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Name: Edith Knapp-Fisher

Burial Number: 1706

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private means. Daughter of George Knapp-Fisher.

Born: 00/00/1862

Died: 08/09/1939

Buried: 12/09/1939


Edith was born in Little Bowden, Northamptonshire, the daughter of George and Elizabeth. She was baptised in Market Harborough in 1862. Edith was close to her family and lived with two of her sisters Caroline and Marian all her life. By 1871, the family were living in Marylebone at 23 Cavendish Road which was their home until George died in 1921. Elizabeth died in 1907 and the three sisters took over the running of the home for their father. After George died, Marion and Edith spent some time in Australia. They returned home in 1923, giving their address as 21 Dean’s Yard, Westminster. Their sister Caroline died at “Caer Gwent” in Worthing in 1927. Between 1930 and 1938, the two sisters lived at 59 Alexandra Road, Hampstead and then in 1939  moved to Worthing, living at 24 St Botolph’s Road. Edith died on 8th September 1939. Probate was granted on 26th October to Algernon Fisher member of London Stock Exchange and James Stanley Knapp-Fisher publisher. Effects £1896 2s 10d. Marian died in 1942 and was buried beside her sister.

Another relative Marjorie Knapp-Fisher, a niece, lived in Forest Road, Worthing. She was a missionary who worked in South Africa. Her nephew Edward was Bishop of Pretoria.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 4 Plot: 2

Exact Location (what3words): dined.rainy.bride

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Edith Knapp-Fisher died 8th September 1939 aged 77

Further Information


Name: Edith Knapp-Fisher

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1862

Town: Little Bowden

County: Northamptonshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 08/09/1939

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 24

Address line 2: St Botolph's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1896 2 s 10 d

Current value of effects: £74624.00

Census Information


23 Cavendish Road, Marylebone.

George aged 41, solicitor. Elizabeth aged 41. George aged 15. Elizabeth aged 14. Caroline aged 13. Marian aged 10. Edith aged 9. Edward aged 6. Stanley aged 4. Eveline aged 2. Reginald aged 4 months. Plus a nurse, cook and 2 servants.


40 Shaftesbury Road, Portsmouth.

Edith aged 19, staying with her cousin Florence at the house of her uncle John Francis, retired surgeon and family.


23 Cavendish Road, Marylebone.

George aged 61, solicitor. Elizabeth aged 61. Caroline aged 33. Marian aged 30. Edith aged 29. Edward aged 26, solicitor. Reginald aged 20, student of divinity. Plus a cook and 3 servants.


23 Cavendish Road, Marylebone.

George aged 71, solicitor. Elizabeth aged 71. Caroline aged 43. Marian aged 40. Edith aged 29. Eveline aged 32. Helen Jerwood aged 21, visitor. Plus a cook and 1 servant.


23 Cavendish Road, West Marylebone.

George aged 81, widower, solicitor. Caroline aged 53, private means. Marian aged 50, private means. Edith aged 49, private means. Plus a cook and 2 servants.


23 Cavendish Road, St. John’s Wood, London

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
George Henry Knapp Fisher
M 1829 91 Coulston, Wiltshire, England Solicitor Retired
Caroline Susanna Knapp Fisher
F 1858 63 Little Bowden, Northamptonshire Home Duties
Marion Rebekah Fisher
F 1860 61 Northamptonshire, England Home Duties
Edith Knapp Fisher
F 1861 59 Northamptonshire, England Home Duties
Algeson Fisher
M 1872 48 London, London, England Stock Broker Employer
Charles Reginald De Martin
M 1901 19 London, London, England Stock Exchange Clerk Clerkett & Co Stock Brokers
Eva Victoria Maude Soutar
F 1882 38 London, London, England Servant Private

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