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Name: Henry Cook

Burial Number: 0803

Gender: Male

Occupation: Market Gardener

Born: 00/00/1849

Died: 20/10/1915

Buried: 23/10/1915

Susanna Isted

Jonathan Cook

Family No: 0738


Henry Cook was born in Withyham, Sussex in 1849, June quarter. He was baptised at Worth church on 3rd June. He was the son of Jonathan Cook, 38yrs, Farmer of 75 acres, and Susannah, 34yrs, nee Isted; he was 1 of 8 children. His sister Susannah is also buried at Heene.

Henry married Catherine/Katherine Poston Sammons on 29th June 1875. She was registered as Kate, in 1851, in Tonbridge Wells; in 1881 they were living in Withyham and Henry was a farm bailiff. He later changed employment becoming a gardener and in 1891 they were living in Eriswell Road, Worthing. Henry then had his own business as a Market Gardener and in 1901 they had moved to Milton Street.

Henry and Catherine had no children, they remained at Milton Street and in October 1915, Henry died, aged 66yrs. Katherine married again in 1920 and when she died in 1928, was buried beside Henry. No probate.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 4 Plot: 20

Exact Location (what3words):

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Henry Cook who passed away .......1915 I loving memory of my wife K.P. Willmer widow of the late H. Cook died March 7th 1928 aged 78

Further Information


Name: Henry Cook

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1849

Town: Withyham

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 29/6/1875

Spouse First Name: Katherine

Spouse Second Name: Poston

Spouse Last Name: Sammons

Town of Marriage: Withyham

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 20/10/1915

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 5

Address line 3: Milton Street

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


Bramble Hill, West Hoathly, Sussex.

Jonathan Cook, 40yrs, Farmer of 75 acres, wife, Susannah, 37yrs, 6 children, Mary 12, Kezia 10, James 8, Susannah 6, Betsy 4, Henry 1, plus 1 domestic servant.


Lye Green, Withyham, Sussex.

Jonathan Cook, 63yrs, Farmer of 75 acres, wife, Susannah, 56yrs, James 27yrs, Henry, 21yrs, Farmer’s Son, Betsy, 20yrs, and Ellen, 19yrs.


Hole Farm, Withyham, Sussex.

Henry Cook, 31yrs, Farm Bailiff (unemployed). Catherine, 30yrs


Westville, Eriswell Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Henry Cook, 41yrs, Gardener, wife, Catherine, 39yrs.


5, Milton Street, Worthing, Sussex.

Henry Cook, 51yrs, Market Gardener, wife, Katherine, 49yrs.


5, Milton Street, Worthing, Sussex.

Henry Cook, 60yrs, Gardener, wife, Catherine, 59yrs.

Miscellaneous Information

In September 1920, Henry’s widow, K. P. Cook, married Alfred Willmer in Worthing. She died in 1928.