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Name: Winifred Bee

Burial Number: 1802

Gender: Female

Born: 18/9/1884

Died: 24/09/1946

Buried: 28/09/1946


Winifred Annie, the second child of Walter Fogwill, a clothier’s manager, and his wife, Georgina, née Emery, was baptised on 28 September 1884 at St. John the Evangelist in Wandsworth. In 1891 the family was living at 10, Ferndale Road, Lambeth.

On 28 June 1913 Winifred married Alan Raikes Bee, an officer in the Army, at St John, Clapham, Surrey. Their son, Derek Alan Raikes,  born in 1916 in Essex, joined the RAF, died in action and was buried at El Alemain in 1942.

From at least 1924 Winifred and Alan lived at ‘Ellington’,9, Cowper Road, Worthing. Winifred  also had a house 4, St Botolphs Road, Worthing. She was  widowed in 1927 and  died on 24 September 1946 at the County Hospital, Dorking Road, Epsom, Surrey.

Mentioned in her probate announcement are Miss Margaret Elinor  Jones, (who could not be traced), Miss  Fogwill, ( the daughter of Walter W Fogwill, Winifred’s brother), and Miss Joyce Ellen Purnell ( the daughter of Nora Kathleen Jean Bee, the sister of Alan Raikes Bee, who married Charles Arthur Purnell). In 1939, a James A W Purnell, a dental student, lived in Cowper Road with Winifred, Derek Alan and Margaret E Jones.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Winifred Bee

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 8 Plot: 7

Exact Location (what3words): dark.sling.label

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


Major Alan Raikes Bee T.D. 24th London Regt. The Queen's. Dearly loved and devoted husband of Winifred Bee fell asleep 1st June 1927 aged 46 "Sleep on beloved and take thy rest"

Further Information


Name: Winifred Annie Bee

Gender: Female

Born: 18/9/1884

Town: Wandsworth

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name:Fogwill

Marriage Date: 28/6/1913

Spouse First Name: Alan

Spouse Second Name: Raikes

Spouse Last Name: Bee

Town of Marriage: Clapham

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 24/09/1946

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: County Hospital

Address line 3: Dorking road

Town: Epsom and Ewell

County: Surrey

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £13499 9 s 9 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


10, Ferndale House, Lambeth

Walter Fogwill, 34, head, clothier’s manager; Georgina Fogwill, 31, wife; Walter W Fogwill,7, son; Winifred Fogwill, 6, daughter; Dorothea C Fogwill, 5, daughter; Maria C Emery, 36, sister-in-law. Toy and Fancy trade assistant; (sister of Georgina Fogwill); Fredericka Emery, 33, sister-in-law, Toy and Fancy trade assistant, (sister of Georgina Fogwill); Margaret J Jones, 18, domestic servant;


“Ellington” Cowper Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Alan Raikes Bee aged 40, fire insurance clerk, North Bristol and Mercantile Insurance Co Ltd. Winifred Annie aged 36, home duties. Walter Fogwill aged 64, visitor, manager tailoring boots shirts, Civil Service Supply Ass. Ltd. Georgina Fogwill aged 68, visitor, home duties. Plus 1 servant.



9, Cowper Road, Worthing

Winifred A Bee, born 19, September 1884, private means; (Derek) Alan R Bee, born 29 August 1916, estate agents clerk; James A W Purnell, born 7 November 1918. dental student; Margaret E Jones, born 30 August 1928, private means;

Miscellaneous Information

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