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Name: Elizabeth Pengelly

Burial Number: 0660

Gender: Female

Distinction: Wesleyan Family

Born: 23/05/1836

Died: 08/02/1912

Buried: 12/02/1912


Elizabeth was born on 23rd May 1836  in Stockton on Tees to the Rev. John Carey Pengelly and Christina Pengelly.

She had 4 siblings-

John Walter born 1839

Christina born 1840

Richard Brunswick born 1845 died 1847

Emily born 1843

John Carey was a Wesleyan minister. The Wesleyan religion was formed in 1843 in New York by a group of ministers that split from the Methodist Episcopal church. Local  churches are organised into a network of districts with equal representation of clergy at their annual conferences. Ministers are then appointed to various stations at these conferences. John was appointed to various stations which meant the family moved houses several times-

1847 – Brunswick Chapel, Sheffield

1851 – Clifton, Bristol

1853 – Newport, Wales

1855 – Wales, South. Chairman of District

1861 – Wesley Place, Tunstall, Stoke on Trent

1869 – Portsmouth District, Chairman

1880 – Worthing Sussex

Elizabeth remained a spinster and continued to live with her parents.  Her Father died in 1884 in Worthing and Elizabeth and her two siblings, John and Christina who also didn’t marry remained living with their Mother at 15 West Buildings Worthing.  Their Mother died in 1894 and Elizabeth and her two siblings moved to Hill Crest, Manor Road Worthing.

Elizabeth died on 8th February 1912 in Worthing, she left £1145 (£89,000 today), with the administration to Caroline Bennett

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 5 Plot: 16

Exact Location (what3words): jazz.turns.poker

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Elizabeth eldest daughter of J.C. Pengelly Wesleyan Minister died February 8th 1912. John W. Pengelly son of John and Christina Pengelly died March 5th 1915 aged 80

Further Information


Name: Elizabeth Pengelly

Gender: Female

Born: 23/05/1836

Town: Stockton-on-Tees

County: Durham (County Durham)

Country: England


Maiden Name:Pengelly

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 08/02/1912

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Hill Crest

Address line 3: Manor Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1145 s d

Current value of effects: £89000

Census Information


Short Hill Nottingham

John Pengelly  age 35,  Christina age 35, Elizabeth age 5, John age 3, Christina age 1


4 The Polygon, Clifton. Bristol

John Pengelly (Head) age 48, Christina (Wife) age 47, Elizabeth (Daughter) age 14, John (Son age 13, Christina (Daughter) age 11


Wesley Place, Tunstall, Stoke on Trent

John Carey Pengelly (Head) age 58, Christina (Wife) age 56, John (Son) age 22, Elizabeth (Daughter) age 24, Christina (Daughter) age 21, plus 1 servant


5 St. Paul’s Yard, Portsea, Portsmouth

John Pengelly (Head) age 68, Christina (Wife) age 67, Elizabeth (Daughter) age 34, John (Son) age 33,  Christina (Daughter) age 31,


15 West Buildings Worthing Sussex

John (Head) age 78, Christina (Wife) age 77, Elizabeth (Daughter) age 44, John Walter (Son) age 43, Christina (Daughter) age 41


15 West buildings Worthing

Christina (Head) age 87, Elizabeth (Daughter) age54, John (Son) age 53, Christina A (Daughter)       age 51,


Hillcrest Manor Road Heene Worthing

Elizabeth Pengelly (Head) age 64, John (Brother) age 63, Christina (Sister) age 61


Hillcrest Manor Road, Worthing

Elizabeth Pengelly (Head) age 74, John (Brother) age 72, Christina (Sister) age 71

Miscellaneous Information

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