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Name: Clarissa Burleigh

Burial Number: 1013

Gender: Female

Born: 00/9/1827

Died: 00/12/1920

Buried: 23/11/1920


Clarissa Ann Ackland was born in Bristol to Richard Ackland, Mariner, 32yrs, and Sarah, 27yrs, nee Morgan. She was baptised on 23rd September 1827 at St. Augustine the Less; she had a brother, John Richard, born in 1831.
She married John Parson Burleigh, 25yrs, on 29th September 1869, he was born in Essex and was an Ironmonger. They married at St. Stephen’s, Hammersmith, she gave her age as 35yrs, but she was actually 42yrs, 16yrs older than her husband.
Clarissa and John lived at 25, Queen’s Terrace, St. John’s Wood, and they continued to live at this address for the next 20yrs. Between 1891 and 1901 John retired from his Ironmongery business and they moved to a property named Broadclyst, in Manor Road, Worthing, where they stayed for the next 20yrs. Their marriage was childless.
Clarissa Ann Burleigh died in December 1920, aged 93yrs.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 3 Plot: 12

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Further Information


Name: Clarissa Ann Burleigh

Gender: Female

Born: 00/9/1827

Town: Bristol

County: Unknown

Country: England


Maiden Name:Ackland

Marriage Date: 29/9/1869

Spouse First Name: John

Spouse Second Name: Parson

Spouse Last Name: Burleigh

Town of Marriage: Hammersmith

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/12/1920

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Broadclyst

Address line 3: MAnor Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 9, Saville Place, Clifton, Gloucester. Joseph H. Nash, 35yrs, Merchant, wife, Margaret, 31yrs, 2 children, Joseph, 2yrs, Elizabeth, 10months. Clarissa Ackland, 23yrs, Housemaid, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at Northcote House, Clifton, Gloucester. William Wright, 52yrs, Wine Merchant, wife, Hannah, 53yrs, 5 children, William 22, Wine Merchant, Henry 17, Harriette 14, Edith 11, Ernest 9, Clarissa Ackland, 32yrs, Nurse, plus 5 domestic servants.


Living at 25, Queen’s Terrace, St. John’s Wood, London. John Burleigh, 36yrs, Furnishing Ironmonger, wife, Clarissa, 36yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 25, Queen’s Terrace, St. John’s Wood, London. John Burleigh, 46yrs, Ironmonger, wife, Clarissa, 45yrs


Living at Broadclyst, Manor Road, Worthing, Sussex. John Burleigh, 57yrs, Retired Ironmonger, wife, Clarissa, 56yrs.


Living at Broadclyst, Manor Road, Worthing, Sussex. John Burleigh, 68yrs, Retired Ironmonger, wife, Clarissa, 67yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

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