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Name: Isabella Collins

Burial Number: 1504

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private Means

Born: 09/10/1860

Died: 22/07/1931

Buried: 28/07/1931


Isabella was born in Poplar, Middlesex, the daughter of James Ripley Collins and his wife Cordelia. She was baptised at All Saints church, Poplar on 11th November 1860. Her father was clerk to the Guardians of Poplar workhouse. Isabella’s mother died in 1862 and in 1867, James married Jane Hoare Vane, a widow, at St Paul’s church, Canonbury on 19th June. Isabella was sent to a private school in Kent and later lived with her father and stepmother in Islington. By 1891, James had been paralysed by a stroke and died in 1898. Isabella continued to live with her stepmother Jane. The pair had moved to Worthing by 1914, living at “Warrawee” in Manor Road. Jane died in 1923 and was buried at Heene. By 1931, Isabella was living at “Crossgates” in Arundel Road, Worthing with her brother Sydney Collins. Isabella died at Seabrook Nursing Home, Queen’s Road, Worthing on 22nd July 1931. Probate was granted on 12th September to Sydney Hoare Collins and Herbert Ripley Collins gentlemen. Effects £1782 3s 3d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 7 Plot: 9

Exact Location (what3words): twice.much.limbs

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Jane Hoare widow of James Ripley Collins born 22nd April 1835, died 2nd March 1923 Also of Isabella daughter of James Ripley Collins born 9th October 1860, died 22nd July 1931

Further Information


Name: Isabella Collins

Gender: Female

Born: 09/10/1860

Town: Poplar

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 22/07/1931

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Seabrook Nursing Home

Address line 3: Queen's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1782 3 s 3 d

Current value of effects: £81596.00

Census Information


2 Charlton Terrace, Poplar, Middx

James aged 39, clerk to the Guardians, superintendent registrar. Cordelia aged 38. Herbert aged 3. Howard aged 2. Isabella aged 5 months. Plus 2 servants.



16 Lee Park, West Kent.

Isabella aged 10, pupil at school run by Elizabeth Poole and her sister Sarah.


51 Grosvenor Road, Islington, Middx.

James aged 59, clerk to the Guardians. Jane aged 44. Herbert aged 23, clerk in the City. Howard aged 22, clerk in the City. Isabella aged 20. Sydney aged 12. Herbert D Vane aged 21, stepson, accountant.


13 Kyverdale Road, Hackney, Middx.

James aged 69, retired clerk under Poor Law (paralysed). Jane aged 55. Isabella aged 30. Sydney aged 22, analytical chemist. Plus a sick nurse and 1 servant.


8 Southfield Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Jane aged 65, widow, own means. Isabella aged 40, stepdaughter. Plus 1 servant.


“Warrawee” Manor Road, Worthing.

Isabella aged 50, private means. Plus 1 servant.


Living at Cornwallis, Wordsworth Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Jane Hoare Collins
Female 1835 86 Home Duties At Home
Isabella Collins
Female 1860 60

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