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Maria Alice WEBB (1865-1954) of Bermondsey and Kent

Maria Alice Webb

Maria Alice Webb as a young woman

Maria Alice Webb (Neil's grandmother) was born on 20 November 1865 at 33 Willow Walk, Bermondsey, to William Samuel Webb and his wife Maria. She was known in the family as Rydie. We do not yet know where she was educated or how she was later employed, but we do know that she was living at 37 Thomas Street, Bermondsey before she married.

Maria married Alexander George Cryer.

Maria Alice Cryer

Maria Alice Cryer after Alexander's death

The couple married at the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, on 6 Oct 1891 and then lived at 37 Tanner Street, Bermondsey. At the times of the births of various of their children, their addresses were also 169 Waller Road, Deptford and 4 Arbuthnot Road, New Cross. They then settled atHeathfield, Chislehurst Road, Orpington. They had the following children:

When her husband died, Maria Alice went to live with her elder son at Wardsdown, Flimwell, Sussex. She died on 26 Jul 1954 age 88 in Pembury Hospital of cardiac failure with 'senile cardiac degeneration precipitated by fracture of femur due to a fall and operation'.

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