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Name: Florence MacCarty

Burial Number: 0875

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1841

Died: 26/08/1917

Buried: 30/08/1917



Florence Isabella MacCarty was the daughter of Robert MacCarty, 29yrs, Landed Proprietor, born in County Cork, Ireland, and Mary, 27yrs, nee Hyde. She was born in 1841 in Belgium, but she was an Irish national. Florence had 3 sisters, Elizabeth b.1838, Cork, Geraldine b.1844 in Germany, and Maria b.1845, Germany.

Florence appears to have spent most of her childhood abroad, and in 1861, aged 18yrs, she was with her family in Salcombe, Devon, the birth county of her mother, Mary Hyde. Her father died in 1867 and her mother in 1868, both in Plympton, Devon.

Florence and her sister, Geraldine, were living together in Fulham, in 1891, and in 1911 they were in Bexhill, Sussex, they were both unmarried. At some point they moved to Worthing, Sussex, where they lived at Woodville, Downview Road.

Florence died on 26th August 1917, aged 77yrs, she was described in her probate notice as, Florence Isabella MacCarty of Creg Fermoy, Cork. Probate was granted to Robert Henry Leslie, Esq., effects £2651 5s 9d. Value 2022 – £196k.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 4 Plot: 3

Exact Location (what3words): best.jazz.deed

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Further Information


Name: Florence Isabella MacCarty

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1841

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: Belgium


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 26/08/1917

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Woodville

Address line 3: Downview Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2651 5 s 9 d

Current value of effects: £196000

Census Information


Living at Mount Knowle, Malborough, Salcombe, Devon. Robert MacCarty, 49yrs, Landed Proprietor, 3 daughters, Elizabeth, 23yrs, Florence, 20yrs, Geraldine, 18yrs, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at 33, Auriol Road, Fulham, London. Florence I. MacCarty, Hd. 50yrs, living on own means, sisters, Geraldine D.C., 48yrs, Maria, 46yrs, niece, Emily, 17yrs, cousins, Eilene, 7yrs, Geraldine, 5yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at Sutherland Avenue, Bexhill, Sussex. Florence Isabella MacCarty, Hd. 69yrs, single, private means, sister, Geraldine MacCarty, 67yrs, single, visitor, Isabella Gould, 60yrs.

Miscellaneous Information

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