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Seymour, M., Mrs and I., Miss civilians, 1942

Photo: Dorothy Hall

Chester-le-Street Urban District:-

Matilda Seymour
Died 02/05/1942
Aged 77
of 14 School Terrace, South Moor, Stanley. Widow of Joseph Seymour. Injured 1 May 1942, at Peggy's Wicket, Beamish, Urpeth; died at Rilton (Relton) House Emergency Hospital.

Irene Seymour
Died 01/05/1942
Aged 8
Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Seymour, of 8 School Terrace, South Moor, Stanley. Died at Peggy's Wicket, Beamish, Urpeth.

In Stanley New Cemetery is a headstone which reads:-

In loving memory of
beloved husband of
Matilda Seymour
South Terrace South Moor
who died Jan. 18th 1925
aged 64 years
Also Pte. Arthur Seymour
beloved son of the above
who was killed in action in France
July 18th 1916 aged 22 years
Also James their beloved son
who died Jan. 3rd 1924
aged 15 years
Also the above Matilda died May 2nd 1942
aged 77 years and Irene her darling granddaughter
died May 1st 1942 aged 8 years

At Rest

Arthur Seymour died in WW1

Matilda and Irene Seymour are remembered at Beamish on B162.05

The CWGC entry for Irene Seymour
The CWGC entry for Mrs Seymour

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk