Florence Draper

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 27/01/2021

Florence Draper



Florence was born in Newbury c1869 she was the youngest child of Edward & Sarah Draper (nee Bristow) who were married on the 14th June 1859 in Peterborough Northamptonshire.  Her father was born in Gainsborough Lincolnshire c1835 and worked as a Railway Clerk and also a Licenced Victualler & Merchant. Her mother was born in Peterborough Northamptonshire in 1830 and worked (after her husband’s death in 1869) as a Goods Agent for G W R.

Florence’s siblings were:

George Edward born in Heckington 1860

Sarah Jane born in Heckington in 1861

Clara Jessie born in Reading in 1863

Fred Herbert born in Reading in 1865

Arthur born in Reading in 1867


Florence died aged 1 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 2nd June 1870


Her mother Sarah, father Edward and brothers, Fred Herbert and Arthur are also buried in the Newtown Road Cemetery

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