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Name: Cecilia Grant

Burial Number: 0881

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private means

Born: 00/00/1846

Died: 17/10/1917

Buried: 20/10/1917


Cecilia was the daughter of Hon. John Stevenson Grant and his wife Emily Frances nee Meadows. She was born in Nassau in the Bahamas, one of seven children. Her father was a merchant, churchman and a member of the Legislative Council of the Bahamas. John was born in Glasgow in 1819 and married Emily in 1845. He died in Nassau in 1871and a fulsome obituary was printed in the Hamilton Advertiser in February of that year. Emily died in 1884. Cecilia’s brother Alexander was born in 1859 in Nassau and worked as a civil engineer in India. He married Georgiana Lys in 1895. When Alexander retired, the family moved to Jersey and then to Worthing. It was here that Alexander died in 1905 and was buried at Heene. Georgiana and her children lived in Longfellow Road after his death along with the two unmarried daughters of John and Emily, Cecilia and Mary Ellen. The two women seem to have spent all their lives abroad possibly in India. Cecilia died on 17th October 1917. Probate was granted on 24th November to Mary Ellen Grant spinster. Effects £881 8s 9d.


Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 10 Plot: 25

Exact Location (what3words): verge.eager.minds

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Further Information


Name: Cecilia Margaret Grant

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1846

Town: Nassau

County: Unknown

Country: Bahamas


Maiden Name: Not applicable

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Information at Death

Date of Death: 17/10/1917

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Vermont"

Address line 3: Longfellow Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £881 8 s 9 d

Current value of effects: £50294.00

Census Information


Vermont, Longfellow Road, Worthing, Sussex

Georgiana E D Grant aged 43, widow, private means. Cecilia M Grant aged 64, sister-in-law, private means. Mary E Grant aged 55, sister-in-law, private means. Alexander J S Grant aged 16, student. George L S Grant aged 13, student. Constance G E Grant aged 11, student. (All British Subjects).

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