Phoebe Susannah Cox1

#1375, (11 November 1877 - 22 March 1950)
FatherThomas Joseph Cox1 (1835 - after 1911)
MotherEmma Martin Stocker1 (1839 - 1900)
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cox & Martha Ann Beaton
BirthPhoebe Susannah Cox was born on 11 Nov 1877 in Battersea, Surrey.2,1
(with Parents) 1881 CensusPheobe [sic] appeared on the 1881 Census of Battersea, Surrey with her parents. She was 3 and born in Battersea.2 
BaptismShe was baptized on 12 Apr 1884 in St Peter Battersea, Surrey. The register noted that she was born November 11th 1877 and was the daughter of Thomas Joseph, a sewing-machine maker, & Emma Martin Cox of 11 Meyrick Road. She was baptised the same day as her brother Alfred.1 
(with Parents) 1891 CensusPhoebe appeared on the 1891 Census of Battersea, London with her parents. She was 13, a Scholar, and born in Battersea Surrey.3 
(with Father) 1901 CensusShe appeared on the 1901 Census of Battersea, London with her widowed father. Phoebe was 22, single, worked as a dressmaker on her own account at home, and was born in Battersea London.4 
MarriageShe married Alfred Edward Rees in 1905.5
1911 CensusAlfred and Phoebe Rees appeared on the 1911 Census of Balham, London, at 7 Station Parade. Alfred was 31, an Assistant 2nd class to the London County Council, and was born in Birmingham. Phoebe was 33, a dressmaker and employer working at home, birthplace Battersea. They had been married 6 years and had no children.6 
(Mentioned) ObituaryA sister Mrs A Rees of Walton-on-Naze, England was mentioned in Emma Mary Susanna Wright's 1944 obituary.7 
DeathPhoebe died on 22 Mar 1950.8
ProbateHer estate was proved on 13 Apr 1950. Entry from the probate calendar:

REES Phoebe Susanah of Holland House Great Holland Essex (wife of Alfred Edward Rees) died 22 March 1950. Administration Ipswich 13 April to the said Alfred Edward Rees retired surveyor. Effect £301 0s. 3d.8
Last Edited23 Aug 2013


  1. Baptisms of the parish of St Peter's Battersea. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Phoebe Susannah Cox, 1884.
  2. 1881 Census for England & Wales, RG11/0642 folio 125. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  3. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/434 folio 5. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  4. Image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census of England & Wales,, RG 13/453 folio 60.
  5. FreeBMD. Alfred Edward Rees & Phoebe Susannah Cox, June Q 1905, Wandsworth RD.
  6. 1911 Census for England & Wales, RD 26 SD 5 ED 10 Schedule 281. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  7. Obituary of Mrs. Emma Wright in The Winnipeg Evening Tribune, 3 October 1944. online image at Manitoba Life and Times,
  8. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1858-1966. Images viewed at Phoebe Susanah Rees, 1950.