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Name: Esther Barker

Burial Number: 1791

Gender: Female

Born: 20/5/1883

Died: 03/07/1945

Buried: 07/07/1945


Esther Clare Morley was born on 20th May 1883 in Cambridge, she was the eldest child of Felix Wilson Morley, 28yrs, Organist and Teacher of Music, and Sarah Morley, nee Smith, 31yrs. By 1891 Esther, aged 7yrs, had five younger siblings, Rachel 6, Bernard 5, Vincent 3, Adela 2, and Denys 6 months.
Esther continued to live with her parents until her marriage in 1913, aged 30yrs, to Frederick Rowland Barker, widower, aged 60yrs, and lived with him in Worthing, Sussex, until his death in 1922.
Esther later moved to Hove, near Brighton, and in 1939 was living at 32, Selborne Road, Hove, with her sisters, Rachel Morley, unmarried, and Adela Walton, widowed. She died on 3rd July 1945, aged 62yrs, at 45, Cromwell Road, Hove.

Researcher: Unknown

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Esther Barker

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 9 Plot: 14

Exact Location (what3words): twice.loudly.trap

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Esther Clare who died July 3rd 1945 and of her husband Frederick Rowland Barker M.B.E. Lond. Lieut- Colonel R.A.M.C. retired who died January 20th 1922 Turco-Servian, Turco-Russian and S.African wars.

Further Information


Name: Esther Clare Barker

Gender: Female

Born: 20/5/1883

Town: Unknown

County: Cambridgeshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Morley

Marriage Date: //1913

Spouse First Name: Frederick

Spouse Second Name: Rowland

Spouse Last Name: Barker

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: Unknown

Information at Death

Date of Death: 03/07/1945

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 45

Address line 3: Cromwell Road

Town: Brighton

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £20392 9 s 1 d

Current value of effects: £885000

Census Information


Felix W. Morley, 35yrs, Teacher of Music, wife, Sarah, 38yrs, 6 children, Esther7, Rachel 6, Bernard 5, Vincent 3, Adela 2, Denys 6 months, living at 4, Maid’s Causeway, Cambridge. They employed 1 domestic servant.


Felix W. Morley, 45yrs, Organist and Music Composer, wife, Sarah, 48yrs, Esther 17, Rachel 16, Adela 12, Denys 10, living at 98, Hills Road, Cambridge, plus 1 domestic servant.


Felix W. Morley, 55yrs, College Organist and Teacher of Music, Sarah, 58yrs, 3 daughters, all single, Esther 27, Rachel 26, and Adela 22, living at 34, Station Road, Cambridge, plus 1 domestic servant.


Esther C. Barker, widow, of 32, Selborne Road, Hove, sisters, Rachel Morley and Adela Walton, widow.

Miscellaneous Information

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