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Name: Emma Alexander

Burial Number: 1534

Gender: Female

Occupation: Nurse

Born: 00/00/1848

Died: 26/03/1932

Buried: 31/03/1932


Emma’s name was registered as Emma Elizabeth Morley Hazell but she was always known as “Nina”. She was born in Cambridge, the daughter of John and Elizabeth. Her father was a carpenter. John died in 1852 and Elizabeth in 1854. One of the sons was sent into the Navy and Emma was sent to an orphan school in Ham, Surrey. By 1871, Emma was working as a nurse for a physician in Richmond, Surrey. She stayed in touch with the family as records show that she was visiting them in Brighton in 1881. On 25th August 1888, Emma married Brandon Michael Alexander at Brompton Oratory in Kensington. Brandon was from a Jewish family in Bristol and worked as a barrister. In 1894, he converted to the Catholic faith. The couple moved to Worthing, living firstly in Crescent Road and then in Downview Road. They had no children. Brandon died in 1918. For a while, Emma lived in Bath but returned to Worthing in 1921. She died at “Marcina” in Downview Road on 26th March 1932. Probate was granted on 14th June to William Alfred White bank manager. Effects £6057 12s 4d. Re-sworn £5707 12s 4d. Re-sworn £5881 10s 9d.

“Marcina” became a private hotel in 1933 and was sold in 1958.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 3 Plot: 10

Exact Location (what3words): poem.unless.sheets

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Also of his widow Emma Nina Morley Alexander died March 26th 1932 aged 83 years

Further Information


Name: Emma Nina Morley Alexander

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1848

Town: Cambridge

County: Cambridgeshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Hazell

Marriage Date: 25/8/1888

Spouse First Name: Brandon

Spouse Second Name: Michael

Spouse Last Name: Alexander

Town of Marriage: Kensington

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 26/03/1932

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Marcina"

Address line 3: Downview Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £5861 10 s 9 d

Current value of effects: £268371.00

Census Information


Bradmore Street, Cambridge.

John aged 40, carpenter. Elizabeth aged 35. Harriet aged 16, house servant. Thomas aged 10. William aged 8. John aged 6. Charles aged 4. Emma aged 3. Richard aged 1 month. Eliza Watts aged 50, nurse.


The Orphan Home, Ham Common, Surrey.

Emma aged 12, pupil at home run by Charlotte Wood and Emma Thompson.



Dynevor House, Richmond, Surrey.

Emma aged 23, nurse in house of Richard Hassell, physician and family.


33 St Michael’s Road, Brighton.

Emma aged 33, visitor to home of the Hassell family.


“Villa La Cava” Crescent Road, Worthing.

Brandon aged 49, barrister at law. Nina aged 37. John Morley aged 41, visitor, architect. George Donnell aged 39, visitor, own means. Plus 2 servants.


“Marcina” Downview Road, Worthing.

Brandon aged 65, retired barrister. Nina aged 40. Plus 2 servants.


“Marcina” Downview Road Worthing.

Brandon aged 72, retired barrister. Nina aged 52. Plus 2 servants.


Visitor at 188, Friern Road, Dulwich, Camberwell, London & Surrey.

Frederick Charles Palmer
Male 1879 41 Newington, United Kingdom
Janet Palmer
Female 1881 40 Kennington, London, England Home Duties
Muriel Gertrude Janet Palmer
Female 1908 12 Camberwell, London, England
Frank Percy Shuckard
Male 1845 76 Chelsea, London, England Law Clerk
Margaret Shuckard
Female 1843 78 Lambeth, London, England
Emma Alexander
Female 1847 74 Wickham Market, Suffolk, England Home Duties

Miscellaneous Information

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