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Name: Maud Porteus

Burial Number: 1513

Gender: Female

Occupation: Wife of George Sunley Porteus

Born: 00/11/1871

Died: 07/11/1931

Buried: 11/11/1931


Maud was born in Dalston, Hackney, the daughter of William Smale Tucker and his wife Helena Louisa. She was baptised at All Saints, Haggerston, Hackney on 5 Nov. Maud’s father was a bank clerk. In 1901, Maud married George Sunley Porteus at All Saints, St Johns Wood on 22 Oct. George was a widower from Rochdale and a valet. Their daughter Phyllis Mary was born in Hove in 1904. The marriage does not seem to have lasted. George moved back to Lancashire and Maud and her daughter moved in with her mother who lived in Worthing. In the 1911 Census, Maud described herself as a widow although George was still alive and didn’t die until 1941. By 1924, the family were living at 122 Heene Road. In 1930, Maud’s mother Helena died and was buried at Heene. Maud died at Swandean Hospital about 7 Nov 1931. No Probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 3 Plot: 35

Exact Location (what3words): digs.tinsel.hook

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves


None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Further Information


Name: Maud Elizabeth Porteus

Gender: Female

Born: 00/11/1871

Town: Hackney

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name:Tucker

Marriage Date: 22/10/1901

Spouse First Name: George

Spouse Second Name: Sunley

Spouse Last Name: Porteus

Town of Marriage: St Johns Wood

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 07/11/1931

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Swandean Hospital

Address line 3: Arundel 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


Whitehorse Road, Croydon, Surrey

William aged 32, banker’s clerk. Helena aged 32. Maud aged 9. Carrie aged 5. Percy aged 3. Francis Grainger aged 28, visitor, Indian merchant.


219 & 221 Edgware Road, Paddington, Middx.

William aged 42, assistant bank manager. Helena aged 41. Maud aged 19. Carrie aged 15. Percy aged 13. Harold aged 8.


48 Finchley Road, Marylebone, Middx

Maud aged 29, maid in household of Frank Freeth barrister and his wife.


34 Eastcourt Road, Worthing

Helena Louisa Tucker aged 61, widow, own means. Maud Elizabeth Porteus aged 39, widow. Carrie Helena Tucker aged 34. Phyllis Mary Porteus aged 8, granddaughter. Jack Tucker aged 2, grandson.


1 Milton Street, Worthing, Sussex

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Helena Louise Tucker
F 1849 72 Buckinghamshire Home Duties
Maud Elizabeth Porteus
F 1871 49 Dalston, London Home Duties
Phyllis Mary Porteus
F 1903 18 Sussex Assistant Cashier Boots Dray Stores Worthing
Carrie Helena Tucker
F 1875 46 Camberwell, London Domestic
Jack Tucker
M 1908 12 Sussex
Archibald Charles Dunn
M 1895 26 Holloway, London Agricultural Student Church Farm West Tarring
Thomas Spearing
M 1846 74 Portsea, Hampshire Superintendent Of Insurance Agents Retired
Lydia Spearing
F 1849 72 Woolwich, Kent

Miscellaneous Information

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