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Name: John Nisbet

Burial Number: 0767

Gender: Male

Occupation: Corn Factor

Born: 00/00/1826

Died: 14/01/1915

Buried: 16/01/1915


John Nisbet was born  in 1826, to John Nisbet, 33yrs, and Margaret, 32yrs, nee Patterson, of Easington Grange, Belford, Northumberland.

John, 23yrs, married Lucy Sarah Gibson, 21yrs, on 31st May 1850 in Kingston upon Hull.

John was a Corn Factor, (a wholesaler, who buys and sells corn on behalf of others).

They had 8 children, Margaret Graeme b.1852, Lucy Catherine b.1855, Alice Graeme b.1853, Annie Gertrude b. 1860, Isabella Urpath b.1861, Edward Gibson b.1863, Frederick b.1864, and Ralph b.1866. They lived in Bromley, Kent, for over twenty years and when John retired, they moved to Worthing, Sussex, living at 11, Heene Terrace.

John died, aged 88yrs, on 14th January 1915, in Worthing. Probate was granted to Edward Gibson Nisbet, Solicitor, and Thomas Perry, retired Bank Manager. Effects £40714 19s 2d. Value 2021 – £4.2m.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 7 Plot: 3

Exact Location (what3words):

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



20/4/1916 Request by Mrs Nesbitt per Mrs Berkeley Calcutt, 11 Heene Terrace - 5' Vourt Carrarra Marble Cross and bases as selected £14.10s; IHS carved in panel and rubbed York Stone Landings £1.16s.0d.; Inscription of 53 inlaid lead letters to the late John Nisbet 17s.8d.; Fee paid to vicar £6.6s.;


In loving memory of John Nisbet Fell asleep Jan 14th 1915 aged 88 son of John and Margaret Nisbet of Easington Grange, Belford, Northumberland. Also of Lucy Sarah his wife Fell asleep 7th Dec. 1919 aged 90

Further Information


Name: John Nisbet

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1826

Town: Bedford

County: Northamptonshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 31/5/1850

Spouse First Name: Lucy

Spouse Second Name: Sarah

Spouse Last Name: Gibson

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Yorkshire, East Riding

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 14/01/1915

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 11

Address line 3: Heene Terrace

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


Manchester Evening News – January 15th, 1915.

Mr. John Nisbet, Judge of the Voluntary Arbitration Court, Baltic Corn Exchange, who was well known in commercial circles, died at Worthing, today, aged 88.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £40714 19 s 2 d

Current value of effects: £4200000

Census Information


Living at 53, Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent. John Nisbet, 44yrs, Corn Factor, wife, Lucy S. 42yrs, Margaret 19, Alice 18, Lucy 16, Edward 8, Frederick 6, Ralph 4, nephew, Edward Gibson, 31yrs, Barrister, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at 53, Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent. John Nisbet, 54yrs, Corn Factor, wife, Lucy S. 52yrs, Margaret G. 29, Lucy C. 26, Annie G. 21, Isabella U. 20, Edward G. 18, Solicitor’s articled clerk, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at 53, Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent. John Nisbet, 64yrs, Corn Factor, wife, Lucy S. 62yrs, Margaret G. 39, grandchildren, Ralph Parnell 7, Bertha Parnell 4, married daughter, Lucy Calcot, 36yrs, plus 4 domestic servants.


Living at 11, Heene Terrace, Worthing, Sussex. John Nisbet, 74yrs, Retired Corn Factor, Lucy Sarah, 72yrs, Frederick, 36yrs, Surgeon, Lucy Berkley Calcot, widow, 46yrs, living on own means, granddaughter, Pauline Calcot, 11yrs, grandsons, Ralph Parnell, 17yrs, Edward Parnell, 15yrs, plus 4 domestic servants.


Living at 11, Heene Terrace, Worthing, Sussex. John Nisbet, 84yrs, Retired from business, Lucy Sarah, 82yrs, Lucy C. Berkley Calcot, 56yrs, widow, Pauline Berkley Calcot, 21yrs, plus 4 domestic servants.


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