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Name: Rosa Couch

Burial Number: 1789

Gender: Female

Occupation: Domestic Servant

Born: 00/00/1867

Died: 21/04/1945

Buried: 21/04/1945


Rosa Couch was born in Blatchington, Sussex, in 1867. She was the daughter of James John Couch, 42yrs, Coastguard, and Eliza, 40yrs, nee Julyan. She had 6 sisters, Sarah b.1859, Eliza b.1861, Mary b.1863, Elizabeth b.1865, Minnie b.1870, and Emily b.1872.

Rosa lived with her family in Worthing for most of her life, she never married, and worked as a domestic servant.  In 1891 she was in service with a family named Jones in Second Avenue, Hove. After her father’s death in 1904, she lived with her sister, Mary, a general worker, at 11 Milton Street, until she died in 1921.

Rosa died in St. Richard’s Hospital, Chichester, on 18th April 1945, aged 78yrs, her address was 15, Milton Street, Worthing. Administration was granted to her sister, Minnie Buckman, effects, £1018 18s 6d. Value 2022 – £46,800.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 8 Plot: 16

Exact Location (what3words): surely.string.post

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In memory of Eliza beloved wife of ....Couch died .... and of ....

Further Information


Name: Rosa Couch

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1867

Town: Blatchington

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 21/04/1945

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 15

Address line 3: Milton Street

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1018 18 s 6 d

Current value of effects: £46800

Census Information


Living at 3, Coastguard Cottages, Broadwater, Worthing, Sussex. James Couch, 46yrs, Coastguard, wife, Eliza, 44yrs, 5 daughters, Eliza, 10yrs, Mary, 8yrs, Elizabeth, 6yrs, Rosa, 4yrs, and Minnie, 10months.


Living at 5, Brunswick Road, Heene, Worthing, Sussex. James Couch, 56yrs, Navy Pensioner, wife, Eliza, 53yrs, 2 daughters, Rosa, 14yrs, and Minnie, 10yrs.


Living at 11, Milton Street, Worthing, Sussex. Mary Couch, Hd. 47yrs, single, general worker, sister, Rosa Couch, 43yrs, domestic servant, unemployed.


Living at 11, Milton Street, Worthing, Sussex.

Mary Couch
Female 1863 Invalid
Rosa Couch
Female 1867 54 Household Duties

Miscellaneous Information

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