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Name: Ann Feest

Burial Number: 0006

Gender: Female

Occupation: Cook and Housekeeper

Born: 00/04/1805

Died: 12/05/1874

Buried: 15/05/1874


Ann was born in Heene, the daughter of William and Lucy nee Hart. She was baptised at West Tarring Church on 21st April 1874. Nothing is known of her youth except that in 1825, she gave birth to a daughter. Ann Cook Feest was baptised at Broadwater Church on 15th May 1825. Her mother is described as a single woman and her father’s name is not entered on the parish record. Ann never married and in later years became a housekeeper at her brother’s farm in Worthing. Her daughter found work in London and later married her employer John Walker in 1862. Ann visited the couple in 1871 just before her daughter died. Ann died at 50 Montague Street, Worthing on 12 May 1874. Probate was granted on 22 July to John Walker of 42 King Street, Camden Town. Effects under £1500.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Ann Feest

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 9 Plot: 20

Exact Location (what3words): prom.pops.belong

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



Headstone badly flaked and surface broken away


Sacred to the memory of .... Feest

Further Information


Name: Ann Feest

Gender: Female

Born: 00/04/1805

Town: Heene

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 12/05/1874

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 50

Address line 3: Montague Street

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1500 s d

Current value of effects: £100000.00

Census Information


Unable to trace


6 South Street, Worthing – Ann aged 46, late cook, friend of householder John Lucas, baker


Eastern Farm, Brighton Road, Worthing.

Ann aged 55, housekeeper, sister of James Feest, farmer. Plus 3 servants.


42 King Street, St Pancras, Camden Town

Ann aged 66, visitor to house of John Walker, retired grocer

Miscellaneous Information