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Name: William Luce

Burial Number: 1215

Gender: Male

Occupation: clerk ; auctioneer

Born: 19/11/1879

Died: 16/12/1925

Buried: 22/12/1925


William was born in Gaspe, Canada, on 19 November 1879 to (Philip) John Manger or Mauger, a general manager, and Agnes Frances nee Hyman, and was baptised on 3 February 1880. His middle name is illegible on the certificate – sometimes it is spelt Manger and sometimes Mauger. By 1891 the family were living in Jersey in the Channel Islands where John Luce was a merchant in the fish trade still connected with Canada and grandfather , Philip, was head of the household. In 1901William was a clerk in London but in 1911 he was an auctioneer living with his mother and a sister back in Jersey. No marriage was found for him. When he died in Stoke Newington on 16 December 1925 he left £2632 16s 2d to be administered by Sidney Henry West civil servant.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 5 Plot: 9

Exact Location (what3words): global.cried.plates

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of William Mauder Luce died 16th Dec 1925 aged 45 years "Peace perfect peace" Also of his mother Agnes Fanny Luce died / July 1932

Further Information


Name: William Mauger or Manger Luce

Gender: Male

Born: 19/11/1879

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: Canada


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 16/12/1925

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 15

Address line 2: Linthorpe Road

Address line 3: Stamford Hill

Town: Stoke Newington

County: Middlesex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2632 16 s 2 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Census of Canada    Gaspe. Quebec          Luce, John M, 36, b. England, general manager, C of E           Luce, Agnes F, 32, wife, German          Luce , Philip M , 5,         Luce, Jane S, 3           Luce, William M , 1           Nicolle, Alfred, 19, b. England, clerk      Nicolle, Edwin 17,b. England , clerk             K?         Samuel, 48,  Irish, farm labourer


Channel Islands Census       Bruillon Road, Jersey       Philip Luce, 71, head, merchant in the fish trade in Canada      Rachel Luce, 75, wife       William Luce, 42, son, merchant in the fish trade in Labrador     George M Luce, 41, son, farmer       Agnes Luce, 43, daughter-in-law, widow, living on own means      Jane S Luce, 13, granddaughter       William M Luce, 11, grandson        Agnes F Luce, 9, granddaughter     Effie A Luce, 7, granddaughter


33, Marlborough Hill, St Marylebone          Fanny S Dobson, 46, wife, domestic caretaker       Mary S K Dobson, 3, daughter     Isabel E Freeland, 25, daughter       John Freeland, 26, son-in-law,          William M Luce, 21, visitor, clerk



Channel Island Census    Herupe, St John’s, Jersey        Agnes F Luce, 63, head, private means       Jane S Luce, 33, daughter     William M Luce, 31, son, auctioneer

Miscellaneous Information

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