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Name: Henry Goodger

Burial Number: 0200

Gender: Male

Occupation: Gardener

Born: 00/00/1818

Died: 00/11/1892

Buried: 16/11/1892


Henry was born in Warminghurst, the son of Henry, a shoemaker and Mary. He was baptised at Warminghurst on 5 April 1818. By 1841, Henry was working at The Vicarage, Findon as a gardener. On 27 December 1845, he married Ellen Clements at Arundel. Ellen was a servant in Maltravers Street. The couple moved to Worthing, living at Offington. They had six children, William Henry, Ellen, Fanny, Lucy, Lewis and Mary Jane.  Ellen died in 1859 and the following year, Henry married Mary Lawrence at Broadwater church on 11 November. The family moved to Washington for a while before returning to Worthing to live in Heene. Henry and Mary had five children, Amy, Charles Lawrence, Faith Minnie, Alice and Florence.  Henry worked for the Heene Estate Company as a gardener. In 1890, he went to court three times as children were vandalising his garden, stealing geese, eggs and straw. Henry died in November 1892. No probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 5 Plot: 25

Exact Location (what3words): metals.loving.passes

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: Henry Goodger

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1818

Town: Warminghurst

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 27/12/1845

Spouse First Name: Ellen

Spouse Last Name: Clements

Town of Marriage: Arundel

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: 11/11/1860

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Last Name: Lawrence

Town of Marriage: Broadwater

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/11/1892

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 1

Address line 2: Brunswick 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


The Vicarage, Findon

Henry aged 20, gardener.


Hill Barn Cottages, Offington

Henry aged 33, gardener. Ellen aged 27. William Henry aged 3. Ellen aged 2. Fanny aged 11 months.


Montpellier Row, Washington.

Henry aged 43, gardener. Mary aged 29. Fanny aged 11. Lucy aged 9. Lewis aged 6. Mary Jane aged 3.


3 Heene Terrace, Worthing – Henry aged 52, gardener. Mary aged 38, laundress. Lewis aged 15, apprentice gardener. Mary J aged 12. Amy B aged 9. Lawrence Charles aged 7 (known later as Charles). Faith Minnie aged 4 (known later as Minnie).


Brunswick Road, Worthing – Henry aged 63, gardener. Mary aged 48, laundress. Lucy aged 29, book keeper. Amy aged 19, domestic servant. Charles aged 17, gardener’s labourer. Miniie aged 14, dressmaker. Alice aged 9. Florence aged 7.


1 Brunswick Road, Worthing – Henry aged 72, gardener’s labourer. Mary aged 57, laundress. Amy B aged 26, laundress. Kate aged7, granddaughter. Harry aged 6, grandson.

Miscellaneous Information

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