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Name: Mary Meyrick

Burial Number: 1106

Gender: Female

Occupation: Wife of Rev. Arthur Meyrick

Born: 00/00/1854

Died: 23/11/1922

Buried: 28/11/1922


Mary was the daughter of George Burnell, a proprietor of houses and a fundholder and Sarah nee Sharpe. A fundholder was one who received dividends from his investments. Mary was baptised on 30th July 1854 at East Hoathly and was one of a large family. She was 19 when she married Rev. Arthur Meyrick on 7th January 1874 and the ceremony was conducted by Arthur’s father Rev. Edwin Meyrick at Bulford, Wiltshire. Arthur was a schoolmaster with his own school Wyndersham House in Church Street, Amesbury, Wiltshire. His staff consisted of an assistant tutor and two female governesses who cared for 18 boys between the ages of 7 and 14. The house was built in 1848 and replaced four 18th century tenements. It was a substantial five-bayed building with a central staircase in the hall and large rooms. Mary died on 23rd November 1922. Her address at the time was 94 Rowlands Road, Worthing. No probate found.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 7 Plot: 8

Exact Location (what3words): assume.leads.necks

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Mary wife of Rev. A Meyrick fell asleep Nov 23rd 1922

Further Information


Name: Mary Meyrick

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1854

Town: East Hoathly

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Burnell

Marriage Date: 7/1/1874

Spouse First Name: Arthur

Spouse Last Name: Meyrick

Town of Marriage: Bulford

County of Marriage: Wiltshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 23/11/1922

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 94

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Park Gate, East Hoathly, Sussex.

George aged 40, widower, proprietor of houses, fundholder. Emma aged 17. Jessie aged 16. Eva aged 8. Mary aged 6. Edgar aged 4. Edward aged 4. Frederick aged 3. Charlotte Sharpe aged 32, sister-in-law, housekeeper. Plus 3 servants.


8 Guildford Place, St Pancras, Middx.

Fanny Louisa Rawlinson aged 36, wife of Chief Clerk in Chancery. Howard Vevey aged 22, brother-in-law, assistant accountant in Fire Office. Edith aged 9. Charles W aged 7. Frederick aged 5. Florence aged 3. Mary Burnell aged 16, first cousin. Plus 3 servants.


Wyndersham House, Church Street, Amesbury, Wilts.

Arthur aged 30, clergyman Church of England engaged in tuition, MA Oxford. Mary aged 26. Eva aged 6. Arthur aged 4. Gladwys aged 2. Carrington Forster aged 22, boarder, assistant tutor. Elizabeth Leonard aged 34, boarder, governess. Maria Watson aged 23, boarder, governess. 18 boys aged 7 to 14. Plus 5 servants.


Vineyard Lodge, West Hoathly, Sussex.

Mary aged 35, living on own means. Gladwys aged 12. Plus 1 servant.


No trace


Ashdowns, Hartfield near Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Arthur aged 60, clergyman (established Church), schoolmaster (retired). Mary aged 56. Eva aged 36. Plus 2 servants.


94 Rowlands Road, Worthing.

Arthur aged 70 private schoolmaster retired. Mary aged 66. Emma Allen aged 69, boarder, trained hospital (sick) nurse., no fixed place of work. Plus 2 servants.

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