Personal information about Frances Rapson

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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Frances Rapson
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   18 October 1906
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   51 Carfax, Horsham
Burial register information:
Book number: 1899
Page number: 126
Record number: 8204
Official at burial:
   The Rev'd. L R Maquire, Rector.
Source of information:
  Burial Register
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Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Frances Rapson
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News and Mrs Pattison
Date of source:    25 October 1906
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News





After an illness of a week's duration, Frances, the widow of the late Robert Rapson, passed away at the residence of her son, 51 Carfax, Horsham.

Born at Sittingbourne, she commenced her business career at Rochester, and in 1854, her bridal year, her husband brought her to Newbury, and opened a milliner's shop in Northbrook street. Extending the premises, Mr. Rapson left Mr. Penford, and added drapery, remaining at 48 and 49, Northbrook Street till he died in 1885. Mrs. Rapson continued the establishment till 1890, when she went to reside at Horsham.

The funeral took place on Thursday, the first part being conducted in St. Nicholas Church by the Rector, Rev. L.R. Majendie. The body was laid in the same grave as her husband in the Newbury Cemetery. The mourners were Robert and Charles Rapson, sons, Fanny Mary Dean, daughter; Maria Taylor, Robert and Lily Rapson, grandchildren; Frances Green, niece; Sydney Dean, son-in-law.

Newbury Weekly News 25 October 1906

Buried 18 October 1906 aged 71

Bk 1899 p. 126 no. 8204

Mrs P p. 122 LN(K)11

Also Robert husband

Also son in law Thomas Taylor d 1885 age 35

And dear baby Thomas d 26/9/1886 age 9 mths

And Fanny Rapson Taylor age 27 d 17/11/1907

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