Friends of Hastings Cemetery
John Ebenezer White
Passed away 2 May 1931
Constance Kate White
Died 6 August 1945
Lily May White
Died 6 October 1981
[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 -
WHITE Constance K Wife M F 24 Essex -
WHITE Constance M Dau -
WHITE Edwin J Nephew S M 20 Milk Carrier(Em'ee) Sussex -
MARDEN Annie Servnt S F 13 General Servt(Em'ee) London -
In 1901 John White was declared bankrupt –
05 Nov 1901.
Name: John Ebenezer White.
Marital Status: Not given.
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
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