Personal information about Bessie Chivers

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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Bessie Chivers
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   08 March 1957
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
Burial register information:
Book number: 1917
Page number: 292
Record number: 11929
Official at burial:
   B. A . Whiting
Source of information:
  Burial Register

Memorial Details

  Bessie CHIVERS
  05 March 1957
  4 Kerbstones in a square layout. In the middle of the square is a rock with an integral vase.
  Polished Composite
  South facing Kerbstone:In Loving Memory Of Arthur Chivers who died Nov. 16th. 1930 aged 44 years. North facing Kerbstone: Also of Bessie Chivers died March 5th. 1957. East facing Kerbstone: A life well spent.
  Good condition. Medium to heavy vegetation. Inlaid text.
  LS(C) 15
    Death Index records Bessie Chivers (nee Dyer) died aged 79. She was born 1Q 1877.
  28 August 2015
  D Duff
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Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Bessie Chivers
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News and Mrs Pattison
Date of source:    14 March 1957
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News





Baptist Church Funeral Service

Many friends and employees of the building firm with which she had such a long association attended the funeral at Newbury Baptist Church on Friday of Mrs Bessie Chivers, 63, Cheap-street, whose death was reported last week. The service was conducted by the Rev. Brian Whiting.

In the congregation were Mr. and Mrs. Shergold, Miss Margaret Davies, Mr. and Mrs. Scruton, Mr. F.L. Shergold, Mrs. E.E. Hancock, Mrs. M. Sexton, Mrs. A. Butler. Miss V. Thompson, Mr. R. Terry (also representing Mrs. Terry), Mrs. M. Green, Miss M. Langford, Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Lewendon, Miss May Jones, Mrs. C.J. Brown, Mrs. H. Chalk, Mr. and Mrs. S. Maccabbee, Mrs. Dubock, Mrs. H. Whiting, Mrs. G. Slater, Mrs. T. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Shepherd, Mr. and Mrs. E. Newman, Miss Sargeant, Mr. W.H. Bentley, Mrs. Wraight, Mr. Arthur Wraight, Mr. G. Brady, Miss K.M. Gould, Mr. A. Giles, Miss Dunster, Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Smith. Mrs. L. New, Mrs. C. Paine. Mrs C.F. Moon, Mrs. W. Burrows, Mrs. P.H. Pocock (also representing Mr. Pocock and Mr. John Pocock,), Mrs. L. Piper, Mr. C.F. Moon (Baptist Church secretary), Mr. and Mrs. John Lucas, Mr. A.P. Morton, Dr. R.F. Barclay, Mrs. Hubert Penn, Mrs. Terrett, Mr. H.S. Dolton, Mr. Walter Midwinter, Mrs. E.M. Plomer, Mr. Basil Dolton, Mr. J.B. Robson, Mr. Lewendon, Mr. Butt, Miss M.C.Young, Mr and Mrs. A.R. Gildersleve, Mr. J. Kennedy (also representing Mrs. Kennedy), Miss Else, Mrs. Corbel, Mr. C.H. Freeman, Mrs. Reid, Mrs. Moore, Mr.S. Bastin (also representing Mrs. Bastin), Mr. Arthur Penn, Mr. W.J. Lewendon, Mr. J.J.Terrett, Mrs. Wilde, Miss Ruth Perry, Mrs. H. Carter and Mrs. Eggleton (also representing Mr. Eggleton).

In addition to Mr. W.S. Fuller, present proprietor of the business, and Mrs. Fuller, members of A.J. Chivers' building firm present were Mr. Hayward, Mr. T. Clark, Mr. E. Powers, Mr. F. Palmer, Mr. W. Smith, Mr. G. Powers, Mr. A. Winchcombe, Mr. T. Bailey, Mr. D. Smith, Mr. J. Gore, Mr. A.W. Wraight, Mrs. Ponting, Miss Cullum and Miss New.


A reader writes– The Maternity and Child Welfare Clinic at Newbury has suffered a real loss by the death of Mrs. Bessie Chivers. She had been a regular and devoted supporter for over thirty years. To this cause she gave her sincere affection and service, and will be greatly missed by all the mothers and other helpers.


Newbury Weekly News 14 March 1957

Died 5 March 1957

Mrs. P. p.140 LS(c) 15

Also Arthur

Death not in BMD for 1857


Sources:Newbury Weekly News 14 March 1957 and Mrs P

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