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Name: Caroline Burton

Burial Number: 0791

Gender: Female

Born: 02/02/1844

Died: 10/06/1915

Buried: 14/06/1915


Caroline Burton was born on 2nd February 1844, she was baptised at St. Paul’s Church, Covent Garden, on 10th March 1844. Her parents were Isaac Burton, 34yrs, wine cooper*, and Mary Anne, 30yrs, nee Payne; she had 3 older siblings, William b.1834, Maria b.1840, Isaac b.1842, and 2 younger sisters, Martha b.1846, and Charlotte b. 1848.

Caroline lived with her family and then with her brother, William, all her life, she did not appear to have had an occupation, and she never married. In 1877 her widowed father died, and 2 years later her brother, Isaac, also a wine cooper, died; Caroline was staying with his widow and young children in 1881.

Caroline then lived with her brother, William, a draper’s assistant, in Islington, and after his retirement they moved to Worthing, Sussex, where they lived at Addison House, Rowlands Road.

Caroline’s brother, William, died, aged 81yrs, in January 1915, and less than six months later, Caroline died, on 10th June, aged 71yrs. Probate was granted to a niece, Faith Huneberg, spinster, effects, £1447 12s 6d. value 2022 – £165,000.

*A Wine Cooper was a person who sampled, bottled and sold wine.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 2 Plot: 27

Exact Location (what3words): limp.perky.update

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of William Burton died 27th Jan 1915 aged 81. Also Caroline Burton sister died 10th June 1915 aged 71

Further Information


Name: Caroline Burton

Gender: Female

Born: 02/02/1844

Town: Unknown

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 10/06/1915

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Addison House

Address line 3: 26 Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1447 12 s 6 d

Current value of effects: £165000

Census Information


Living at 1, Brickworks Cottages, St. Pancras, Middlesex. Isaac Burton, 51yrs, Wine Cooper, wife, Mary Ann, 47yrs, 4 daughters, Maria, 21yrs, Governess, Caroline, 17yrs, Martha, 15yrs, Charlotte, 13yrs, plus 12 schoolgirl boarders.


Living at 1, Crown Villas, Greengate Lane, Plaistow, Essex. Isaac Burton, widower, 61yrs, Wine Cooper, daughter, Maria, 31yrs, son, Isaac, 29yrs, Wine Cooper, daughters, Caroline, 27yrs, and Charlotte, 23yrs.


Living at 38, Dynevor Road, Stoke Newington, Hackney, London. Emma Burton, Hd. widow, 31yrs, 2 children, William, 4yrs, Maria, 2yrs, mother, Elizabeth Rearley, widow, 61yrs, annuitant, sister-in-law, Caroline Burton, 37yrs, annuitant, plus 2 lodgers.


Living at 48, Davenant Road, Islington, London. William Burton, Hd. widower, 57yrs, Draper’s Assistant, sister, Caroline, 46yrs, single, niece, Faith Huneberg, 12yrs. (Born S. Africa)


Living at 26, Rowlands Road, Worthing, Sussex. William Burton, Hd. widower, 68yrs, Retired Draper’s Assistant, sister, Caroline, 57yrs, single.


Living at 26, Rowlands Road, Worthing, Sussex. William Burton, Hd. widower, 77yrs, Retired Draper’s Assistant/Warehouseman, Letting Apartments, sister, Caroline, 68yrs, single, niece, Faith Burton, 32yrs, Assistant in house.

Miscellaneous Information

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