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Name: Francis Manby

Burial Number: 0960

Gender: Male

Occupation: Actuary

Born: 02/02/1846

Died: 20/08/1919

Buried: 23/08/1919


Francis was born on 2nd February 1846 in Coventry Warwickshire to George and Hannah Manby. Francis’s Father George worked as a Chemist, and the family lived at 112 Holy Rhood, Southampton.

Francis married Emma Sophia Brough on 21st August 1884 at Newington Surrey. Emma was also known as Ethel.

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.

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 Francis 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 Harmer 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: Francis Harmer Manby

Gender: Male

Born: 02/02/1846

Town: Coventry

County: Warwickshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 21/8/1884

Spouse First Name: Emma

Spouse Second Name: Sophia

Spouse Last Name: Brough

Town of Marriage: Newington

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 20/08/1919

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Wensum Lodge

Town: Carshalton

County: Surrey

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £530 10 s d

Current value of effects: £41431

Census Information


112 High Street, Holyrood, Southampton

George Manby (Head) age 33, Hannah (Wife) age 39, Francis H (Son) age 5, Walter E (Son) age 3, plus 3 servants


112 High Street, Holy Rhood, Southampton

George Manby (Head) age 46, Hannah (Wife) age 50, Francis H (Son) age 15, Walter E (Son) age 13, Sarah Starmer (Sister in Law) age 52, Ellen Bond (Niece) age 18 plus 1 servant


112 High Street, Holy Rhood, Southampton

Hannah Manby (Wife) age 59, Francis H (Son) age 25, Walter E (Son) age 23, Emma A (Son’s Wife) age 27, plus 1 servant


6 Cornwell Street Westminster London

Francis H Manby lodger


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 Manby (Father) age 71, Hannah Manby (Mother) age 80, 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, Muriel (Daughter) age 9, plus 2 servants


West View, Heene Road, Worthing Sussex

Frank Manby (Head) age 64, Harold (Son) age 25, Reginald (Son) age 24, Muriel (Daughter) age 19, plus 1 servant

Miscellaneous Information

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