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Name: Edward Poland

Burial Number: 0104

Gender: Male

Occupation: Gardener Labourer, Tailor, Inn Keeper

Born: 00/08/1847

Died: 19/04/1885

Buried: 22/04/1885


Edward Poland was born in Worthing in 1847, he was baptised on 8th August. His father, John, 44yrs, was a Farm Labourer, his mother, Ann Poland, nee Blann, 45yrs. He had 3 older siblings, Nancy 13, Ann 11, and John 8. When Edward was 13yrs, he was a Garden Labourer, he lived with his father, Edward, now a Carter by trade, and his mother, Ann, 58yrs at Heene House, Heene Lane. In 1869 when he was 19yrs, Edward married Martha Mitchell in Chichester, Sussex, and in 1870 their son, Frank William was born. Edward was a Tailor, but he took over as Innkeeper at the King & Queen Inn at 8, Brunswick Road, Worthing, where Edward described himself as a Tailor and Beerhouse Keeper in the 1871 census. Edward’s grandfather, William Poland, d.1854, had also been the licensee of this public house. On 10th October 1877 Martha Poland died from Tuberculosis, aged 30yrs. Edward then married Sarah White in 1878 in the New Forest, Hampshire and in 1881 they had a daughter, Ellen. Edward remained a Beerhouse Keeper at the King and Queen public house, Brunswick Road. On 9th December 1884 Edward’s son, Frank William, died from Tuberculosis, aged 14yrs. Edward Poland died on 19th April 1885, aged 37yrs. His death certificate gave the cause of death as “Haematemesis Exhaustion” (Tuberculosis)

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 8 Plot: 20

Exact Location (what3words): dragon.inform.shaky

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



Buried with Arthur and Mary Bowstead


Arthur Kaye Bowstead priest born July 21 1857 fell asleep June 29 1938 "Lord all pitying, Jesu blest, Grant them thine eternal rest" In loving memory of Mary Wilgress Bowstead born May 23rd 1862 at rest April 22nd 1925

Further Information


Name: Edward Poland

Gender: Male

Born: 00/08/1847

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //1869

Spouse First Name: Martha

Spouse Last Name: Mitchell

Town of Marriage: Chichester

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: //1878

Spouse First Name: Sarah

Spouse Last Name: White

Town of Marriage: New Forest

County of Marriage: Hampshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 19/04/1885

Cause of death: Haematemesis Exhaustion (Tuberculosis)

Address line 1: King and Queen

Address line 3: Brunswick 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 in Heene, Worthing – Edward Poland, 3yrs, is youngest of 4 siblings, Nancy 13, Ann 11, and John 8; his father, John, 47yrs, is a Farm Labourer and his mother, Ann, 48yrs


Living at Heene House, Heene Lane, Worthing – Edward, 13yrs, is a Garden Labourer, living with father, John, 57yrs, a Carter, and mother, Ann, 58yrs,


Living at 8, Brunswick Road, WorthingEdward, 23yrs, is a Tailor and Beerhouse Keeper, Martha also 23yrs and baby son, Frank William, 11months


Living at King and Queen, Brunswick Road – Edward, 33yrs, is a Beerhouse Keeper, living with his second wife, Sarah, 34yrs, Frank William, 10yrs. and baby Ellen 8months. They employ 1 general servant

Miscellaneous Information

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