Bertha Maud Higdon1

#5023, (March 1878-March 1951)
ChartsThe Lanes from Chelsfield
The Streatfields from Farningham
Birth*MAR 1878 Bertha Maud Higdon was born in MAR 1878 at Shooters Hill, Plumstead, Kent, England.1 
Baptism1 OCT 1882 She was baptized on 1 OCT 1882 at Southend Chapel, Lewisham, London, England.2 
Marriage*8 JUN 1907 She married Arthur Henry Lane, son of William James Lane and Sarah Ann James, on 8 JUN 1907 at St Peter, Croydon, Surrey, England, witnessed by Sarah Maud Lane.3,4 
Death*MAR 1951 Bertha Maud Higdon died in MAR 1951 at Croydon, Surrey, England.5 
Residence*30 MAR 1891 She lived at 27 Queens Cottages, Bromley, Kent, England.6 
Married Name8 JUN 1909 Her married name was Lane.4 
Residence*2 APR 1911 She and Arthur Henry Lane lived at 17 Mansfield Road, Croydon, Surrey, England, together with Hilda Maud Lane.7 
(Witness) Marriage16 AUG 1937 Bertha Maud Higdon witnessed the marriage of William Richard Palmer and Hilda Maud Lane on 16 AUG 1937 at Emmanuel, South Croydon, Surrey, England.8 


Arthur Henry Lane b. 28 Mar 1876, d. 26 Jan 1964
Marriage*8 JUN 1907 Bertha Maud Higdon married Arthur Henry Lane, son of William James Lane and Sarah Ann James, on 8 JUN 1907 at Croydon, Surrey, witnessed by Sarah Maud Lane.3,4 
Last Edited9 May 2015


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Woolwich, London, Jan-Mar 1878, vol 1d 1111.
  2. [S48] Parish Register, bapt., Bertha Maud Higdon, parents Richard & Lucy Jane, Southend Chapel, St Mary, Lewisham. no 367, p 46.
  3. [S17] BMD indices, marriage; Bertha Maud Higdon & Arthur Henry Lane, Croydon, Surrey, Apr-Jun 1907, vol 2a 543.
  4. [S48] Parish Register, marriage Arthur Henry Lane, 31, father William, & Bertha Maud Higden, 29, father Richard, St Peter, Croydon, Surrey, no 134, p 67.
  5. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 73, Croydon, Surrey, Mar 1951, vol 5g 6.
  6. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, with parents Richard & Lucy A & 2 sisters.
  7. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  8. [S48] Parish Register, marriage, Hilda Maud Lane, 29, father Arthur Henry, & William richard Palmer, 29, father Leonard Richard (dec.), Emmanuel, Croydon, no 44, p 22.
  9. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, age & birthplace.
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