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Name: Alice Archer

Burial Number: 1723

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private Means

Born: 26/02/1853

Died: 05/04/1940

Buried: 09/04/1940


Alice (known as Isabella) was one of three Archer sisters born to Thomas and Frances. She was baptised at St Anne’s church, Soho on 2nd January 1854. Her father was a master currier and upholsterer. After he was widowed, Alice and her sisters Frances and Harriett continued to live with him until his death in 1905. By 1881, Thomas had a large factory in Long Acre, employing approx. 80 people making carriage trimming. After living in Islington, the family moved to Worthing, living in Lansdowne Road. In 1905, the factory burned down and later the same year, Thomas died. He was buried in Camden. The three sisters continued to live together and moved to “Rolden” in Winchester Road. By 1911, they were living in Rowlands Road. Harriett died in 1915 and Frances in 1923. Alice moved to 15 Wordsworth Road, Worthing. She died on 5th April 1940 and was buried with her sisters at Heene. Probate was granted on 20th May to Frances Ethel Satchell spinster. Effects £3477 9s 8d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 4 Plot: 24

Exact Location (what3words): causes.league.codes

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Harriet Emma Archer born December 9th 1855 died May 30th 1915 "until the day break and the shadows flee away" Also of Frances Archer born January 18th 1843 died December 1st 1923. Also of Alice Isabella Archer born February 26th 1853 died April 5th 1940

Further Information


Name: Alice Isabella Archer

Gender: Female

Born: 26/02/1853

Town: Bayswater

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 05/04/1940

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 15

Address line 3: Wordsworth Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3417 9 s 8 d

Current value of effects: £136825.00

Census Information


Springfield Lodge, St Pancras –

Thomas aged 44, master currier employing 8 men. Frances aged 44. Elizabeth aged 16. Thomas aged 14. Robert aged 13. Edward aged 11. Jane aged 9. Isabella aged 8. Harriett aged 6. Mary Ann aged 1. Hannah aged 30, sister. Fanny Powell aged 7, visitor. Plus 3 servants.


Springfield Lodge, Junction Road, St Pancras

Thomas aged 54, widower, fringe manufacturer. Thomas aged 24, traveller. Frances aged 28. Robert aged 23, clerk to ship owner. Edmund aged 21, medical student. Jane aged 19, teacher. Alice I aged 18. Harriett aged 16. Lucy Killick aged 66, visitor, wife of landowner. Plus 1 servant.


Unable to trace


“St John’s” Lansdowne Road, Worthing

Thomas aged 74, currier, upholsterer and carriage trimming manufacturer. Frances aged 48. Isabella aged 38. Harriett aged 36. Jane Satchell aged 10, grand daughter. Plus 2 servants


“St John’s” Lansdowne Road, Worthing –

Thomas aged 84, retired currier and coach trimming manufacturer. Frances aged 58. Alice aged 48. Harriett aged 46. Plus 2 servants.


“Kai Terri” Rowlands Road, Worthing

Alice aged 56, private means. Harriett aged 54, private means.

Frances was visiting her sister-in-law in Seaton, Devon.


Living at Connaught, Cliff Terrace, Budleigh Salterton, Devon.

Frances Archer
Female 1843 78 Soho, London, England None
Alice Isabella Archer
Female 1853 68 London, England None


15 Wordsworth Road, Worthing

Alice Isabella Archer-private means. John Cole-auction furniture assistant. Annie Cole-home duties unpaid. Annetta Cole-office work typist.

Miscellaneous Information

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