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Name: William Pullen

Burial Number: 0191

Gender: Male

Occupation: Gardener and Fruit Grower.

Born: 00/00/1856

Died: 12/01/1892

Buried: 18/01/1892


William was born in Wisborough Green, the son of Thomas and Mary Ann. He was baptised in the village on 5th October 1856. Thomas was an agricultural labourer and the family lived on a farm in Skiff Lane. By 1871, the family were living in East Harting. For a while, William worked on a coaster out of Newhaven but came back to Sussex to work as a gardener and fruit grower. On 12 June 1886, a daughter Lillie Henrietta was born in Rackham to Agnes Matilda Smith who married William later in the year. Lillie was baptised at Amberley and her mother was listed as a “single woman” in the parish register. The family moved to Worthing, living in a cottage in Manor Road, south of Heene Cemetery. In 1890, Agnes gave birth to a son, William. On 12th January 1892, William Snr. died. He had been suffering from influenza for nearly two weeks but this turned into pneumonia. No probate.

Agnes married William’s brother Ebenezer in 1893. He lived in St Michael’s Road and also worked as a gardener. She died aged 99 in 1961.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 4 Plot: 24

Exact Location (what3words):

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves


None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Further Information


Name: William Pullen

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1856

Town: Wisborough Green

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //1886

Spouse First Name: Agnes

Spouse Second Name: Matilda

Spouse Last Name: Smith

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 12/01/1892

Cause of death: Influenza (13 days) Pneumonia (2 days)

Address line 1: Cottage

Address line 2: Manor Road

Town: Heene

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


“Gunshott Farm” Skiff Lane, Wisborough Green

Thomas aged 34, agricultural labourer. Mary Ann aged 35. John Kitchener aged 11, son. Thomas aged 9. James aged 7. William aged 4. Ebenezer aged 2. James Kitchener aged 45, brother-in-law, agricultural labourer.


East Harting.

Thomas aged 44, ag lab. Mary Ann aged 44. John aged 21, ag lab. Thomas aged 19, ag lab. James aged 17 ag lab. William aged 14, ag lab. Ebenezer aged 11, ag lab. Mary aged 5. Ellen aged 2. Florence aged 1.


“Conflict” Newhaven Harbour.

(described as a brig employed as a coaster of 226 tons)

William aged 24, seaman. James Jones aged 22, apprentice. Robert Reynolds aged 18, on trial. Plus 5 crew onshore.


Cottage, Manor Road, Heene

William aged 33, gardener. Agnes aged 29. Lillie aged 4. William aged 9 months. Letty Anderson aged 8, niece.

Miscellaneous Information

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