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Name: Ivone Kirk

Burial Number: 1456

Gender: Male

Occupation: Accountant; Auditor

Distinction: Valuer Grocery Trade

Born: 00/00/1874

Died: 01/10/1930

Buried: 04/10/1930


Ivone James Kirk was born in Abingdon, Berkshire in 1874. No records have yet been found relating to the birth and early life of anyone with this name. It’s possible that Ivone James was a member of the Kirkpatrick family who shortened his surname to Kirk at some point.

On 26th December 1904 Ivone married Ethel Annie Harpham, 23yrs, at Spalding, Lincolnshire. The banns were also called at Christ Church, North Brixton, Lambeth, Ivone’s parish church.

In 1911 the couple were living at 4, Cowley Road, Ilford, Essex, they had 2 children, Edna Maud, 5yrs, and Ivone Ross, 4yrs. Ivone James gave his occupation as ‘Valuer Grocery Trade’. The electoral roll 1915 placed him at 38, Redcliffe Gardens, Ilford, and in 1918 he was listed in Kelly’s Directory at Richmond Road, Worthing.

Ivone was in partnership with Everard Orbell, their company, Orbell & Kirk, Accountants and Auditors, had offices in Portsmouth, London and North Street, Brighton. In 1930 Ivone had his own company, I.J.Kirk & Co. at Pavilion Buildings, Brighton.

In 1921 Ivone and his family were still living in Worthing.

Ivone died, at 71, Richmond Road, Worthing, aged 56yrs, on 1st October 1930, he was buried at Heene Cemetery on 4th October. Probate was granted to Ethel Annie Kirk, widow, effects £4151 1s. Value 2022 – £320,665.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 3 Plot: 16

Exact Location (what3words):

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves


None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Further Information


Name: Ivone James Kirk

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1874

Town: Unknown

County: Berkshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 26/12/1904

Spouse First Name: Ethel

Spouse Second Name: Annie

Spouse Last Name: Harpham

Town of Marriage: Spalding

County of Marriage: Lincolnshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 01/10/1930

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: West Newton

Address line 2: 71

Address line 3: Richmond Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 4, Cowley Road, Ilford, Essex. Ivone James Kirk, 36yrs, Valuer Grocery Trade, wife, Ethel Annie, 30yrs, 2 children, Edna Maud, 5yrs, Ivone Ross, 4yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at West Newton, 71, Richmond Road, Worthing, Sussex. Ivone James Kirk, Hd. 46yrs, Valuer Grocery & Wine & Spirit Trades, wife, Ethel Annie, 40yrs, daughter, Edna Maud, 15yrs, son, Ivone Ross, 14yrs, daughter, Eileen Ethel, 9yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

Miscellaneous Information

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