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Name: Harold Duncan

Burial Number: 1827

Gender: Male

Occupation: Naval clerk; Sales Representative.

Born: 25/4/1895

Died: 13/07/1950

Buried: 18/07/1950


Harold was born in Worthing, the son of Charles and Jane. He was baptised at Heene on 30th May 1895. Charles was a watercolour artist and the family lived in St Michael’s Road. Jane died in 1904 and Charles moved the family to Tongdean, Brighton. In 1914, Harold joined the Navy. He was described as being 5 feet 8 inches tall with brown hair and grey eyes. He served as a clerk at Pembroke III, an accounting base, until March 1915. He was then transferred to HMS President at Chatham, Kent. In 1915, Harold was involved in a serious car accident in Brighton and was invalided out of the Navy. By 1921, he was living at 25 Ladbroke Road, Kensington. He later moved to 4c St Charles Square, Kensington, working as a sales rep. He never married. By 1950, Harold was living at 26 Woodstock Road, London W4. He died on 13th July 1950 at 8 Walsingham Road, Aldrington, Hove. His address was given as 26 Woodstock Road and 24 Brighton Road, Shoreham. Probate was granted on 3rd October to Mabel Vera Wood, wife of Bernard Frederick Wood. Effects £1946 5s 10d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 6 Plot: 2

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Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory Jane Vassie wife of Charles Ducan. Died 14th June 1904. Charles Duncan died 5th April 1929. Harold James Vassie Duncan died 13th July 1950. In loving memory of Winifred Vassie daughter of Charles and Jane Vassie Duncan Born 29th April. Died 4th Sept. 1893

Further Information


Name: Harold James Vassie Duncan

Gender: Male

Born: 25/4/1895

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 13/07/1950

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 8

Address line 3: Walsingham Road

Town: Hove

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1946 5 s 10 d

Current value of effects: £67000.00

Census Information


Seaforth, St. Michael’s Road, Worthing.

Charles Duncan, 56yrs, living on own means, wife, Jane V., 46yrs, 5 children, Rosamund 17, Mabel 14, Constance 13, Charles 11, and Harold 5, plus 1 domestic servant.


Abingworth, Tongdean, Brighton.

Charles Duncan, 66yrs, widower, Painter/Artist, Rosamund 27, Mabel 24, Constance 23, Charles R. 21, Clerk P & O Co. Service, Harold 15.


25 Ladbrooke Hill, Nottinghill, Kensington, London

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
John Charles Slenday
M 1862 58 Ayrshire, Scotland Private
William Henry Clemsen Watson
M 1891 29 Croydon, Surrey, England Manufacture Chocolate Employer
Harold James Vassie Duncan
M 1895 26 Worthing, Sussex, England Automobile Engineer Own Account
Maurice Eric Dangmuier
M 1888 33 New Zealand Commercial Artist Own Account
George Hamilton
M 1875 45 Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, Scotland Dress Material Salesman John Barker & Coy General Stores


4c St Charles Square, Kensington, Middx.

Harold V Duncan: sales representative, single, Royal Navy pensioner.

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