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Name: George Pell

Burial Number: 1738

Gender: Male

Occupation: Upholsterer and furniture maker

Distinction: Polished elm coffin maker

Born: 25/07/1856

Died: 01/11/1941

Buried: 05/11/1941


George Pell was born to parents Charles Camden Pell of Campbelltown, Middlesex and Emma Loft from Sittingbourne in Kent. He was the fourth of five children born to the couple. Siblings William 1849, Emma 1850, Charles 1853, George born 1856. Sister Louisa Kate was born in 1870. George’s father worked as a cook throughout his lifetime and the family settled in Brighton. George marries Frances Eliza Lintott in Brighton in 1878 and the couple had two daughters in Brighton, Alice Charlotte 1879 and Frances Emma 1880. George was an upholsterer and the family had moved to Tunbridge Wells for a short while but settled in Worthing where he ran George Pell Ltd, a successful Furniture and Upholstery business and a funeral furnishing business, making top quality Polished Elm Coffins. The family lived at 29 and 31 Rowlands Road where the businesses were run from. Sadly, First born Alice Charlotte died at the age of 18 in 1897. The family also lived at 7 Ladydell Road in Worthing and the house was called “Heene”. George regularly advertised his business in the Worthing Gazette

Researcher: Gail Warner-Clarkson

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 13 Plot: 25

Exact Location (what3words): valley.pose.chains

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



EndowedGrave: Messrs. Patching keep stonework and lettering in good order for 10/- per annum Complete maintenance


In loving memory of ALICE CHARLOTTE PELL died April 25th, 1897 aged 18 years "Neither shall there be any more pain" GEORGE PELL died November 1st, 1941 aged 85 "God is Love" In loving memory of FRANCES EMMA PELL called home October 7th, 1938 in her 59th year "Thy will be done" also FRANCES ELIZA wife of GEORGE PELL and mother of the above died June 2nd, 1925 aged 69 years "There shall be no more death neither sorrow"

Further Information


Name: George Pell

Gender: Male

Born: 25/07/1856

Town: Brighton

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 26/06/1878

Spouse First Name: Frances

Spouse Second Name: Eliza

Spouse Last Name: Lintott

Town of Marriage: Brighton

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 01/11/1941

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Heene

Address line 2: 7

Address line 3: Ladydell Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Wednesday 12 November 1941 Obituary in the Worthing Gazette: PELL – On November 2nd, 1941 at 7, Lady-dell Road, and late of Rowlands Road Worthing George Pell aged 85;

Friday 19 December 1941 details of the will of George Pell was published in the local Worthing Gazette: Mr George Pell of 7 Ladydell Road, Worthing has left estate of the gross value of £,974 7s 11d (net personality £79 9s 10d) Testator left £100 to the Methodist Church, Steyne-gardens , Worthing:£40 to St Botolph’s Church, Heene, for the upkeep of his grave, and the residue of the property to Worthing Hospital

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £4151 10 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £210931

Census Information


George Pell, 4 Living at 21 Great College Street, Brighton. Father Charles, 36 a Cook. Mother Emma 33, Siblings William, 12 a Messenger. Emma, 11. Charles, 8. Nephew Edward Soft aged 4 is living with the family


George Pell, 14 Living with his parents at 3 College Gardens, Father Charles 46, is a Cook. Mother Emma 43, Siblings, Charles, 18 an Upholsterers shop man. Louisa Kate aged 1


George 24 is an upholsterer and is staying at 7 Cambridge Street, Tunbridge Wells. This is his sisters home her Husband is a Grocer and they have 5 children.


Living at 10 Bedford Terrace, Tunbridge Wells. George 34, Occupation Cabinet upholsterer. Frances Eliza 35, Daughters Alice Charlotte 12, Frances Emma 11
Nephew John Lintott aged 3, related to mother Frances’s side of the family is living in their family home with them and a boarder Annie Lewis who is a butchers clerk.


Family are living at 29 Rowlands Road, Worthing. George 44, Upholsterer, Frances Eliza 45, Daughter Frances Emma 21 is a Milliner


Family are living at 31 Rowlands Road Worthing. George 54, Upholsterer and house furnisher (Employer). Frances Eliza 55, Frances Emma 31


Living at 7 Ladydell Road, Worthing a retired from Furniture stores. Also living in the house, Miriam Can (Companion help) and Lilian M Riches (Nurse)

Miscellaneous Information

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