Portrait of Ethel Manby

Name: Ethel Manby

Burial Number: 0637

Gender: Female

Born: 28/11/1860

Died: 22/03/1911

Buried: 25/03/1911


Ethel Sophia Manby (nee Brough) also known as Emma, was born on 28th November 1860 in Camberwell London to Thomas and Sarah Brough. Thomas worked as a fishmonger in 1861, then by 1871 he was working as a clerk. The family lived at 66 Kings Street, Southwark, London

Ethel married Francis Harmer Manby on the 21st August 1884 in Newington Surrey.

The couple had 3 children-

Harold Francis George Manby born 1885 Fulham London died 1937 Battersea London

Reginald Lyndsay Manby born 1887 Fulham London died 1968 Surrey

Muriel Pernell Manby born 1892 Fulham London died 1955 Worthing

In 1891 the family are living at 1 Napier Avenue, Wensum House, Fulham, London. Francis is working as an Actuary. The family continued to live in Napier Avenue, until 1911 when they moved to West View, Heene Road, Worthing, Sussex. Francis has now retired.

Ethel died 22nd March 1911 in Worthing Sussex

Francis died on 20th August 1919 and left £530 10s (£41,431.00 in 2020) with Probate to Harold Francis George Manby and Reginald Lyndsay Manby (Sons)


Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Ethel Manby

Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 5 Plot: 11

Exact Location (what3words): laws.boil.ties

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


Sacred to the memory of Ethel dearly loved wife of Francis Harmer Manby born Nov 28th 1860 died March 22nd 1911. Also of Francis Hamer Manby born February 2nd 1846 died August 20th 1919 "Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God" R.I.P.

Further Information


Name: Ethel Sophia Manby

Gender: Female

Born: 28/11/1860

Town: Camberwell

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name:Brough

Marriage Date: 21/8/1884

Spouse First Name: Francis

Spouse Second Name: Harmer

Spouse Last Name: Manby

Town of Marriage: Newington

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 22/03/1911

Cause of death: Unknown

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


66 Kings road, Southwark, London

Thomas Brough (Head) age 32, Sarah  (Wife) age 39, Elizabeth  (Daughter) age 8, George (Son) age 4, Thomas (Son) age 2, Emma  (Daughter) age 4 months, plus 1 servant


66 Kings Road Southwark London

Thomas Brough (Head) age 44, Sarah  (Wife) age 49, Elizabeth (Daughter) 18, George (Son) age 14, Thomas (Son) age 12, Emma (Daughter) age 10, Francis (Son) age 7,


7 Brunswick Villas Lambeth London

Thomas Brough (Head) age 53, Sarah (Wife) age 59, Elizabeth (Daughter) age 28, Thomas (Son) age 22, Emma (Daughter) age 20, Francis (Son) age 17,


1 Napier Avenue, Wensum House, Fulham, London

Frank Manby (Head) age 45, Ethel (Wife) age 30, Harold (Son) age 5, Reginald (Son) age 4, George (Father) age 72, plus 2 servants


1 Napier Avenue, Fulham, London

Frank Manby (Head) age 55, Ethel (Wife) age 40, Harold (Son) age 15, Reginald (Son) age 14, Murial (Daughter) age 9, plus 1 servant

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.