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Name: Eleanor Ball

Burial Number: 0135

Gender: Female

Occupation: Laundress. Wife of William Ball.

Born: 00/00/1805

Died: 00/06/1887

Buried: 18/06/1887


Eleanor (Ellen) was born in Broadwater, the daughter of James and Elizabeth. She was baptised on 22nd December 1805. Her father was a gardener. On 2nd May 1829, Eleanor married William Ball a farm labourer, at Broadwater church. The couple settled in Heene Village close to William’s brother John. Both worked on a local farm. William and Eleanor had eight children: Eleanor, William, Caroline, Fanny, Frederick, Margaret, Isaac and Thomas. William died in 1880 and Eleanor moved in with her daughter Ellen and her husband George Apted, a carter. She died in June 1887. No probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Further Information


Name: Eleanor Ball

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1805

Town: Broadwater

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Paskins

Marriage Date: 2/5/1829

Spouse First Name: William

Spouse Last Name: Ball

Town of Marriage: Broadwater

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/06/1887

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 87

Address line 2: High Street

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


Heene Village, Sussex

William aged 30, ag lab. Eleanor aged 32. Eleanor aged 11. William aged 9. Caroline aged 6. Fanny aged 4. Frederick aged 1.


Heene Village, Sussex

William aged 44, farm labourer. Eleanor aged 46. William aged 18, farm labourer. Caroline aged 16, servant. Fanny aged 13. Fred aged 11. Margaret aged 9. Isaac aged 7. Thomas aged 4.


9 Heene Lane, Worthing.

William aged 54, ag lab. Eleanor aged 55, charwoman. Isaac aged 16, ag lab. Thomas aged 13, ag lab.


10 Heene Lane, Worthing.

William aged 64, ag lab. Eleanor aged 66. Michael Milham aged 30, lodger, ag lab.


87 High Street, Worthing.

George Apted aged 53, carter. Eleanor (Ellen) aged 53. Eleanor (Ellen) aged 75, mother-in-law, formerly laundress. George Jeffrey aged 14, nephew, boarder. Richard Collins aged 22, boarder.

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