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Name: George Teesdale

Burial Number: 0046

Gender: Male

Occupation: Fly proprietor; Inn Keeper

Born: 00//1807

Died: 00/7/1879

Buried: 10/07/1879

Sarah Webb

Christopher Teesdale

Family No: 0013


George was born in Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, the son of Christopher and Sarah. He was baptised at Chalton on 8th February 1807. On 25th December 1828, he married Sarah Upfold at St Nicholas Church, Brighton. By 1841, the couple and their children were living in Field Row, Worthing. George was a “flyman” running a one horse, two wheeled carriage for hire. The family had moved to Chapel Street (later Portland Road) by 1851. In 1859, George took over the running of The Nelson Inn in South Street. but the licence was withdrawn two years later and he went back to being a fly proprietor. The family moved to New Street where George died in July 1879. He was buried at Heene on 10th July. No Probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 2 Plot: 6

Exact Location (what3words): frame.logic.bands

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of George Teesdale who departed this life ......79 in the 72.....his age "Bles......y Soul......late Christopher Teesdale .........of Captn. .....le, R.M. .....of .......ampton N.B. The name Christopher Teesdale on George’s stone possibly relates to his grandson Christopher Ralph Teesdale, son of Ralph Edgar Teesdale. He was born in 1900 and joined the Royal Marines on 1st Oct 1918. He died in Brighton in 1934.

Further Information


Name: George Teesdale

Gender: Male

Born: 00//1807

Town: Rowlands Castle

County: Hampshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 25/12/1828

Spouse First Name: Sarah

Spouse Last Name: Upfold

Town of Marriage: Brighton

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/7/1879

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 8

Address line 2: New 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


Field Row, Worthing.

George aged 30, fly man. Sarah aged 30. George aged 13. Eliza aged 11. Christopher aged 7. Alfred aged 5. Mary aged 3. Ralph aged 4 months.


19 Chapel Street, Worthing

George aged 44, fly man. Sarah aged 44. Eliza aged 20. Alfred aged 15. Mary aged 12. Ralph aged 10. Emma aged 7. Henry aged 4. Benjamin Belchamber aged 24, chimney sweep


Nelson Inn, Worthing

George aged 54, inn keeper. Sarah aged 54. Ralph aged 19. Edward Smithers aged 73, lodger, groom.


8 New Street, Worthing

George aged 64, fly proprietor. Sarah aged 64

Miscellaneous Information

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