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Name: Harriett Peters

Burial Number: 1165

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1865

Died: 13/06/1924

Buried: 17/06/1924


Harriett Nichols was born in Brighton, Sussex, in 1865, she was the daughter of William Robert Nichols, 25yrs, Sergeant Queen’s 9th Royal Regiment of Lancers, and Mary Ann Tree, 24yrs, nee Nicholes. She was 1 of 8 children, and the family moved according to army postings, she lived in Aldershot and Woolwich as a child.

On 23rd May 1885 at St. Andrew’s, Portslade, Harriett, 19yrs, married Walter Peters, 23yrs, he was a general labourer. They had 7 children, Martin b.1887, Rosina b.1892, Mary Ann b.1894, Albert b.1895, Annie b.1896, Edith b.1900, and Florence b.1904.

By 1901 Walter and Harriett had moved to Worthing, Sussex, where they lived at 9, Elm Grove; Walter was employed as a brickmaker, but Harriett was widowed on 28th August 1907, when Walter died, aged 46yrs.

Harriett remained living at Elm Grove, she worked as a laundress with her 17yr. old daughter Mary Ann. In 1914 her eldest son, Martin James, enlisted in the army, he served with the Royal Sussex Regiment in the UK until 1916.

Harriett died on 13th June 1924, aged 59yrs.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 2 Plot: 8

Exact Location (what3words): glue.barks.slave

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Walter Peters died 28th Aug 1907 aged 46. Also of Harriett his wife died 13th June 1924 aged 59 "Thy Will be done"

Further Information


Name: Harriett Peters

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1865

Town: Brighton

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Nichols

Marriage Date: 23/05/1885

Spouse First Name: Walter

Spouse Last Name: Peters

Town of Marriage: Portslade

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 13/06/1924

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 9

Address line 3: Elm Grove

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at Army Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire. William Nichols, 30yrs, Sergeant, 9th Lancers, wife, Mary Ann, 29yrs, 3 children, Phoebe M. 7yrs, Harriett, 5yrs, and William, 1yr.


Living at 7, George Street, Portslade, Sussex. Walter Peters, Hd. 28yrs, Stoker, wife, Harriett, 25yrs, son, Martin, 4yrs, sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Nichols, 16yrs, Laundress, Rosina Nichols, 14yrs.


Living at 9, Elm Grove, Worthing, Sussex. Walter Peters, 39yrs, Brickmaker, wife, Harriett, 36yrs, 6 children, Martin, 14yrs, Rosina, 9yrs, Mary A. 7yrs, Albert, 6yrs, Annie, 4yrs, and Edith, 1yr.


Living at 9, Elm Grove, Worthing, Sussex. Harriett Peters, Hd. 48yrs, widow, Laundress, sons, Martin James, 23yrs, and Albert, 16yrs, both Brickmakers, daughters, Mary Ann, 17yrs, Laundress, Edith, 11yrs, and Florence, 7yrs.


Living at 9, Elm Grove, Worthing, Sussex.

Harriett Peters
1864 56  Laundry Work Own Account
Albert Henry Peters
1894 26 Messer Pead & Catching Market Gardener
Edith Peters
1900 21 Book Keeper Messer Chas Dean Fish Salesman
Florence Mabel Peters Daughter 1903 18 Book Keeper Messer Chas Dean Fish Salesman

Miscellaneous Information

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