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Name: William Hope

Burial Number: 1409

Gender: Male

Occupation: Office Clerk

Distinction: Clerical career

Born: 31/12/1869

Died: 10/07/1929

Buried: 13/07/1929

Story

William Hope was born in 1869 in St. George in the East, Middlesex; he was the son of George Hope, 43yrs, a railway plate layer, and Ann, 41yrs, nee Gowler, he was an only child

William began a clerical career as a solicitor’s clerk in 1891, he was a railway engineer’s clerk in 1901, and a municipal clerk in 1911.

On 27th December 1917, when he was 48yrs old, William married Frances Essex Theodora Smith, 37yrs, at St. Andrew, West Kensington. They do not appear to have had any children.

In 1921 William and Frances were living in Muswell Hill, Middlesex, at some point they moved to Worthing, Sussex, where they lived at Mornington, West Avenue, where William died, on 10th July 1929, aged 59yrs. Probate was granted to his widow, effects, £6298 17s 7d. Value 2022 – £426,300.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: WB Row: 1 Plot: 34

Exact Location (what3words): deals.soon.keen

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

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Inscription:

William Hope beloved husband of Essex Hope born 31st December 1869 died 10th July 1929. Essex Hope born 3rd April 1880 died 17th September 1964

Further Information

Birth

Name: William Hope

Gender: Male

Born: 31/12/1869

Town: Limehouse

County: London

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 27/12/1917

Spouse First Name: Frances

Spouse Second Name: Essex

Spouse Last Name: Smith

Town of Marriage: Kensington

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 10/07/1929

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Mornington

Address line 3: West Avenue

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £6298 17 s 7 d

Current value of effects: £426300

Census Information

1871

Living at 38, Aston Street, St. Anne, Limehouse, London. George Hope, 45yrs, Railway Plate Layer, wife, Ann, 43yrs, and William, 2yrs.

1881

Living at Burfield Road, West Ham, Essex. George Hope, 55yrs, Railway Plate Layer, wife, Ann, 53yrs, and William, 12yrs.

1891

Living at 72, Keogh Road, Stratford, Essex. George Hope, 65yrs, Plate Layer, son, William, 22yrs, Solicitor’s Clerk.

1901

Living at 76, Keogh Road, Stratford, Essex. George Hope, 75yrs, widower, retired Plate Layer, son, William, 32yrs, Rail Engineer’s Clerk.

1911

Living at 76, Keogh Road, Stratford, Essex. William Hope, Hd. 42yrs, single, Municipal Clerk, Borough Council.

1921

Living at 66a, Church Crescent, Muswell Hill, Hornsey, Middlesex. William Hope, Hd. 52yrs, Municiple Clerk Borough Engineer’s Dept. wife, Frances Essex Theodora, 41yrs, Home Duties.

Miscellaneous Information

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