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Name: Hannah Cory

Burial Number: 1792

Gender: Female

Occupation: Teacher

Born: 23/4/1855

Died: 07/07/1945

Buried: 12/07/1945


Hannah was born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, the daughter of Joshua and Caroline Wilson. Her father was a bricklayer. As a young woman, Hannah trained as a teacher. On 1st January 1880, she married Joseph Frank Cory (Frank) also a teacher at Chilvers Coton in Warwickshire. The couple moved to London, first living in Islington and then settling in Hackney. They had no children. By 1901, Frank was headmaster at Rushmore Road Board School in Hackney. When he retired in 1918, the couple moved to Worthing, living at 44 Harrow Road. Frank and Hannah both worshipped at St Botolph’s Church where Frank was a warden. He died in 1935. Hannah continued to live in Harrow Road looked after by her niece Alice Maidment nee Barton. She died on 7th July 1945. No probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Hannah Cory

Location in Cemetery

Area: NB Row: 19 Plot: 3

Exact Location (what3words): fear.move.orders

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Frank Joseph Middleton Cory fell asleep Sept 13th 1935 in his 82nd year. Also of his beloved wife Hannah Jennings Cory fell asleep July 7th 1945 in her 91st year.

Further Information


Name: Hannah Jennings Cory

Gender: Female

Born: 23/4/1855

Town: Nuneaton

County: Warwickshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Wilson

Marriage Date: 1/1/1880

Spouse First Name: Joseph

Spouse Second Name: Frank

Spouse Last Name: Cory

Town of Marriage: Chilvers Coton

County of Marriage: Warwickshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 07/07/1945

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 44

Address line 2: Harrow 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


Caston Terrace, Wheal Lane, Nuneaton.
Joshua aged 49, bricklayer. Caroline aged 42. Joshua aged 11. Samuel aged 8. Hannah aged 5. Richard aged 2


Burgage Lane, Nuneaton.
Joshua aged 59, builder. Caroline aged 52. Joshua aged 21, carpenter. Hannah aged 15, unemployed teacher. Richard aged 12, builder’s assistant. William aged 9.


18 Elfort Road, Islington.
Frank aged 27, teacher, public elementary school. Hannah aged 25, teacher, public elementary school.


85a Almark Road, Hackney.
Frank aged 37, certificated school master. Hannah aged 35, certificated school mistress. Caroline Wilson aged 72, mother-in-law. Plus 1 servant.


85a Almack Road, Hackney.
Frank aged 47, headmaster Rushmore Road Board School, Clapton. Hannah aged 45, school mistress. Annie Buck aged 47, visitor, school mistress. Plus 1 servant.


105 Mayola Road, Hackney.
Frank aged 57, school master with London CC. Hannah aged 55. Annie Buck aged 57, visitor, school mistress. Plus 1 servant.


Living at Hinton, Harrow Road, Worthing,Sussex.

Frank Cory
67 Northumberland, England Schoolmaster Retired
Hannah Jennings Cory
66 Warwickshire, England
Alice Maud Barton
25 Middlesex, England Home Duties
Anne Buck
67 Essex, England School Mistress Retired


44 Harrow Road, Worthing

Hannah J Cory: retired school mistress

Alice Maidment nee Barton: Tobacco, Gowns and Millinery Dealer.

Miscellaneous Information

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