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Name: Helena Tucker

Burial Number: 1464

Gender: Female

Occupation: Wife of Bank Manager

Born: 13/04/1849

Died: 29/11/1930

Buried: 02/12/1930



Helena Louisa Clilverd was born in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, in 1849 (June q.) Her parents were, William Clilverd, 25yrs, Bootmaker, and Elizabeth Ann, 23yrs, nee Marsh; she had 3 siblings, Caroline b.1847, William b.1854, and Georgiana b.1861.

On 9th July 1871, Helena, 22yrs, married William Smale Tucker, 23yrs, Bank Clerk, at St. Peter, Hackney, London. They had 4 children, Maud b.1872, Corrie b.1877, Percy b.1878, and Harold b.1882. William’s banking career, as he progressed from clerk to assistant and then bank manager, took the family from Paddington to Croydon and then to Sussex. In 1901, aged 52yrs, William had retired, and in 1910, he died, aged 61yrs.

The following year, in 1911, Helena was living at 34, Eastcourt Road, Worthing, with her daughters and grandchildren. She died, aged 81yrs, in Worthing, on 29th November 1930.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 3 Plot: 35

Exact Location (what3words): digs.tinsel.hook

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: Helena Louisa Tucker

Gender: Female

Born: 13/04/1849

Town: Stoke

County: Buckinghamshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Clilverd

Marriage Date: 9/7/1871

Spouse First Name: William

Spouse Second Name: Smale

Spouse Last Name: Tucker

Town of Marriage: Hackney

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 29/11/1930

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 34

Address line 3: Eastcourt 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


Living at 3, Skinner Street, St. Sepulchre, London. William Clilverd, 27yrs, Bootmaker, wife, Ann, 25yrs, 2 daughters, Caroline, 4yrs, Helena, 2yrs, visitor, Caroline Ansell, 21yrs, Dressmaker.


Living at Whitehorse Road, Croydon, Surrey. William S. Tucker, 32yrs, Banker’s Clerk, wife, Helena, 32yrs, 3 children, Maud, 9yrs, Corrie, 5yrs, Percy John, 3yrs, visitor, Francis Grainger, 28yrs, East India Merchant.


Living at 219-221, Edgware Road, Paddington. William S. Tucker, 42yrs, Assistant Bank Manager, wife, Helena, 41yrs, 4 children, Maud, 19yrs, Corrie, 15yrs, Percy, 13yrs, and Harold, 8yrs.


Living at 34, Eastcourt Road, Worthing, Sussex. Helena Louisa Tucker, Hd. widow, 61yrs, private means, daughters, Maud Charlotte Portens, 39yrs, widow, Corrie Helena Tucker, single, 34yrs, granddaughter, Phyllis Mary Portens, 8yrs, and grandson, Jack Tucker, 2yrs.

Miscellaneous Information

Clilverd is of Anglo-Saxon origin and is a variant form of the English locational name Clifford, from places thus called in Gloucestershire, Devonshire and the West Riding of Yorkshire. Recorded as “Clifort” and “Cliford” in the Domesday Book of 1086 for the above counties, the placename, in all cases, derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century “clif”, meaning a cliff, slope or steep bank, and “ford”, a ford; hence, “ford on the slope”