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Name: Emily Guest

Burial Number: 0430

Gender: Female

Distinction: Born in Norfolk

Born: 00/00/1829

Died: 14/2/1904

Buried: 18/02/1904


Emily Annie Webster was born in Holkham, Norfolk, in 1829, she was the daughter of John Webster, Gentleman.
On March 19th, 1853, Emily married George William Guest, 23yrs, at St. Mary, Islington. George was a student at St. John’s College, Cambridge University, studying for the priesthood, he was ordained at Chester Cathedral in 1855. George and Emily had no children.
George was a Curate at Salford and Derwent before being appointed Vicar Choral of York Cathedral in 1862. George was also Rector at All Saints, York, 1864-1881, before moving to Lymm, Cheshire, in 1881 where he remained until 1897. George and Emily then moved to Worthing, Sussex; they lived at The Sycamores, Byron Road, where George died, aged 70yrs, on 5th May 1901.
Emily remained in Worthing, and she died three years later, on 14th February 1904, aged 76yrs. Probate was granted to George McLeod Firman, Esq., and Ernest William Bennet, solicitor, effects £4838 4s 7d. Value 2021 – £603K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 1 Plot: 15

Exact Location (what3words): clever.handle.save

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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R.I.P. In loving memory of the Revd George William Guest M.A. formerly Succentor Vicariorum of York Minster and Rector of All Saints North Street York and late Rector of Lynm in the County of Chester who fell asleep 5th of May 1904 aged 76 years

Further Information


Name: Emily Annie Guest

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1829

Town: Unknown

County: Norfolk

Country: England


Maiden Name:Webster

Marriage Date: 19/3/1853

Spouse First Name: George

Spouse Second Name: William

Spouse Last Name: Guest

Town of Marriage: Islington

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 14/2/1904

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: The Sycamores

Address line 3: Byron Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £4838 4 s 7 d

Current value of effects: £603000

Census Information


Living at The Parsonage, Derwent, Derbyshire. George William Guest, 30yrs, Incumbent of Derwent, wife, Emily Annie, 32yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at 55, Holgate Terrace, York. George William Guest, 40yrs. Clerk in Holy Orders, wife, Emily Annie, 41yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at 24, St. Mary’s, North St., York. George William Guest, 51yrs, Rector of All Saints, wife, Emily Annie, 52yrs, niece, Beatrice E. Ward, 19yrs, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at The Rectory, Church Green, Lymm, Cheshire. George William Guest, 60yrs, Rector of Lymm, wife, Emily Annie, 61yrs, visitor, Robert S. Marsden, 34yrs, MD, niece, Beatrice Marsden, 29yrs, Beatrice, 3yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at The Sycamores, Byron Road, Worthing, Sussex. George William Guest, 70yrs, Clergyman, C of E, Emily Annie, 71yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

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