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Name: Bessie Bone

Burial Number: 0876

Gender: Female

Occupation: House Servant; Wife of George Augustus Frederick Bone.

Born: 00/00/1871

Died: 4/9/1917

Buried: 08/09/1917


Bessie was born in Itchingfield near Horsham, the daughter of John and Caroline Parker. Her father was a carpenter and died in 1879. As a young woman, Bessie came to Worthing to work as a house servant to John Chaplin, a wine merchant. She married George Augustus Frederick Bone, a plumber, at Heene on 6th June 1897. The marriage was celebrated at Itchingfield on 12th June. The couple moved into 2 Heene Cottages in Heene Road, Worthing. They had two children, Margaret and Harold. By 1911, the family was living at 7 Thorn Road. Bessie died on 4th September 1917. No probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 10 Plot: 27

Exact Location (what3words): modest.bolts.invite

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



Buried with George Bone


In loving memory of G.A. Frederick Bone died February 19th

Further Information


Name: Bessie Bone

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1871

Town: Itchingfield

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Parker

Marriage Date: 6/6/1897

Spouse First Name: George

Spouse Second Name: Augustus

Spouse Last Name: Bone

Town of Marriage: Heene

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 4/9/1917

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 7

Address line 3: Thorn Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Worthing Gazette 6th September 1917

On September 4th 1917, at 7 Thorn Road, Bessie dearly loved wife of Frederick Bone passed peacefully away aged 46. So sadly mourned by all.

Worthing Gazette 12th September 1917.

Acknowledgement. Mr Frederick Bone and family wish to thank all kind friends for letters of sympathy and many flowers sent in their recent bereavement.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


1 Jessamine Terrace, Itchingfield, Sussex

Caroline aged 39, widow. Ernest aged 12, ag lab. Bessie aged 9. Ada aged 7. Austin aged 4. John Peskett aged 20, lodger, carpenter.


Grocery Stores, Rowlands Road, Worthing.

Bessie aged 19, house servant to John Chaplin, grocer and wine merchant and family.


2 Heene Cottages, Heene Road, Worthing.

George aged 29, plumber. Bessie aged 29. Margaret aged 3. Arthur G Page aged 27, boarder, police constable.


7 Thorn Road, Worthing.

George aged 39, plumber and painter. Bessie aged 39. Margaret aged 13. Harold aged 5.

Miscellaneous Information

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