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Name: George Banks

Burial Number: 0692

Gender: Male

Occupation: Coachman

Born: 25/08/1845

Died: 00/11/1912

Buried: 26/11/1912


George was born in Newdigate, Surrey, the son of William and Mary. He was baptised at St Peter’s Church, Newdigate on 28th September 1845. George’s father worked on a local farm. By 1861, the family had moved to Dorking and George had found work as a groom. He graduated to coachman and worked all over the country. On 16th May 1886, George married Gertrude Page at St Stephen’s Church, East  Twickenham. Their daughter Alice was born the following year. By 1901, George and Gertrude were living in Worthing. George worked as a general servant and jobbing gardener. They moved to Milton Street before 1911. George died in November 1912 and was buried at Heene on 26th November. No probate.

Gertrude married William Goddard in 1914. She died in March 1927 and is also buried at Heene.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 1 Plot: 38

Exact Location (what3words): candle.alert.silver

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves


None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Further Information


Name: George Banks

Gender: Male

Born: 25/08/1845

Town: Newdigate

County: Surrey

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 16/5/1886

Spouse First Name: Gertrude

Spouse Last Name: Page

Town of Marriage: Twickenham

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/11/1912

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 6

Address line 2: Milton Street

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


Ewood Mill House, Newdigate

William aged 42, agricultural labourer. Mary aged 39. Stephen aged 10. George aged 5.


Shambles Farm, London Road, Dorking.

William aged 52, agricultural labourer. Mary aged 50. George aged 15, under groom. Thomas aged 7.


Pilstone House, Llandogo, Monmouthshire.

George aged 34, coachman at house of Archibald Clarke, Lieut. Col. Militia.


Cottage, Botley Road, Botley, Hants.

George aged 39, coachman. Gertrude aged 27. Alice aged 3.


2 The Parade, Worthing.

George aged 47, general servant. Gertrude aged 37, cook. Dora aged 19, kitchenmaid (Gertrude’s daughter). Living in the house of Laura Meacock, boarding house keeper. Alice was boarding with the Hammond family at 6 Milton Street.


6 Milton Street, Worthing.

George aged 63, jobbing gardener. Gertrude aged 47. William Jefferies aged 34, boarder. Maria Albert aged 78, boarder. Catherine Field aged 89, boarder.

Miscellaneous Information

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