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Name: Robert Shattock

Burial Number: 0453

Gender: Male

Occupation: Clerk to Public Works; Civil Servant;

Born: 14/10/1835

Died: 02/01/1905

Buried: 05/01/1905


Robert Foster Shattock was born in Peckham on 14th October 1835, he was baptised at St. Giles, Camberwell, on 6th November 1835. His father, Henry Mark Shattock, 38yrs, was a Civil Servant, his mother was Mary Shattock, 32yrs, nee Foster, Robert had 3 older siblings, Henry 10, Mary 9, and Thomas 7. In 1851, he was 15yrs old and now had 10 siblings.

In 1868 he married Emma Eliza Theresa Browning, 20yrs, on 8th October at Redditch, Worcester. They had two children, Ida Pauline Frances, 1869, and Cyril Vernon, 1870, both born in Pimlico.

Robert was a career civil servant in the public works department, they lived in Kensington and then Norwood before moving to Worthing after he retired. In 1901, Robert and Emma lived at St. Agnes, Manor Road, and on 2nd January 1905, Robert died, aged 69yrs.

Probate was granted to his widow, Emma, effects £2355 5s 4d. value 2020 – £288K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SB Row: 7 Plot: 2

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In loving memory of Robert Foster Shattock born 14th October 1835 entered into rest 2nd January 1905 "on his dear soul Jesus have mercy" also of Emma his wife died 24th July 1923 aged 73

Further Information


Name: Robert Foster Shattock

Gender: Male

Born: 14/10/1835

Town: Peckham

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 8/10/1868

Spouse First Name: Emma

Spouse Second Name: Eliza

Spouse Last Name: Browning

Town of Marriage: Redditch

County of Marriage: Worcestershire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 02/01/1905

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: St Agnes

Address line 3: Manor Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2355 5 s 4 d

Current value of effects: £288000

Census Information


Living at Camberwell.                                                                                                                                                     Henry M. Shattock, 38yrs, wife, Mary, 32yrs, 6 children, Henry 10, Mary 9, Thomas 7, Robert 5, Harriet 3, Catherine 1, a newborn, 11days.


Living at 4, Bath Place, Camberwell. Henry M. Shattock, 48yrs, Clerk to Public Works, wife, Mary, 42yrs, 11 children, Henry 20, Mary 19, Thomas 17, Robert 15, Harriet 13, Catherine 11, Emily 9, Frederick 7, Edward 5, Arthur 3, Herbert 8 months, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at 26, Norfolk Terrace, Kensington. Robert F. Shattock, 45yrs, Clerk Public Works, wife, Emma, 33yrs.


Living at 59, Hounslow Road, Norwood. Robert F. Shattock, 55yrs, Civil Service, Principal Clerk, wife. Emma, 42yrs, daughter, Ida P.F., 21yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.


Living at St. Agnes, Manor Road, Worthing. Robert F. Shattock, 65yrs, Retired Civil Servant, Emma E., 52yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

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