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Name: Emma Chalmers

Burial Number: 1114

Gender: Female

Occupation: Wife of Frederick Victor Chalmers

Born: 00/00/1853

Died: 01/03/1923

Buried: 03/03/1923


Emma was born in Adelaide, Australia, the daughter of Frederick William and Emma. She was baptised in Adelaide on 29th September 1853. The following year, the family returned to England, settling in Gravesend, Kent. As a young woman, Emma seemed to have had no occupation. In 1882, she married Frederick Victor Chalmers in West Ham, Essex. The couple lived in Rainford for a while before moving to Wanstead. They had three children, Millicent, Alice and Frederick. By 1911, Frederick had retired and the family moved to Worthing, living in a large house on the north-west corner of Lansdowne and Downview Roads. Frederick died on 22nd February 1913 and was buried at Heene. Emma left her home in 1915 and moved to “Hamilton” in Cowper Road. She died on 1st March 1923. Probate was granted on 18th April to Frederick Zabell Chalmers no occupation, Alice Mary Valentine widow and Harry Stanley Hilbery. Effects £1196 18s 4d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Emma Chalmers

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 1 Plot: 11

Exact Location (what3words): craft.riding.stick

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In memory of Frederick Victor Chalmers died February 22nd 1913 aged 54 years. Also of Emma Amelia widow of Frederick Victor Chalmers died March 1st 1923 aged 69 years

Further Information


Name: Emma Amelia Chalmers

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1853

Town: Known

County: Unknown

Country: Australia


Maiden Name:Zabell

Marriage Date: //1882

Spouse First Name: Frederick

Spouse Second Name: Victor

Spouse Last Name: Chalmers

Town of Marriage: West Ham

County of Marriage: Essex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 01/03/1923

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Hamilton"

Address line 2: Cowper Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1196 18 s 4 d

Current value of effects: £49143.00

Census Information


“Ahoy Cottage” Old Dover Road, Gravesend, Kent.

Frederick aged 45, retired master mariner. Emma aged 33. Henry aged 10. Emma aged 7. Alfred aged 6. Adelbert aged 4. Plus 1 servant.


“The Ferns” Overcliff, Gravesend, Kent.

Emma aged 18, visitor to house of George Muller aged 56, farmer and his wife Eliza.


King’s Road, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey.

Emma aged 27, visitor to house of Christine Taylor aged 67 and her sister Elizabeth Baxter aged 69, independent means.


Eastern Road, Rainford, Essex.

Frederick aged 33, tobacco broker. Emma aged 35. Millicent aged 6. Alice aged 3. Plus a nurse and maid.


“Snaresbrook Hall” Woodford Road, Wanstead, Essex.

Frederick aged 42, tobacco merchant, own means. Emma aged 47. Millicent aged 16. Alice aged 13. Frederick aged 7. Plus a nurse, cook and maid.


“Westcourt” Lansdowne Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Frederick aged 52, living on own means. Emma aged 57. Alice aged 23. Frederick aged 17. Plus a cook and 2 servants.


Living at 16, Cowper Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Emma Amelia Chalmers
Female 1854 67 House Wife
Frederick Isabella Chalmers
Male 1893 28 Engineering Student
Charlotte Rogers
Female 1865 56
Fanny Horide
Female 1856 64

Miscellaneous Information

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