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Name: Henry Woods

Burial Number: 0078

Gender: Male

Occupation: Farmer; Annuitant; Fund Holder

Born: 00/12/1805

Died: 07/05/1883

Buried: 10/05/1883


Henry was born in the village of Penton Mewsey, Hants, the son of Benjamin and Lucy. He was baptised at Fyfield church on 5th December 1805. On 3rd December 1832, Henry married Ann Reynolds at All Soul’s church, Marylebone. Their daughter Lucy was born in 1834 and baptised on 10th January 1835. Sadly Ann died soon after the birth. Edward and his brother Henry were farming at Woodend, Blakesley, Northants by 1841. On 24th June that year, Henry married Eliza Tahourdin at St Mary’s church, Marylebone. They had two daughters, Eliza and Alice. In 1843, the estate at Woodend was sold by auction and henry and his family moved to Worthing. Henry’s daughter Lucy died aged 25 on 4th October 1859 and was buried at West Tarring church. By 1871, the family were living at “The Lawn” in Heene Road. Henry died on 7th May 1883. Probate was granted to Eliza Georgiana Woods spinster, daughter, sole executrix. Effects £273 11s.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Henry Woods

Location in Cemetery

Area: WB Row: 1 Plot: 4

Exact Location (what3words): rapid.handed.sweep

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Henry Woods died 7th May 1883 aged 77 years and of Eliza, his wife died 4th Jan 1892 aged 85 years. Also of alice Harriet daughter of the above.

Further Information


Name: Henry William Woods

Gender: Male

Born: 00/12/1805

Town: Penton Mewsey

County: Hampshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 03/12/1832

Spouse First Name: Ann

Spouse Last Name: Reynolds

Town of Marriage: Marylebone

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: 24/6/1841

Spouse First Name: Eliza

Spouse Last Name: Tahourdin

Town of Marriage: Marylebone

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 07/05/1883

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: The Lawn

Address line 3: Heene Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £273 11 s d

Current value of effects: £18105.00

Census Information


Woodend, Blakesley, Northants

Edward Woods aged 35, farmer. Henry W aged 35, farmer. Plus 3 servants


Heene, Worthing

Henry aged 45, annuitant. Eliza aged 44. Lucy Ann aged 17. Eliza Georgiana aged 7. Alice Harriet aged 18months. Jane hart aged 72, visitor, annuitant. Plus 2 servants


1 Double Cottage, Heene

Henry W aged 55, fundholder. Eliza aged 54. Alice H aged 11. Plus 1 servant.


The Lawn, Heene

Henry W aged 65, annuitant. Eliza aged 64. Eliza G aged 27, no separate income. Alice H aged 21, no separate income. Constance Welchman aged 15, visitor. Plus 2 servants


The Lawn, Heene Road, Worthing

Henry W aged 75, houses, land, property. Eliza aged 74. Alice aged 31. Rose Bradley aged 13, visitor. Plus 2 servants

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.