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Name: Henry Riminton

Burial Number: 0819

Gender: Male

Occupation: Commercial Traveller in Wholesale Stationery

Distinction: Wholesale Stationer

Born: 24/06/1827

Died: 02/03/1916

Buried: 07/03/1916


1841 Census Henry 13yrs is living at 4, Park Row, St Margarets, Westminster with Henry 35yrs and Eliza 35yrs Frederick 11yrs
1851 Census Henry 23yrs is living at 15 Charles Street, St Margarets Westminster with his father Henry 49yrs, mother Mary A 50yrs
3/9/1853 Henry 25yrs married Mary Isaac Shephard 23yrs at St John The Evangelist Lambeth.
20/5/1860 Amy Jane and Henry Francis were baptised at St Mary, Putney
1861 Census Henry 32yrs is living at 28 Charlwood Road, Putney as a Commercial Traveller, Wholesale Stationer with Mary J 30yrs, Henry F 5yrs, Amy J 3yrs, William 11mths
28/10/1870 Mary Annie, Arthur John, Chalres Alfred were baptised at St Mary, Putney
1871 Census Henry 42yrs is living at 28 Charlwood Road, Putney as a Commercial Traveller Wholesale with Mary J 40yrs, Henry F 15yrs, Amy J 13yrs, William 10yrs, Mary A 6yrs, Arthur J 5yrs, Charles A 6mths, Louise Ward 18yrs General Domestic Servant
1881 Census Henry 52yrs is living at Addington Road, Lewisham as Commercial Traveller to Wholesale Stationer with Mary J 50yrs, Amy J 23yrs, William 20yrs Clerk to Hide Brothers, Mary A 18yrs, Arthur J 15yrs, Charles a 10yrs Mary Harrison 18yrs visitor
1891 Census Henry 63yrs is living at Fairlee, Trewsbury Road, Lewisham as a Commercial Traveller with Mary Jane 60yrs, Mary Annie 28yrs, Arthur John 25yrs Clerk to Wholesale Stationer, Charles Alfred 20yrs Banks Clerk, Harriett Day 19yrs General Servant Domestic, Ada Mabel Barker 16yrs General Servant Domestic.
1901 Census Henry 73yrs is living at Tansley, Heene Road, Worthing ‘Living on own Means’ with Mary J 70yrs, Mary A 38yrs
1911 Census Henry 83yrs is living at Tansley, Heene Road, Worthing by ‘Private Means’ with Mary Jane 80yrs, Mary Annie 48yrs, Eliza Mary Hannah Lee 54yrs Domestic Servant,
2/3/1916 Henry of Tansley, Heene Road left effects of £963.6.8d., to Mary Jane widow, Henry commercial traveller, Ernest Girling retired lime juice merchant

Researcher: Pat Brownbill

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Henry Riminton

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 1 Plot: 2

Exact Location (what3words):

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Henry Riminton who passed to rest March 2nd 1916 in his 89th year. Also of Mary Jane wife of the above born August 28th 1830 died August 16th 1930 "The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away" Also of Mary Annie daughter of Henry Riminton passed away April 4th 1938 aged 75 years In peace Ernest William grandson of Henry Riminton died April 30th 1915 in his 24th year of wounds received in Belgium, interred in Bailleul Cemetery

Further Information


Name: Henry Riminton

Gender: Male

Born: 24/06/1827

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: Unknown


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 3/19/1853

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Second Name: Jane

Spouse Last Name: Sheppard

Town of Marriage: Lambeth

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 02/03/1916

Cause of death: Unknown

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: Unknown


Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information

No census information is available for this burial record.

Miscellaneous Information

Ernest William Riminton was born in 1892 to William and Jesse Riminton, and was the grandson of Henry Riminton. At the age of 19yrs, he was living with his family at 83 Woodside Green, South Norwood as Clerk to Timber Trade.

War Service:

Rifleman 246 ERNEST WILLIAM RIMINTON of 5th battalion London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) died on 30 April 1915 of wounds sustained on 28 April.

He is buried and remembered in Bailleul Communal cemetery extension.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorials at 
St Dunstan’s College in Catford and and St Mary’s church in Lewisham in the pages of the History of the Old Dunstonians Rugby Football Club.

He was 23, the son of William and Jessie Riminton, of Rosenthal Road, Catford. He was educated at Priory School, Catford and was a pupil at St Dunstan’s College from 1901-1906. His brother 
Percywas killed on 18 September 1916 while serving with the Queens Westminster Rifles.