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Name: Sidney Powell

Burial Number: 0557

Gender: Male

Occupation: Warehouseman;

Distinction: Warehouseman

Born: 00/00/1835

Died: 26/02/1908

Buried: 29/02/1908

Story

Sidney Powell was born in Cheapside, London, in 1835; his parents were, William John Powell, 36yrs, Warehouseman, and Sarah Caldecott Cavell, 26yrs. He was the 4th of 9 children.

Sidney followed his father’s trade and in 1861, aged 26yrs, he was a warehouseman in a silk warehouse. He married Elizabeth Anne, 23yrs, (former name unknown), circa 1868. They had 3 children, Ethel Mary b.1869, Sidney Hubert b. 1870, and Margaret Leigh b.1875. Sidney changed occupations over the years, from Warehouseman to Manufacturer’s Representative, to Flannel Agent, living in Kent, Eltham and Lewisham, before retiring to Worthing, Sussex, after 1901.

Sidney died, aged 73yrs, on 26th February 1908, his address was ‘Standishgate’, West Worthing. Probate was granted to Elizabeth Anne, widow, and son, Sidney Hubert Powell, Gentleman.                                 Effects £2320 19s 8d. Value 2021 – £286K.

Researcher: Unknown

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Sidney Powell

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 1 Plot: 6

Exact Location (what3words): stole.rotate.remit

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

EndowedGrave: Cut grass and keep tidy

Inscription:

In loving memory of Sidney Powell died Feb 26th 1908 aged 73. Also of Elizabeth widow of the above ...1914

Further Information

Birth

Name: Sidney Powell

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1835

Town: Unknown

County: London

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //1858

Spouse First Name: Elizabeth

Spouse Second Name: Anne

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: Unknown

Information at Death

Date of Death: 26/02/1908

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Standishgate

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2320 19 s 8 d

Current value of effects: £286000

Census Information

1861

Living at 34, Oakley Square, St. Pancras, London. Sarah C. Powell, widow, 51yrs, Sidney, 26yrs, Warehouseman Silk, Alfred, 24yrs, Clerk, Glove Warehouse, Jane, 19yrs.

1871

Living at 27, Northbrook Road, Lee, Kent. Sidney Powell, 36yrs, Warehouseman, wife, Elizabeth A. 25yrs, 2 children, Ethel Mary, 2yrs, Sidney Hubert, 5months, plus 3 domestic servants.

1881

Living at 27, Northbrook Road, Lee, Kent. Sidney Powell, 46yrs, Warehouseman, wife, Elizabeth A. 35yrs, 2 children, Ethel Mary, 12yrs, Margaret L. 6yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

1891

Living at ‘Standishgate’, Eltham, London. Sidney Powell, 56yrs, Manufacturer’s Representative, wife, Elizabeth A. 45yrs, Sidney H. 26yrs, Clerk, Margaret L. 16yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

1901

Living a 16, Lansdown Road, Lewisham, London. Sidney Powell, 65yrs, Flannel Agent, wife, Elizabeth A. 54yrs, Ethel M. 32yrs, Governess, School, plus 1 domestic servant.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.