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Name: Richard Cooper

Burial Number: 0562

Gender: Male

Occupation: Ostler; Stableman; General Porter.

Born: 00/00/1828

Died: 8/4/1908

Buried: 11/04/1908


Richard was born in Worthing, the son of Richard and Jane. He was baptised at Broadwater church on 7th September 1828. His father was a horse keeper and Richard followed him into the business. The family lived in Market Street, Worthing. On 24th November 1846, Richard married Elizabeth Hodges (Betty) at Broadwater church. The couple had five children, Richard, Henry, Emma, Charles and Clara. By 1861, the family were living in Prospect Place. Elizabeth died in 1865. On 27th February 1870, Richard married Mary Baynes, a widow, at Broadwater church. The family lived in Capel Terrace in Surrey Street close to the stables where Richard worked. Mary already had two children Ellen and Frank from a previous marriage and gave birth to a son, Frank in late 1870. By 1891, Richard was to ill to work as a stableman. The family moved from Marine Parade to Milton Street and Richard found work as a general porter. He died on 8th April 1908. No probate.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 8 Plot: 12

Exact Location (what3words): fire.scar.grass

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Richard Cooper died 8th April 1908 aged 78 also of Mary his wife died 11th October 1913 aged 75 "At rest" Also Annie Sophia wife of Frank Cooper died 12th March 1939 aged 63

Further Information


Name: Richard Cooper

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1828

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 24/11/1846

Spouse First Name: Elizabeth

Spouse Last Name: Hodges

Town of Marriage: Worthing

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: 27/2/1870

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Last Name: Baynes

Town of Marriage: Worthing

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 8/4/1908

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 12

Address line 3: Milton Street

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Market Street, Worthing.

Richard aged 40, labourer. Jane aged 40. James aged 15, labourer. William aged 13. Richard aged 11. Elizabeth aged 9. Levi aged 7. Clara aged 5.


Chapel Street, Worthing.

Richard aged 21, dog feeder. Betsy aged 25. Richard aged 3. Henry aged 1. George Cooper aged 29, visitor, groom.


14 Prospect Place, Worthing.

Richard aged 32, ostler. Elizabeth aged 34, laundress. Richard aged 13, errand boy. Henry aged 11. Emma aged 4. Charles aged 1. Jane Cooper aged 59, charwoman. Clara aged 22, needle woman.


8 Capel Terrace, Surrey Street, Worthing.

Richard aged 42, stableman. Mary aged 40. Richard aged 23, baker, journeyman. Sarah aged 22, daughter-in-law. Henry aged 21, baker, journeyman. Emma aged 14. Charles aged 11. Clara aged 9. Ellen aged 8, step daughter. John aged 6, stepson. Frank aged 5 months.



14 Surrey Street, Worthing.

Richard aged 52, stableman. Mary aged 45. Frank aged 10. Ellen Baynes aged 18, step daughter, needlewoman.


27 Marine Parade, Worthing.

Richard aged 60, invalid. Mary aged 54, lodging house keeper. Ellen Ide aged 29, step daughter, visitor. Ernest Ide aged 7, grandson. William Ide aged 2 months, grandson. Plus 1 servant.


12 Milton Street, Worthing.

Frank Cooper aged 30, carpenter. Emily aged 31. Richard aged 72, father, general porter. Mary aged 64. Walter Copus aged 27, visitor, electrician. Mary Copus aged 28, visitor.

Miscellaneous Information

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