Alice PUGH (later JINES) (1885-1973)
Alice Sarahbeth Pugh (1885-1973) worked for the Sladden family as Cook from about 1911-1912, prior to her marriage in 1912.
Alice Pugh was born at Ledbury, Herefordshire, on 3rd November 1885, the eldest of four children of Peter Pugh, a carpenter, and his wife, Sarahbeth. Alice was still working in Ledbury at the time of the 1911 census. It is assumed that she came to Badsey soon after this to work as Cook in the Sladden household.
On 10th December 1912, Alice married Charles Harold Jines, a confectioner, at the Primitive Methodist Chapel, Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne. Alice’s address at the time of marriage was given as Seward House, Badsey. They had one son, Leslie, born in November 1913.
There is evidence that Alice kept in contact with the Sladdens after she had moved away from Badsey. In May 1916, when living at 36 Penny Meadow, Ashton-under-Lyne, Alice wrote to Juliet Sladden offering her condolences on the death of Eugénie Sladden.
In 1939 Alice and Charles lived at 36 Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne. Charles was a confectioner and Alice a shopkeeper.
Alice remained living in Ashton-under-Lyne for the rest of her life. Her husband died in 1956 and she died in 1973.