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Name: Arthur Barnes

Burial Number: 1548

Gender: Male

Occupation: Commercial Traveller; Grocer;

Born: 7/8/1874

Died: 09/10/1932

Buried: 12/10/1932


Arthur William was the son of William Barnes, a civil servant from Leicestershire, and his wife, Sarah Emma Mitchell, born in Brighton, daughter of a cooper. In 1881 the family were living at 64, Fullerton Road, Wandsworth and William was an usher in the High Court of Justice. Arthur William at this time was the youngest of five children. He could not be found in 1891 but was still living at 64, Fullerton Road in 1901 with his father, now a widower, and a housekeeper. Arthur’s occupation was commercial traveller. On 9 April 1905 he married Ellen Philmore, the daughter of a labourer, at St.Andrew’s Parish Church, Stockwell, London.
By 1911 they were living at 4, Thorn Road, Worthing, and had 2 children, Gwendoline Alice Mary Philmore Barnes, born in May 1906, and Donald Philmore Barnes, born in June 1908. Gwendoline was adventurous and spent some years in New South Wales. In the UK she was described in 1939 as unmarried and a “Local Authority cemetery clerk”. Donald also had not married by 1939 and was a builder’s merchant’s shop assistant.

Arthur died on 9 October 1932 in a Hospice leaving £681 1s 5d to Ellen.


Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Arthur Barnes

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 3 Plot: 18

Exact Location (what3words): songs.rams.ripe

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


Sacred to the memory of Arthur William Barnes died 9th October 1932 and of Ellen his wife died 20th November 1939

Further Information


Name: Arthur William Barnes

Gender: Male

Born: 7/8/1874

Town: Unknown

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 9/4/1905

Spouse First Name: Ellen

Spouse Last Name: Philmore

Town of Marriage: Stockwell

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 09/10/1932

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 4

Address line 3: Thorn Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £681 1 s 5 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


64, Fullerton Road, Wandsworth

William Barnes, 44, head, usher in the  High Court of Justice; sarah Barnes 52, wife; Emma J Barnes, 16, daughter, assistant ? in Post Office; Alice H Barnes, 14, daughter, scholar; Edith A Barnes, 13, daughter, scholar; Alexander A Barnes, 10, son, scholar; Arthur Barnes, 7, son, scholar;


64, Fullerton Road, Wandsworth
William Barnes, 63, head, widower, living on own means; Arthur W Barnes, 27, son, commercial traveller; plus a housekeeper


4, Thorn Road, West Worthing
Arthur William Barnes, 37, head, shop keeper grocer ; Ellen Barnes, 34, wife; Gwendoline Alice Mary Philmore Barnes, 4, daughter; Donald Philmore Barnes, 2, son;

Miscellaneous Information

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