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Name: William Holland

Burial Number: 1554

Gender: Male

Occupation: Stationer

Distinction: Son of a Gunmaker.

Born: 00/00/1848

Died: 02/02/1933

Buried: 06/02/1933


William Henry Holland was born in Burford, Oxfordshire, he was baptised on 3rd July 1848 and was the son of Henry Holland, 41yrs, Gunmaker, and Sarah,39yrs. He had 2 siblings, Matilda b.1838, and Thomas b.1853.

On 12th December 1879, aged 31yrs, William married Emma Ashfold, 23yrs, at St. Andrew’s, Kensington. In 1881 William was a grocer, living in Brompton, Kensington, and in 1880 their son, William, was born.

At some point, William changed career from grocer to stationer and in 1901 they were living in Earl’s Court, William was assisted in his stationery business by his wife and her sisters. After retirement, William and Emma moved to Worthing, Sussex, where they lived at 27, Harrow Road. William died on 2nd February 1933, aged 84yrs, at the Groombridge Nursing Home, Chaucer Road.

Probate was granted to Sydney John Lewis Boon, gentleman, and Arthur Leslie Ferriman, solicitor, effects, £2173 14s 7d. Value 2022 – £172,850.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 8 Plot: 5

Exact Location (what3words): spray.lanes.paused

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In memory of Emma wife of William H Holland died 24th June 1927 aged 70 also of William Henry Holland died 2nd February 1933 aged 84

Further Information


Name: William Henry Holland

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1848

Town: Burford

County: Oxfordshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 12/12/1879

Spouse First Name: Emma

Spouse Last Name: Ashfold

Town of Marriage: Kensington

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 02/02/1933

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 27

Address line 3: Harrow Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2173 14 s 7 d

Current value of effects: £172850

Census Information


Living at 48, High Street, Burford, Oxfordshire. Henry Holland, Hd. 43yrs, Gunmaker, wife, Sarah, 41yrs, Milliner, daughter, Amelia, 6yrs, son, William H. 2yrs, Harriett Walker, 20yrs, apprentice milliner.


Living at 108, High Street, Burford, Oxfordshire. Henry Holland, Hd. 53yrs, Gunsmith, wife, Sarah, 51yrs, daughter, Matilda, 23yrs, William, 12yrs, Thomas, 8yrs.


Living at 2, Hogarth Road, Brompton, Kensington, London. William H. Holland, Hd. 32yrs, Grocer, wife, Emma, 24yrs, son, William H. 6months, plus 1 domestic, and 3 employees.


Living at 2, Hogarth Road, Brompton, Kensington, London. William H. Holland, Hd. 42yrs, Stationer, wife, Emma, 34yrs, son, William H. 10yrs, sister-in-law, Ellen Ashfold, 25yrs, Stationer’s Assistant, brother-in-law, Harry Ashfold, 21yrs, Lock fitter.


Living at 24, Earl’s Court Gardens, South Kensington, London. William H. Holland, 52yrs, Stationer, wife, Emma, 44yrs, sister-in-law, Ellen Ashfold, 36yrs, Annuitant, Stationer, Grace Ashfold, 30yrs.


Living at 24, Earl’s Court Gardens, South Kensington, London. William H. Holland, 63yrs, Stationer, wife, Emma, 54yrs, Assistant in Business, sister-in-law, Ellen Ashfold, 46yrs, Assistant in Business.


Living at Penlee, 27, Harrow Road, Worthing, Sussex. William Henry, Hd. 73yrs, Retired Stationer, wife, Emma, 64yrs, Home Duties, visitor, Ellen Ashfold, 56yrs, single, visitor, Ethel Maud Ashfold, 48yrs, single.

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