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Name: Jane Finch

Burial Number: 1180

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1855

Died: 30/10/1924

Buried: 05/11/1924


Jane Finch (nee Belcham) was born in 1855 Rayleigh Essex to John and Jane Belcham.  Jane’s Father John worked as a Draper and Auctioneer and lived at  In Street, Rayleigh, Essex.

On 17 August 1876 Jane married George Henry Finch in Rayleigh Essex, there are no records of any children being born.     At the time of the 1881 Census Jane and George Henry were living with her parents in her home town of Rayleigh in Essex. George Henry was a solicitor and, according to an 1875 Directory, he worked at Bridge Chambers, Borough High Street, SE and at 2, Gipsy Hill, Upper Norwood.

In 1911 Jane and George Henry have moved to Worthing and are boarding at the Burlington Hotel, Worthing, Sussex.

At the time of George Henry’s death on 5th November 1922, at the age of 76, he and Jane were living at “Kelvedon”, in Lansdowne Road, Worthing. He was very wealthy, leaving well over £20,000 (£500,000 in 2020)

After George henry’s death in 1922 Jane moved to Winterbourne, Gloucestershire, where she died on 30th October 1924. She left an amount of £301 15s 2d with administration to John Richmond Baxter.

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NB Row: 12 Plot: 1

Exact Location (what3words): feed.seated.often

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of George Henry Finch died November 5th 1922 aged 76 years Also of Jane widow of the above died October 30th 1924 aged 69 years

Further Information


Name: Jane Finch

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1855

Town: Rayleigh

County: Essex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Belcham

Marriage Date: 17/8/1876

Spouse First Name: George

Spouse Second Name: Henry

Spouse Last Name: Finch

Town of Marriage: Rayleigh

County of Marriage: Essex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 30/10/1924

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Northwoods house

Town: Unknown

County: Essex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £301 15 s 2 d

Current value of effects: £12300

Census Information


In Street, Rayleigh, Essex

John Belcham (Head) age 35, Jane (Wife) age 39, Mary (Daughter) age 8, Jane (Daughter) age 6, plus 4 assistants and 3 servants


Brook House, The Hill, Upminster,

Jane is a pupil at school


High Street, Rayleigh, Essex

John Belcham (Head) age 55, Jane (Wife) age 59, George H Finch (Son-in-law) age 34, Jane Finch (Daughter) age 26, plus 1 shopman and 1 servant


15 Highland Road Norwood, Essex

George H Finch (Head) age 44, Jane (Wife) age 36, Ellen  a Prior (Niece) age 17, plus 2 servants


16 Harold Road, south Norwood, Essex

George H Finch (Head) age 54, Jane (Wife) age 45, plus 2 servants


Burlington hotel, Worthing Sussex

George Henry Finch (boarder) age 64, Jane Finch (Boarder) age 56

Miscellaneous Information

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