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Name: Sarah Wood

Burial Number: 0991

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private Means

Born: 1/5/1865

Died: 17/5/1920

Buried: 19/05/1920


Sarah was born in Golcar, Yorkshire, the daughter of Richard and Anne. She was baptised at St John the Evangelist church, Golcar on 4th June 1865. Her father was a woollen manufacturer. Anne died in September 1875. On 5th April 1880, Richard married Mary Crosland. He died of pleurisy on 12th October the same year. Mary was a teacher and by 1891, she was principal of a ladies school in Gomersal, Yorkshire. Sarah and her siblings lived with their step-mother. After Mary’s death, Sarah lived with her siblings in Cleckheaton. Sarah died on 17th May 1920. At the time, she was living in Chaucer Road, Worthing. Probate was granted on 19th July to Midland Executor and Trustee Co Ltd. Effects £1138 17s 5d.

Sarah’s sister Marian Whitwam is also buried at Heene. She died in 1929.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 10 Plot: 2

Exact Location (what3words): assume.kicks.wicked

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In ever loving memory of our sister Sarah Hannah (Sallie) eldest daughter of the late Richard and Anne Wood of Colcar Yorkshire also of Marian sister of the above and beloved wife of Surgn. Comdr. L.S. Whitwam R.N. died 17th Nov

Further Information


Name: Sarah Hannah Wood

Gender: Female

Born: 1/5/1865

Town: Golcar

County: Yorkshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 17/5/1920

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 3: Chaucer Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1138 17 s 5 d

Current value of effects: £33092.00

Census Information


Wellhouse, Golcar, Yorks.

Richard aged 38, woollen manufacturer. Anne aged 38. Sarah aged 5. Hester aged 4. Plus 1 servant


Share Hill, Golcar, Yorks.

Mary aged 40, widow. Sarah aged 15. Esther aged 14. Lewis aged 8. Marian aged 5. Amy Clifford aged 15, niece.


Greenbank, Gomersal, Yorks.

Mary aged 49, principal of ladies school. Sarah H aged 25. Esther aged 24. Lewis aged 18, manufacturing chemist. Marian aged 15. Plus 1 servant.


“Kilnsey” Whitecliffe Road, Cleckheaton.

Sarah aged 35. Lewis aged 28, chemical maker. Marian aged 25. Plus 1 servant.



43 High Street, Brighouse, Yorks.

Sarah aged 45, own means, visitor to house of Emily Wood aged 42, own means. Plus 1 servant.

Miscellaneous Information

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