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Name: Sarah Trim

Burial Number: 0364

Gender: Female

Occupation: Domestic Servant;

Born: 00/00/1829

Died: 30/07/1901

Buried: 02/08/1901


Sarah Ann Churchyard was born in Benhall, Suffolk, in 1829, to William Churchyard, 23yrs, and Harriett, 23yrs, nee Smith; her father was an agricultural labourer. In 1841, Sarah, 12yrs, was the eldest of 8 children, William 11, Dan 9, Betsy 8, Henry 6, George 4, Mary 2, and Emily 1.

On 19th April 1852, Sarah, 23yrs, now a domestic servant, married Aine Trim, 27yrs, a labourer, in Moor Critchell, Dorset, where they lived and had at least 8 children over the following 20 years. Sarah was widowed in 1887 when Aine died, aged 62yrs. In 1901 she was living alone in Worthing at Elm Grove where she died later that year on 30th July.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 7 Plot: 18

Exact Location (what3words): leap.bright.tools

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In affectionate memory of our dear mother Sarah Ann Trim died July 30th 1901 aged 71 years "With Christ which is far better"

Further Information


Name: Sarah Ann Trim

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1829

Town: Unknown

County: Suffolk

Country: England


Maiden Name:Churchyard

Marriage Date: 19/4/1852

Spouse First Name: Aine

Spouse Last Name: Trim

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Dorset

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 30/07/1901

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 3: Elm Grove

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


Living at Benhall, Suffolk. William Churchyard, 35yrs, wife, Harriett, 35yrs, nee Smith, 8 children, Sarah Ann 12, William 11, Dan 9, Betsy 8, Henry 6, George 4, Mary 2, and Emily 1.


Living at Moor Critchell, Dorset. Aine Trim, 36yrs, Labourer, wife, Sarah Ann, 31yrs, 5 children, Sarah E. 7, George 6, Henry 4, William 2, and Frederick 5months.


Living at Reading Room and Lodge House, Ripley, Surrey. Thomas Smith, 69yrs, Farm bailiff, wife, Harriett Smith, 64yrs, In charge of lodging house, Sarah Ann Trim, 41yrs, Laundress, visitor, Harriett Trim 2, visitor, and Henry Roberts 1yr, visitor.


Living at Moor Critchell, Dorset. Aine Trim, 55yrs, Carter, wife, Sarah Ann, 52yrs, William, 22yrs, Woodman, Frank, 17yrs, Grocer’s Porter, John, 14yrs, Dairy Boy, and Emily, 12yrs.


Living at White Farm, Witchampton, Dorset. Sarah Ann Trim, 62yrs, widow, retired Laundress, William Trim, 32yrs, Agricultural Labourer.


Living at Elm Grove, Worthing. Sarah Ann Trim, 72yrs, widow, living on own means.

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