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Name: Milllicent Dunk

Burial Number: 0415

Gender: Female

Occupation: Housekeeper/Domestic

Born: 00/00/1862

Died: 28/06/1903

Buried: 03/07/1903

Story

Millicent Dunk was born in 1862 at Wadhurst, Sussex. Her father, George, 39yrs, was a Groom, her mother Martha, 32yrs. When she was 8yrs she had 3 sisters, Fanny 10, Elizabeth 6 and Catherine 4, they lived at Horse Grove Cottage, Wadhurst, Sussex. Her father, George, was now an Agricultural Labourer. In 1880 she had a fourth sister, Ellen.
When Millicent was 28yrs. of age, in 1891, she was employed as a Housekeeper/Domestic to the Vicar of Coatham, Yorkshire, Rev. John P. Fallowes. She stayed in employment with the Vicar and his family, moving to the Rectory at Heene, Worthiing and remaining there until her death in 1903.
Millicent Dunk died on June 28th, 1903, at Heene Rectory, Manor Road, Worthing, aged 41yrs. She was a spinster and left her estate of £44 14s to her widowed mother, Martha. Value -2020 – £5K.
Her death certificate gave the cause of death as “Fatty degeneration of the heart. Enlargement of the liver (P.M.) Fatal syncope”.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Milllicent Dunk

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 1 Plot: 10

Exact Location (what3words): novel.glow.recall

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

No description of the headstone has been added.

Inscription:

Sacred to the memory of Millicent Dunk who died at Heene Rectory June 28 1903 aged 41 years "The Lord is my shepherd"

Further Information

Birth

Name: Milllicent Dunk

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1862

Town: Wadhurst

County: Sussex

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: Unknown

Information at Death

Date of Death: 28/06/1903

Cause of death: Fatty Degeneration of the Heart; Enlargement of the Liver P.M.; Fatal Syncope;

Address line 1: Heene Rectory

Address line 3: Manor Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £44 14 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £5000

Census Information

1871

Millicent was 8yrs old and she had 3 sisters, Fanny 10, Elizabeth 6, and Catherine 4, they lived at Horse Grove Cottage, Wadhurst, Sussex, with father, George, 47yrs, an Agricultural Labourer and mother, Martha, 41yrs.

1881

Millicent, 18yrs, lives with parents, George, 56yrs, Groom-Dealer’s Yard, Martha, 52yrs. and sisters, Catherine 14, and Ellen 1yr. They live at Speldhurst, Kent, and have a Boarder, Ellen Davis, 52yrs.

1891

Millicent 28yrs and employed as a Housekeeper/Domestic to the Vicar of Coatham, Yorkshire, Rev. John P. Fallowes, 34yrs. The household included a parlour maid and a kitchenmaid.

1901

Millicent 38yrs, listed as Visitor at the Rectory, Heene, Worthing. John P. Fallowes, 44yrs. is married to Agnes, 39yrs, they have 3 children, John 8, Katherine 6, and Richard 1month. They employ 2 nursemaids, a cook, and a housemaid.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.