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Name: Henry Potten

Burial Number: 0039

Gender: Male

Occupation: Shoemaker; Lathe Winder; Wheelwright.

Born: 00/00/1795

Died: 25/11/1877

Buried: 27/11/1877


Henry was born in Mayfield c1795, the son of John and Mary. He was baptised at St Dunstan’s church, Mayfield on 26th May 1799. On 31st October 1820, he married Mary Ann Freeman at St Nicholas church, Brighton. The couple moved to Patching where Henry worked as a shoemaker. By 1861, the family had moved to Salvington village near Worthing where Henry worked as a wheelwright and lathe winder. By the time of his death on 23rd November 1877, the family were living at 9 Brunswick Road in Worthing. Mary died in 1879. Their son Horace lived at the property with his family in 1881. Probate was granted on 5th June 1883. Effects £12.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 1 Plot: 19

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Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In affectionate remembrance of Henry Potten who died Nov. 23rd 1877 aged 82 years. "Blessed Lord receive my Soul, I am quite resigned to Thy heavenly will". Also of Mary Ann wife of the above who died Decr. 22nd 1879 aged 77 years.

Further Information


Name: Henry Potten

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1795

Town: Mayfield

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 31/10/1820

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Second Name: Ann

Spouse Last Name: Freeman

Town of Marriage: Brighton

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 25/11/1877

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 9

Address line 3: Brunswick Road

Town: East Preston

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £12 0 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £794.22

Census Information


Patching, Sussex

Henry aged 40, shoemaker. Mary Ann aged 35. Mary aged 10. Albert aged 8. Ellen aged 4. Emma aged 2.


Fox Hill, Patching, Sussex

Henry aged 50, shoemaker. Mary Ann aged 48. Mary aged 21. Albert aged 19. Emma aged 11. Horace aged 8. Amelia aged 4. Eliza aged 6. Plus 1 servant


Salvington Village, Worthing

Henry aged 60, lathe winder. Mary Ann aged 60. Eliza aged 16. Amelia aged 14. Frederick aged 12, grandson


4 Salvington Fields, West Tarring, Worthing

Henry aged 74, retired lathe winder. Mary aged 70. Mary Ann aged 10, granddaughter.

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