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Name: Edward Huntington

Burial Number: 1295

Gender: Male

Occupation: Solicitor

Born: 06/07/1842

Died: 24/05/1927

Buried: 27/05/1927


Born in Manchester on 6 July 1842, Edward was baptised at St John’s on 18 September. His father, William, was Rector of St John’s and with his wife, Eleanor Ann, family and servants at Pooles Park, Crambrook Bank, Manchester. By 1871 Edward, an attorney, was in the large household of his brother-in-law, Frederick H Leaf, a wholesale warehouseman, and his wife, Mary. The following year, Edward, now a solicitor, married Amy Emma Leaf on 15 August at St James’ Church, Clapham and the ceremony was conducted by Edward’s father. Edward and Amy were married for 38 years but had no children. They lived mostly in London but when Edward died on 24 May 1927 their address was 44, Rowlands Road, Worthing.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Edward Huntington

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 9 Plot: 12

Exact Location (what3words): pinks.hype.loyal

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


"Peace perfect peace" In loving memory of my husband Edward Chesshyre Huntington died May 24th 1927 aged 84 years. Also of Amy Emma Huntington wife of the above died November 26th 1930 aged 83 years. List confirms also Arabella Jane Huntington urn 1925

Further Information


Name: Edward Chesshyre Huntington

Gender: Male

Born: 06/07/1842

Town: Unknown

County: Lancashire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 15/08/1872

Spouse First Name: Amy

Spouse Second Name: Emma

Spouse Last Name: Leaf

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 24/05/1927

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 44

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £913 3 s 10 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at Pooles Park, Crambrook Bank, Manchester – William Huntington aged 54, head, rector of St John’s, Manchester. Elleanor Ann Huntington aged 50, wife. Elizabeth Dorothy Huntington aged 19, daughter. Elleanor Clare Huntington aged 16, daughter. John Buron Huntington aged 11, son, scholar. Edward Chesshyre Huntington aged 8, son, scholar. Arabella Jane Huntington aged 6, daughter. Mary Ann Lightfoot aged 26, house servant. Jane Hannah Oanglton? aged 22, house servant. Hannah Oanglton? aged 12?, house servant. Jane Radcliffe aged 16, house servant


Living at Heslington Lodge, Crown Lane, Lambeth, Norwood – Frederick H Leaf aged 43, head, wholesale warehouseman. Mary Ann Leaf aged 42, wife. Amy E Leaf aged 24, niece, unmarried (error – she married Edward Chesshyre Huntington in 1872). unbaptized Leaf aged –, daughter. Arabella J Huntington aged 26, sister-in-law (error – she never married). Edward C Huntington aged 28, brother-in-law, attorney. Sarah M Newby aged 39, monthly nurse. Ann Elliott aged 40, housemaid. Susan Burton aged 28, cook. Harriett Buckingham aged 27, under housemaid. Sarah Phillips aged 23, under nurse. Ellen Willcox aged 23, kitchenmaid. Walter Hobb aged 16, page. Henry Symonds aged 35, butler. William Jones aged 19, groom


Living at 17, Crown Lane, Lambeth, London – Edward C Huntington aged 38, head, solicitor. Amy E Huntington aged 33, wife. Percival P Lambert aged 35, barrister-at-law. William J Garnett aged 44, visitor. Jeremiah F Gaudy aged 19, articled clerk to a solicitor. Jane Cooper aged 31, domestic servant. Susan Curtis aged 22, domestic servant. Rhoda Hill aged 23, domestic servant


Living at Oak Lodge, St. Julian Road, Lambeth, Norwood, London – Edward C Huntington aged 48, head, solicitor. Amy E Huntington aged 43, wife. Mary G Sayers aged 26, niece. Mary H Dalley aged 30, visitor, trained nurse sister. Harriet Jennings aged 48, domestic cook. Sarah Haggar aged 24, domestic housemaid. Margaret Lloyd aged 25, waiting maid


Living at Oak Lodge, St. Julian Road, Lambeth, Norwood – Edward C Huntington aged 58, head, solicitor. Amy E Huntington aged 55, wife. Alice Davies aged 34, domestic parlourmaid. Sarah Davies aged 31, cook. Lily M Dyer aged 19, housemaid. Florence Allpress aged 16, kitchenmaid


Living at 167, Oakwood Court, Kensington, W – Edward C Huntington aged 68, head, solicitor. Amy Emma Huntington aged 63, wife. Alice Davies aged 44, waiting maid. Alice Brighton aged 33, cook. Elizabeth Doble aged 33, housemaid.

Miscellaneous Information

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