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Name: Martha Poland

Burial Number: 0038

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1847

Died: 10/10/1877

Buried: 16/10/1877


Martha Mitchell was born in Storrington, Sussex in 1847, she was baptised on 3rd October. Her father, William Mitchell was a Farmer of 70 acres, her mother, Ann Mitchell, nee Holden. Martha was one of eleven children. In 1869, aged 22yrs, Martha married Edward Poland in Fittleworth on 13th February, and their son, Frank William was born in 1870, in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex. In 1871 they lived at 8, Brunswick Road, Worthing, where Edward was a Beerhouse Keeper. Martha died on 10th October 1877 at the King & Queen Inn, Brunswick Rd., Worthing, aged 30yrs. Her death certificate gave the cause of death as “Phthisis” (Tuberculosis)

Researcher: Maggi Martin

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Further Information


Name: Martha Poland

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1847

Town: Storrington

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 13/02/1869

Spouse First Name: Edward

Spouse Last Name: Poland

Town of Marriage: Fittleworth

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 10/10/1877

Cause of death: Phthisis (Tuberculosis)

Address line 1: King and Queen Inn

Address line 3: Brunswick Road

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 Bedham, Fittleworth, Sussex – William Mitchell, 46yrs, Farmer, and wife, Ann, 28yrs, with children, Ann 5, Martha 3, Thirza 2 and Lucy 1 month. They employ a Nurse, General Servant and 3 farm staff.


Living at the Cottage, Fittleworth – William Mitchell, Carpenter, and Ann with Martha 14, Lucy 10, Sarah 8, William 6, Ellen 3 and Mary 1.


Living at 8, Brunswick Road, Worthing – Martha Poland, 23yrs, and Edward, 23yrs, Tailor and Beerhouse Keeper, son, Frank William, 11months

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