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Name: Frances Irvine

Burial Number: 0610

Gender: Female

Distinction: Daughter of Shipbroker

Born: 18/03/1818

Died: 14/04/1910

Buried: 19/04/1910


Frances Stutfield Irvine was born in the City of London, she was baptised on 18th March 1818 at St. Botolph’s, Aldgate. Her father was George Irvine, 25yrs, Shipbroker, her mother, Frances, 23yrs, nee Stutfield; they were married in January 1817 at St. Martins in the Fields. She had 2 sisters, Elizabeth Stutfield Irvine, 1823, and Eleanor Jane, 1831, both born in New Shoreham, Sussex. In 1836 their father, now a clerk in public office, was involved, with the London and Brighton Railway, in successfully proposing that Shoreham and its port be connected to London by the railroad.
By 1851, the family had returned to London, Frances, now 31yrs of age, and unmarried, continued to live with her father after the death of her mother in 1854. Both her sisters had married. In 1861 Frances and her father were in Sevenoaks, then returned to Lambeth where they remained until shortly after 1881 when they moved to Worthing, where George died, aged 91yrs, in 1885.
Frances was still living in Worthing in 1901, aged 83yrs, and she died, in 1910, aged 92yrs, at Haslemere, Henfield, Sussex. Probate was granted to Amy Frances Child, spinster, and Charles Edward Challis, Gentleman. Effects £5025 7s 11d. Value 2021 – £607K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 1 Plot: 20

Exact Location (what3words): adults.wisdom.much

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



Buried with Elizabeth Stutfield Child


In loving memory Elizabeth Stutfield Child died Janry 29th 1897 "There shall be no sorrow"

Further Information


Name: Frances Stutfield Irvine

Gender: Female

Born: 18/03/1818

Town: Unknown

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 14/04/1910

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Carlsruhe

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £5025 7 s 11 d

Current value of effects: £607000

Census Information


Living at 6, Kingswood Place, Lambeth, Surrey. George Irvine, 56yrs, Senior Clerk in Public Office, wife, Frances, 54yrs, daughter, Frances, 31yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent. George Irvine, widower, 67yrs, Fundholder, Frances, 40yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 79, Wiltshire Road, Lambeth, Surrey. George Irvine, 76yrs, Annuitant, Frances, 53yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 79, Wiltshire Road, Lambeth, Surrey. George Irvine, 86yrs, Retired Public Officer, Frances, 63yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 3, Cambridge Road, Worthing, Sussex. Frances S. Irvine, Hd. 73yrs, living on own means, sister, Elizabeth S. Child, widow, 64yrs, living on own means, visitor, Margaret R. Everard, 37yrs, living on own means, niece, Amy F. Child, 43yrs, living on own means, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at Carlsruhe, Rowlands Road, Worthing. Sussex. Frances S. Irvine, 83yrs, living on own means, sister, Eleanor Jane Bermays, widow, 70yrs, living on own means, niece, Amy F. Child, 53yrs, living on own means, plus 2 domestic servants.

Miscellaneous Information

Public Ledger -Friday 8th January 1836.
At a public meeting of the inhabitants of the Town and Borough of New Shoreham, duly convened by the High Constable and held at the Star Inn, the 4th day of January 1836, “for the purpose of taking into consideration the advantages likely to result to Shoreham from a Railroad communication with the Metropolis and Brighton, and to adopt measures thereon as to the Meeting might appear expedient.”
Mr. George Irvine in the Chair. The following Resolutions were passed unanimously.
Resolved. That a railway communication from London to Shoreham. with a continuation to Brighton, is calculated to prove of the greatest advantage to the town and port of Shoreham.
Resolved. That the port Shoreham offers great facility for a communication from London to the Continent; and is also well adapted for carrying on important branches of foreign trade, and for the shipping of agricultural produce. It is desirable, therefore, that the railway should be direct from London Shoreham.
Resolved. That this Meeting, being convinced of the very great advantage of the proposed railroad to the borough of Shoreham, do request the members to give it their most strenuous support. GEORGE IRVINE, Chairman.
Resolved. That the thanks of this Meeting be given the Chairman, for bis courteous and able discharge of the duties of the chair on the present occasion.