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Name: William Hazell

Burial Number: 0525

Gender: Male

Occupation: Gardener; Nurseryman and fruit grower.

Born: 8/6/1851

Died: 1/3/1907

Buried: 07/03/1907


William was born in Woolwich, Kent, the son of William and Rachel. He was baptised at St Mary Magdalene church, Woolwich on 11th September 1851. His father was a gardener and William followed him into this trade. In July 1874, William married Mary Ann Shipp at Freeebridge Lynn in Norfolk. Mary Ann came from Castle Rising. The couple settled in Sunninghill in Berkshire where William worked as a gardener. By 1884, they had moved to Worthing, living at Athelstan Villas in Canterbury Road. William ran his own business as a nurseryman and fruit grower at “The Rosery” in Mill Road. Daughter Violet Adelaide Dorothy was born on 8th October 1890 but died on 2nd December. She was buried at Heene. William and Mary moved to “The Briars” in Salvington Road, Worthing before 1901. William died on 1st March 1907 after a long illness. No probate. Mary returned to her home in Norfolk and died there in 1924.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 5 Plot: 44

Exact Location (what3words): sorry.dollar.erase

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Violet Adelaide Dorothy Maude Hazell born Octr. 8th and died Decr. 2nd 1890

Further Information


Name: William George Hazell

Gender: Male

Born: 8/6/1851

Town: Woolwich

County: Kent

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: /7/1874

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Second Name: Ann

Spouse Last Name: Shipp

Town of Marriage: Freebridge Lynn

County of Marriage: Norfolk

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 1/3/1907

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "The Briars"

Address line 3: Salvington Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Gardener’s Lodge, Seymour House, Denmark Hill, Lambeth, Surrey

William aged 41, gardener. Rachel aged 38. William aged 9. Minnie aged 6. Arthur aged 4. Louisa aged 4. Amy aged 9 months.


2 Priest’s Bridge, Putney.

William aged 19, gardener. Lodging in the house of Henry Bart, cowman and family.


Ascot Heath Lodge, Sunninghill, Berks.

William aged 29, gardener. Mary Ann aged 31.


“The Rosery” Mill Road, Worthing.

William aged 39, nurseryman and fruit grower (employer). Mary Ann aged 40. Plus 21 servant.


“The Briars” Salvington Road, Worthing.

William aged 49, fruit grower. Mary Ann aged 52. Rebecca Shipp aged 25, niece, housekeeper.

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