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Name: Constance Adney

Burial Number: 1027

Gender: Female

Occupation:   Daughter of Benjamin and Augusta Adney

Born: 00/00/1857

Died: 21/03/1921

Buried: 24/03/1921

Story

Constance was born in Newport Monmouthshire, the daughter of Benjamin and Augusta. By 1861 the family were living in a large late 16th century house, Bicknor Court in the village of English Bicknor not far from the Welsh border. Augusta came from landed gentry in Kilkenny, Ireland.
By 1881, the family had moved to Huddersfield where Benjamin worked as an insurance agent for Royal Liver Insurance Society. Augusta died on 27th January 1884 and Benjamin moved back to Somerset where he had been born. He died on 15th March 1903. Constance spent much time visiting friends and family. She eventually settled in Worthing, living with her sister Florence at “Thorpe Cottage” in Rowlands Road. In 1914, she had moved next door, to “Hampden “.
Constance died c21 Mar 1921. No probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 3 Plot: 13

Exact Location (what3words): sprint.visual.risen

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

None found - listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Inscription:

None found

Further Information

Birth

Name: Constance Augusta Adney

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1857

Town: Newport

County: Monmouthshire

Country: Wales

Occupation:Daughter of Benjamin and Augusta Adney

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 21/03/1921

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Hampden"

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Value of effects in 2020: Not calculated

Census Information

1861

Bicknor Court, English Bicknor, Glos

Benjamin aged 29, gentleman. Augusta aged 24. Constance aged 4. Georgina aged 1. Florence aged 6 mos. Plus 1 nurse, 1 servant and 1 groom and gardener

1871

Living in Kilkenny, Ireland.

1881

Dryclough House, Dryclough Lane, Lockwood, Huddersfield

Benjamin aged 50, insurance agent. Augusta aged 45. Constance aged 23. Florence aged 20. Blanche aged 17. Frederick aged 14. Hugh aged 13. Maud aged 5. Louise M Kiernan aged 68, mother-in-law. Plus 3 servants

1891

Church Farm, Bergh Apton, Norfolk

Constance aged 33, visitor to the home of Catherine Baker, farmer.

1901

18 Princes Square, Paddington

Constance aged 42, living on own means, visiting her sister Florence, a boarding house keeper. Also visiting was her sister Maud.

1911

Thorpe Cottage, Rowlands Road, Worthing

Constance aged 53, private means, living with her sister Florence. Plus 1 servant.

Miscellaneous Information

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