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Name: Agnes Hunt

Burial Number: 1705

Gender: Female

Distinction: Family Carer

Born: 00/10/1855

Died: 13/08/1939

Buried: 16/08/1939

Story

Agnes Evelyn Hunt was born in Stepney, Middlesex, in October 1855. She was the daughter of Reverend William Hunt, 31yrs, Chaplain and Head Master of Beaucrofts School, Stepney, and Evelyn, 31yrs, nee Falkner. Agnes had 7 siblings, Herbert b.1853, Margaret b.1857, Charles b. 1858, Edith b.1862, Percy b.1863, Arthur b.1860 (died 1863) and Bernard b.1864.

Her 4 brothers all became clergymen, her sister, Margaret, became a successful Head Teacher, but Agnes and her youngest sister, Edith, remained at home, unmarried, caring for her widowed mother.

After the death of her father in 1887, her mother had moved the family to Worthing, Sussex, where they lived at St. Kilda, 49, Shakespeare Road.

In 1920 her mother died, aged 95yrs, and Agnes and Edith remained in Shakespeare Road, their sister, Margaret, joining them after retiring from teaching.

Margaret died, 1932, Edith died, 1935, and Agnes died, aged 84yrs, on 13th August 1936. Probate was granted to Reverend Percy Lancelot Hunt, Clerk, effects £777 0s 10d. Value 2021 – £58K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 3 Plot: 25

Exact Location (what3words): taking.couple.seated

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

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Inscription:

In loving memory of Margaret Isabel Hunt at rest 5th September 1932 also of her sister Agnes Evelyn Hunt at rest 13th August 1939 "I heard the voice of Jesus say come unto Me and rest. Simply to the cross I cling"

Further Information

Birth

Name: Agnes Evelyn Hunt

Gender: Female

Born: 00/10/1855

Town: Stepney

County: Middlesex

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 13/08/1939

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 49

Address line 3: Shakespeare Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £777 0 s 10 d

Current value of effects: £58000

Census Information

1861

Living at Alms Houses, Beaucrofts School, Mile End Old Town, Stepney, Middlesex.

William Hunt, 36yrs, Hd. Chaplain and Head Master, wife, Evelyn, 36yrs, 5 children, Herbert 7yrs, Agnes 5yrs, Margaret 4yrs, Charles 2yrs, Arthur 11months, plus 2 domestic servants.

1881

Living at St. Michael’s Parish, Islington, London. William Hunt, 56yrs, Rector, wife, Evelyn, 56yrs, 3 daughters, Agnes 25yrs, Margaret 24yrs, Edith 19yrs, son, Bernard 16yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.

1891

Living at Roma, St. Michael’s Road, Worthing, Sussex. Evelyn Hunt, 66yrs, widow, Living on own means, 2 daughters, Agnes, 34yrs, and Edith, 28yrs, both dependant on Mother, son, Bernard, 26yrs, Theology Student, plus 1 domestic servant.

1901

Living at South Hill, St. Michael’s Road, Worthing, Sussex. Evelyn Hunt, 76yrs, widow, Living on own means, 2 daughters, Agnes, 45yrs, and Edith, 39yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

1911

Living at South Hill, St. Michael’s Road, Worthing, Sussex. Evelyn Hunt, 86yrs, widow, Living on own means, 2 daughters, Agnes Evelyn, 55yrs, and Edith Mary, 48yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

1921

Living at 49, Shakespeare Road, Worthing. Sussex. Agnes Hunt, Hd. 65yrs, sister, Edith Mary, 59yrs, boarder, Mary Ann Fennell, 74yrs, retired servant.

Miscellaneous Information

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