Beatrice Maud Mercy SWEPSON 

*5 Mar 1885 - †18 Jan 1959


a) Obtained a certified copy of an entry of birth BXBZ 986138 dated August 1, 2003 Registration District of Lambeth in the Sub-district of Brixton in the County of Surrey.
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
Name:«tab»Beatrice Maud M Swepson
Date of Registration:«tab»Apr-May-Jun 1885
Registration district:«tab»Lambeth
Inferred County:«tab»Greater London, London, Surrey

She worked in a jewelry shop most of her life and in her later years after the death of Arthur took in boarders to supplement her income.

1901 England Census about Beatrice Swepson
Name:«tab»Beatrice Swepson
Estimated birth year:«tab»abt 1885
Relation to Head:«tab»Daughter
Mother:«tab»Mercy Swepson
Birth Place:«tab»Brixton
Civil Parish:«tab»Lambeth
Ecclesiastical parish:«tab»St Saviour Brixton Hill
Street address: 67 Hereford Road
Occupation: Jeweller's asst Gold
Condition as to marriage: Single
Registration district:«tab»Lambeth
Sub-registration district:«tab»Brixton
ED, institution, or vessel:«tab»19
Neighbors:«tab»View others on page
Page Number:«tab»18
Household schedule number:«tab»130
Household Members:«tab»
Mercy Swepson«tab»41
Percy A P Swepson«tab»19
Beatrice Swepson«tab»16
Stanley Swepson«tab»13
Leslie F Swepson«tab»10
Ann Wood Swepson«tab»73
Wm Hy Sakin«tab»37
George Sakin«tab»27
Bessie A Wrenn«tab»24
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 427; Folio: 13; Page: 18.

1911 England Census about Beatrice Swepson
Name:«tab»Beatrice Swepson
Age in 1911:«tab»26
Estimated birth year:«tab»abt 1885
Relation to Head:«tab»Daughter
Birth Place:«tab»London, United Kingdom
Civil Parish:«tab»Lambeth
Street address:«tab»205 Norwood Road, Herne Hill SE
Marital Status:«tab»Single
Occupation:«tab»Jeweller Shop Assistant
Registration district:«tab»Lambeth
Registration District Number:«tab»25
Sub-registration district:«tab»Norwood
ED, institution, or vessel:«tab»18
Household Members:«tab»
Mercy Swepson«tab»52
Beatrice Swepson«tab»26
Stanley Swepson«tab»24
Leslie Swepson«tab»20
Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 2117.

Nana (as she was to Molly's children) was extremely sad when Bruce and Molly decided to emigrate to Canada in 1956. Her granddaughter, Christine, was only four months old when they left. When Molly was expecting her last daughter, Kathryn, she was arranging to come to Canada to help Molly with the other girls. Unfortunately, she never got to see Kathryn or Canada. She died in the January of 1959. Kathryn was born on June 4, 1959.

Obtained a certified copy of an entry of death DYA 169262 dated August 1, 2003 Registration District of Evesham in the Sub-district of Evesham in the County of Worcestershire.

National Probate Calendar , 1858-1966
PARKER, Beatrice Maud of 68 Windsor Avenue, Evesham, Worcestershire widow died 18 January 1959 at The Hospital Evesham Administration Birmingham 4 March to Eva Nancy Prew (wife of Thomas Prew). Effect £354 5s. 9d.
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about Beatrice Maud Parker
Name:«tab»Beatrice Maud Parker
Probate Date:«tab»4 Mar 1959
Death Date:«tab»18 Jan 1959
Death Place:«tab»Worcestershire, England
Registry:«tab»Birmingham, England
Original data: Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. London, England © Crown copyright.

b) (Medical):Coronary Arterial Selerosis

  • 18 Jan 1959
  • The Hospital
  • Cause of death: Congestive Heart Failure due to Cardiac Infarction


1) Arthur O H Parker, "England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-1920"
Name:«tab» Arthur O H Parker
Event Type:«tab» Marriage
Registration Quarter:«tab» Apr-May-Jun
Registration Year:«tab» 1911
Registration District:«tab» Lambeth
County:«tab» London
Event Place:«tab» Lambeth, London, England
Spouse Name (available after 1911):«tab»
Volume:«tab» 1D
Page:«tab» 680
Line Number:«tab» 93
Arthur O H Parker probably married one of the following people
Name:«tab»Alice K Harris
Name:«tab»Charles F E Ricketts
Name:«tab»Beatrice M M Swepson
Citing this Record

"England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-1920", index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 02 May 2014), Arthur O H Parker, 1911.