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Name: Ada Hackman

Burial Number: 0746

Gender: Female

Occupation: Governess

Born: 18/10/1879

Died: 11/05/1914

Buried: 16/05/1914


Ada was born in Wonersh, the daughter of Edwin and Comfort. She was baptised at St John the Baptist church, Wonersh on 7 Dec. Her father was a police constable. From 1885 Ada attended the National School, firstly in Chobham and then in Farnham. The family moved around as her father was promoted through the police force. Edwin retired in 1910 and the family moved to Worthing living in Tarring Road. Ada died on 11 May 1914 of pulmonary tuberculosis. Probate was granted on 11 Jun to Edwin Hackman, retired superintendent of police. Effects £107 13s (approx £6k in 2020) Ada’s parents died in 1926 and 1927. They are buried in the same plot at Heene. Edwin was a sidesman at St Botolph’s for many years.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 1 Plot: 36

Exact Location (what3words): raves.organ.tree

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of our dear daughter Ada Fanny Hackman who fell asleep May 11th 1914 aged 34 years "Safely gathered in" Also to the dear memory of Edwin Hackman died 21st July 1926 aged 71 years "Faithful unto death" Also to Comfort wife of Edwin Hackman who died 12th January 1927 aged 75 years

Further Information


Name: Ada Fanny Hackman

Gender: Female

Born: 18/10/1879

Town: Wonersh

County: Surrey

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

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Information at Death

Date of Death: 11/05/1914

Cause of death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Address line 1: Westleigh

Address line 3: Tarring Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £107 13 s d

Current value of effects: £6000.00

Census Information


Shamley Green, Wonersh, Surrey.

Edwin aged 26, police constable. Comfort aged 29. Ada aged 1.


Police Station, London Road, Reigate, Surrey.

Edwin aged 36, inspector of police. Comfort aged 39. Ada aged 12.


Police Station, 58 Eastworth Road, Chertsey, Surrey.

Edwin aged 46, superintendent Surrey County Constabulary. Comfort aged 49. Ada aged 21, governess daily.


“Westleigh” Tarring Road, Worthing.

Edwin aged 56, police pensioner. Comfort aged 59. Ada aged 31.

Miscellaneous Information

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