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Name: Teresa Witcomb

Burial Number: 0694

Gender: Female

Occupation: School Mistress

Born: 00/00/1830

Died: 24/12/1912

Buried: 28/12/1912


Teresa was born in Winchester, the daughter of Charles and Margaret. She was baptised at St Maurice’s Church, Winchester on 10th June 1831. Her father was a bookseller. When he retired, the family moved to Islington. As a young woman, Teresa worked as a school mistress in Islington along with her sister Isabella. Another sister, Margaret became an artist. After 1851, Teresa does not appear in any census records until 1901. It is possible that she was abroad as a teacher or missionary. In 1871, Charles and two daughters were living at The Hermitage in Sompting. In 1891, Margaret was living at West View in Heene Road. She and her sister Teresa moved into 6 Heene Villas, Heene Road in 1896. The sisters lived together until Margaret’s death in 1905. Teresa died on 24th December 1912. Probate was granted on 27th January 1913 to Harold Ernest Walter, retired major HM Army (nephew). Effects £14242 1s 2d.

Isabella’s daughter Frederica Grundvic is also buried at Heene.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NB Row: 9 Plot: 2

Exact Location (what3words): forget.trips.falls

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Teresa Witcomb December 24th 1912 83 years

Further Information


Name: Teresa Witcomb

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1830

Town: Winchester

County: Hampshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 24/12/1912

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 6

Address line 2: Heene Villas

Address line 3: Heene Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £14242 1 s 2 d

Current value of effects: £1113000.00

Census Information


The Square, Winchester

Charles aged 40, bookseller. Margaret aged 40. Julia aged 21. William aged 20. Louisa aged 15. Isabella aged 14. Teresa aged 11. Margaret aged 10. Mary aged 8. Janet aged 6. Alexander aged 3.


10 Edward terrace, Islington.

Charles aged 54, retired bookseller. Margaret aged 54. Isabella aged 24, school mistress. Teresa aged 21, school mistress. Margaret aged 19, artist in oil painting. Mary aged 18. Janet aged 16.


6 Heene Villas, Heene Road, Worthing.

Teresa aged 71, living on own means. Margaret aged 69, living on own means. Plus 2 servants.


6 Heene Villas, Heene Road, Worthing.

Teresa aged 81, no occupation. Plus 2 servants.

Miscellaneous Information

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