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Name: Florence Stacey

Burial Number: 1707

Gender: Female

Occupation: Greengrocer; Wife of Sundius Stacey.

Born: 00/00/1890

Died: 24/09/1939

Buried: 27/09/1939


Florence was born in Steyning, the daughter of Walter Pierce and Eliza Eldridge. Her father had many jobs including baker, innkeeper and council worker. Florence grew up in Shoreham. On 15th August 1915, Florence married Sundius Stacey at St Paul’s church, Worthing. Her son Ronald Arthur was born the following year. By 1922, she was helping Sundius run their greengrocer’s shop in Thorn Road, Worthing. Florence was widowed in 1930. She moved in with her sister-in-law Annie Parsons at 8 Thorn Road but carried on running the shop next door until her death. Florence died in Worthing Hospital on 24 Sep 1939. Probate was granted on 10 Nov to Ronald Arthur Stacey, tailor. Effects £151 10s 6d (approx. £6K in 2020).

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 3 Plot: 22

Exact Location (what3words): drama.pays.refers

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of my dear husband and father Sundius Arthur Stacey died 13th March 1930 aged 44 Also his beloved wife Florence Harriett died 24th September 1939 aged 49 "Resting" on vase "To dear Dad"

Further Information


Name: Florence Harriett Stacey

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1890

Town: Steyning

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Eldridge

Marriage Date: 15/8/1915

Spouse First Name: Sundius

Spouse Last Name: Stacey

Town of Marriage: Worthing

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 24/09/1939

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Worthing Hospital

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £151 10 s 6 d

Current value of effects: £6000.00

Census Information


High Street, Steyning, Sussex

Walter P aged 32, baker. Eliza aged 25. Caroline aged 3. Florence aged 1. Sarah Williams aged 33, visitor, laundress. Alice Williams aged 6.


Cottage Inn, Old Shoreham Road, Shoreham, Sussex

Walter aged 42, innkeeper. Eliza aged 35. Caroline aged 14. Florence aged 11. Leonard aged 2.


2 Alexandra Terrace, Gordon Road, Shoreham, Sussex

Walter aged 52, widower, council hand (Urban). Caroline aged 23, housekeeper. Florence aged 21, confectioner’s assistant. Leonard aged 12, invalid. Herbert aged 8. Benjamin Newnham aged 33, lodger, signalman.


“Belmont” Norfolk Street, Worthing.

Sundius aged 35, greengrocer at 10 Thorn Road. Florence aged 31. Ronald aged 5. Florence Greenburg aged 27, visitor, boarder.

Miscellaneous Information

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