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Name: Harriet Hunt

Burial Number: 1546

Gender: Female

Distinction: Daughter of Butcher

Born: 00/00/1841

Died: 14/08/1932

Buried: 17/08/1932


Harriet Jenkinson was born in 1841 in Kingsland, Hackney, her parents were Thomas North Jenkinson, 22yrs, Butcher, and Harriet, 19yrs, nee Hunt. She had 4 siblings, Fanny b.1846, Alfred b.1849, George b.1848, and Charles b.1853.

On 9th September 1865, Harriet, aged 22yrs, married William Hunt, 25yrs, Miller, at St. John, Hackney; they began their married life in Edmonton, Middlesex, where William employed 40 men in the milling trade, and they had 2 daughters, Jessie, b.1869, and Elizabeth b. 1871. The family then moved to Essex where they remained until William retired, and in 1901 they were in Worthing, Sussex, with their unmarried daughters, living at Eyncourt, Shelley Road.

Harriet was widowed in 1907 when William died, aged 68yrs, she remained in Worthing with her daughters; in 1911 they were living in Tennyson Road. She died on 14th August 1932, aged 91yrs, at 28, Winchester Road. Probate was granted to Jessie and Elizabeth Hunt, spinsters, effects £413 4s 5d. Value 2021 – £29K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Harriet Hunt

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 2 Plot: 8

Exact Location (what3words): answer.luck.fork

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


I.H.S. In loving memory of William Hunt passed onward 7th July 1907 aged 68 years Also of Harriet widow of the above who entered into rest 14th August 1932 in her 92nd year "Wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God for He hath prepared for them a city. Hebrews Xl. 16 In memoriam Elizabeth younger daughter of William and Harriet Hunt passed onward 8th February 1960 aged 88 years In memoriam Jessie eldest daughter of William and Harriet Hunt passed onward 19th June 1944 aged 74 years "His servants shall serve Him"

Further Information


Name: Harriet Hunt

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1841

Town: Hackney

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name:Jenkinson

Marriage Date: 9/9/1865

Spouse First Name: William

Spouse Last Name: Hunt

Town of Marriage: Hackney

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 14/08/1932

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 28

Address line 3: Winchester Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £413 4 s 5 d

Current value of effects: £29000

Census Information


Living at Bridge House, Edmonton, Middlesex.

William Hunt, 31yrs, Miller, employing 40 men and 4 boys, wife, Harriet, 28yrs, daughter, Jessie, 2yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at Chingford Mill, Chingford, Essex.

William Hunt, 41yrs, Miller, employing 30 men, wife, Harriet, 39yrs, daughters, Jessie, 12yrs, Elizabeth, 10yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at Lyborn House, Leyton, Essex.

William Hunt, 52yrs, Miller, wife, Harriet, 49yrs, daughters, Jessie, 22yrs, Art Student, Elizabeth, 19yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at Eyncourt, Shelley Road, Worthing, Sussex.

William Hunt, 62yrs, retired Miller, Harriet, 59yrs, Jessie, 32yrs, Elizabeth, 29yrs.


Living at West Haven, Tennyson Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Harriet Hunt, Hd. Widow, 69yrs, private means, 2 daughters, Jessie, 42yrs, Elizabeth, 39yrs, sister, Fanny Jenkinson, 65yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at 28, Winchester Road, Worthing. Sussex. Harriet Hunt, Hd. 80yrs, daughters, Jessie, 52yrs, and Elizabeth, 49yrs, Home Duties, plus visitor, Fanny Jenkinson, 76yrs.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.