Rank: VAD Nurse
Year of death: 1918
Date of birth: 1876
Date of death: 21/11/1918
Place of death:
Regiment: Voluntary Aid Detachment
Cemetery location: Manor Road Terraces
Where remembered?: Manor Road West Terrace
Edith was born in Belper, Derbyshire, daughter of Robert and Mary Elizabeth Sellors. In the 1881 and 1891 census Edith is shown as living in John Gough’s house in Belper. He is her grandfather. By the 1901 and 1911 censuses she is living in her aunt’s household in Newby, Scarborough. Her aunt, Sarah Wigley Gough is a retired draper, and neither lady has an occupation.
Edith’s death certificate says that she died at 67 Westborough and that she was the spinster daughter of Robert Sellors, Architect and Surveyor.
Edith Pattie Sellors of Newby whilst on duty as a nurse of the VAD fell a victims to the influenza scourge raging at the time of the armistice 11.11.18 aged 41.
Daughter of Mary Elizabeth and Robert Sellors of Bonne Terre USA. Passed to rest 21/11/18