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Name: Sybil Stuart

Burial Number: 1069

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1877

Died: 24/01/1922

Buried: 26/01/1922


Sybil Emily Newcombe was born in 1877 in Buckinghamshire where her father, Arthur Newcombe, was the Vicar of Steeple Claydon. She had two siblings, William 4yrs and Susan 3yrs. In 1884 her brother Percy was born.
Her father died in 1887 and in 1891 Sybil, aged 13yrs, was living with her widowed mother, Agnes, sister, Susan 16yrs and brother, Percy 7yrs. in Winslow, Buckinghamshire, where her mother was the Principal of a Girls’ Boarding School and Sybil continued to live with her until her early twenties. In 1906 Sybil, aged 28yrs, married an Indian Army Officer, Donald Neil Stuart, in Rangoon, Bengal, their son, Neil Lockhart Stuart was born in 1908.
Sybil Emily Stuart died, aged 44yrs, on 24th January 1922 in Worthing. Her address was given as Penlee, St. Michael’s Road, she died at Seabrook Nursing Home, Queen’s Road. Probate was granted to her husband, Lieutenant Colonel Donald Stuart, her effects were £319. Value 2020 – £18K.
Her death certificate gave the cause of death as “(1) Fibroid Uterus (2) Operation Exhaustion.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 9 Plot: 13

Exact Location (what3words): twice.loudly.trap

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Sybil the dear wife of Donald Stuart January the 24th 1922

Further Information


Name: Sybil Emily Stuart

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1877

Town: Unknown

County: Buckinghamshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Newcombe

Marriage Date: //1906

Spouse First Name: Donald

Spouse Second Name: Neil

Spouse Last Name: Stuart

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: India

Information at Death

Date of Death: 24/01/1922

Cause of death: (1) Fibroid Uterus (2) Operation Exhaustion

Address line 1: Seabrook Nursing Home

Address line 3: Queens Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £319 s d

Current value of effects: £18000

Census Information


Sybil Emily 3yrs, lived with her father, Arthur Newcombe 35yrs, Vicar of Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire and siblings, William 7yrs and Susan 6yrs.


Sybil 13yrs, Susan 16yrs and Percy 7yrs are living with their widowed mother, Agnes 53yrs who was living on her own means in Winslow, Buckinghamshire.


Sybil 23yrs. is living with her mother, Agnes 63yrs, a Principal of a Girls’ Boarding School, Winslow


Living at 83, Heene Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Donald Neil Stuart
Male 1881 39 Lieutenant Colonel Indian Army On Leave
Sybil Emily Stuart
Female 1877 43 Home Duties
Sybil Joyce Stuart
Female 1913 8
Louisa Elizabeth Gardner
Female 1879 42 Cook
Alice Mary Jones
Female 1891 29 Domestic Servant

Miscellaneous Information

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