Friends of Hastings Cemetery

John Ebenezer White & Family

ES A40


Loving memory


John Ebenezer White

Passed away 2 May 1931

Age 77

Also of

Constance Kate White

Died 6 August 1945

Age 79

Also of

Lily May White

Died 6 October 1981

Age 82

[Along side] Also of Constance Mary Bradley died 21 March 1986 aged 95 years.

Lily May White and Constance Mary Bradley were two of John and Constance White’s 11 children, being the only unmarried daughter and the eldest daughter respectively.  Constance married Thomas Bradley in 1915. They had two children Catherine and Benjamin, and lived in St Mary’s Road, Hastings, and Marina, St Leonards.   They moved to Gosport where Tom worked for the Ministry of Works during World War 2.   Constance returned to Hastings after Tom’s  death.

Lily worked at Phillpotts (milliners) in St Leonards as a young woman and lived for many years in Warrior Square.

DEVONSHIRE DAIRY. No.122 Queens Rd, prop. John E.White; formerly at West Hill; dairy supplies from Viscount Hampden’s dairy at Glynde (herd on 200 acres), 1897

1891 Census – 122 Queens Road

    WHITE   John E              Head       M   M   37   Dairyman(Em'er)             Sussex - Chiddingly      

    WHITE   Constance K   Wife         M   F   24                                            Essex - Silvertown      

    WHITE   Constance M   Dau   -     F   9m                                                 Sussex - Hastings      

    WHITE   Edwin J           Nephew   S   M   20   Milk Carrier(Em'ee)          Sussex - Laughton      

    MARDEN   Annie           Servnt      S   F   13   General Servt(Em'ee)         London - City   

In 1901 John White was declared bankrupt –

05 Nov 1901.

Name: John Ebenezer White.

Marital Status: Not given.

Occupation: Dairyman.

Address: 122 Queen's Road, Hastings.


BANKRUPTS FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE. RECEIVING ORDERS. John Ebenezer White, 122 Queen's Road, Hastings, Sussex, dairyman.

But by 1917 (and maybe earlier) the dairy was at 31 Quarry Road:

Friday 16 November 1917 ,  Sussex Agricultural Express

... SITUATIONS VACANT-LADS. MlLK.—Wanted, LAD, just left school, for small round; good wages;— Apply Devonshire Dairy, 31, Quarryrd.,