Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted

Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted

Biography:
Edna Kibble
d. 25/05/1922

There are three members of the Kibble family buried, in one grave (Plot 981) at Rectory Lane Cemetery: Mary Ann Kibble, died 28th February 1936, aged 87; William Kibble, died 21st July 1923 aged 76; Edna, daughter of the above, died 25th May 1922 aged 38 Don Kibble, grandson of Edna (see below) who still resides at 37 Victoria Road, Berkhamsted, kindly provided information on the family in August 2016  – particularly interesting were bills from HG Matthews for the burials, and one from the Chapel Street stone masons. Mary Ann and William Kibble are the first of the Kibble family to appear in Berkhamsted.  As the Census shows, they  were still in Stewkley (William’s birthplace) in 1876/7 but were in Berkhamsted temporarily in 1879, then in Kentish town in c 1882, before settling in Highfield Street c.1884 and staying there as a married couple to the ends of their respective lives. Mary Ann gave birth to 13 children, 10 of which were still alive in 1911. In 1891 they are in Highfield Road, he aged 43 and a general labourer, she aged 42 with 7 children: John aged 14, born Stewkley; Louisa, 12 b. Berkhamsted;  Florence, 9, b. Middlesex, Kentish town; Edna aged 7, b. Berkhamsted, and Annie (5), William (3), and Elizabeth (1) – all born in Berkhamsted.  His birthplace is Stewkley (as 1911), but hers is Ivinghoe (Horton in 1911). John is a General Labourer, all the other children are scholars.
Edna Kibble Edna b. c 1883     She gave birth in 1910 to Donald, an illegitimate child (and Don’s father) Birth Certificate of 7th Sept 1910 47 Highfield Rd Donald Mother: Edna Kibble of 47 Highfield Road Registered 4th Oct 1910 Thomas Edward Penny – Superintendant Registrar   Don (Dibble) Kibble apprenticed to Joeby Mead, who worked for the Gas board (the workshop to their show room was located in Cowper Road) as a gas fitter (Photos of Home Guard?) . See Gaius Potton, The Modern History of Berkhamsted Golf Club) Edna Kibble buried 1922 of 47 Highfield Road, aged 38 by EJ Anthony asst curate (Register transcript 1906-43) Funeral Bill from H & J Matthews to Mrs Kibble Builders, Contractors & Undertakers 1922 To funeral of the Late Miss Edna Kibble May 25. Elm coffin with capping & plinth polished trimmed with brass furniture, name plate with inscription & lid ornaments lined with swansdown side sheets & pillow Paid 4 men as bearers & attendance Hire of wheeled bier Paid Grave & Burial fees at Berkhamsted & turfing grave Total £10.7.6 Pd June 6th 1922
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There are three members of the Kibble family buried, in one grave (Plot 981) at Rectory Lane Cemetery: Mary Ann Kibble, died 28th February 1936, aged 87; William Kibble, died 21st July 1923 aged 76; Edna, daughter of the above, died 25th May 1922 aged 38

Don Kibble, grandson of Edna (see below) who still resides at 37 Victoria Road, Berkhamsted, kindly provided information on the family in August 2016  – particularly interesting were bills from HG Matthews for the burials, and one from the Chapel Street stone masons.

Mary Ann and William Kibble are the first of the Kibble family to appear in Berkhamsted.  As the Census shows, they  were still in Stewkley (William’s birthplace) in 1876/7 but were in Berkhamsted temporarily in 1879, then in Kentish town in c 1882, before settling in Highfield Street c.1884 and staying there as a married couple to the ends of their respective lives. Mary Ann gave birth to 13 children, 10 of which were still alive in 1911.

In 1891 they are in Highfield Road, he aged 43 and a general labourer, she aged 42 with 7 children: John aged 14, born Stewkley; Louisa, 12 b. Berkhamsted;  Florence, 9, b. Middlesex, Kentish town; Edna aged 7, b. Berkhamsted, and Annie (5), William (3), and Elizabeth (1) – all born in Berkhamsted.  His birthplace is Stewkley (as 1911), but hers is Ivinghoe (Horton in 1911). John is a General Labourer, all the other children are scholars.

Edna Kibble

Edna b. c 1883     She gave birth in 1910 to Donald, an illegitimate child (and Don’s father)

Birth Certificate of 7th Sept 1910

47 Highfield Rd

Donald

Mother: Edna Kibble of 47 Highfield Road

Registered 4th Oct 1910

Thomas Edward Penny – Superintendant Registrar

 

Don (Dibble) Kibble apprenticed to Joeby Mead, who worked for the Gas board (the workshop to their show room was located in Cowper Road) as a gas fitter (Photos of Home Guard?) . See Gaius Potton, The Modern History of Berkhamsted Golf Club)

Edna Kibble buried 1922 of 47 Highfield Road, aged 38 by EJ Anthony asst curate (Register transcript 1906-43)

Funeral

Bill from H & J Matthews to Mrs Kibble

Builders, Contractors & Undertakers

1922

To funeral of the Late Miss Edna Kibble

May 25.

Elm coffin with capping & plinth polished trimmed with brass furniture, name plate with inscription & lid ornaments lined with swansdown side sheets & pillow

Paid 4 men as bearers & attendance

Hire of wheeled bier

Paid Grave & Burial fees at Berkhamsted & turfing grave

Total £10.7.6

Pd June 6th 1922

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