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Name: Henry Sopp

Burial Number: 0608

Gender: Male

Occupation: Farm Labourer; Agricultural Labourer;

Born: 00/9/1833

Died: 11/04/1910

Buried: 15/04/1910


Henry Sopp was born in Earnley, near Chichester, he was baptised on 8th September 1833; his parents were, William Sopp, 23yrs, Agricultural Labourer, and Mary Ann, 18yrs, nee Sharp. Henry had 7 siblings, Mary Ann b.1837, Charles b. 1838, William b. 1841, John b.1842, Elizabeth b. 1844, Ann b.1847, and Robert b.1849.

Henry married Amy Fidler, 29yrs, in Selsey, Sussex, on 20th October 1859. Henry was a farm labourer working at Almodington, Sidlesham, Sussex, and this was their home for nearly 40yrs. They had 4 daughters, Mary Ann b.1860, Ellen b.1863, Emily b.1865, and Jane b.1868.

In 1901, Henry 67yrs, was still an agricultural labourer, and lived in East Wittering, with Amy and daughter Ellen. At some point over the next few years, they moved to Worthing where their other 3 daughters lived. Henry died, aged 76yrs, on 11th April 1910, in Worthing.


Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 6 Plot: 25

Exact Location (what3words): note.zest.depend

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Henry Sopp who fell asleep April 11th 1910 aged 76 years Also Amy his wife who fell asleep September 13th 1911 aged 80 years "At rest in the Lord"

Further Information


Name: Henry Sopp

Gender: Male

Born: 00/9/1833

Town: Unknown

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 20/10/1859

Spouse First Name: Amy

Spouse Last Name: Fidler

Town of Marriage: Selsey

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 11/04/1910

Cause of death: Unknown

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at Earnley, Sussex. William Sopp, 30yrs, Agricultural Labourer, wife, Mary Ann, 25yrs, 4 children, Henry 7, Mary Ann 4, Charles 2, William 6months, father-in-law, William Sharp, 55yrs.


Living at Earnley, Sussex. William Sharp, widower, 66yrs, Agricultural Labourer, son-in-law, William Sopp, 41yrs, wife, Mary, 39yrs, 8 children, Henry 18, Mary 15, Charles 13, William 10, John 8, Elizabeth 6, Ann 4, Robert 1.


Living at Almodington, Sidlesham, Sussex. Henry Sopp, 27yrs, Farm Labourer, wife, Amy, 30yrs, Mary Ann 7months.


Living at Almodington, Sidlesham, Sussex. Henry Sopp, 37yrs, Farm Labourer, wife, Amy, 40yrs, Mary Ann 10, Ellen 7, Emily 5, and Jane 2.


Living at Almodington, Sidlesham, Sussex. Henry Sopp, 47yrs, Farm Labourer, wife, Amy, 49yrs, Jane, 12yrs.


Living at Almodington, Sidlesham, Sussex. Henry Sopp, 57yrs, Farm Labourer, wife, Amy, 60yrs, daughter, Ellen, 27yrs.


Living at East Wittering, Sussex.  Henry Sopp, 67yrs, Farm Labourer, wife, Amy, 70yrs, daughter, Ellen, 37yrs.


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