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Name: Charles Trollope

Burial Number: 0959

Gender: Male

Occupation: AgriculturalLabourer; Coachman;

Born: 00/11/1846

Died: 06/08/1919

Buried: 09/08/1919


Charles Trollope was born in Horningsham, Wiltshire, he was baptised on 22nd November 1846. His parents were, Stephen Trollope, 27yrs, and Elizabeth, 32yrs, nee Hinton. His father was an agricultural labourer, farming 2 acres of land. Charles had an older brother, Henry, 2yrs, and 2 more brothers, James, 1849, and Oliver, 1850. Charles and his brothers worked as agricultural labourers for their father from a young age, looking after the cows, sheep and farm birds. As an adult he became a coachman, following this career for forty years until he retired.

In 1868, Charles, 23yrs, married Harriett Barnes, 23yrs, on 29th September, at Horningham, their families were neighbours, she was the daughter of a farm labourer. Charles and Harriett moved to Patcham, Sussex, where they lived for thirty years, they had 3 children, Anne b.1870, Edward b.1876, and Eliza Kate b.1880. Charles was a coachman at Withdean Grange, and his brother, Oliver, now a gardener, lived with them.

After retiring, Charles and Harriett moved to Worthing, with unmarried daughter, Eliza Kate, living in St. Botolph’s Road. Charles was widowed when Harriet died in 1916 and three years later, he died on 6th August 1919, aged 72yrs.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 4 Plot: 9

Exact Location (what3words): cheek.raced.ashes

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In memory of Harriet dearly loved wife of Charles Trollope died 21st Nov 1916 And of Charles Trollope died 6th August 1919

Further Information


Name: Charles Trollope

Gender: Male

Born: 00/11/1846

Town: Unknown

County: Wiltshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 29/9/1868

Spouse First Name: Harriett

Spouse Last Name: Barnes

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Wiltshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 06/08/1919

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 3: St Botolph's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at Potter Street, Horningsham, Wiltshire. Stephen Trollope, 32yrs, Agricultural Labourer, wife, Elizabeth, 27yrs, mother-in-law, Elizabeth Trollope, pauper – widow of labourer, 4 sons, Henry 6, Charles 4, James 2, and Oliver 7months.


Living at Potter Street, Horningsham, Wiltshire. Stephen Trollope, 42yrs, Agricultural Labourer, wife, Elizabeth, 36yrs, Henry 15, Cow boy, Charles 14, James 13, Shepherd boy, Oliver 9, Birdkeeping boy, stepdaughter, Jane Holton, 11yrs.


Living at Coachman’s Cottage, Patcham. Sussex. Charles Trollope, 24yrs, Coachman, wife, Harriett, 24yrs, daughter, Anne, 1yr.


Living at Withdean Lodge, Coachman’s Cottage, Patcham. Charles Trollope, 34yrs, Coachman, wife, Harriett, 33yrs, brother, Oliver Trollope, 30yrs, Gardener, 3 children, Annie 11, Edward 5, and Eliza Kate 1.


Living at Upper Lodge, Withdean Lodge, Patcham, Sussex. Charles Trollope, 44yrs, Coachman, wife, Harriett, 44yrs, brother, Oliver Trollope, 40yrs, Gardener, 3 children, Annie 21, Edward 16, and Eliza Kate 11.


Living at Upper Lodge, Withdean Lodge, Patcham, Sussex. Charles Trollope, 55yrs, Coachman, wife, Harriett, 55yrs, brother, Oliver Trollope, 50yrs, Gardener, Annie 31, and Eliza Kate 21, Dressmaker.


Living at St. Botolph’s Road, Worthing. Charles Trollope, 65yrs, Retired Coachman, wife, Harriett, 64yrs, Eliza Kate, 31yrs, single.

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