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Name: Mary Sale

Burial Number: 0670

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private means

Born: 21/06/1826

Died: 08/06/1912

Buried: 13/06/1912


Mary was born in Rugby, Warwickshire, the daughter of John Shaw Sale and his wife Mary Ann. Her father was a writing master at Rugby School until his death in 1869. Mary was baptised at St Andrew’s church, Rugby on 5th July 1826. Mary grew up in Rugby and as a young woman worked at Rugby School. She spent her life with her family, looking after her father when he was widowed in 1861 and after his death, moving in with her sister Martha and her husband Edmund Grove. The family lived in Saltburn, North Yorkshire for a while where Edmund had an iron foundry business. In the early 1880’s, the family moved to Worthing, living at “Seabank” in Manor Road. Martha died shortly after the move in 1888 and was buried in Heene Cemetery. Edmund, Mary and Edmund’s son Walter, also a widower, moved to Preston Village near Brighton. Edmund died in 1911 and was buried beside Martha at Heene.  Mary continued to live in Harrington Road, Preston Village until her death in 1912. She was buried at Heene. Probate was granted on 28th June to Gertrude Campbell Philp spinster and Edward Ernest Winterbotham solicitor. Effects £3433 18s 8d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 2 Plot: 50

Exact Location (what3words): deeper.extra.report

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Mary Ann Sale eldest daughter of John Shaw Sale of Rugby born June 21st1826 died June 8th 1912

Further Information


Name: Mary Ann Sale

Gender: Female

Born: 21/06/1826

Town: Rugby

County: Warwickshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 08/06/1912

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 10

Address line 2: Harrington Road

Address line 3: Preston Village

Town: Brighton

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3433 18 s 8 d

Current value of effects: £323204.00

Census Information


School Street, Rugby, Warwickshire

Mary aged 14, servant at Rugby School run by Thomas Arnold.


5 New Street, Rugby, Warwickshire

John aged 62, writing master at Rugby School. Mary Anne aged 49. Mary Ann aged 24. Charles James aged 22, banker’s clerk. Sarah Elizabeth aged 21. Martha Jane aged 15. Edwin Stephen aged 14. Mary Maria Wood aged 19, visitor. Plus 2 servants.


5 New Street, Rugby, Warwickshire.

John aged 72, widower, writing master at Rugby School. Mary Ann aged 34. Sarah E aged 31. Plus 2 servants.


Hillmorton Road, Rugby, Warwickshire.

Mary Ann aged 44. Mary Ann aged 18, niece (born in South Africa). Robert Baynard aged 12, boarder. Plus 1 servant.


2 Gleaside, Saltburn, Yorkshire.

Edmund Grove aged 58, ironfounder. Martha Grove aged 45. Mary Sale aged 54, sister-in-law. Plus 3 servants.


82 Talbot Road, Paddington, Middx.

Mary Ann aged 64, lodger, own means. Lodging in house of Tom Hartley and family, coal merchant’s clerk.


“Norlington” Harrington Road, Preston, Brighton, Sussex.

Edmund grove aged 78, retired iron founder, partially blind. Mary Ann Sale aged 74, sister-in-law. Walter Grove aged 44, widower, underwriter. Plus 3 servants.


3 Harrington Road, Preston, Brighton, Sussex.

Mary Ann aged 84, private means. Louise Caroline Gennari aged 50, visitor, private means. Plus 2 servants.

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