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Name: William Joynes

Burial Number: 1190

Gender: Male

Occupation: Pianoforte maker; Company secretary.

Distinction: Father of nine children

Born: 00/00/1844

Died: 10/02/1925

Buried: 13/02/1925


William was born in Marylebone, Middlesex, the son of Henry and Rachel. His father was a pianoforte maker and William followed him into the family business. On 31st August 1867, William married Catherine Woodgate at St Marylebone church. The couple moved into the Woodgate house in Boscobel Place, Marylebone. They shared the house with Catherine’s widowed mother, her son William and her son-in-law’s family the Aberdeen’s. This situation continued for well over ten years. By 1891, William and Catherine had moved to Streatham with their nine children. They were in order of birth, Agnes, Kate, Harry Frank, Florence, Herbert, William, Harold, John and Walter. All survived to adulthood. By 1901, William had transferred the business to his sons Harold and Walter and had taken up the post of secretary of the United Friends Perpetual Benefit Building Society. William had retired by 1911, so the family moved to Worthing, living in Valencia Road. Catherine died on 27th April 1913 and was buried at Heene. William moved to “Ardmore” 4 Rugby Road, Worthing. He died here on 10th February 1925. Probate was granted on 10th March to Harry Frank Joynes estate manager and Herbert William Joynes surveyor. Effects £2914 0s 8d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 5 Plot: 12

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In loving memory of Catherine the beloved wife of William H Joynes died 27th April 1913 aged 68 years Also of her dearly beloved husband W H Joynes died 10th February 1925 aged 80 years "Thy will be done"

Further Information


Name: William Henry Joynes

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1844

Town: Marylebone

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 31/8/1867

Spouse First Name: Catherine

Spouse Last Name: Woodgate

Town of Marriage: Marylebone

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 10/02/1925

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Ardmore"

Address line 2: 4

Address line 3: Rugby Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2914 0 s 8 d

Current value of effects: £142897.00

Census Information


7 Stafford Street, Marylebone, Middx

Henry aged 35, pianoforte maker. Rachel aged 35. Maria aged 7. William aged 6. Plus 1 servant.


7 Stafford Street, Marylebone, Middx.

Henry aged 45, pianoforte maker. Rachel aged 45. Maria aged 19. William aged 16. Emma aged 9. John aged 7. Louisa aged 1. Plus 1 servant. (sharing the house with two other families).


11 Boscobel Place, Marylebone, Middx.

William aged 26, pianoforte maker. Kate aged 26. Agnes ages 2. (sharing the house with two other families including Harriet Woodgate, mother-in-law and Edwin Aberdeen , brother-in-law and family).


11 Boscobel Place, Marylebone, Middx.

Harriet Woodgate aged 66, widow. Kate Joynes aged 36, daughter. Cecilia Aberdeen aged 29, daughter. William Joynes aged 36, son-in-law, pianoforte maker. Edwin Aberdeen aged 37, son-in-law, engineer. Agnes Joynes aged 13, grand daughter. Kate Joynes aged 8, grand daughter. Harry Joynes aged 7, grandson. Florence Joynes aged 6, grand daughter. Herbert Joynes aged 5, grandson. William Joynes aged 3, grandson. Harold Joynes aged 10 months, grandson. Arthur Aberdeen aged 10, grandson. Florence Aberdeen aged 9, grand daughter. Lillian Aberdeen aged 8, grand daughter. Cecilia Aberdeen aged 2, grand daughter.


15 Eardley Road, Streatham, Surrey.

William aged 46, pianoforte maker. Catherine aged 46. Agnes aged 22, mantle maker. Kate aged 18, dressmaker. Harry Frank aged 17, solicitor’s clerk. Florence aged 16. Herbert aged 15. William aged 13. Harold aged 10. John aged 9. Walter aged 7.


15 Eardley Road, Streatham, Surrey.

William aged 56, secretary building society. Catherine aged 56. Kate aged 28. Florence aged 26. Harold aged 20, pianoforte maker. John aged 19, contractor’s clerk County Council. Walter aged 17, pianoforte maker.


“Boscobel” Valencia Road, Worthing.

William aged 66, retired secretary. Catherine aged 66.


Penshurst, Belsize Road, Worthing, Sussex

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Vincent Harry Challis
Male 1869 51 Surrey Anchor Retired
Kate Edith Challis
Female 1872 48 Marylebone, London Home Duties
Ronald Vincent Challis
Male 1910 10 Worthing, Sussex
William Henry Joynes
Male 1844 77 Marylebone, London Secretary Retired
Edith Emily Adelaide Gale
Female 1904 16 Sussex

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