Daniel Friend. 1816-1902.

Brighton & Preston Cemetery, Brighton . 


Daniel was a land owner and property developer in Brighton. Developing the Prestonville area and also the Elm Grove area.

1841 Daniel is living at Preston House, Preston, Brighton with his wife Eliza and son Daniel. Daniel is working as a grocer. 

1851 Daniel and his family were living in London Road, Preston. Daniel is working as a Grocer and Draper. 1861 Daniel was living with his family at 73 London Road. By 1871 Daniel and his family are living st Highlands in Stanford Road. He is now a retired Grocer.1881 we see Daniel living at Stoneleigh along Preston Road. One of the many Villas demolished along Preston Road. Daniel remained here until his death in 1902. 



Photo: 2018


Photo: 2018
John Cordy Burrows. 1813-1876.

Extra Mural Cemetery, Brighton. 


Born and brought up in Ipswich John Cordy Burrows trained as a surgeon. He moved to Brighton in 1837. 

He raised money to erect the Victoria Fountain in the Old Steine. 

Burrows also chose the Town's motto In Deo Fidemus (In God We Trust) which we still use now. 

He served three terms as Mayor. 

In 1851 John is living at 46 Old Steine with his wife Jane and their son. 

By 1861 John is living at 62 Old Steine. 

He died at 62 Old Steine in 1876. 

He was a very well respected man in Brighton. When he died shops closed and 30,000 people lined the streets for his funeral. 




John Urpeth Rastrick. 1780-1856.
Extra Mural Cemetery, Brighton.

Born in Morpeth, Northumberland.
John Urpeth Rastrick was a Civil Engineer who was responsible for overseeing the construction of the London to Brighton Railway amongst many others across the country. 
He died at Sayes Court, Addlestone, Surrey but buried in Brighton, presumably because of his achievements there. 
Photo: 2016 

 
Photo: 2016


Photo: 2016.
John Frederick Ginnett, 1819-1892
Extra Mural Cemetery, Brighton.

One of the oldest circus families in Europe. The Ginnett's moved to Brighton in the 1870's. Setting up their circus at Park Crescent Place. (Now Devonian Court).
In the early 1890's the family moved from Park Crescent Place to North Road where they opened the Hippodrome Theatre which later became the Eden Theatre and later the Grand.
John Ginnett died in 1892.





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