Celia Whiting 1886-1936

Parents: Henry Whiting and Eliza Iron (1)
Born: 18th April 1886 at 17 Mill Road, Haverhill. (1,2)
Baptised: 25th July 1886 at Haverhill Independent Church, Haverhill.(1)
Married: None.
Children: None.
Died: February 1936. Buried at Haverhill Cemetery on 18th February 1936.(3,4)

Bio: Celia was born at 17 Mill Road, Haverhill, and baptised at the Independent Church. On the 1891 census her parents had moved to 10 Chauntry Row, Haverhill. She had an older brother Frank and younger brother, Stanley, who was to die later that year aged 14 months.

Ten years later, the family remained at 10 Chauntry Row. Celia was a worker at Gurteen's along with her mother and father. She had a new younger brother, Harry, aged 5.

On the next census in 1911, the family had moved back to Mill Road, and lived at no.18. Celia worked from home for Gurteen's as a machinist, with father Harry employed by the firm as a carman. The youngest Harry, 15, was an errand boy for an ironmongers.

Celia never married, and died aged 49 in February 1936. She was buried at Haverhill Cemetery.


(1) Haverhill Independent Church Baptisms, www.haverhill-uk.com
(2) Birth Register. 3rd Quarter 1886, Risbridge District, Volume 4a Page 61(56)
(3) Death Register. 1st Quarter 1936, Risbridge District, Volume 4a Page 702
(4) Haverhill Cemetery, Compartment L, Plot Number 201, Ref: 5051