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Name: Sarah Timms

Burial Number: 1260

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1836

Died: 00/00/1926

Buried: 24/08/1926


Sarah was born in 1836 in Witney Oxfordshire to Samuel and Elizabeth Eeles.  Samuel worked as a Farmer and Currier, meaning he prepared and proccessed leather hides for sale.   Samuel died in 1847 leaving the family quite penniless.  So Sarah found a job as a servant for Jane Williams, a Farmer in 1861, in Llansanffraid, Breconshire, Wales. By 1871 she is back in Surrey working as a Nurse to Adam Wilson.

Sarah married Frederick Joseph Timms on 10th October 1891 at St George, Hanover Square, London. Frederick was a widower and already had 9 children from his previous marriage to Louise Timms.

After Frederick retired he moved to Worthing with his Wife Sarah and Florence Mary his Daughter. They are living at Talybont Shakespeare Road, Worthing.

Frederick died on 23rd August 1920 and left £6554 15s (£190,440 in 2020)  with probate to William Beresford Smith and Charles Edward Peckover. Sarah died in 1926, at Salisbury Lodge, Queens Road, Worthing. She left £4656 3s 8d (£191,000 in 2020) with probate to Charles Edward Peckover.



Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 3 Plot: 10

Exact Location (what3words): shaped.jelly.hears

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Frederic Joseph Timms who died August 23rd 1920 aged 85 years "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord!

Further Information


Name: Sarah Timms

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1836

Town: Witney

County: Oxfordshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Eeles

Marriage Date: 10/10/1891

Spouse First Name: Frederick

Spouse Second Name: Joseph

Spouse Last Name: Timms

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/00/1926

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Salisbury Lodge

Address line 2: Queens Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: Ireland


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £4656 3 s 8 d

Current value of effects: £191000

Census Information


High Street, Witney Oxfordshire

Samuel Eeles age 45, Elizabeth age 35, Jane age 10, Elizabeth age 7, Sarah age 5, Martha age 3, Helen age 1



High Street, Witney, Oxfordshire

Elizabeth (Head) age 46, Jane (Daughter) age 19, Elizabeth (Daughter) age 16, Sarah (Daughter) age 15, Martha (Daughter) age 12, Helen (Daughter) age 10



Buckland Mansion Llansanffraid, Breconshire, Wales

Sarah is a servant to Jane Williams a Farmer


Hayeshill Coulsden Surrey

Sarah is a servant to Adam Wilson


Talybont, Shakespeare Road, Worthing

Frederick J Timms (Head) age 65, Sarah (Wife) age 65, Florence Mary (Daughter) age 36, plus 2 servants


Talybont Shakespeare Road, Worthing

Frederick Joseph Timms (Head) age 76, Sarah Timms (Wife) age 75, plus 2 servants

Miscellaneous Information

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