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Name: Elizabeth Child

Burial Number: 0272

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1823

Died: 29/01/1897

Buried: 04/02/1897


Elizabeth Stutfield Irvine was born in 1823 in New Shoreham, Sussex. Her father was George Irvine, 25yrs, Shipbroker, her mother, Frances, 23yrs, nee Stutfield; they were married in January 1817 at St. Martins in the Fields. She had 2 sisters, Frances Stutfield Irvine, 1818, and Eleanor Jane, 1831. In 1836 their father, now a clerk in public office, was involved, with the London and Brighton Railway, in successfully proposing that Shoreham and its port be connected to London by the railroad.
In 1845, Elizabeth married Edward Child, Miller, in Hackney. They had 3 children, Charles b.1845, Amy b.1847, and Arthur b.1853. Thy lived in Tooting before moving to Worplesdon, Surrey, where, in 1874, Edward died, aged 55yrs.
Elizabeth moved to Worthing, Sussex, where her sister, Frances lived, and died, aged 74yrs, on 29th January 1897, at Carlsruhe, Rowlands Road. Probate was granted to Charles Edward Child, clerk to mineral water manufacturer, and Amy Frances Child, spinster. Effects £2401 11s 1d. value 2021 – £320K.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 1 Plot: 20

Exact Location (what3words): adults.wisdom.much

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory Elizabeth Stutfield Child died Janry 29th 1897 "There shall be no sorrow"

Further Information


Name: Elizabeth Stutfield Child

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1823

Town: Shoreham

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Irvine

Marriage Date: //1845

Spouse First Name: Edward

Spouse Last Name: Child

Town of Marriage: Hackney

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 29/01/1897

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 3

Address line 3: Cambridge Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2401 11 s 1 d

Current value of effects: £320000

Census Information


Living at Merton Street, Tooting Graveney, Surrey. Edward Child, 32yrs, Miller, wife, Elizabeth S., 25yrs, 2 children, Charles, 5yrs, Amy, 3yrs, plus nurse and 1 domestic servant.


Living at Merton Street, Tooting Graveney, Surrey. Edward Child, 42yrs, Master Miller, wife, Elizabeth S., 35yrs, 2 children, Charles, 15yrs, Merchant Clerk, Amy F. 13yrs, Arthur, 8yrs, plus governess and 1 domestic servant.


Living at Bowers Mill, Worplesdon, Surrey. Edward Child, 52yrs, Miller, employing 9 men/1 boy, wife, Elizabeth S. 45yrs, daughter, Amy, 23yrs, visitor, Mary Wilson, 33yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at 3, Cambridge Road, Worthing, Sussex. Frances S. Irvine, Hd. 73yrs, living on own means, sister, Elizabeth S. Child, widow, 64yrs, living on own means, visitor, Margaret R. Everard, 37yrs, living on own means, niece, Amy F. Child, 43yrs, living on own means, plus 1 domestic servant.

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