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Ellen PENFOLD (1884-1962)



1 Ellen PENFOLD (1884-1962) [55], dau. of Thomas PENFOLD (1841-1903) [24] and Mary WILLIE (1847-1905) [27].

Born 6 Aug 1884, Hartfield, Sussex, England.1 Died 7 Aug 1962, Haywards Heath, Sussex, England.2,3 Buried 13 Aug 1962, Haywards Heath, Sussex, England.4

Ellen, known as Nellie, was born on 6th August 1884 in Hartfield. She used to visit Barbara’s parents (Sydney) on a Tuesday and Ida’s parents (Albert) at Gower Road on a Sunday. She had an operation for a growth on her stomach and later developed terrible ulcers on her legs. She was a parlourmaid at Dr. Harper Smith’s at Galligate who was head superintendent of the mental hospital. She died of diabetes at about 80 years old. She did not marry (by Barbara Thomas)


The Late Miss E. Penfold


The funeral took place at Haywards Heath on August 13 of Miss Ellen Penfold, of Muster House, Muster Green, who died on August 7 at the age of 78.

Miss Penfold, who was brn at Hartfield, had lived in Haywards Heath for many years and was a member of a large family who were very well known in this neighbourhood. Her only surviving brother, Mr.Fred Penfold lives in Wood Ride.

A service at St.Wilfrid's Church was conducted by the Rev. A.G. Oliver, O.B.E. The hymns, "The Lord's my shepherd" (Grimond) and "How sweet the name of Jesus sounds." were sung. Mr.S.F.Merrett was the organist.

Interment followed in Haywards Heath cemetery.

The family mourners were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Penfold (brother and sister-in-law). Mrs.S.Penfold (sister-in-law), Mr Roy Penfold (nephew) Mr. and Mrs. L.Ballard. Mr. and Mrs. D. Norton. Mr and Mrs. Farrow. Mr. and Mrs Goacher. Mr. and Mrs. R.Thomas. Mr. and Mrs. S.Thomas. Mrs. Boxall and Mrs. Boniface (nephews and nieces). Mrs. D.Rapley and Mr. E.Richardson (friends) and Mr. Bryant (representing Mrs. Collins). Mrs. A.Penfold (sister-in-law) was unable to attend.

Messrs. George Hilton & Sons Ltd. were in charge of the funeral arrangements.

The family wish to thank the doctors and nurses of Cuckfield Hospital for their kind attention and those who sent floral tributes and expressions of sympathy.


Probate: PENFOLD Ellen of Muster House Muster Green Haywards Heath Sussex spinster died 7 August 1962 at Cuckfield Hospital Sussex Probate Lewes 28 September to Leslie Arthur Ballard carpenter and joiner. Effects £1243 10s.



1"Birth: Ellen Penfold - Tree001:T09".
2"Death: Ellen Penfold - Tree001:T09".
3"Probate: Ellen Penfold - Tree001:T09".

Source: Probate: Ellen Penfold - Tree001:T09, Tree001-T09-Probate

4"Ellen Penfold - Funeral".

Source: Ellen Penfold - Funeral, Ellen Penfold -funeral