Bench located in
the south entrance porch
IN MEMORY OF FLORENCE MAYES
1883 – 1966
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
FOR 53 YEARS
TEACHER AND SUPERINTENDENT
OF HIGHFIELD SUNDAY SCHOOL
Marriage recorded for Walter Mayes to Emma Metcalf, Jul-Sep 1874, Hastings, Kent, Vol. 2b, page 29.
Birth recorded for Florence Mayes, Apr-Jun 1882, Southampton, Vol. 2c, page 30.
In the 1891 census, Florence (b.1883) lived with her family in Kelvedon, a house on Winn Road, South Stoneham. Her father Walter (b.1844, Southampton) was a draper who employed staff. Her mother was Emma (b.1842, Dover, Kent). Florence had 4 brothers, all born in Southampton; Frank W. (b.1876), Howard (b.1878), Reginald (b.1885) and Leslie W. (b.1890). All the children were indicated to be scholars. Four domestic servants were listed; a cook (Annie Randall, b.1861, Dorset), a housemaid (Flora Pratt, b.1870, Edinburgh), a nurse (Edith Elizabeth Ward, b.1869, Southampton) and a houseboy (William Bundy, b.1874, Southampton).
Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 926; Folio 106; Page 21; GSU roll: 6096036.
In the 1901 census, the family lived at 25 Winn Road in Portswood, parish of Christ Church, Southampton. Walter and Frank were described as silk mercers. In addition Walter was an employer and shopkeeper. Howard was a marine engineer. Also present were Emma, Reginald, Leslie and Florence. Two domestic servants were listed; a cook (Alice Richens, b.1877, Wiltshire) and a housemaid (Rose B. Karley, b.1877, Shirley, Hampshire).
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 1068; Folio: 153; Page: 6.
Death recorded for Florence Mayes, Jan-Mar 1966, Droxford, Hampshire, Vol. 6b, page 361.
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