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Name: Elizabeth Couch

Burial Number: 0032

Gender: Female

Occupation: Scholar

Born: 00/00/1865

Died: 31/08/1877

Buried: 03/09/1877


Elizabeth was born in 1865 Bishopstone Sussex, the Daughter of James and Eliza. James was in the Navy as an able seaman from 1849 to 1857, he saw active service in China and Rangoon. He then became a Coastguard in July 1857 to May 1875 serving in Newhaven then Worthing. Elizabeth died on 31st August 1877 at Brunswick Cottages Heene of rheuniatitis (skin condition?), Morbus Cordis (heart disease) and exhaustion. Her Father James Couch was in attendance.

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: WB Row: 1 Plot: 21

Exact Location (what3words): safe.bike.scuba

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves


None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Further Information


Name: Elizabeth Couch

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1865

Town: Unknown

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 31/08/1877

Cause of death: Rheumiatitis - 3 years; Morbus Cordis - 1 year; Exhaustion;

Address line 1: Brunswick Cottage

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at Newhaven James aged 36 (head) Royal Naval CoastGuard, Eliza aged 34 (Wife), Sarah A aged 2 (Daughter), Eliza aged 1 month (Daughter)


Living at 3 Coastguard Houses Broadwater Worthing James aged 46 (head) Coastguard, Eliza aged 44 (Wife) Eliza aged 10 (Daughter), Mary aged 8 (Daughter), Elizabeth aged 6 (Daughter),Rosa aged 4 (Daughter), Minnie aged 10 months (Daughter)


Living at 5 Brunswick Road Worthing James aged 56 (Head) Navy Pensioner, Eliza aged 54 (Wife), Rosa aged 14 (Daughter, Minnie aged 10 (Daughter)

Miscellaneous Information

Death Certificate for Elizabeth Couch