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Name: John Russell

Burial Number: 0198

Gender: Male

Occupation: Surgeon; G.P.;

Born: 23/02/1826

Died: 27/09/1892

Buried: 30/09/1892


John Russell was born in Sunderland, County Durham, in 1831. He studied medicine and became a Surgeon/GP.

John married in 1863, he was 32yrs, his wife was Emily Henderson, 21yrs, also born in Durham. They lived in London, at 72, Warwick Square, where their first child, John Charles was born in 1864. By 1871 they had moved back North and had 3 more children, Una b.1866, William b.1865, and Gilbert b.1868. (Died 1871). A daughter, Vera Naomi, was born in 1873.

After retiring, John and Emily moved to Worthing with their daughter, Vera, 18yrs, living, in 1891, at ‘Waldridge’, Belsize Road.  Emily died, aged 50yrs, on 17th September 1892, and ten days later, John also died, aged 62yrs, on 27th September 1892. Administration was granted to William Russell, Merchant, effects, £2839 9s 10d. Value 2021 – £370K.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SB Row: 1 Plot: 11

Exact Location (what3words): even.hats.flank

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of John Russell who died September 27th 1892 aged 66 and of Emily his wife who died September 17th 1892 aged 51.

Further Information


Name: John Russell

Gender: Male

Born: 23/02/1826

Town: Durham

County: Durham (County Durham)

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 3/2/1863

Spouse First Name: Emily

Spouse Last Name: Henderson

Town of Marriage: Durham

County of Marriage: Durham (County Durham)

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 27/09/1892

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Waldridge

Address line 3: Belsize Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2839 9 s 10 d

Current value of effects: £370000.00

Census Information


Living at 18, Eldon Square, Durham. John Russell, 40yrs, Surgeon in General Practice, wife, Emily, 29yrs, 4 children, John, 7yrs, Una, 5yrs, William, 6yrs, Gilbert, 3yrs, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at 143, Percy Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland. John Russell, 50yrs, General Practitioner, wife, Emily, 39yrs, John, 17yrs, Mining Engineer Trainee, William, 16yrs, Clerk in Chemical Office, Vera N. 8yrs, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at ‘Waldridge’ Belsize Road, Worthing.  John Russell, 60yrs, Surgeon, Emily, 49yrs, Vera N. 18yrs, plus 2 domestic servants.

Miscellaneous Information

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