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Name: Maria Young

Burial Number: 0956

Gender: Female

Occupation: Governess, Annuitant

Born: 10/07/1842

Died: 10/07/1919

Buried: 14/07/1919


Maria was born in Newington, Surrey, the daughter of Charles and Mary Ann. She was baptised at Holy Trinity Church, Newington on 29th July 1842. Her father died in 1846. The family remained in Newington after Charles’ death as his widow owned several properties.

As a young woman, Maria worked as a governess at a private school in Farnham, Surrey. After her mother’s death on 3rd June 1881, Maria and her sister Mary Anna moved to Worthing, living at “Breinton” in St Botolph’s Road.

Their sister Jane had died in 1887 not long after her husband Edmund Thomas, so their children went to live with the sisters for a while. One daughter, Emily stayed, working as a music teacher.

Maria’s sister Mary died in 1914. Maria died on her birthday 10th July 1919. Probate was granted on 14th August to Mary Elizabeth Thomas and Jane Dorothy Thomas spinsters (nieces). Effects £4702 0s 4d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NB Row: 2 Plot: 3

Exact Location (what3words): pages.fear.taker

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In memory of Mary Anna Young died 13th February 1914 aged 76 years. Also of her sister Maria Young died on her birthday 10th July 1919 aged 77 years "He giveth His beloved sleep" Also in memory of a beloved sister Mary E Thomas died Jan 19th 1952 aged 75

Further Information


Name: Maria Young

Gender: Female

Born: 10/07/1842

Town: Newington

County: Surrey

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 10/07/1919

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Breinton"

Address line 2: St Botolph's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £4702 0 s 4 d

Current value of effects: £136629.00

Census Information


40 St George’s Road, Newington

Mary Ann aged 41, proprietor of houses. Mary Ann aged 13. Charles aged 12. Maria aged 9. Jane aged 5. Plus 1 servant


40 St George’s Road, Newington

Mary Ann aged 51, householder. Mary Ann aged 23. Charles aged 22, clerk to broker. James aged 20, clerk to broker. Maria aged 18. Plus 1 servant.


East Street Farnham

Maria aged 29, governess at a school run by Louisa Stratford.


130 Falmouth Road, Newington

Mary Ann aged 71, annuitant. Mary Ann aged 43, annuitant. Maria aged 38, annuitant. Plus 1 servant


“Breinton” St Botolph’s Road, Worthing

Mary Ann aged 53, living on own means. Maria aged 48, living on own means. Mary Thomas aged 14, niece. Jane Thomas aged 12, niece. Emily Thomas aged 11, niece. Percy Young aged 22, Oxford undergraduate. Plus a cook and maid. Note: The Thomas girls lost their father in 1879 and their mother in 1887.


“Breinton” Shakespeare Road, Worthing

Mary Ann aged 63, living on own means. Maria aged 58, living on own means. Emily Thomas aged 21, niece, teacher of music. Plus 1 servant.


“Breinton” Shakespeare Road, Worthing

Mary Ann aged 73, private means. Maria aged 68, private means. Emily Thomas aged 31, niece, teacher of pianoforte. Plus a cook and maid

Miscellaneous Information

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