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Name: Walter North

Burial Number: 1507

Gender: Male

Occupation: Butcher

Distinction: Shop Owner

Born: 00/00/1876

Died: 06/08/1931

Buried: 10/08/1931


Walter Symonds North was born in September 1876 in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, to railway porter, William J North hand Frances Mary Shepherd.

Walter’s father died soon after his birth.
He married Swiss born, Lina Olive Aline Cristen in Kensington in 1912 and had two sons Walter and Alan.
He was a butcher with his own retail shop in Westgate on Sea and moved to Worthing to open another shop.
He died on 6 August 1931 at his home in Rowlands Road, Worthing at the age of 54, and was buried in Heene Cemetery.

Researcher: Pat Brownbill

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 3 Plot: 21

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In loving memory of Walter Symonds North died 6th August 1931 aged 55 years a devoted husband and father "The memory of the just is blessed. Prov. X 7"

Further Information


Name: Walter Symonds North

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1876

Town: Known

County: Buckinghamshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //1912

Spouse First Name: Aline

Spouse Second Name: Lina

Spouse Last Name: Christen

Town of Marriage: Kensington

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 06/08/1931

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 67

Address line 3: Rowlands Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


15th August 1931 Worthing Herald

THE LATE MR W. S. NORTH FUNERAL OF WELL-KNOWN TRADESMAN THE CHIEF MOURNERS Among the mourners who attended the funeral on Monday of Mr Walter Symonds North, Rowlands-road. Worthing, whose death at the age of 66 took place on Thursday last week, wash Mr Roland Franklin, an old school friend and business partner, who travelled from Lancashire to pay this last tribute to his friend. At the funeral service, which was presided by the Rev. R. B. Jameson at Holy Trinity Church. the principal mourners were: Mrs North (widow), Master Walter North and Master Alan North (sons). Mr and Mr G. North (brother and sister-in-law. Mrs W. Moor, (sister). Mrs 0. Crux (sister), Mrs A. Walthert. of Switzerland (sister-in-lawl. Mr Roland Franklin. Mr and Mrs C. Davis. Mrs W. Less Mollman. Mrs J. Francis Hughes. Mr C . Dawson. Mr North was a well-known Worthing butcher, and had a branch in Brighton-road in addition to his principal shop in Rowlands-road. He came to Worthing seven years ago from Eastbourne. where he had a shop in Seaside. Prior to going to Eastbourne he had established himself at Westgate-on-Sea, where he lived for 15 years. He leaves a widow and two young sons.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £5980 8 s d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

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