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Name: George Wright

Burial Number: 1048

Gender: Male

Occupation: Agricultural Labourer

Born: 00/00/1825

Died: 00/00/1921

Buried: 10/09/1921


George Wright was born in 1825 in Bacton Norfolk, and was the illegitimate son of Martha Wright.  He married Ann Read on the 16th July 1848 in Erpingham Norfolk.  Ann (born 1825 Mundsley Norfolk) was the Daughter of Richard & Mary Read,  Richard worked as an Agricultural Labourer.  Ann already had one illegitimate son called Richard Read, born 1845 Mundsley, Norfolk. After they were married George and Ann lived with Ann’s Parents at Gardens Yard, Mundsley Norfolk.

George & Ann had 4 children-

Martha Wright born 1856 Mundsley Norfolk

George Wright born 1860 died 1863 Mundsley Norfolk

Ann Elizabeth born 1865 Mundsley Norfolk

Mary Jane born 1869 Mundsley Norfolk

George and his family were living in the High Street, Mundsley Norfolk from 1861 where  they remained for much of their lives, George worked as an Agricultural Labourer.    George’s Wife Ann died in 1889 and George stayed in Mundsley until approx. 1921, when he moved with his Daughter Mary to Worthing, where his other Daughter Martha was living with her Husband Christopher Fell (Martha and Christopher Fell are both buried in Heene cemetery). Moving with them was Mary’s illegitimate Daughter Ethel and her Husband Herbert King, and their 2 children.

George Wright died in 1921 in Worthing, there doesn’t appear to be a probate record for him

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 3 Plot: 16

Exact Location (what3words): modern.people.stack

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 Wright

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1825

Town: Unknown

County: Norfolk

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 16/7/1848

Spouse First Name: Ann

Spouse Last Name: Read

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Norfolk

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/00/1921

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Sunny Nook

Address line 2: Wordsworth 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


Gardens Yard, Mundsley, Norfolk

Richard Read (Head) age 72, Mary (Wife) age 70, Ann Wright (Daughter) age 28, George Wright (Son in Law) age 26, Richard Read (Grandson) age 6



Hastings Yard, High Street, Mundsley, Norfolk

George Wright (Head) age 36, Ann (Wife) age 37, Richard Read (Son-in-Law) age 15, Martha Wright (Daughter) age 5, George Wright (Son) age 11 months


Hastings Yard, High Street, Mundsley, Norfolk

George Wright (Head) age 45, Ann (Wife) age 44, Martha (Daughter) age 14, Ann Elizabeth (Daughter) age 6, Mary Jane (Daughter) age 2, Richard Read (son-in-Law) age 24


High Street, Mundsley, Norfolk

George Wright (Head) age 54, Ann (Wife) age 53, Mary (Daughter) age 12



1891 census             High Street, Mundsley, Norfolk

George Wright (Head) age 66, George Read (Grandson) age 17


High Street, Mundsley, Norfolk

George Wright (Head) age 76, Mary (Daughter) age 31, Ethel Wright(Granddaughter) age 4,


High Street, Mundsley, Norfolk

George Wright (Head) age 86, Mary Wright (Daughter) age 39, Ethel Wright (Granddaughter) age 14


Sunny Nook, Wordsworth Road, Worthing, Sussex

Mary Wright (Head) age 52, George Wright (Father) age 97, Herbert King (Son-in-Law) age 33, Ethel King (Daughter) age 24, Lionel King (Grandson) age 3, Norman King (Grandson) age 1


Miscellaneous Information

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