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Name: William Evans

Burial Number: 1431

Gender: Male

Occupation: Ginger Beer Makers; Letter Carrier; Shoe Maker; 1st Class Postman;

Born: 00/00/1858

Died: 04/03/1930

Buried: 07/03/1930


William Henry Evans was born in St. George in the East, Middlesex, in 1858. He had four older siblings, Eliza 7yrs, Charles 6yrs, John 4yrs, and Thomas 3yrs, a younger brother, Henry, was born in 1860. His father was Charles Evans, 54yrs, his mother, Susan, 39, a Laundress. The family lived at 36, Tarling Street, St. George in the East, Middlesex.
In 1871, when William was 13yrs and his brother, Thomas, 15yrs, they were both employed as Ginger Beer Makers and their father was a Greengrocer.
In 1880, aged 23yrs, William married Charlotte Martha Cross, 28yrs, in Stepney. He was a Letter Carrier and Shoemaker, they lived at 81, Clark Street, Mile End, Old Town, Middlesex. William and Charlotte had 3 sons, Henry W. 1882, Elias G. 1883, and Ernest A. 1897, by 1891, William was a 1st Class Postman, the family lived at Seal Street, Hackney. In 1896 Charlotte died, aged 44yrs.
In 1909, William, aged 52yrs, married Florence Owen, a widowed schoolteacher aged 40yrs, with a 14yr old daughter. By 1911 William had retired from the Post Office and they lived at 32, Urswick Road, Hackney. At some stage, after 1911, William and Florence moved to Sussex where they lived at Graigwen, 17, Reigate Road, Worthing. William Henry Evans died at Worthing Hospital on 4th March 1930, aged 72yrs.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 3 Plot: 21

Exact Location (what3words): drama.pays.refers

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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To the dear memory of William Henry Evans who was called home on 4th March 1930 aged 72 years. Also his wife Florence died 17th November 1946 aged 78 and their son in law Frederick Gerald Watson died 26th Aug 1945 aged 48. "Until he come" "To Dear Dad"

Further Information


Name: William Henry Evans

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1858

Town: St George’s

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //1880

Spouse First Name: Charlotte

Spouse Second Name: Martha

Spouse Last Name: Cross

Town of Marriage: Stepney

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 04/03/1930

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Worthing Hospital

Address line 3: Lyndhurst Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £94 9 s 11 d

Current value of effects: £6000

Census Information


Charles Evans, 57yrs, wife, Susan, 42yrs, Laundress, 6 children, Eliza 10, Charles 9, John 7, Thomas 6, William 3, Henry, under 1yr, living at 36, Tarling Street, St. George in the East, Middlesex.


Charles Evans, 67yrs, Greengrocer, wife, Susan, 52yrs, Charles 19, Plater, Robert 17, Plater, Thomas, 15yrs, William 13yrs, both Ginger Beer makers, Harry, 2yrs, Grandson, living at 77, Tarling Street, St. George in the East, Middlesex.


William H. Evans, 23yrs, Letter Carrier and Shoemaker, wife, Charlotte, 29yrs, living at 81, Clark Street, Mile End, Old Town, Middlesex.


William H. Evans, 34yrs, 1st Class Postman, wife, Charlotte, 39yrs, 3 children, Henry W. 9, Elias G. 8, and Ernest A. 4, living at Seal Street, Hackney.


William H. Evans, 44yrs, Postman, son, Elias G. Evans, 18yrs, Clerk, Visitors at 3, Cowper St., Hove, Sussex.


William H. Evans, 54yrs, Pensioner P.O., wife, Florence, 42yrs, Asst. Mistress Teacher, Gladys Owen, 16yrs, stepdaughter, living at 32, Urswick Road, Hackney.


Living at 35, Halidon Street, Hackney, London & Middlesex.

William Henry Evans
Male 1857 64 Retired Civil Service General Post Office
Florence Evans
Female 1868 52 London County Council
Gladys Owen
Female 1895 26 Teacher London County Council

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