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Name: John Wiley

Burial Number: 0161

Gender: Male

Occupation: Maker of Railway Carriages; Captain;

Born: 00/00/1837

Died: 13/03/1890

Buried: 17/03/1890


John was the first of the 13 children of William and Margaret Matilda (née Orsmby) Wiley. He was born in Monkstown, Co. Dublin in 1837 and in 1871 he was a maker of railway carriages in Cumberland where he lived with his wife, Isabella, and 7 year old son, John. However, he changed careers and joined the Royal Irish Regiment (18th Foot) reaching the rank of Captain. By the time of the 1881 census he was living at 49, Marine Parade, Broadwater, with his father, William, and unmarried sister, Sarah. He died on 13 March 1890 at 3, Heene Villas, Heene Road, Worthing.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 9 Plot: 18

Exact Location (what3words): owners.noon.voter

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



EndowedGrave: Cut grass and keep tidy.


Sacred to the memory of John Wiley late Captain 18th Royal Irish Regiment, eldest son of the late William Wiley LL.D. of Monkstown, Co. Dublin who died at Worthing March 13th 1890 aged 53 years "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for Thou art with me, Thy Rod and Staff they comfort me" Psalm XXlll. 4

Further Information


Name: John Wiley

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1837

Town: Dublin

County: Unknown

Country: Ireland


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //

Spouse First Name: Isabella

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: Unknown

Information at Death

Date of Death: 13/03/1890

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Heene Villas

Address line 2: 3

Address line 3: Heene Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3314 10 s 3 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Raglan Court, Holme Low, Silloth, Cumberland
John Wiley, 34, head, maker of railway carriages; Isabella Wiley, 33, wife; John Wiley, 7, son, scholar;


49, Marine Parade, Broadwater
William Wiley, 66, head, barrister-at-law, not practising, retired; John Wiley, 44, son, late Capt. 18th Reg.Foot, retired to reserve; Sarah Wiley, 37, daughter;

Miscellaneous Information

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