Friends of Hastings Cemetery

Putland Family

The first death in the family occurred prior to the opening of the borough Cemetery.

Sussex Advertiser - Tuesday 22 August 1848
Putland.—August 15, at 3, London Road, St. Leonard's, James, second son of Mr Stephen Putland, coal merchant, aged 17 years and 3 months.

The next son to die was Septimus in 1863, aged 20.  He is buried in BN K02.  The following year his brother Walter died on December 23rd, and Walter’s son Ernest Walter, aged 6 months, died on the 17th December.  They too are buried in BN K02.

Sussex Advertiser - Saturday 07 January 1865
Putland.—Dec. 23, at Magdalen Road, St. Leonards, Walter, sixth son of S. Putland, Esq. (Mayor of Hastings), after a lengthened illness, aged 24; and on December 17th, Ernest Walter, only child of the above Walter Putland, aged six months.

Jane was Henry’s second wife. His first wife was Sarah Ann (died November 1878) who was buried with their daughter Henrietta Rosina, who had died in May 1876 in BN K04

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 11 April 1891
Putland.—At 11, Magdalen-terrace. St. Leonards-on- Sea, Henry Rufus Putland, third son of the late Alderman Putland, J.P. Aged 58.

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 11 April 1891
Death of Mr. H. R Putland.— lt is with deep regret that we have to announce the death of Mr. H. R. Putland. the second son of the late Alderman S. Putland, J.P.. which sad event took place on Monday, at his residence, 11, Magdalen-terrace, Bohemia-road, St. Leonards.  The deceased was for some years a member of the Board of Guardians, and took a prominent part in politics, on the Liberal side.  He was formerly an ironmonger at St. Leonards, but had to retire through failing sight, and for some time past he had been in ill health. He died somewhat suddenly, the immediate cause of death being heart disease.  He was also suffering from bronchitis.  Mr. Putland was twice married, and leaves a widow and one son.

Hastings and St Leonards Observer - Saturday 05 November 1892
Putland —October 19th, at her residence, 11, Magdalen-terrace, St. Leonards, Jennie, widow of the late H.A. Putland.  Friends kindly accept this intimation.


BK K04

In Loving Memory of

Henry Rufus Putland

Born 10th January 1833

Who died 6th April 1891

It is enough

That Christ know all

Also of


Widow of the above

Who died 29th of October 1892”mary e;izabeth putland”

Aged 53 years.

Burial records give her name as Jane