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  32 Marine Parade Brighton Clarence Square Brighton  
32 Marine Parade 2002
(William's freehold property circa 1845)
Clarence Place 2002 (1851 Census), now Clarence Square -they built some sides. The gardens of the houses were used for the buildings comprising Brighton's main shopping drag, Western Road.
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William Tugwell b. abt. 1802 Shere Surrey d. 18 Oct 1852 Brighton
1. Isabella Lowry b. abt. 1788 m. 14 Aug 1821 Brighton bu. 24 Sep 1835 Brighton Age 47
2.Mary Armstrong b. abt. 1796 Haydon Bridge Northumberland m. 31 Dec 1836 Brighton

Ann b. 29 Dec 1821 Brighton m. Thomas Walder 1 Jun 1846 Brighton
Isabella b. 24 Sep 1824 Brighton
Census: 1841 1851 1861


Parish Record- St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex. Baptism Page 186, No 1486.
24 Sep 1824 Isabella Daughter of William and Isabella Tugwell - Ship Street - Servant.


Parish Record- St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex. Marriage Page 136, No 409 -W74

William Tugwell of this parish- Batchelor, Isabella Lowry of this parish- Spinster.

By Banns.

14 Aug 1821

Signatures of William Tugwell and Isabella Lowry

Witnesses: John Pocock and William Shelley.


Parish Record- St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex. Marriage Page 183, No 547.

William Tugwell of this parish- Widower, Mary Armstrong of this parish- Spinster.

By Licence.

31 December 1836

Signatures of William Tugwell and Mary Armstrong

Witnesses: George Warham? and Mary D----?



In 1845 William made a will. He left his entire estate to his wife Mary and onwards to his daughter Ann.
Included was the freehold to 32 Marine Parade, Brighton. Ann was to receive £50 p.a. whilst Mary survived.

The executors were his friends George Walker, Upholsterer, Ship Street and John Warner, Grocer, North Street. The witnesses were William Parker and Thomas Walder.

Source- East Sussex Record Office Reg. A84 1852 Pg 391 -W37
Actual Will, ESRO XA26/92 1852 Item 118 -W47


1841 Census -Brighton Sussex 18412
Address Name Age Profession Where Born
Marine Parade William Tugwell 40 Lodging House Not Same County
Mary Tugwell 48 Not Same County


1851 Census -Brighton Sussex 185199
Address Name Rel. Con Age Profession Where Born
42 Clarence Place William Tugwell Head Mar 49 House Proprietor ? Shere Surrey
Mary Tugwell Wife Mar 55 Haydon Bridge Northumberland
Ann Foot Serv Unm 19 General Servant Sussex ?


1861 Census -Brighton 186192
Address Name Rel. Con Age Profession Where Born
68 London Road Mary Tugwell Head Wid 60 Proprieter of Houses Haydon Northumberland
Ann Armstrong Niece U 26 Fundholder Haydon Northumberland


1852 Death 68 London Road, Brighton, Sussex. 1852 Dec Brighton 2b 111- W36
Date Name Date and place of birth or Age Occupation and usual address Name of Informant Qualification Usual Address
18 Oct 1852 William Tugwell 50 Independent Jo. Warner Present at the death. 68 London Rd. Brighton 68 London Rd. Brighton
St Nicholas Church Brighton Tombstone No 276

Sacred/ .../ .../ WILLIAM TUGWELL .../died 20th .../1836?/aged 27 years .../Also to the memory of WILLIAM TUGWELL who died Oct 18th 1852 aged 50 years.

Tombstone No 1295

Sacred to the memory of/ .../ ISABELLA wife of WILLIAM TUGWELL/ .../ who died/ .../October 1852 aged 50 years.

Source-Sussex FHG Tombstones and Burials Index. The graveyard has been cleared by the authorities with gravestones stacked round the outer walls, many inaccessable.