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Name: Ellen White

Burial Number: 1357

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private Means

Born: 00/00/1853

Died: 14/8/1928

Buried: 26/08/1928


Ellen was born in Camberwell, the daughter of Charles Gruby White and his wife Eliza. She was baptised at St Mary’s church, Newington on 14 Aug 1853. Her father was an oil merchant.
Charles died on 13 Aug 1880 and Ellen’s brother Arthur took over the business. By 1900, Ellen and her mother were living in Eastbourne. Eliza died there on 13 Jul 1907.
Ellen continued to live in Eastbourne until about 1926 when she moved to “Eastcote”, Homefield Road, Worthing.
Ellen died at “Caer Gwent” Nursing Home, Wykeham Road on 14 Aug 1928. Probate was granted on 28 Nov to Arthur Harold White teacher (her nephew) and the Public Trustee.
Effects £12548 15s 10d (approx. £575K in 2020).

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 1 Plot: 9

Exact Location (what3words): only.couch.habit

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves


None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves - buried with Jane Martin

Further Information


Name: Ellen Mary White

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1853

Town: Camberwell

County: Surrey

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 14/8/1928

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Caer Gwent Nursing Home

Address line 3: Wykeham Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £12548 15 s 10 d

Current value of effects: £575000.00

Census Information


3 Normandy Cottages, Lambeth, Surrey
Charles aged 45, oil merchant. Eliza aged 38. Eliza aged 18. Arthur aged 9. Ellen aged 7. Plus 1 servant


308 Camberwell Road, Lambeth, Surrey
Charles aged 56, oilman. Eliza aged 48. Eliza aged 28. Arthur aged 19. Ellen M aged 17. Plus 1 servant


2 Camberwell Road, Lambeth, Surrey
Eliza aged 59, widow, annuitant. Arthur aged 29, oil and calor merchant. Ellen aged 27.


2 Camberwell Crescent, Lambeth, Surrey
Eliza aged 69, living on own means. Ellen aged 37. Maryann White aged 62, sister-in-law.


19 Sussex Road, Eastbourne, Sussex
Eliza aged 79, living on own means. Ellen aged 47, private means


19 Sussex Road, Eastbourne, Sussex
Ellen aged 57, private means. Plus 1 servant.


19 Sussex Road, Eastbourne, Sussex

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.