Florence Edith MALLETT

Female 1889 - Abt 1977  (87 years)


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  • Name Florence Edith MALLETT  [1, 2
    Born 03 May 1889  Fowey, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Spinster.
    Gender Female 
    Occupation 29 Sep 1939  [4
    Clerk. 
    Reference 2007 
    Died Abt Mar 1977  Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    • Member of family of Ironmongers

      The funeral has taken place at St. George's Parish Church, Truro, of a close relative of the founders of Malletts the Ironmongers.

      Miss Florence Edith Mallett was the grand-daughter of William Mallett and daughter of Frederick Mallett who established their first store at Fowey, with later branches at Penryn and Truro.

      For many years Miss Mallett lived at Poldona, The Crescent, Truro. She worked at the motor taxation office at Strangways terrace, Truro, for 25 years and was the first woman ticket collector at Truro station during the 1914-18 War.

      The Rev. Ken Rogers officiated at the service and Miss Jenkins was the organist.

      Family mourners were: Messrs. Gilbert and Ken Mallett (brothers), Mrs. Winifred Mallett (sister-in-law), Mr. John Mears (brother-in law), Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mallett (nephew and niece), Mrs. Ann Parkinson and Mrs. Linda Dean (nieces), Mrs. Peggy Mears, Mrs, J. Mallett and Mr. R. Mallet.
    Person ID I2007  Southwest
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2017 

    Father Frederick William MALLETT,   b. Abt Sep 1862, Barnstaple, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1910, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Mother Edith Spargo RILLSTON,   b. Abt 1870, Grampound, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Dec 1939, Cotehele, 13 Station Road, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Abt Jun 1887  Fowey, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 03 May 1889 - Fowey, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Cotehele, Truro
    Cotehele, Truro
    Mallett Ladies at "Cotehele". From the left: Una Mallett, Florence Mallett, Edith (Rillston) Mallett, and Florence (Lander) Goodman.

    Courtesy Wayne Mallett.
    Mallett Picnic
    Mallett Picnic
    Family Picnic: Florence Mallett is in the middle front, Edith (Rillston) Mallett is right front, Una Mallett is behind her. The man on the left is "Uncle Reginald", probably Reginald Goodman. The others are unidentified except as "Cousins", but one of them might be Dorothy Goodman.

    Courtesy Wayne Mallett.
    Truro, 13 Station Road
    Truro, 13 Station Road
    This appears to be the house as it looks today (2015) that Frederick William Mallett, his wife Edith and their family lived in from roughly 1900 to 1940.

    Courtesy Google Maps Street View
    Truro, 13 Station Road
    Truro, 13 Station Road
    13 is the end unit on the right.

    Courtesy Google Maps Street View

    Documents
    Florence Mallett Obituary
    Florence Mallett Obituary
    Courtesy Wayne Mallett.

  • Sources 
    1. [S170] 1901 Census England & Wales, (The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), Feb 15, 2016).

    2. [S490] Civil Registration Index, (Office of National Statistics (ONS), General Register Office (GRO), UK, Feb 11, 2016, Registration Date, Mar 1977).

    3. [S361] Family, Mallett/Rillston, Row, David, (Western Australia, Oct 19, 20, 21, 2007), M1G629S508.

    4. [S525] 1939 Register, (The National Archives of the UK (TNA): General Register Office (GRO), Feb 17, 2016).

    5. [S491] (Newspaper Unknown), (C Mar 1977), M01S397.