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Name: Henry White

Burial Number: 0441

Gender: Male

Occupation: Coachman; Commercial Traveller.

Born: 00/6/1846

Died: 29/05/1904

Buried: 02/06/1904

Eliza Ann Storr

John White

Family No: 0441


Henry was born in Calne, Wiltshire, the son of John and Eliza Ann. He was baptised at Melksham on 6 Jun 1846. His father was a carpenter, joiner. John White died before 1861 and the family moved to Chippenham where Eliza took in washing to make ends meet. By 1870, Henry was living in Brighton where he married Jane Hill at St Nicholas Church on 23 Oct. Henry and Jane had been neighbours in Chippenham. Henry took on several jobs before finally settling on working as a commercial traveller for a tile company. In 1881, the family were living in the Midlands close to Henry’s brother Jesse who worked for a colliery. However, they went back south, living in Battersea for over ten years. By 1904, Henry had retired and the couple moved to Worthing, living at “Glen Bank” in Manor Road. Henry died there on 29 May 1904. Probate was granted on 6 Jul to Jane White widow, Jesse White colliery agent and William Standley colliery manager. Effects £2847 8s (approx. £22K in 2020).

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 2 Plot: 17

Exact Location (what3words): slams.pose.beard

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Henry John White who fell asleep May 29th 1904 aged 57 years "He giveth his beloved sleep" Also Jane widow of the above called home December 13th 1930 aged 84 yrs "Safe in God's loving care"

Further Information


Name: Henry John White

Gender: Male

Born: 00/6/1846

Town: Calne

County: Wiltshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 23/10/1870

Spouse First Name: Jane

Spouse Last Name: Hill

Town of Marriage: Brighton

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 29/05/1904

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Glen Bank

Address line 3: Manor Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2847 8 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £224000.00

Census Information


Marsh Lane, Calne, Wiltshire
John aged 34, carpenter, joiner. Eliza Ann aged 39. Henry John aged 4. Mary Ann aged 2.


Queen’s Square, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Eliza Ann aged 49, widow, washerwoman. Henry John aged 14, errand boy. Mary Ann aged 12. Jesse aged 7.


29 Crow Street, Brighton.
Henry aged 24, coachman.
(No record of Jane)


Princes Street, Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire
Henry aged 34, commercial traveller for brick and tile company. Jane aged 34. Annie aged 5. Elizabeth Crook aged 13, niece, visitor.


38 Garfield Road, Battersea.
Henry aged 44, commercial traveller potteryware. Jane aged 44. Annie aged 15. Alice aged 5. Elizabeth Crook aged 23, general servant. Maria Everitt aged 31, visitor, scientific dress cutter.


113 Marmion Road, Battersea.
Henry aged 54, commercial traveller. Jane aged 54. Annie aged 25. Alice aged 15.

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