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Old 01-07-11, 08:51
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Name - "official" name and what they were known as

Florence Elizabeth Mitchell "Flo"

Date and place of birth

6th July 1886 at 1 Bringland Terrace, Horfield, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Names of parents

Edwin Flower Mitchell (stone mason and licenced victualler) and Annie née Allen.

Details of each of his or her marriages - if any - and any divorces

4th Sept 1905 at Holy Trinity, Horfield, Bristol to George Charles Burchill (butcher)

Occupation(s) - if any

1904 - Barmaid in her father's pub before marriage - The Anchor Inn, 323 Gloucester Road, Horfield, where she met her husband.

After marriage she worked in their butcher's shop and did the bookkeeping and hiring and firing of staff.


Military service - if any

None, unless you count organising her large family! (14 births)

Addresses where they lived - and please list which censuses you have or haven't found him/her on, if applicable.

Birth until about 1896 - 1 Bringland Terrace, Horfield, Bristol, Gloucestershire
About 1896-1905 - The Anchor Inn, 323 Gloucester Road, Horfield, Bristol, Gloucestershire
1905 - about 1940++ The Butcher's shop, 390 Gloucester Road, Bristol, Gloucestershire
About 1940++ to death - 3 Shetland Road, Southmead, Bristol, Gloucestershire


Date, place and cause of death

21st Sept 1959 at 3 Shetland Road, Southmead, Bristol, Gloucestershire of myocardial degeneration, old age, chronic urinary infection. The doctor commented that her body had just worn out. She was 73.

Date and place of burial / cremation.

Buried Sept 1959 at Canford Cemetery, Canford Lane, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Details of will / administration of their estate - if applicable

Not checked

Memorial inscription - if any

Oooh, I have a photo of the grave, but it would appear I've never scanned it or added it to my tree Another little job for later today!




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Old 02-07-11, 14:30
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In Loving Memory of
George Charles
beloved husband of
Florence Burchill
who died 6th May 1951 aged 70
Also Gregory son of the above
Killed in Korea
April 24th 1951 aged 22
Also Florence
devoted wife of the above
who died 21st Sept 1959 aged 73
Together in God's keeping
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