Personal information about Henry William Maskell Twissell

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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Henry William Maskell Twissell
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   23 February 1929
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   Dunedin, Bath Road, Reading
Burial register information:
Book number: 1917
Page number: 133
Record number: 10657
Official at burial:
   L.R. Majendie (Rector)
Source of information:
  Burial Register

Memorial Details

  20 February 1929
  4 Kerbstones
  Limestone Letters
  West kerbstone, inner slope: In / loving memory / of // North kerbstone, inner slope: Wilfred E. B. Twissell, died Dec.9th. 1923 aged 59 years. // South kerbstone, inner slope: Also Henry W. M. Twissell, died Feb.20th. 1929 aged 62 years. //
  Kerbstones intact but partly covered.
    Wilfred & Henry are brothers, sons of Thomas Henry, carpenter, of Bisley, Glos & Ellen Twissell b. Burghclere (plot ChNWW15) and brothers to Maria Phebe Ch(2)B. Born near Bisley Glos. Moved to Newbury by 1881. Lived in Lypiatt, 29 Berkeley Rd. Wilfred Edward Baker was a grocer's asst all his life & left £1200. Henry William Maskell was a butcher's asst. all his life, died in Dunedin Hospital, Reading & left £190. Neither married. Sources: Ancestry records
  01 November 2017
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Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Henry Twissell
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News and Mrs Pattison
Date of source:    28 February 1929
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News






The death occurred on Wednesday in last week in Dunedin Nursing Home, Reading, following an operation, of Mr. Harry Twissell, of “Lypiatt,” Berkeley-road.


Mr. Twissell, who was a butcher, was 62 years of age and spent over 45 years in one place of employment. On leaving school, he entered the late Mr. F. J. Coldicott's business, which was afterwards carried on by Mr. Liddiard.


He was for many years a special constable, and when he retired last autumn had attained the rank of sergeant.


The funeral took place on Saturday, the service at the|Parish Church being conducted by the Rector, the Rev. L.R. Majendie. The interment was at the Newtown-road Cemetery.


The mourners were Mr. C. Twissell, Mr. F.B. Twissell (brothers). Mr. Norman Bland (nephew).

Floral tributes were sent by Annie and Madge; Bruce, Maud and Reg; Addie, Lois and Frank (Chelmsford); Les and Beat (Caversham); Charles and Annie (Fulham); Swin and Mabel (Shepherds Bush); Clara and Lizzie; Percy and May (Cornwall); Norman, Molly and family; Work mates; Office Staff, Liddiards Ltd; Mr. and Mrs. N. Liddiard and the Rev. T. Liddiard; Mrs. Kimber; E.C. Wren and C.H. Biddle; Officers and Sergeants. Sergeants, Special Constabulary; Mr. J. Tufnall and staff; J. Pemberton (Goring|); Miss Cox; Mr. and Mrs. Flack and Peggy; Mr. and Mrs. Blackwell and Betty; Conservative Club.

Several of the Special Constables were also present at the church.


Newbury Weekly News 28 February 1929


Buried 23 February 1929 aged 62

Book 1917 p. 133 No. 10657


Mrs. P. p. 94 Ch NW29 Henry Twissell died 20 February 1929 aged 62


Also Wilfred E.B. Twissell died 8 December 1923 aged 59

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