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Name: Walter Burnand

Burial Number: 1208

Gender: Male

Occupation: Assistant Tailor; Outfitter; Gent's Clothier.

Distinction: Gent's Clothier

Born: 00/00/1858

Died: 05/10/1925

Buried: 08/10/1925


Walter was born in the village of Colworth near Oving, Sussex, the son of William and Elizabeth Sarah nee Fogden. His father was a farm bailiff. Walter was baptised in Oving on 20th June 1858. He moved away from the village and worked as a tailor’s assistant, eventually running his own business as a gent’s outfitter. On 29th December 1879, Walter married Alice Jasper at St Nicholas church, Brighton. The couple settled in Chichester for a while before moving north to Rugby and then to Leamington Spa. They had seven children but sadly three died young. Lily May died in 1892 aged 4 and was buried at Leamington Priors, Albert Edmund died aged 2 in 1894 and Emily died aged only a few months in 1897. By 1901, the family had moved back to Sussex, living in Southwick. In 1910, they moved to Worthing, living at “Moorlands” in Belsize Road. Three of their children were still living at home in 1921. Marion, the eldest daughter had married Thomas George Williams, a council officer. Walter died suddenly on 5th October 1925. Probate was granted on 19th December to Ernest Percy Burnand gardener, Thomas George Williams clerk to District Council and Cyril Lawrence Burnand builder. Effects £10515 17s 1d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 8 Plot: 22

Exact Location (what3words): risky.transfers.mental

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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"Peace" In loving memory of my dear husband Walter Burnand died 5th Oct 1925 aged 67 years "God's finger touched him and he slept" Also of Alice his beloved wife passed away 3rd July 1938 aged 76 years "Reunited"

Further Information


Name: Walter Burnand

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1858

Town: Colworth, Oving

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 29/12/1879

Spouse First Name: Alice

Spouse Last Name: Jasper

Town of Marriage: Brighton

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 05/10/1925

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Moorlands"

Address line 2: Belsize Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £10515 17 s 1 d

Current value of effects: £535897.00

Census Information


Farm House, Colworth, Sussex

William aged 33, farm bailiff. Elizabeth aged 36. Walter aged 2. Plus 1 servant.


Farm House, Colworth, Sussex.

William aged 43, farm bailiff. Elizabeth aged 45. Walter aged 12.


17 South Street, Chichester, Sussex.

Walter aged 24, outfitter. Alice aged 20. Marion aged 5 months. Harry Jasper aged 17, brother in law, carpenter.


8 Clapham Square, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.

Walter aged 32, tailor’s assistant. Alice aged 29. Marion aged 10. Alice A aged 8. Lily May aged 3. Ernest Percy aged 1.


Southwick Street North, Southwick, Sussex.

Walter aged 42, living on own means. Alice aged 39. Marion aged 20. Cyril aged 5.


“Moorlands” Belsize Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Walter aged 51, retired gent’s clothier. Alice aged 48. Alice Anna aged 28. Ernest aged 21, nurseryman. Cyril aged 15, house estate agent’s clerk.


“Moorlands” Belsize Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Walter Burnand. Alice Burnand. Cyril Lawrence Burnand. Alice Anna Burnand. Plus 1 servant.

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