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Name: Isabella Rumsey

Burial Number: 1414

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1858

Died: 30/08/1929

Buried: 03/09/1929


Isabella was born in 1858 in Dane hill Sussex to John and Hannah Turner. Not much is known of her early life.

In July 1881 Isabella married James Richard Rumsey in Islington.

They had 3 children – Isabella (born 1880 Dane Hill Sussex) she married Reginald Long in 1906 and had 1 Son called Richard.  Florence (born 1884 London) she married Frederick Searle in 1906 and had 1 Daughter Audrey.  Caroline (born 1889 Sandown Isle of Wight) she married Saumarez Ewan Nott (born 1885 Hendon Middx) he joined the 13th Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment but was killed in action at Ypres Belgium on 9th September 1917

The family moved to the Sandown Isle of Wight where James was working as a clerk.

By 1901 the family have moved to Harrow Road Worthing. James is no longer working and is living on his own means.

James died on the 5th April 1901 at Harrow Road Worthing of Cirrhosis of the liver and fatty degeneration of the heart, Isabella was present at the death. James left an estate of £2425 (about £300,000 in today’s money) to Isabella.

Isabella died on 30th August 1929 and is also buried in Heene Cemetery

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Isabella Rumsey

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 6 Plot: 7

Exact Location (what3words): tone.formed.courier

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of James Richard Rumsey who died April 5th 1901 aged 44 years Also of Isabella his wife who died 30th August 1929 aged 73 years "Rest in peace"

Further Information


Name: Isabella Rumsey

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1858

Town: Unknown

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Turner

Marriage Date: /7/1881

Spouse First Name: James

Spouse Second Name: Richard

Spouse Last Name: Rumsey

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 30/08/1929

Cause of death: Unknown

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: Unknown


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Seddon Road Islington London
James Richard Rumsey (head) b. 1856, Isabella (wife) b. 1857, Reginald Rumsey (Cousin) b. 1860 Guildford, Isabella (Daughter) b. 1880 Dane Hill Sussex


5 Station Road Brading Hampshire
James Richard Rumsey (head) b. 1856, Isabella (Wife) b. 1857 Dane Hill Sussex, Isabella (Daughter) b. 1880 Dane Hill Sussex, Florence (Daughter) b. 1884 London, Caroline (Daughter) b. 1889 Sandown Isle of Wight.


Harrow Road Heene, Worthing
James Richard Rumsey (Head) b. 1856, Isabella (Wife) b. 1857 Dane Hill Sussex, Florence (Daughter) b. 1884, Caroline, (Daughter) b. 1889. Plus 1 servant


99 Westcourt road Worthing Sussex

Isabella Rumsey (Head) age 54, Caroline Rumsey (Daughter) age 22

Miscellaneous Information

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