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Name: William Stacey

Burial Number: 1095

Gender: Male

Occupation:   baker, journeyman baker, foreman caterer, fruiterers shop,

Born: 00/11/1856

Died: 20/08/1922

Buried: 24/08/1922


William was born in Liphook, the son of James and Fanny. He was baptised at Linchmere on 14 Nov. Shortly after this, James moved his family to Bepton where his widowed mother-in-law ran a farm. William trained as a baker and in 1877, married Eliza Knight from Washington. William was a journeyman baker and moved the family around Sussex to find work. Two of the children were born in Hove and two more in Turners Hill. By 1891, the family had settled in Worthing, firstly in Howard Street and later in Brunswick Road. William worked for George Kidd, a caterer for over twenty-eight years as his foreman. William’s wife Eliza died in March 1910. His daughter Beatrice took over the running of the house looking after her father and three brothers. In 1913, William married Elizabeth Hannibal at Worthing Baptist Church on 1st June. By now William had a fruiterer’s shop at 10 Thorn Road which he ran with his son Sundius. William died on 20 Aug 1922. No Probate. Note: Elizabeth died in 1943 and is buried at Durrington cemetery.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 8 Plot: 6

Exact Location (what3words): booth.cave.rivers

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In loving memory of my dear husband William Stacey passed away 20th Aug 1922 aged 64 "At rest" Also of his son in law Ernest George Parsons died 12th Feb 1954 aged 66 R.I.P.

Further Information


Name: William Stacey

Gender: Male

Born: 00/11/1856

Town: Liphook

County: Hampshire

Country: England

Occupation:baker, journeyman baker, foreman caterer, fruiterers shop,


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //1877

Spouse First Name: Eliza

Spouse Last Name: Knight

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: Unknown

Marriage Date: 1/6/1913

Spouse First Name: Elizabeth

Spouse Last Name: Hannibal

Town of Marriage: Worthing

County of Marriage: Sussex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 20/08/1922

Cause of death: Unknown

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: Unknown


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Value of effects in 2020: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at Little Brookham, Bepton – Jane Lambert aged 59, widow, farmer of 40 acres. Robert Lambert aged 17. James Stacey aged 30, son-in-law, carter. Fanny aged 26. Jane aged 6. William aged 4. Charlotte aged 2. Mary Ann aged 4 months.


Living at Little Brookham, Bepton – Jane Lambert aged 70, farmer of 27 acres. Robert Lambert aged 27, agricultural labourer. James Stacey aged 40, agricultural labourer. Fanny aged 36. Jane aged 16, general servant. William aged 14. Charlotte aged 12. Mary Ann aged 10. Fanny aged 9. James aged 1.


Living at 8 Malvern Street, Hove – William aged 24, baker. Eliza aged 27. Forbenius aged 3. William Wallace aged 1.


Living at 8 Howard Street, Worthing – William aged 35, baker. Eliza aged 38. Forbenius aged 13. William W aged 11. Johnson aged 9. Christabelle aged 7. Sundius aged 5. Walter aged 3. Annie F aged 1.


Living at 3 Brunswick Road, Worthing – William aged 44, journeyman baker. Eliza aged 45. William Wallace aged 21, plumber. Johnson aged 19, French polisher. Christabelle aged 16, general servant. Sundius aged 15, page boy. Walter aged 13. Annie Florence aged 11. Bertha aged 9. Beatrice aged 7. George Hayler aged 75, boarder, gardener. Harriet Hayler aged 25, laundress. George Hayler aged 4.


Living at 3 Brunswick Road, Worthing – William aged 53, widower, baker. William aged 32, house painter. Johnson aged 30, French polisher. Sundius aged 25, greengrocer. Beatrice aged 18, housekeeper.

Miscellaneous Information

Worthing Gazette 4th June 1913 – “Wedding at the Baptist Church” – An interesting wedding took place on Sunday morning at the Baptist Church, Christchurch Road between Mr William Stacey of Brunswick Road and 10 Thorn Road and Miss Elizabeth Hannibal also of Worthing. The ceremony was performed by the Pastor, the Reverend W Bampton Taylor. Mr W Stacey is very well known in the town, having been foreman for the late Mr George Kidd and his son for upwards of twenty-eight years. The bride was dressed in a gown of French grey cloth with Oriental trimmings and hat to match, and was attended as bridesmaid by Miss Daisy Gisberg. Mr George Hills of South farm Road acted as best man. The wedding presents numbered between forty and fifty. The honeymoon is being spent at Liphook, Hants.