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Name: Emily Birch

Burial Number: 1654

Gender: Female

Born: 24/06/1865

Died: 01/02/1937

Buried: 04/02/1937


Emily Mary Birch (1865 – 1937)

When Emily Mary Birch was born on 24 June 1865 in Soho, Middlesex, London her father, Suffolk born hosier, Henry William Birch, was 30, and her mother, Harriet Dancy, was 31. She had five brothers and three sisters: Henry Davey Birch, b. 1860, James Dolby Birch b. 1862, Ambrose Brooker Birch, b. 1862, William Edward Birch b. 1864, Harriet Birch, b. 1864, Jesse Birch, b. 1867, Charles John Birch b. 1869 and Alice Birch b.1869. Emily lived most of her life in Croydon with her sisters.

In 1924 she was living with her hosier brother, Ambrose, and sister Harriet at 50 Rowlands Road, Worthing. She died on 1 February 1937 at the age of 71 at 50 Rowlands, Road, Worthing and was buried in Heene Cemetery, Worthing, West Sussex. Harriet, Ambrose and Alice are also buried in the cemetery.

Probate of £590 2s 6d was granted to her sister, Alice Birch.

Researcher: Pat Brownbill

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 3 Plot: 34

Exact Location (what3words): digs.tinsel.hook

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Ambrose Brooker Birch who fell asleep on 15th Oct 1930 aged 68. Emily Mary Birch who passed away on 1st Feb 1932 aged 71 years

Further Information


Name: Emily Mary Birch

Gender: Female

Born: 24/06/1865

Town: Soho

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

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Information at Death

Date of Death: 01/02/1937

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 50

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £590 2 s 6 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

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