TO THE MEMORY OF
BORN AUGUST 27TH 1813
DIED FEBRUARY 26TH 185?
WILLIAM AND ANNE ELEANOR
In the 1851 census, William Comper(b.1814, Pulborough, Sussex) was married to Ellen (b.1811, West Wittering) and lived in Highfield, working as a Coachmaker journeyman. They had 2 children, Sarah (b.1847) and Henry b.1849).
Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 1670; Folio: 168; Page: 52; GSU roll: 193578.
In 1861, Ann Eleanor Comper (b.1813, West Wittering) was a widow living in Pulborough, Sussex. She worked as a housekeeper to a retired farmer who had two other servants.
Source Citation: Class: RG9; Piece: 612; Folio: 84; Page: 17; GSU roll: 542671.
In 1871, Ann Eleanor Comper was at her brother-in-laws home, John Leach Baron and his wife (her sister) Louisa. John was a retired clerk living at 2 York Place, Northam Road, St Marys, Southampton. Ann was receiving income as an annuitant.
Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 1188; Folio: 40; Page: 28; GSU roll: 827809.
In 1891, she was still shown with her sister & brother-in-law (who was now described as ‘living by own means’). The address was 115 Northam Road, St Marys, Southampton.
Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 914; Folio 123; Page 10; GSU roll: 6096024
Potential marriage record for William Comper to Ann Eleanor Lang, Apr-Jun 1841, Alverstoke, Vol. 7, page 46.
Birth record for Caroline Maria Comper, Jul-Sep 1851, South Stoneham, Vol 7, page 241.
Death record for Caroline Maria Comper, Oct-Dec 1852, South Stoneham, Vol 2c, page 30.
There are only two death records listed for William Comper between 1851 and 1861 and both in Worthing, Sussex. One was Oct-Dec 1853 (Vol 2b, 167) and the other Jan-Mar 1856 (Vol 2b, 169)
Death record for Anne Eleanor Comper (aged 88), Jan-Mar 1899, Southampton, Vol 2c, page 17.
Caroline Maria Comper (aged 3) of Bevois Valley was buried 26th September 1852.
William Comper (aged 39) of Bevois Valley, was buried 3 March 1853.
Source: Burial Register for Christ Church, Portswood 1850-1899
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Birth, Marriage & Death records obtained from Freebmd.org.uk.
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