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Name: Ada Hancock

Burial Number: 0125

Gender: Female

Occupation: Daughter of James and Eliza Hancock

Born: 00/03/1857

Died: 15/12/1886

Buried: 20/12/1886


Ada was born in Ryde, Isle of Wight,  the daughter of James and his wife Eliza. She was baptised at St Thomas, Ryde on 8 Mar 1857. James was an upholsterer running a small business in Union Street. Eliza died in 1870. In 1885, James died. Ada died the following year at her sister Deborah’s home, 3 South View Terrace, Rowlands Road, Worthing. She had been suffering from diabetes. No Probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Ada Hancock

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 2 Plot: 52

Exact Location (what3words): pads.spot.family

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Ada Hancock who died at Worthing December 15th 1886 aged 27 years "I heard the voice of Jesus say Come unto Me and rest, Lay down thou weary one lay down Thy head upon my breast. I came to Jesus as I was weary and worn and sad. I found in Him a resting place and he has made me glad"

Further Information


Name: Ada Hancock

Gender: Female

Born: 00/03/1857

Town: Ryde

County: Isle of Wight

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 15/12/1886

Cause of death: Diabetes

Address line 1: 3

Address line 2: Southview Terrace

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


17 Union Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight

James aged 42, upholsterer employing 2 boys. Eliza aged 30. Mary aged 12. William aged 12. Emma aged 8. Annie aged 6. James aged 5. Ada aged 4. Alice aged 2. Charles aged 1. Charlotte Harvey aged 27, sister-in-law. Plus 1 servant.


17 Union Street, Ryde

James aged 52, widower, upholsterer, approved house agent. Mary aged 21, milliner. Emma aged 18, milliner. Harry James aged 15. Ada aged 14. Alice aged 12. Charles aged 11. Ernest aged 9. Deborah aged 8. John aged 6. George aged 4. Charlotte Harvey aged 37, housekeeper.


20 Pier Road, Ryde

James aged 63, retired upholsterer. Ada aged 22. Alice aged 20. Ernest aged 18, billiard room proprietor. John aged 16. George aged 12. Constance Rogers aged 3, granddaughter.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.