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Name: Henrietta Sharood

Burial Number: 0651

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1850

Died: 21/11/1911

Buried: 24/11/1911


Henrietta Eliza Sharood (nee Pitman) was born in Manitoba Canada to Thomas and Susan Pitman. She didn’t stay in Canada long after her birth, as her parents were back in England by 29th April 1850 when they had Henrietta baptised at St. Thomas, Launceston, Cornwall, they were living at New Road, St. Thomas, Launceston. Thomas didn’t work, but was an annuitant, meaning he received an annuity possibly through shares, land owned or a pension.

Henrietta married Edward Julian Sharood on the 3rd August 1875 at the Parish church, St, Peter’s, Plymouth, Devon. They had 5 children (1 child died, their name is unknown)-

Lilian H born 1877 Plymouth Devon

Ethel B born 1876 Plymouth Devon

Ida K born 1880 Canada

Gerald E born 1881 Canada

Edward was a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, and in 1862 he had joined the Royal Marine Light Infantry where he was an Assistant Surgeon. He was serving at the Plymouth Hospital in 1872 and by 1876 he was promoted to Staff Surgeon

In 1878 Edward, Henrietta and their Daughter’s Ethel and Lilian moved to Vancouver Island, Canada. Here Edward served at the Royal Naval Esquimalt Hospital as Staff Surgeon and by 1881 they were living in Metchosin, which is on the southern most tip of Vancouver island.   On the 16th June 1883 he was promoted again to Fleet surgeon.  In 1891 Henrietta, Edward and their family have returned to England and they are living at 2 Blackheath Drive, Lewisham, London.  Edward retired from the Fleet on the 25th June 1893.

By 1901 the family have moved to Worthing and are living in Southview Road, Worthing. Their Daughters Lilian and Ida have moved with them. They moved to 56 Rowlands Road Worthing by 1911, Daughters Ethel and Ida are living with them. Henrietta died on the 21st November 1911 (there isn’t a probate record for her) and Edward died on the 3rd June 1929 still living at 56 Rowlands Road Worthing.  He left £2289 18s 2d (104,802 in 2020) to Ethel Beatrice Sharood, his Daughter.

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The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 5 Plot: 13

Exact Location (what3words): waters.delay.paying

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Henrietta wife of Edward J Sharood M.D. R.N. died Nov 21st 1911 aged 62 years also Edward Julian Sharood M.D. R.N. died June 3rd 1929 aged 90

Further Information


Name: Henrietta Eliza Sharood

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1850

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: Canada


Maiden Name:Pitman

Marriage Date: 3/8/1875

Spouse First Name: Edward

Spouse Second Name: Julian

Spouse Last Name: Sharood

Town of Marriage: Plymouth

County of Marriage: Devon

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 21/11/1911

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 56 Rowlands Road

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


St Thomas, Launceston, Cornwall

Thomas Pitman (head) age 27, Henrietta (Daughter) age 2, Eliza Dickinson (Sister-in-law) age 36, George Dickinson (Nephew) age 12, plus 1 servant


35 Henley Road, Ipswich, Suffolk

Henry Packard (Head) age 26, Agnes M (Wife) age 20, Henry (Son) age 1, Henrietta E Pitman (Cousin) age 22, plus 4 servants


Metchosin, British Columbia,  Canada

Edward Julian Sharood age 42, Henrietta Eliza Sharood age 31, Lilian Mary age 4, Ethel Beatrice, age 3, Ida K age 1, Gerald Edward age 7 months


2 Blackheath Drive, Lewisham, London

Edward Sharood (Head) age 52, Henrietta (Wife) age 42, Lilian (Daughter) age 14, Ethel (Daughter) age 13, Ida (Daughter) aged 11, Gerald (Son) age 10 plus 2 servants


Southview Road, Worthing, Sussex

Edward Sharood (Head) age 62, Henrietta (Wife) age 52, Lilian (Daughter) age 24, Ida (Daughter) age 21, plus 1 servant


Rowlands Road, Worthing Sussex

Edward Sharood (Head) age 72, Henrietta (Wife) age 62, Ethel (Daughter) age 33, Ida (Daughter) age 31, plus 1 servant


Miscellaneous Information

New York Passenger list of arrivals 1878