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Name: Eliza Couch

Burial Number: 0158

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1824

Died: 27/12/1889

Buried: 31/12/1889


Eliza Julyan was born in Truro, Cornwall, in 1827, daughter of Thomas Julyan.

On 18th October 1851, aged 24yrs, Eliza married James John Couch, 26yrs, R.N. in Truro.

They had 7 daughters over the following 20 years, Sarah b.1859, Eliza b.1861, Mary b.1863,  Elizabeth b.1865-d.1877, Rosa b.1867, Minnie b.1870, and Emily b.1872-d.1876.

The family moved from Cornwall to Newhaven, Sussex, where in 1861, James was a coastguard.

By 1871 they had moved again, to Worthing, Sussex, living in the Coastguard Cottages, and then in Brunswick Road, before their final move to Milton Street.

Eliza died on 27th December 1889, aged 62yrs. Probate was granted to James Couch, Naval Pensioner, effects £192 9s 1d. Value 2022 – £26K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 8 Plot: 16

Exact Location (what3words): surely.string.post

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In memory of Eliza beloved wife of .... Couch died ...... and of ......

Further Information


Name: Eliza Couch

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1824

Town: Truro

County: Cornwall

Country: England


Maiden Name:Julyan

Marriage Date: 18/10/1851

Spouse First Name: James

Spouse Second Name: John

Spouse Last Name: Couch

Town of Marriage: Truro

County of Marriage: Cornwall

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 27/12/1889

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 11

Address line 3: Milton Sreet

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £192 9 s 1 d

Current value of effects: £26000

Census Information


Living in Newhaven, Sussex. James Couch, 36yrs, Coastguard, wife, Eliza, 24yrs, daughters, Sarah, 2yrs, and Eliza, 1 month.


Living at 3, Coastguard Cottages, Broadwater, Worthing, Sussex. James Couch, 46yrs, Coastguard, wife, Eliza, 44yrs, 5 daughters, Eliza, 10yrs, Mary, 8yrs, Elizabeth, 6yrs, Rosa, 4yrs, and Minnie, 10months.


Living at 5, Brunswick Road, Heene, Worthing, Sussex. James Couch, 56yrs, Navy Pensioner,  wife, Eliza, 53yrs,  2 daughters, Rosa, 14yrs, and Minnie, 10yrs.

Miscellaneous Information

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