Female portrait placeholder image

Name: Emma Fisher

Burial Number: 1202

Gender: Female

Occupation: Wife of William Fisher

Born: 00/00/1849

Died: 27/07/1925

Buried: 30/07/1925


Emma was born in Stamford, Lincolnshire, the daughter of Thomas and Sarah. She was baptised at Stamford on 17th February 1850. Her father was a railway plate layer. By 1851, the family had moved to Easton on the Hill in Northamptonshire. Emma married William Fisher, a school master on 11th January 1877 in Easton. Emma had been a servant in William’s house in Islington. The couple moved to Birkenhead and then to Handsworth in Staffordshire where William took up a post as science master at Aston Grammar School. They had no children. After William’s retirement in 1913, they moved to Worthing living at “Landour” 14 Winchester Road. William died on 26th August 1924. Emma died the following year on 27th July. Probate was granted on 29th September to Kate Pulham, wife of James Robert Pulham and Robert William Charles solicitor. Effects £3967 5s 3d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 8 Plot: 22

Exact Location (what3words): remedy.casual.booth

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of my dear husband William Fisher M.A., B.Sc., who fell asleep 27th August 1924 "I have fought a good fight, i have finished my course, I have kept faith" also of Emma Fisher his widow who fell asleep 27th July 1925

Further Information


Name: Emma Fisher

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1849

Town: Stamford

County: Lincolnshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Smith

Marriage Date: 11/01/1877

Spouse First Name: William

Spouse Last Name: Fisher

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Northamptonshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 27/07/1925

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 14

Address line 2: Winchester Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3967 5 s 3 d

Current value of effects: £162890.00

Census Information


Bailey Gate, Easton on the Hill, Northants.

Thomas aged 44, railway plate layer. Sarah aged 42. Samuel aged 11. Betsy aged 6. Walter aged 4. Emma aged 2.


Vigo House, Easton on the Hill, Northants.

Thomas aged 52, plate layer. Sarah aged 50. Samuel aged 22, accountant. Walter aged 14. Emma aged 12. Oliver aged 9. Elizabeth aged 7.


Wedmore House, Holloway Road, Islington.

Frederick aged 47, income derived from property, foreign stock etc. Margaret aged 28. William aged 19, undergraduate. Edmund aged 16, engaged in warehouse. Margaret aged 7. Alice aged 3. Emma Smith aged 22, domestic servant. Plus a cook and nursemaid.


4 Woodchurch Road, Birkenhead, Cheshire.

William aged 29, teacher. Emma aged 31.


Weston Villa, Birchfield Road, Handsworth, Staffs.

William aged 39, teacher of science. Emma aged 39. Plus 1 servant.


71 St Peter’s Road, Handsworth, Staffs.

William aged 49, school master. Emma aged 49.


163 Holly Road, Handsworth, Staffs.

William aged 59, school master. Emma aged 59. Lodging with Ada Rogers aged 45.

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.