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Name: Sarah Walden

Burial Number: 1777

Gender: Female

Occupation: Domestic Servant

Born: //1865

Died: 01/02/1944

Buried: 05/02/1944


Sarah Porter was born in Allington, Wiltshire, she was baptised on 11th June 1865 at the Primitive Methodist Chapel, Salisbury. Sarah was the daughter of Joseph Porter, 35yrs, an agricultural labourer, and Charlotte Augusta, 35yrs, she was 1 of 8 children.

Sarah was employed in domestic service in 1881, aged 15yrs. She married in Southampton, Hampshire, when she was 26yrs old, her husband, Mark William Walden, 29yrs, was a Railway Fireman, living in Alverstoke, Hampshire. They had 2 daughters, Vera Ginerva, b.1893, and Beulah Jessie, b.1895.

Mark became a Railway Engine Driver, and they lived in Guildford, Surrey, for many years until his retirement. The family then moved to Anglesey, 94, Ripley Road, Worthing, Sussex, where Sarah was widowed in 1929 when Mark died, aged 66yrs.

Sarah and her daughters remained in Ripley Road, she died there on 1st February 1944, aged 78yrs. Probate was granted to her daughter, Vera Ginerva Walden, spinster, effects, £1729 8s 10d. Value 2023 – £98,000.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 3 Plot: 18

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To the dear memory of a beloved husband and father Mark William Walden who passed away August 19th 1929 aged 66 "Till we meet" Also of Sarah his wife our darling mother joined him Feb 1st 1944 aged 78

Further Information


Name: Sarah Walden

Gender: Female

Born: //1865

Town: Unknown

County: Wiltshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Porter

Marriage Date: //1892

Spouse First Name: Mark

Spouse Second Name: William

Spouse Last Name: Walden

Town of Marriage: Southampton

County of Marriage: Hampshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 01/02/1944

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Anglesey

Address line 2: 94

Address line 3: Ripley Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1729 8 s 10 d

Current value of effects: £98000

Census Information


Living at The Cottage, Allington, Wiltshire. Joseph Porter, Hd. 41yrs, Agricultural Labourer, wife, Charlotte Augusta, 41yrs, 8 children, John, 16yrs, Carter, Joseph, 14yrs, Carter, Jane, 18yrs, Servant, William, 10yrs, Plough Boy, Elizabeth, 8yrs, Sarah, 6yrs, George, 2yrs, Charles, 2months, Lodger, Thomas Eyres, 76yrs.


Living at Allington, Wiltshire. Joseph Porter, Hd. 51yrs, Agricultural Labourer, wife, Augusta C. 51yrs, 6 children, John, 27yrs, Jane, 23yrs, Servant, Sarah, 15yrs, Servant, George, 12yrs, Plough Boy, Charles, 10yrs, Herbert, 5yrs.


Living at 56, Denzil Road, Guildford, Surrey. William Walden, Hd. 48yrs, Railway Engine Driver, wife, Sarah, 45yrs, daughter, Beulah, 15yrs, Apprentice Dressmaker.


Living at 56, Denzil Road, Guildford, Surrey. William Walden, Hd. 58yrs, Railway Engine Driver, wife, Sarah, 54yrs, Home Duties, daughters, Vera G. 28yrs, Assistant Schoolmistress, Beulah Jessie, 26yrs, Shop Assistant FHW Boot/Shoe dealer.


Living at 94, Ripley Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Sarah Walden, widow, O.A.P.

Vera Walden, private school mistress.

Beulah Walden, unpaid domestic duties.

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