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Name: Cecil King

Burial Number: 1422

Gender: Male

Occupation: Insurance clerk; Accountant to Insurance Co.

Born: 4/2/1872

Died: 01/12/1929

Buried: 04/12/1929


Cecil was born in Islington, Middlesex, the son of Arthur Soundy King and his wife Ann Amelia. He was baptised at St Matthew’s church, City Road, Islington on 7th April 1872. Cecil’s father was in the insurance business and Cecil followed suit. On 13th April 1895, Cecil married Eliza Ellen Bristow at Christ Church, South Hackney. Eliza was known affectionately as “Lilee”. The couple lived in Lewisham and then Stoke Newington with their son Arthur Victor. By 1921, the family were living in South Norwood, Surrey and shortly before Cecil’s death, moved to Worthing living at 147 Rowlands Road. Cecil died on 1st December 1929. Probate was granted on 3rd January 1930 to Eliza Ellen King widow. Effects £13138 10s 1d. Eliza died in 1960 and was buried beside her husband.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 4 Plot: 20

Exact Location (what3words): grapes.reef.person

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In ever loving memory of Cecil Arthur Hannington King a beloved and devoted husband who passed peacefully away December 1st 1929 aged 57 years and his darling wife Lilee who fell asleep March 11th 1960 aged 92 years

Further Information


Name: Cecil Arthur Hannington King

Gender: Male

Born: 4/2/1872

Town: Islington

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 13/4/1895

Spouse First Name: Eliza

Spouse Second Name: Ellen

Spouse Last Name: Bristow

Town of Marriage: Hackney

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 01/12/1929

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 147

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £13138 10 s 1 d

Current value of effects: £673219.00

Census Information


113 Almack Road, Hackney, Middx

Arthur aged 36, life insurance clerk cashier. Ann aged 38. Annie aged 10. Cecil aged 9. Algernon aged 2. Plus 1 servant.


113 Almack Road, Hackney, Middx.

Ann aged 48, wife. Annie aged 20. Cecil aged 19, insurance clerk. Algernon aged 12. Cora aged 4. Plus 1 servant.


10 Old Road, Lee, Lewisham, Kent.

Cecil aged 29, accident insurance clerk. Eliza aged 32. Arthur V aged 2. Algernon King aged 22, brother, removal contractor’s ledger clerk.


12 Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, Stoke Newington, Surrey.

Cecil aged 39, accountant to insurance co. Eliza aged 41. Arthur aged 12. Effie King (Cora) aged 24, sister. Eileen Spillane aged 15, niece, visitor, typist.


Living in South Norwood, Surrey.

Miscellaneous Information

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