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Name: Harriet Green

Burial Number: 0574

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1857

Died: 13/11/1905

Buried: 16/11/1908


Harriet Elizabeth Alice Palmer was born in St. Johns Wood, London, she was baptised on 26th April 1857; she was the daughter of Joseph Nottingham Palmer, 42yrs, Australian Merchant, and Sarah Ann, 26yrs, nee Howorth. Harriet (known as Alice) had 3 siblings, Ernest, b.1855, William, b.1859, and Arthur, b.1860.

On 2nd October1879, Harriet, 23yrs, married Herbert Ernest Green, 25yrs, at St. Mark, St. Johns Wood, he was a gentleman of independent means. They lived in Buckinghamshire and their son, Herbert Bernard, was born in 1881, later, 2 daughters were born, Violet, in 1890, and Vera, in 1894.

In 1891 the family were in Brighton, Sussex, in 1901 they were in Sydenham, Kent, finally settling in Worthing, Sussex, where they lived at Ellesmere, Gratwicke Road.

Harriet died on 13th November 1908, aged 51yrs. Probate was granted to her husband, effects, £459 9s 9d. Value 2022 – £59K.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 1 Plot: 5

Exact Location (what3words): amount.coats.cabin

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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To the dear memory of Harriet Elizabeth Alice the beloved wife of Herbert E.B. Green who passed to her rest November 13th 1905 "In Peace" Also in memory of Herbert Ernest Bernard Green who died December 25th 1922 aged 65 years "Love thinketh no evil" Also in loving memory of Herbert Bernard Green 16th Battalion Canadian Scottish, killed in action near Ypres, Belgium April 23rd 1915 aged 34. Only son of H.E.B. Green and H.E.A. Green "Pro Patria"

Further Information


Name: Harriet Elizabeth Alice Green

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1857

Town: St Johns Wood

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name:Palmer

Marriage Date: 2/10/1879

Spouse First Name: Herbert

Spouse Second Name: Ernest

Spouse Last Name: Green

Town of Marriage: St Johns Wood

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 13/11/1905

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Ellesmere

Address line 3: Gratwicke Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £459 9 s 9 d

Current value of effects: £59000

Census Information


Living at St. John’s Terrace, Marylebone, Middlesex. Joseph N. Palmer, 46yrs, Australian Merchant, wife, Sarah, 30yrs, 4 children, Ernest, 6yrs, Alice, 4yrs, William, 2yrs, Arthur, 1yr.


Living at Beech Field House, Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire. Herbert E. Green, Hd. 26yrs, private gentleman, wife, Harriet E.A., 24yrs, plus 3 domestic servants.


Lodging at 129, Kings Road, Brighton, Sussex. Harriet White, Hd. s. 40yrs, Manageress, boarder, W.H. Palmer, 32yrs, living on own means, wife, Margaret, 34yrs, lodger, Herbert Ernest Green, 36yrs, living on own means, wife, Harriet E.A., 36yrs, son, Herbert, 9yrs, daughter, Violet, 5months, plus 5 domestic servants.


Living at 5, Sydenham Avenue, Beckenham, Kent. Herbert E. Green, Hd. 46yrs, living on own means, wife, H. E. Alice, 44yrs, son, Herbert Bernard, 19yrs, daughters, Violet, 10yrs, Vera, 7yrs, plus 5 domestic servants.

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