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Name: Mary Burgess

Burial Number: 1769

Gender: Female

Born: 30/08/1860

Died: 29/11/1943

Buried: 03/12/1943


Mary’s father, Edward James Hill, was Rector of Panfield in Essex and her mother was Emily Ann nee Aspinall. In 1880, Mary married Henry William Burgess at Braintree in Essex and the couple set up home in Reigate, Surrey, at ‘Southview’, London Road. By 1891 they had four children aged 6, 4, 2 and 1. The 1901 census could not be found but in 1911 the family was living in Hove. Henry died in 1918. In the 1939 Register Mary is shown living with her daughter, Sylvia, at 30, Winchester Road, Worthing, which was still her address when she died although she actually died at Gothic House, High Street, Angmering, leaving £7436 7s 3d to ‘the Public Trustee’ (according to her Probate announcement)

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Mary Burgess

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 1 Plot: 1

Exact Location (what3words): rounds.loans.moral

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


Henry William Burgess died 7th October 1918 aged 65. Also Mary Agnes his wife died November 29th 1943

Further Information


Name: Mary Agnes Burgess

Gender: Female

Born: 30/08/1860

Town: Panfield

County: Essex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Hill

Marriage Date: //1880

Spouse First Name: Henry

Spouse Second Name: William

Spouse Last Name: Burgess

Town of Marriage: Braintree

County of Marriage: Essex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 29/11/1943

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Gothic House

Address line 3: High Street

Town: Angmering

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £7426 7 s 3 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at Rectory House, Panfield, Essex – Edward James Hill, 36yrs, Rector of Panfield; Emily Ann Hill, 29yrs; Reginald E L Hill, 7yrs; Percy A Hill, 6yrs; Richard E Hill, 5yrs; Mary A Hill, 2yrs; Isaac Thorp, 40yrs, general servant; Ann Sapworth,24, cook; Elina Hearris, 24yrs, nurse; Mary Root, 23yrs, housemaid;


Living at Panfield Green, Panfield. Essex – Edward J Hill, 46yrs, Rector of Panfield; Emily Ann Hill, 39yrs; Francis W Hill, 10yrs; Mary Agnes Hill, 12yrs; Rose Emily Hill, 9yrs; Ernest O? Hill, 2mths; Ann Handley, 52yrs, nurse, agricultural labourer’s wife; Eliza Flawith, 31yrs, nurse; Susanna Clark, 23yrs, housemaid; Elizabeth Turner, 19yrs, cook;


Living at ‘Southview’  London Road, Reigate, Surrey – Henry W Burgess, 27yrs, bill broker;  Mary A Burgess, 22yrs; Orpha Cardle 38yrs, housemaid, domestic servant; Mary Swan 22yrs, cook; Reuben Scurry 14yrs, page;


Living at 19, Palmeira Square, Hove, Sussex – Henry W Burgess 38yrs, bill broker; Mary A Burgess, 32yrs; Harold Burgess, 6yrs; Cyril A F Burgess, 1yr; Muriel E R Burgess, 4yrs;  Sylvis M A Burgess, 2yrs; Richard C Hill 35yrs , bother-in-law, clergy, Clerk in Holy Orders (curate); Mary Parnes, 31yrs; Alice Whitehead, 25yrs, domestic; Annie O Swallow, 22yrs, domestic; Alice Chapman, 28yrs, domestic; Alice M Markwell 18yrs, domestic;


Living at 24, Palmeira Square, Hove, Sussex – Henry Burgess, 57yrs, financial agent; Mary Burgess, 50yrs; Cyril Burgess, 21yrs; Sylvia Burgess, 23yrs; Angela Burgess, 16yrs; Edith Smith, 42yrs, hospital nurse/ sick nurse; Harriet Newell, 29yrs, cook; Amy Wells, 40yrs, parlourmaid;  Ethel Millard, 21yrs, Ladies maid; Edith White, 26yrs, housemaid; Elizabeth Wright 23yrs, housemaid; Catherine Bailey, 17yrs, kitchen maid;


Living at 30, Winchester Road, Worthing, Sussex – Sylvia M A Burgess, single, born 25 January 1888, private means, ARP Warden, Worthing; Mary A Burgess, born 30 August 1860, widow, private means;

Miscellaneous Information

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