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Name: Sarah Honess

Burial Number: 1094

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1836

Died: 00/08/1922

Buried: 23/08/1922


Sarah Ann Hiscock was born in Alweston, Dorset, she was baptised on 12th March 1836 at Hooke, Dorset. Sarah was the daughter of John Hiscock, blacksmith, and Charlotte.

Sarah had a daughter, Emily Harriet Short, in 1860, in Chelsea, Middlesex.

On 4th April 1870 Sarah married Charles Honess, 29yrs, at Broadwater, Worthing, Sussex, he was a seaman in the Royal Navy, they had a son, William, in 1873. Charles, after leaving the navy, was employed as a builder’s foreman. The family lived at 36, Park Road, Worthing, and in 1891, Charles was a lamp lighter, and their son, William was employed as a draper’s assistant. In 1904, at the age of 31yrs, William died from tuberculosis, and 4 years later, in 1908, Sarah was widowed when Charles died, aged 68yrs.

Sarah’s daughter, Emily, had married a Worthing builder, Arthur Ashling, and in 1911, Sarah was living with them in Rowlands Road. Sarah died, aged 89yrs, and was buried in Heene Cemetery on 23rd August 1922.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 6 Plot: 3

Exact Location (what3words): slide.exam.angel

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



Sarah is buried under the headstone for William James and Maud Coxon


To the dear memory of William James Coxon born 5th May 1871 died 11th Jan 1942 and of Maud his wife born 20th July 1875 died 7th Sept 1951

Further Information


Name: Sarah Ann Honess

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1836

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: England


Maiden Name:Hiscock

Marriage Date: 4/04/1870

Spouse First Name: Charles

Spouse Last Name: Honess

Town of Marriage: Worthing

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/08/1922

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Karos

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

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


Living in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. William Short, 49yrs, Tailor, wife, Sarah, 25yrs, Tailoress, Ellen, 21yrs, Tailoress, Eliot, 18yrs, Shoemaker, John, 13yrs, Errand Boy, Henry, 11yrs, daughter, Elizabeth, 4yrs.


Living at Alver Place, Broadwater, Worthing, Sussex. Charles Honess, 30yrs, Seaman RN, wife, Sarah, 35yrs, stepdaughter, Emily Short, 10yrs, mother, Harriet Honess, 60yrs, Nurse.


Living at 36, Park Road, Worthing, Sussex. Charles Honess, 41yrs, Builder’s Foreman, wife, Sarah, 46yrs, son, William Charles, 8yrs, stepdaughter, Emily Short, 20yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 36, Park Road, Worthing, Sussex. Charles Honess, 50yrs, Lamp Lighter, wife, Sarah, 56yrs.



Living at 36, Park Road, Worthing, Sussex. Charles Honess, 60yrs, Navy pensioner, wife, Sarah, 65yrs, son, William Charles, 28yrs, Draper’s Assistant.


Living at Karos, Rowlands Road, Worthing, Sussex. Arthur Ashling, 51yrs, Builder, wife, Emily Harriet, 50yrs, daughters, Elsie Clara, 25yrs, domestic help, Mabel Violet, 21yrs, domestic help, son, Leonard Arthur, 13yrs, mother-in-law, Sarah Honess, widow.


Living at 16, Thorn Road, Worthing, Sussex. Emily Harriett Ashling. Hd. 60yrs, Lodging House Keeper, son, Leonard Arthur, 23yrs, Cinema Operator, mother, Sarah Honess, 88yrs, boarder, Mary Stiles, 51yrs, Hotel Linen Keeper, visitor, Harry Roche, 48yrs, Civil Servant, wife, Elizabeth Jane, 45yrs, and son, Harry Roche, 5yrs.

Miscellaneous Information

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