Personal information about Charlotte Elizabeth Hemsted

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Birth information

Name at birth:
   Charlotte Elizabeth Hemsted
Date of birth:
   01 January 1844
Gender of Child:
Father's name:
   Henry Bursey
Mother's name:
   Charlotte Heather
Place of birth:
   Newington, Surrey
Parent's address at birth:
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Registration quarter:
Registration district:
   Newington, Surrey
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Death Information

   Charlotte Elizabeth Hemsted
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Charlotte Elizabeth Hemsted
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Maiden name:
Date of Death:
   02 December 1868
Age at death:
Date of birth:
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Place of birth:
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Place of death:
   Railway Street, , Gillingham, Kent
Usual address:
   as above
Cause of death:
  Phthisis 4 years Anasarca 2weeks
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Registration district:
   Medway, Kent.
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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Charlotte Hemsted
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   05 December 1868
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   Chatham, Kent.
Burial register information:
Book number: 1868
Page number: 004
Record number: 2428
Official at burial:
   The Rev'd. W Milton, Curate of Newbury
   Not sure of Official's name
Source of information:
  Burial Register
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Memorial Details

  Charlotte HEMSTED
  22 December 1868
  Vault covered with a large flat stone flush with ground.
  Sandstone Engraved
  Flat stone, top of vault: In Memory of / Eliza, Relict of the Rev. May Ellis / Rector of Ickford, Bucks. / died May 6th.1864 aged 56 years / Also Sarah, Relict of Rev. John Charles Townsend / of Newbury, Berks. / died May 10th. 1868 aged 88 years. / Also Charlotte, wife of / Lieutenant Edward Hemsted / 109th. Regiment / died December 22nd. 1868 aged 24 years. / Also of Ellen, wife of / John Whitelock, Esq. / of Owosso, Michigan, U.S.A. / died March 14th. 1870 aged 39 years. / Also Charles Hemsted / of Newbury. / died August 3rd. 1870 aged 36 years. / Also Anne, wife of Stephen Hemsted, Esq., / of Newbury, Berks. / died July 28th. 1876 aged 70 years / and was buried next to this vault on the North side. / Also Anne, wife of W.S.H. May, Esq., died March 1st.1883 aged 37 years. / Buried at Brockley Cemetery / Also Stephen Hemsted of Newbury / died April 10th. 1885 aged 82 years. / Buried on the North side of this vault. //
  Good but easily covered by grass. Lichen over MI in places but can be read.
  ChNW12 page 93
    The Townsend/Ellis/Hemsted family lived in Bartholomew St., Newbury. See website for obits of Eliza Ellis & her mother, Sarah Townsend. Both wives of vicars. Eliza was the wife of the Vicar of Ickford, Bucks., Rev William May Ellis, MA Christ Church, Oxon, who predeceased her. Charlotte Hemsted was the d of Henry Bursey, surgeon & general practitioner in Southwark, (buried elsewhere in NRC but grave not recorded by Mrs P.), & first wife of Lt. Col. Edward Hemsted, son of Anne & Stephen Hemsted snr., Edward is buried in St Peter's, Drayton nr Abingdon. Ellen Whitelock was daughter of Stephen & Anne Hemsted. Charles Hemsted, Ellen's brother, was a Midshipman, RN & 2nd Mate, Merchant Navy. Anne Hemsted, mother to Ellen & Charles, was the d. of Sarah & J.C.Townsend and wife of Stephen MA Oxon, MRCS, JP, surgeon, of Bartholomew St., Newbury, left £9000 to son Stephen Hemsted. She bequeathed land for the building of a meeting room for St George's, Wash Common (see FNRC website). Stephen Hemsted snr. graduated from St John's College, Oxon in 1852. Both Anne & Stephen are buried by the North side of the vault. Anne May was d. of Anne & Stephen Townsend, wife of William Simonds Higgs May, farmer, landowner & gentleman of Reading. Sources: Mrs Pattinson's records were corrected or confirmed by further inspection of the grave & by using records on ancestry uk. The place name Owosso was confirmed using Google. Anne May's burial is recorded at Brockley Cemetery
  01 November 2017
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Charles  HEMSTED
Anne MAY

Cemetery Accounts Record

The information below is derived from the Newbury Cemetery company Accounts ledgers.

Charlotte Hemsted
05 December 1868
Consecrated - Family Vault
Rev'd. W. Milton



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