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Name: Emily King

Burial Number: 0731

Gender: Female

Distinction: Son died WW1 1916

Born: 00/00/1849

Died: 10/01/1914

Buried: 14/01/1914



Emily (maiden name unknown) was born in Knodishall, Suffolk, 1849.

Son, Worick (or Warwick) Edward, was born in Bloomsbury, London in 1882.

Son, John Skelton Clarke, was born in Windsor, Berkshire, 1889. (War casualty, see below)


Probate notice.

Emily King died 10th January 1914, of Lytton House, King’s Road, Lancing, Sussex.

Probate granted to Worick Edward King, engineer, and John Skelton Clarke King, solicitor, effects, £13552 6s 3d. Value 2021 – £1.6m.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 2 Plot: 3

Exact Location (what3words): valve.tree.leap

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of our dear mother Emily King who passed away in peace 10th January 1914 aged 65 "Justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Jesus Christ"

Further Information


Name: Emily King

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1849

Town: Unknown

County: Suffolk

Country: England


Maiden Name:Unknown

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 10/01/1914

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Lytton House

Address line 3: King' Road

Town: Lancing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £13552 6 s 3 d

Current value of effects: £1600000

Census Information


Living at Beach Haven, The Beach, Shoreham, Sussex. Emily King, Hd. 51yrs, widow, living on own means, 2 sons, Worick Edward, 18yrs, Motor car engineer, John Skelton Clarke, 13yrs, visitor, Arthur Chapman, 42yrs, Solicitor, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at Beach Haven, The Beach, Shoreham, Sussex. Emily King, Hd. 61yrs, widow, living on own means, son, John Skelton Clarke, 23yrs, Articled Clerk, plus 1 domestic servant.

Miscellaneous Information


John Skelton Clarke King 1889 – 1916. – War Casualty


John was born in Windsor, Berkshire, registered March quarter 1889.

He trained as a solicitor and qualified c1912 when he set up practice at Belle Vue Gardens, Brighton.

When war broke out in 1914, he enlisted with the Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry, acquiring the rank of 2nd Lieutenant.

In April 1916 he married Maude Aimee Jubb, (born Paris) in Brighton.

3rd May 1916 John, 28yrs, was killed in action in France – he was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.

Probate was granted to his widow, effects £18147 19s 1d. Value 2022 – £1.68m.