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Name: Marianne Shank

Burial Number: 0786

Gender: Female

Occupation: governess

Born: 00/00/1819

Died: /06/1915

Buried: 02/06/1915


Marianne Shank was born in The Minories, London, in 1819 and was baptised on 3 October 1819 at All Saints, Lewes .Her parents were Thomas Shank and Lucy Holt Shank nee Verrall.  At the age of 30, she and her widowed mother were living with a cousin, Mary Page, at a school for boys at 12, Bedford Row, Worthing with 11 pupils aged between 10 and 6 years old. Marianne later became a governess. By 1891 she had moved to Gratwicke Cottage, Broadwater and by 1901 to her final home at ‘Chalfont’, 24, Milton Street, Worthing where she died in June 1915 aged 96. No probate announcement was found. In 1898 her brother,  John Shank, a banker at the London Cattle Market, left her £2,000 in his will.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 9 Plot: 10

Exact Location (what3words): lifted.layers.gifted

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In Memory of Emma Shank who died December 16th 1893 Aged 76 years Also Marianne sister of the above who died May 31st 1915 Aged 96 years And LUCY SHANK who died April 8th 1935 Aged 90 years.

Further Information


Name: Marianne Shank

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1819

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: /06/1915

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 'Chalfont'

Address line 2: 24

Address line 3: Milton Street

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 12, Bedford Road, Broadwater (school) – Mary E Page, 37yrs, head, governor;    Elizabeth Page, 75yrs, mother, widow, gentlewoman; Lucy Holt Shank, 72yrs, aunt, gentlewoman; Marianne Shank, 30yrs, cousin; John F Lewis, 1yrs, pupil; William Ferm, 10yrs, pupil; William Page, 9yrs, pupil; Edwin Potter, 8, pupil; Henry J Brewer, 8yrs, pupil; Thomas Shank, 8yrs, pupil; Robert P Page, 7yrs, pupil; William Poole, 7yrs, pupil; Edward Brewer, 7yrs, pupil; Benjamin Hooper, 6yrs, pupil; John Poole, 6,yrs, pupil; Margaret Blaber, 19yrs, Hand servant; Mary Ann Virgo, 16yrs, Hand servant;



Living at 5, Durham Gardens, St Sepulchre, London – Lucy H Shank, 82yrs, Wine merchant; Lucy H Shank, 51yrs; Emma Shank, 43yrs; Marianne Shank, 42yrs;


Living at Victoria Villa, Avenue Road, Tottenham, London – Emma Shank, 53yrs; Marianne Shank, 52yrs, Governess; Annie Wilson, 31yrs, Governess;


Living at 2 Eastbourne Villas, Litton Grove, London – Marianne Shank, 62yrs, Annuitant; Lucy Shank, 36yrs, Brothers Housekeeper;


Living at Gratwicke Cottage, Broadwater – Emma Shank, 73yrs, living on her own means; Marianne Shank, 72yrs, living on her own means


Living at Chalfont, Milton Street, Heene – Marianne Shank, 82yrs, Living on own means; Lucy Shank, 56yrs, Companion;


Living at Chalfont, Milton Street, Worthing – Marianne Shank, 92yrs, Independent; Lucy Shank, 66yrs, Niece;

Miscellaneous Information

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