Florence Jane Liversidge


Moorgate Hospital

Florence Jane Liversidge, born in 1901 in Rotherham, is the wife of William Cecil Price who is my first cousin, twice removed.

William and Florence are both buried in Greasbrough Cemetery, Rotherham and below is Florence’s obituary.


DEATH OF MRS. F. J. PRICE – The death occurred last Saturday, at the Moorgate General Hospital, Rotherham, Of Mrs. Florence Jane Price, aged 64, of 4, Homestead Drive, Thorogate, Rawmarsh.


Greasbrough Cemetery

Born at Masbro’, Mrs. Price later moved to Greasbro’, where she lived for 26 years. She had lived at Rawmarsh for four years. During her time of residence at Greasbro’, Mrs. Price was employed as a meals helper at the Greasbro’ Infants’ School. She was a member of the Greasbro’ branch of the National Federation of Old Age Pensions Associations. Her husband, Mr. William Cecil Price is a steel worker at J. J. Habershon and Sons, Ltd., Rotherham.

Mrs. Price was a Roman Catholic, and attended the St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Rawmarsh. She was also a member of the Union of Catholic Mothers. She leaves a widower, a daughter and a granddaughter.


William & Florence’s grave

Interment took place on Wednesday at the Greasbro’ Cemetery, following Requiem Mass at the St. Joseph’s Church. Mourners were Mr. W. C. Price (widower), Mr. and Mrs. Bradley (son-in-law and daughter), Miss A. Bradley (granddaughter), Mr. and Mrs. A. Liversidge (brother and sister-in-law), Mrs. A. Deacon (sister), Mr. F. Bedford (brother-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. C. Cutts, Mr. D. Bedford, Mr. and Mrs. T. Cutts (nephews and nieces), Mr. and Mrs. W. Stenton, Miss A. Stenton, Mr. and Mrs. L. Bates, Mr. and Mrs. R. Smith (cousins), Mr. and Mrs. Hickman, Mrs. Simpson, Mrs. T. Carr, representatives of the Greasbro’ branch of the National Federation of Old Age Pensions Associations.

Mr. Price and Mrs. Bradley thank Doctors Jockel and Viney, all the staff of Moorgate General Hospital, and all relations, friends and neighbours for their sympathy and floral tributes, also thanking Mr. Butterfield, funeral director, for his efficient service, and Father Killeen, and Mrs. Greta Sanderson for her help. No more suffering now.

Price – Liversidge


Saint Bede’s Church

William Cecil Price, born in 1903 in Rotherham, is my first cousin, twice removed and son of Amelia Pinder and Alfred Thomas Price. William’s brother, Ernest Alfred, died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

In 1927, William married Florence Jane Liversidge and below are a couple of newspaper articles published shortly after their marriage.


PRICE – LIVERSIDGE. – On June 6th, at St. Bede’s Church, Masbro’, by the Rev. Father Horrax, assisted by the Rev. Father Gosse, William Cecil, third son of the late Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Price, of “Gavenny,” Kimberworth, to Florence, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Liversidge, of 13, Garden street, Rotherham.


The wedding took place at St. Bede’s Roman Catholic Church, Station road, Masbro’, on Whit-Monday, of Miss Florence Liversidge, of 13, Garden street, Rotherham, and Mr. William Cecil Price, third son of the late Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Price, of “Gavenny,” Kimberworth. The Rev. Father Horrax, assisted by the Rev. Father Gosse, conducted the service, which was given with full Nuptial Mass.

Miss Gibson presided at the organ, and played the Bridal March from “Lohengrin” (Wagner).

The bride, who was given away by her brother-in-law, Mr. F. Bedford, wore a dress of cream georgette, embroidered with tiny seed pearls. She was attended by three bridesmaids, Miss Grace Price (sister of the bridegroom), Mrs. Amy Hopkinson (sister of the bride), and Miss Ada Bedford (niece of the bride), who were prettily attired in dresses of crepe-de-chene with figured insertions. The bride’s bouquet consisted of June roses and white heather. The bridesmaids had bouquets of pink carnations, except the youngest, who carried a French basket containing white carnations.

The best man was Mr. William Stenton (cousin of the bridegroom), of Woodseats, Sheffield.

A reception was held after the ceremony.