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Name: Henry Pole

Burial Number: 0502

Gender: Male

Occupation: Fund Holder

Born: 10/11/1819

Died: 29/05/1906

Buried: 02/06/1906


Henry Van Notten Pole was born at Wolverton, Hampshire. His father was Rev. Henry Van Notten Pole and his mother was Anne nee Blagrave. The Pole family could trace their descent back to Henry de Ferrars, a supporter of William the Conquerer, who was rewarded with Tilbury Castle and became the 1st Earl Derby, Succession sometimes followed the female line and a daughter married Sir Peter de la Pole. A few generations later, Milicent Pole married Charles Van Notten in 1769, who took the name Pole and was created 1st Baronet Wolverton in 1791. Their son, Peter, became 2nd Baronet. One of Peter’s brothers, Rev. Henry Pole, was the father of  Henry Van Hotten Pole buried here at Heene in 1906. ( The name Van Hotten was re-assumed by royal licence in 1835). Henry married twice. On 12 April 1849 his bride was Eliza Anne Dickins and in 1885 he married Josephine, about 30 years younger, whose maiden name could not be found. By Eliza , henry had Constance Laura and George Henry Thomas. George married Lucy Jeanette, maiden name unknown, and both are buried at Heene. Henry did not live in Worthing.  His home for many years was Watermoor House at Cirencester in  Gloucestershire. It is now a residential care home with 38 bedrooms all with en suite facilities, When he died, at the ‘Queen’s’ hotel in Hastings, his London address was 5, Hyde Park Terrace, he left £84,595 12s 3d , equivalent to over £6 and a half million.



Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 4 Plot: 10

Exact Location (what3words): amuse.stray.animal

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



EndowedGrave: Responsibility for cutting the grass and keeping tidy


Sacred to the memory of Henry Van Notten Pole esquire of White Waltham, Berks; Watermoor, Cirencester; and 5 Hyde Park, Terrace, W. who died 29th May 1906 aged 88 years Also to the loving memory of George Henry Thomas only son of the above late Captain 18th Hussars died 19th January 1910 aged 57 years "And there shall be no more pain"

Further Information


Name: Henry Van Notten Pole

Gender: Male

Born: 10/11/1819

Town: Unknown

County: Hampshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 12/4/1849

Spouse First Name: Eliza

Spouse Second Name: Anne

Spouse Last Name: Dickins

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Kent

Country of Marriage: Unknown

Marriage Date: //1885

Spouse First Name: josephine

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: Unknown

Information at Death

Date of Death: 29/05/1906

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 5

Address line 2: Hyde Park Terrace

Town: Unknown

County: Middlesex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £84595 12 s 3 d

Current value of effects: £6640000

Census Information


Waltham Place, Berkshire


? House, Blunsden St Andrew, Wiltshire           Henry Pole, 31, head, Fund Holder        Elizabeth Pole, 30, wife        Constance, 1, daughter


Stratton House, Gloucester Road, Stratton, Gloucestershire       Henry Pole, 40, head, Fund Holder       Eliza Anne Pole ,37, wife,                       Constance Pole, 11, daughter           George H T Pole, 9, son         Gertrude Bracht, 19, Governess


Watermoor House, Cirencester, Gloucestershire            Henry NV Pole, 49, head, Gentleman       Eliza V N Pole, 49, wife          George N V Pole, 18, son          Constance Pole, 20, daughter


Watermoor House, Cirencester, Gloucestershire         Henry Van Notten Pole, 61, head, widower, no profession        Constance Laura Pole, 30, daughter


Watermoor House, Cirencester, Gloucestershire      Henry V N  Pole, 71, head, living on his means         Josephine Pole ,41, wife  b. Denmark


5, Hyde Park Terrace, Middlesex            Henry V N Pole, 81, head           Josephine Pole, 52, wife

Miscellaneous Information

Maria Pole, daughter of Sir Peter Pole. 2nd Baronet, married Edward Turnour, 4th Earl Winterton. Their grandson, 6th Earl Winterton, (image) was MP for Worthing and Horsham from 1918 until 1945.