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Name: Martha Cumberland

Burial Number: 0703

Gender: Female

Occupation: Teaching

Born: 08/11/1841

Died: 19/02/1913

Buried: 24/02/1913


Martha Cumberland was born on 8th November 1841 in Islington London to John and Elizabeth Cumberland.  John Cumberland worked as a  Master Hosier.

Martha lived with her parents for a large portion of her life and in 1871 she was teaching, however by 1881 she had given the profession up. In 1901 she is living on her own and on her own income, she has a servant. By 1911 she has moved to Worthing and is living at ‘Lucetta’ Shakespeare Road, Worthing with her friend Eliza Gardiner.  Martha died on 19th February 1913 in Worthing and left an amount of £5466 13s 1d (approx. £322000 in 2020) with probate to Arthur George Cumberland and Mary Ann Cumberland

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Martha Cumberland

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 2 Plot: 7

Exact Location (what3words): hedge.cable.gift

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Martha Cumberland born November 8th 1841 died February 19th 1913 "I know that my Redeemer liveth"

Further Information


Name: Martha Cumberland

Gender: Female

Born: 08/11/1841

Town: Islington

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 19/02/1913

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Lucetta

Address line 2: Shakespeare Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £5466 13 s 1 d

Current value of effects: £322000

Census Information


Belgrave Place, Islington London

John Cumberland (Head) age 49, Elizabeth (Wife) age 39, Martha (Daughter) age 9, Alfred (Son) age 1, plus 3 servants


29 Tuffnell Park, Finsbury, Islington, London

John Cumberland (Head) age 59, Elizabeth (Wife) age 49, Martha (Daughter) age 19, plus 1 servant


80 Sparkenhoe Street Leicester

John Cumberland (Head) age 69, Elizabeth (Wife) age 59, Arthur (Son) age 19, Martha (Daughter) age 29, Joseph Hame (Son-in-law) age 43, Elizabeth Hame age 35, plus 1 servant


32 Saxe Coburg Street Leicester

John Cumberland (Head) age 79, Martha (Daughter) age 39, Arthur (Son) age 22, plus 1 servant


Blaby Wharf Road, glen Parva, Leicestershire

John Simpkin (Head) age 62, Joanne Colston (Sister) age 71, Martha Cumberland age 49, William Griffin (Cousin) age 34


14 DeMontford Street Leicester

Martha Cumberland (head) age 59, plus 1 servant


‘lucetta’ Shakespeare Road, Worthing, sussex

Martha Cumberland (Head) age 69, Eliza Gardiner (Friend) age 55

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.