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Name: Reuben Guile

Burial Number: 0023

Gender: Male

Occupation: Agricultural Labourer

Born: 00/00/1801

Died: 00/04/1876

Buried: 23/04/1876


Rueben was born in Poling, Sussex, the son of Samuel and Elizabeth. He was baptised at Poling on 16th June 1801. Rueben was a farm worker and had moved to Heene by 1824. On 22nd October that year, Rueben married Frances (Fanny) Giles at Broadwater Church. The couple settled in Heene where Rueben worked on a local farm. They had seven children, James, Rueben, Richard, Caroline, Samuel, William and Kate. By 1861, the family were living in Heene Lane. Rueben died about 20th April 1876 and was buried on 23rd April. No probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 7 Plot: 22

Exact Location (what3words): note.zest.depend

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



Reuben Guile is buried under the headstone for Katherine and Brough Girling


In loving memory of Katharine Jane Ann wife of Brough W Girling born 30th September 1846 died 15th October 1926 Also of Brough Walter Girling born 13th March 1846 died 21st July 1929 "The souls of the righteous are in the hands of God. They are in peace"

Further Information


Name: Reuben Guile

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1801

Town: Poling

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 22/10/1824

Spouse First Name: Frances

Spouse Last Name: Giles

Town of Marriage: Broadwater

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/04/1876

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 5

Address line 3: Heene Lane

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


Heene Village.

Rueben aged 40, ag lab. Frances aged 40. James aged 15. Rueben aged 14. Richard aged 13. Caroline aged 8. Samuel aged 5. William aged 2.


Heene Village.

Rueben aged 50 ag lab. Frances aged 52. William aged 12, farm labourer. Kate aged 9.


5 Heene Lane, Heene.

Rueben aged 60, ag lab. Frances aged 60. William aged 22, sailor. Caroline Seral aged 27, daughter, visitor.


5 Heene Lane, Heene.

Rueben aged 70, ag lab. Fanny aged 69. William aged 32, sailor. Samuel aged 7, grandson. Emily Leggett aged 21, visitor, laundress.

Miscellaneous Information

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