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Name: James Stenson

Burial Number: 0168

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1867

Died: 00/00/1890

Buried: 15/09/1890




James Stenson was born in Devonshire, in 1867. He appears on the 1881 census, aged 13yrs, the son of Mary Stenson, 33yrs, a widow, running a lodging house in Chichester, Sussex. He had an older brother, William, born 1865.


James died on 11th September 1890, aged 23yrs. He was living at 3, Heene Cottages, Heene, Worthing, the occupier of the property (and informant on the death certificate) was a John Marsh.


James was a Fly Driver, (a Fly was a one horse, lightweight covered carriage, similar to a Handsome Cab, capable of moving very quickly).


His cause of death was ‘acute pneumonia, phthisis ‘(TB)




Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 8 Plot: 9

Exact Location (what3words): dart.lost.bucket

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



James Stenson is buried under the headstone for Mary and Charles Oatts


Mary wife of Charles Oatts died 13th April 1927 in her 78th year Charles Oatts May 22 1935 in his 90th year "Passed from death into life"

Further Information


Name: James Stenson

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1867

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: Unknown


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/00/1890

Cause of death: Phthisis

Address line 2: 3

Address line 3: Heene Cottages

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 7, The Hornet, The Prince Albert, Chichester, Sussex. Mary Stenson, Hd. 33yrs, widow, 2 sons, William 15yrs, James 13yrs, and boarder, John Humphrey, 43yrs, single, General Labourer.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.