The History of 41 Sussex Square

Mrs F Pym

More Memories of Earlier Kemp Town published in the Brighton Herald 26th March 1892 by William Baines

Killed in a train crash

A lamentable occurrence took place- I think it now about 30 years ago – connected with 41 Sussex Square. The househad been finished and fitted up for Mr. Francis Pym who was with his family living at Eaton Place. Mr. & Mrs. Pym had just finished furnishing their new house, and were to remove into it on the next day, when as accident happened to the Great Northern express, in which poor Mr. Pym was killed. Hiswidow and family occupied the house for a few years.

To read more Memories of Kemp Town find the Article by Andrew Doig on the Estate page