Friends of Hastings Cemetery

Charles Henry & Emily Malden Allfrey

EK O30 / O31

A splendid Celtic cross in grey granite, on a double plot, to the memory of Dr Charles Henry Allfrey and his wife, Emily Malden Allfrey.

He lived and practiced at Plas Newydd, Princes Road, St Leonards.

He was born in 1839 at Stamford Hill, Middlesex.  His father was from Friston Place near Eastbourne.

He was educated at Dr Turrell's School

Chartles Henry Allfry MRCP

Born Mar 2, 1869. Died Arpil 16 1912

Also of

Emily Malden Allfrey

Wife of the above

at Brighton and at King's College, London, where he entered the Medical Department in 1857, going from there to Edinburgh, where he graduated with honours.  Back in London he obtained his diploma of MRCS, and later FRCS.

1890: he settled in practice in Sussex at St Leonards and was President of the St Leonards District Conservative Association.

In 1892 he unsuccessfully stood as a candidate in St Mary Magdalen ward for the Borough council, but in November 1893 he was elected for St Leonards ward.

While practising in Kent, he was one of the doctors who cared for Charles Darwin in his terminal illness and he became a personal friend, was invited to his funeral, and signed his death certificate.

1891, living at  6 Villa Rd

ALLFREY   Charles H   Head   M   M   52   Physician (Registered)    Hackney      

ALLFREY   Emily M   Wife   M   F   53       Kent - St Mary Cray 

SMITH   Caroline   Servnt   S   F   24   Cook (Em'ee)   Battle  

RUSSELL   Louisa J   Servnt   S   F   25   Housemaid (Em'ee)   Wiltshire - Tisburn

DEWMAN   Minnie E   Servnt   S   F   20   Parlour Maid (Em'ee)   Horsham