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Name: Ernest Parsons

Burial Number: 1860

Gender: Male

Occupation: Cellar man for Brewery; House painter.

Born: 16/04/1887

Died: 12/02/1954

Buried: 16/02/1954


Ernest was born in Worthing, the son of Isaac and Mary Elizabeth nee Bennett. He was baptised at Broadwater on 10 July 1887. Isaac was a bricklayer’s labourer and lived in Market Street with Mary’s family. As a young man, Ernest worked as a cellarman for a local brewery. When war was declared, Ernest signed up and served with 4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment.  On leave from the regiment which was stationed at Woolwich, Ernest married Annie Florence Stacey at Heene church on 3rd November 1915. The couple settled at 8 Thorn Road, Worthing and Ernest found work as a house painter. Their son Albert was born in 1921. After Annie’s father died in 1922, various members of the Stacey family moved in with the Parsons at 8 Thorn Road. By 1939 William Wallace Stacey was living with them. Ernest died at 8 Thorn Road on 12 Feb 1954. No Probate.

Annie continued to live there until her death in 1973. She was buried at Durrington Cemetery, Worthing.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 8 Plot: 6

Exact Location (what3words): booth.cave.rivers

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of my dear husband William Stacey passed away 20th Aug 1922 aged 64 "At rest" Also of his son-in-law Ernest George Parsons died 12th Feb 1954 aged 66 R.I.P.

Further Information


Name: Ernest George Parsons

Gender: Male

Born: 16/04/1887

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 3/11/1915

Spouse First Name: Annie

Spouse Second Name: Florence

Spouse Last Name: Stacey

Town of Marriage: Heene

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 12/02/1954

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 8

Address line 3: Thorn Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


50 Market Street, Worthing –

George Bennett aged 23, bricklayer. Mary Parsons aged 28, sister, charwoman. Isaac Parsons aged 29, brother-in-law, bricklayer’s labourer. Edward Bennett aged 9, nephew. Mary Parsons aged 5. Ernest aged 3. Bessie aged 1. Alice Luccombe aged 15, niece.


50 Market Street, Worthing

Elizabeth Bennett aged 68, charwoman. George Bennett aged 32, bricklayer. Edward Bennett aged 19, cellarman. Isaac Parsons aged 38, bricklayer’s labourer. Mary aged 38. Ernest aged 13. Bessie aged 11. Edith aged 8. Charles aged 6. Cissie aged 4. John aged 7 months.


50 Market Street, Worthing

Isaac Parsons aged 48, bricklayer’s labourer. Mary aged 48. Ernest aged 24, cellarman for brewery. Charles aged 17, butcher’s assistant. Jack aged 10. Edith aged 19. Bessie aged 22, barmaid. Cissie aged 15. Nellie aged 7. Bertha aged 6. Elizabeth Bennett aged 80, widow. Harry Ticehurst aged 25, provisions assistant.


8 Thorn Road, Worthing, Sussex

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Ernest G Parsons
Male 1886 35 Worthing, Sussex, England Cellerman Mr Adams, Brewers
Annie F Parsons
Female 1889 31 Worthing, Sussex, England At Home
William W Stacey
Male 1879 41 Brighton, Sussex, England Painter Out Of Work (Corporation)
Albert E Parsons
Male 1921 Worthing, Sussex, England


8 Thorn Road, Worthing

Ernest G Parsons, painter. Annie F Parsons, home duties. Albert E Parsons, shop assistant. William W Stacey, painter.

Miscellaneous Information

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