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Name: Mary Young

Burial Number: 0140

Gender: Female

Occupation: Servant;

Born: 00/10/1809

Died: 00/01/1888

Buried: 05/01/1888


Mary was born in Worthing, the daughter of Henry and Mary Goodger and the sister of Henry (also buried at Heene). Their surname has also been spelt as “Goodyer” in some records.

Mary was baptised at Broadwater church on 29th October 1809. By 1841, she was working as a servant in Ferring. Like a lot of girls looking for work, she moved to London where she met John Young, a blacksmith with the Royal Artillery at Woolwich. They married at St Mary Magdalene Church, Woolwich on 5th July 1847. The regiment was in Ireland in 1861 and there is a record of a John Young being court martialled on 4th January.

By 1871, the couple were back in Worthing living in Tarring where John worked as a blacksmith and labourer. John died in 1885 and was buried at West Tarring on 27th February. Mary died in early 1888 and was buried at Heene on 5th January. No probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

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Further Information


Name: Mary Young

Gender: Female

Born: 00/10/1809

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name:Goodger

Marriage Date: 05/07/1847

Spouse First Name: John

Spouse Last Name: Young

Town of Marriage: Woolwich

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/01/1888

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 3: Brunswick Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

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Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Ferring Village, Sussex.

Mary aged 30, servant in the household of George Haylor.



3 Mulgrave Place, Woolwich

John aged 31, shoeing smith Royal Artillery. Mary aged 31. Selina Ann Williams aged 5, visitor.


Irish Census not available. The Royal Artillery were in Kilkenny at this time.


36 High Street, Tarring, Worthing, Sussex.

John aged 57? Blacksmith, out of employ. Mary aged 60? Edith Dodd aged 16, boarder.


North Street, Tarring, Worthing, Sussex

John aged 59? general labourer. Mary aged 60? Edith Dodd aged 16, boarder.

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