The Readfords of Illford newspaper clippings


E.J READFORD and SON, of “Terri-hi-high”, llford, also John Slapp and family, desire to return sincere thanks to all friends and relations for their many acts of kindness and sympathy during their recent very sad bereavement.



READFORD – In sad by loving memory of my dear daughter and our dear sister, Rose, who passed away October 16, 1922 at “Braeside”, Stanmore.
One year has passed, ah none can tell
The loss of one we love so well. She bore her pain and bore it well,
WHat she suffered noone can tell,
Peacfully sleeping, restung at last,
Lifes troubles over and suffering past.
(Inserted by her loving father, sisters and brothers and little son Jim 0f Ilford)


Mrs. E. J. Readford of Ilford, died in hospital at Petersham on Tuesday following an operation which had been performed for appendicitis nineteen weeks ago. The deceased had been in bed for the whole of this time with the exception of a few days. The deceased, who was 45 years old, was a daughter of Mr. John Slapp, of Ilford, and is survived by a husband and one son. The remains were brought to Clandulla by Wednesday mornings train and interred in the Church of England portion of the Ilford cemetery. The Rev Teale Gosper officiated at thye graveside. The funeral arrangements were conducted by Mr. H. L. Taylor.



READFORDS – December 19, 1917, at Braeside Private Hospital, Stanmore, to Mr. and Mrs. E .J. Readford of Teri-hi-high, Ilford – a son James Ernest (Jim). Both doing well.


READFORD – In loving memory of my dear wife, who died October 16, 1922.
I have lost my soul’s companion.
A life linked with my own; Day by day I miss you, Rose,
As I walk through life alone.
(Inserted by her ever-loving husband, Ern)


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