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Alice Fry [f.7.4.7]

Alice Fry was the seventh child of Elizabeth Brett & John Fry born December 18th, 1880 & christened March 27th, 1881 at Rusper, Sussex.

In 1881 & 1891 Alice was living at Peters Farm, Rusper, Sussex with her parents & brothers & sisters.

By 1901 Alice, her 2 sisters Elizabeth & Emily, & her brother John were living at Soles Farm, Nuthurst, Horsham, Sussex with their widowed mother.

On December 18th, 1907 Alice married Samson Dale at West Grinstead, Sussex. Samson was born December 7th, 1878 at Washington, Sussex, the son of Harriet & Jacob Dale, an agricultural labourer. At the time of the 1901 census Samson was working as a game keeper.

In 1911 Alice & Samson were living at Rookland Cottages, West Grinstead, Horsham & Samson was employed as a gamekeeper. They had 2 daughters Emily Louisa (2) & Kitty (8 months).

The 1939 register shows Alice & Samson at Hook House farm, Haywards Heath where Samson was a farmer.

Samson of Buren, Brighton Road, Shermanbury, Sussex died July 28th,1954, aged 75. Probate was granted on November 27th 1954 at Lewes to William Parker, farmer. His effects were £2487.17s.4d.

Alice of Buren, Brighton Road, Shermanbury, Sussex died  November 8th,1964, aged 83. Probate was granted on April 28th, 1965 to Charles John Shepherd, gardener. Her effects were £6149.


The children of Alice Fry & Samson Dale were:

f. Emily Louisa Dale christened June 6th, 1909 at West Grinstead, Sussex

f. Kitty Dale christened September 4th, 1910 at West Grinstead, Sussex


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