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Name: Florence Wenban Smith

Burial Number: 0139

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1873

Died: 08/11/1887

Buried: 12/11/1887


Florence was born to William and Elizabeth Wenban Smith in 1873 Worthing. In 1881 she is boarding at Byrne Villa a Ladies School in Storrington.

An article printed in the March 2018 ‘3 Heralds’ magazine, (a monthly magazine for the Storrington and Sullington area) shows that the school was run by Miss Gleadah and her assistant, Miss Mauchlin. Miss Gleadach was described as a ‘little old lady with ringlets on each side of her face and a bonnet like someone out of a Jane Austin novel’. School Hill had several houses which were once private schools.

Florence died on 8th November 1887 at 96 Chapel Road of Phthisis (Pulmonary Tuberculosis). Her Father William was in attendance

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 5 Plot: 35

Exact Location (what3words): this.words.season

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Florence, third daughter of William Wenban Smith died 8th November 1887 aged 15years. Thy will be done

Further Information


Name: Florence Wenban Smith

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1873

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 08/11/1887

Cause of death: Phthisis Pulmonalis;

Address line 2: 96

Address line 3: Chapel 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


Living at Byne Villa, Storrington – Florence 9yrs is boarding at a Ladies School near the Half Moon pub

Miscellaneous Information

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