Grace Catharine  Garnett-Botfield

Grace Catharine Garnett-Botfield

Female 1853 - 1930  (77 years)    Has 51 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Grace Catharine Garnett-Botfield 
    Relationshipwith Adam
    Born 1853  Findon, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Jan 1930 
    Person ID I270012  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2001 

    Father William Bishton Garnett-Botfield,   b. 27 Jun 1816, Nantwich, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1903, Decker Hill, Shifnal, Shropshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Sarah Dutton,   b. 1823, Halkyn, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1867, Decker Hill, Shifnal, Shropshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1848  Birkenhead Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Family ID F109198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 



    • From the Wellington and Shrewsbury Journal for January 11, 1930, we get this account of the life and good works of Miss Grace Catherine GARNETT-BOTFIELD:

      The death occurred on Saturday at her residence, Findor, Haughton Lane, Shifnal, of Miss Grace Catherine Garnett-Botfield, at the age of 76 years. A daughter of the late Rev. W. B. Garnett-Botfield, of Decker Hill, since her father's death, Miss Botfield had resided in Shifnal, where she closely identified herself with all local good works.

      For many years she had been hon. secretary of the Shifnal District Nursing Fund, head of the Mothers' Meeting, and an associate of the Mothers' Union.
      She had also been president of the local Woman's Institute, and hon. treasurer of the Woman's Conservative Association.

      The funeral took place in Shifnal parish churchyard on Wednesday, when the various public bodies with which she had been connected were represented. The service was choral, the surplice choir being in attendance.

      The proceedings in church were conducted by the Rev. E. Corbett-Winder, the lesson being read by the Rev. J. K. Swinburne (vicar). Appropriate music was rendered by Mr. A. Roberts (organist), and the hymns, "Through all the changing scenes of life" and "Abide with Me" were sung, together with a Psalm and the Nunc Dimittis.

      The committal at the grave was taken by the Rev. W. J. Stanton (Rugeley) and the vicar pronounced the blessing. The bearers were Messrs. H. R. and H. D. Spencer, E. H. and J. Jones, T. Barker, S. Pointon, A. Beamand, and W. Fryer.

      The mourners included: Major and Mrs. Garnett-Botfield, Beamish, Albrighton (brother and sister-in-law); the
      Rev. C. Garnett-Botfield (Colwny Bay, brother);
      Major and Mrs. Corbett-Winder (Vaynor Park, Welshpool, nephew and niece); Capt. and Mrs. Corbett-Winder (Berriew, nephew and niece); Mrs. G. Ripley (niece), the Rev. E. and Mrs. Corbett-Winder (nephew and niece); Dr. and Mrs M. Legge (Albrighton, nephew and niece); Major Bardwell (nephew);
      Mr. T. Aldersey (Shifnal, brother-in-law); Mrs Stanton (Snelston Hall, Ashbourne); Col. J. A. Howard McLean (Aston Hall, Shifnal); Col. the Hon F. H. C. Weld Forester
      (Decker Hill), Dr. S. B. Legge, Mrs Grant Legge...
      [and other mourners also named].

      Her will was proved at Shrewsury on March 3, 1930. She appointed her brother Walter Dutton GARNETT-BOTFIELD as executor and bequeathed legaies to her relatives: Charles Ramsey GARNETT-BOTFIELD, Thomas Francis Garnett ALDERSEY, Walter Massie ALDERSEY, Constance Rosemary LEGGE, William Scott BARDWELL, Thomas Garnett Newman BARDWELL and many others.

      From the Wellington and Shrewsbury Journal for January 11, 1930, we get
      thi s account of the life and good works of Miss Grace Catherine
      GARNETT-BOTFIELD :
      The death occurred on Saturday at her residence, Findor,
      Haughton Lane, Shifnal, of Miss Grace Catherine Garnett-Botfield,
      at the age of 76 years. A daughter of the late Rev. W. B.
      Garnett-Botfield, of Dec ker Hill, since her father's death, Miss
      Botfield had resided in Shifna l, where she closely identified
      herself with all local good works.
      For many years she had been hon. secretary of the Shifnal District
      Nursing Fun d, head of the Mothers' Meeting, and an associate of
      the Mothers' Unio n.
      She had also been president of the local Woman's Institute, and
      ho n. treasurer of the Woman's Conservative Association.
      The funeral took place in Shifnal parish churchyard on
      Wednesday, when the vari ous public bodies with which she had been
      connected were represented. The service was choral, the
      surplice choir being in attendance.
      The p roceedings in church were conducted by the Rev. E.
      Corbett-Winder, t he lesson being read by the Rev. J. K.
      Swinburne (vicar). Appropria te music was rendered by Mr. A.
      Roberts (organist), and the hymns, "Thr ough all the changing
      scenes of life" and "Abide with Me" were sung, together with a
      Psalm and the Nunc Dimittis.
      The committal at the gr ave was taken by the Rev. W. J.
      Stanton (Rugeley) and the vicar pro nounced the blessing. The
      bearers were Messrs. H. R. and H. D. Spence r, E. H. and J. Jones,
      T. Barker, S. Pointon, A. Beamand, and W. Fryer.
      The mourners included: Major and Mrs. Garnett-Botfield,
      Beamish, Albrighton (brother and sister-in-law); the
      Rev. C. Garnett-Botfield (Colwny Bay, brother);
      Major and Mrs. Corbett-Winder (Vaynor Park,
      Welshpool, nephew and niece); Capt. and Mrs.
      Corbett -Winder (Berriew, nephew and niece); Mrs. G. Ripley
      (niece), the Rev. E. and Mrs. Corbett-Winder (nephew and
      niece); Dr. and Mrs M. Leg ge (Albrighton, nephew and niece);
      Major Bardwell (nephew);
      Mr. T. Aldersey (Shifnal, brother-in-law); Mrs Stanton
      (Snelston Hall, Ash bourne); Col. J. A. Howard McLean (Aston Hall,
      Shifnal); Col. the Hon F. H. C. Weld Forester
      (Decker Hill), Dr. S. B. Legge, Mrs Grant Legge ...
      [and other mourners also named].
      Her will was proved at Shrewsury on Marc h 3, 1930. She appointed her
      brother Walter Dutton GARNETT-BOTFIELD as execu tor and bequeathed legaies
      to her relatives: Charles Ramsey GARNETT-BOTFIELD, Thomas Francis Garnett
      ALDERSEY, Walter Massie ALDERSEY, Constance Rosemary LEGGE, William Scott
      BARDWELL, Thomas Garnett Newman BARDWELL and many others


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