Sarah Elizabeth Kimber

Author: D Duff
Date published: 06/09/2017

Sarah Elizabeth Kimber

She was born in 1853 in Aldbourne, Wiltshire, daughter of Joseph Dennis, a Willow Cutter, and Mary Ann (nee Braxton). She grew up in Aldbourne with her parents and five siblings: Anne (born 1856), Patience (b. 1858), Mary Jane (b. 1861), Joseph (b. 1866) and Frederick (b. 1870), before marrying William Waller Kimber in 1878 in Newbury. In the 1911 census it is recorded that they had 6 children, five surviving and one child, William Waller, who died in 1881. Further family details are available in William Waller Kimber's record (1855-1938).

She died on 19 January 1938 aged 84 years and she was buried on 22 January 1938. Her husband William Wailer (Walter) Kimber died on 16 May 1938 aged 84 years and was buried on 21 May in the same plot alongside his father William Wailer Kimber who died on 6 January and was buried on 8 January 1898 aged 75 years and his mother Betsy Kimber (nee Whale) who died on 8 July and was buried on 12 July 1900 aged 75 years.

Sources; Birth Index 4Q 1853; 1861 to 1911 census; Death Index March 1938
Mrs. P. Code LN(D) 1 Page 116


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