Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 16 October 1909

Mr. George Davidson Deeping, of “Oaklands” St. Helen’s Park, Hastings, an ex-president, of the Hastings Conservative Party. Justice of the Peace for Essex, and father of Mr. Warwick Deeping, the novelist, whose death occurred on the 10th of August aged 61, left an estate of the gross of £24,936 2s. 10d., including net personalty of £18,092 10s. 2d.. which has been sworn by his son, Mr. George Warwick Deeping. M.D.- of Battle, Sussex, and the Rev. Francis George Deeping Webster, of 11, Ellesmere-avenue, Dublin, Ireland, clerk, the nephew, the executors appointed by deceased.  He left £10,000 in trust for his daughter and others. Testator by his will, dated the 1st of September, 1905, states that in the event of his son. George Warwick, his nephew, Frances George, and his niece, dying before his daughter, and without leaving any children, and this said daughter having no children, then he bequeaths £l.OOO to the London Hospital, to the Church Missionary Society, £1,000 to the British and Foreign Bible Society. £1,000 to the United Beneficent Society, and £1,000 to the Victoria Hospital, Southend.

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 18 September 1920

DEATH OF MRS. DEEPING.—The death occurred at Ardleigh, Essex, of Mrs. Deeping, widow of the late Dr. Deeping. J.P., who was well-known in the borough, having come here many years ago, when the Doctor gave up his practice at Southend.  They had resided at Oaklands, St. Helens Wood, for a number of years and Dr. Deeping became closely associated with the  Conservative party and other public bodies.

Mrs. Deeping was sister-in-law of the late Canon Hodges and after the death of her husband in 1909 she continued to reside at Oaklands until last September, when she went to live in Surrey with her married son, Mr. Warwick Deeping, the well- known author.

On Sunday, the 29th August, she was suddenly taken ill at Ardleigh where she had been staying for some time with her married daughter, Mrs. Nickalls, and after lingering for a week passed away last Sunday.  The interment took place at the Hastings Borough Cemetery on Thursday in the same grave as her late husband……  The funeral service was read by special request by the Rev. W. A. Armstrong, Vicar of Christ Church, Blacklands, whose ministry, in succession to the Canon, had been appreciated by all the members of her family.  The mourners were: Mr. and Mrs. Warwick Deeping. Mr. and Mrs. Nickalls, and Miss Warwick (sister) Eastbourne.  Others present included: Mr. and Mrs. Miss Borrow. Miss Langdon and other friends, as well as the servants from Oaklands.