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Name: Susan Lucas

Burial Number: 1457

Gender: Female

Occupation: Governess , teacher, housekeeper.

Born: 00/00/1840

Died: 13/10/1930

Buried: 17/10/1930


Susan was born in Grimley, Worcester, the daughter of Richard Hurd Lucas and Elizabeth Ann Hawkins. Richard’s first wife had died in 1838 but he did not marry Elizabeth until 22 May 1846. Susan was baptised in Grimley on 19th September 1840 and again at St Martin’s Church, Worcester on 1st July 1842. Richard died in July 1848. Susan lived with her sister Ellen and brother-in-law William Watson Wood who was rector of Easton in Suffolk. Later she took a job as a governess in the household of an East India merchant. By 1911, Susan had moved to Worthing, living in Tarring Road and then later in Brunswick Road. She died on 13th October 1930 at her home “Danesfield” in Brunswick Road. Probate was granted on 24th November to Violet Evelyn Pike (wife of Douglas Pike). Effects £253 17s 5d. Violet was Susan’s niece, the daughter of her sister Ellen.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Susan Lucas

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 1 Plot: 39

Exact Location (what3words): candle.alert.silver

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


Susan M Lucas peace 13th Oct 1930

Further Information


Name: Susan Matilda Hurd Lucas

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1840

Town: Worcester

County: Worcestershire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 13/10/1930

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Danesfield"

Address line 2: Brunswick Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £253 17 s 5 d

Current value of effects: £11600.00

Census Information


Grimley, Worcester

Richard aged 50, independent. Ellen aged 3. Susan aged 9 months. Elizabeth Hawkins aged 20.


Little Perdiswell, Claines, Worcester.

Ellen aged 13 pupil. Susan aged 10, pupil. At school run by Eliza Stable and her three daughters.


The Rectory, Easton, Suffolk.

Susan aged 20, sister-in-law to William Watson Wood, rector.


The Rectory, Framlingham.

Susan aged 30, sister-in-law to Rev. William Watson Wood, rector of Easton.


“Ninewood”, Stoke Poges.

Susan aged 40, governess, teacher in household of Alexander Crowe, East India merchant.


Leybourne Grange, Kent.

Susan aged 60, housekeeper in household of John W Grace, banker.


2nd Floor, 21 The Broadway, Tarring Road, Worthing.

Susan aged 70, private means. Margaret Reed aged 43, housekeeper.


Danesfield, Brunswick Road, Worthing, sussex

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Susan Lucas
Female 1870 50 Worcester, Worcestershire, England None None
Gladys Hughes
Female 1886 35 Domestic Help Private

Miscellaneous Information

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