Bond, Matilda (Tilly) (1887-1911)
Transcription of obituary published in the Primitive Methodist Magazine by A. Morter
Our Church at Mary Street, Canning Town, has recently suffered great loss by the death of Miss Tilly Bond. More than twelve years ago she became a decided follower of Jesus Christ and in numerous ways she lived a life of helpfulness to others. After many years spent as a scholar in our Sunday School she became a teacher. As an Endeavourer she shared in the active work of the Society—her presence at its meetings was always a source of delight. It was, however, in the home where she shone most.
During her illness, of a few weeks’ duration, her sufferings, though sometimes acute. were borne in patience, and on September 1st, 1911, the weary wheels of life stood still and she passed to the homeland in full reliance on the all-loving Father. An In Memoriam sermon was preached on the following Sunday by Rev. A. Morter.
Tilly was born in late 1887 at Canning Town, Essex, to parents William Bond, a gas works labourer (1901), and Matilda Hitch.
Tilly worked as a dressmaker (1911).
She died on 1 September 1911 at Canning Town, Essex.
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1912/242
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