Irene Wincott Walden 6 July 1905 - 4 March 1925
Irene was born
6 July 1905
in Lambeth - London.
Unfortunately she died at the age of 19 - below is a newspaper report on the death
"A BALL OF FLAME"
Newly-Wed Girl's Death Through Dress Catching Fire
The tragic death of a newly-married girl of 19, whose dress caught fire at an open
grate, was described at an inquest at Lambeth to-day on Irene Booth, South Lambeth
Mrs. Suzanne Booth said that on Tuesday she was in bed when she heard screams, and
on opening her door,saw "a ball of flame running along the passage." She then realised
that it was the girl, who was enveloped in flames. She was getting a coat to throw
round her when the girl fell downstairs. The Police arrived and she was taken to the
A verdict of Accidental Death was recorded.
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