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Name: Lucy Calcott

Burial Number: 1630

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1855

Died: 18/02/1936

Buried: 21/02/1936

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John Nisbet


Lucy Catherine Berkely Calcott (nee Nisbet) was born in 1855 in Bothwell,  Lanarkshire, Scotland, to John and Lucy Sarah Nisbet (nee Gibson).  Lucy’s Father, John, worked as a Corn Factor for the Baltic Corn Exchange, buying and selling corn on behalf of others. At some point he became a Judge of the Voluntary Arbitration Court of the Corn Exchange, which would involve hearing disputes raised by parties before or after approaching the court of law.  In 1881 Lucy was living with her parents at 53 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent where she met Lewis Berkely Calcott and married him in 1883. Lewis was a Surgeon, and after  passing his final exams with credit he joined his Father as a partner in his Father’s practice.

They had one child called Pauline born 1890 in Oundle, Northamptonshire.

In 1891 Lucy was staying with her parents at 53 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent, but her Husband and Daughter are living at West Street, Oundle, Northamptonshire.


Lucy’s parents retired to Worthing between 1891 and 1899 and lived at 11 Heene Terrace.




Lucy and her Husband also moved to Worthing and lived at Caynham Lodge, Byron Road.

Lewis Berkely Calcott, died on 21st November 1893, aged 38yrs. at home in Worthing.  The cause of death was given as “General Paralysis of the Insane, Convulsions, Coma.”

By 1901 Lucy and her Daughter Pauline had moved back in with Lucy’s parents at 11 Heene Terrace, Worthing. After her parents died, Lucy moved to Caynham, Instow in Devon, where she died on 18th February 1936, she left £3486 16s 1d (£176,609 in 2020) with probate to Pauline Cathcart (Daughter) and her Nephew  Cyril Edward Nisbet (Solicitor)

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 8 Plot: 5

Exact Location (what3words): stale.gazed.soils

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



EndowedGrave: Keep tidy and flowers


Lewis Berkely Calcott born November 16th 1855 taken to paradise November 21st 1893…"with the Righteous for God proved them and found them worthy for Himself" Wisdom 3.5 R.I.P.

Further Information


Name: Lucy Catherine Berkely Calcott

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1855

Town: Bothwell (Lanarkshire)

County: Lanarkshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Nisbet

Marriage Date: //1883

Spouse First Name: Lewis

Spouse Second Name: Berkely

Spouse Last Name: Calcott

Town of Marriage: Bromley

County of Marriage: Kent

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 18/02/1936

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Caynham

Town: Known

County: Devon

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3786 16 s 1 d

Current value of effects: £176609

Census Information


53 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent

John Nisbet (Head) age 44, Lucy S Nisbet (Wife) age 42, Margaret G (Daughter) age 19, Alice (Daughter) age 18, Lucy C (Daughter) age 16, Edward G (Son) age 8, Frederick J (Son) age 6, Ralph W (Son) age 4, Edward G Gibson (Nephew) age 31, plus 3 servants


53 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent

John Nisbet (Head) age 54, Lucy S (Wife) age 52, Margaret Graeme (Daughter) age 29, Lucy Catherine (Daughter) age 26, Annie Gertrude (Daughter) age 21, Isabelle Elspeth (Daughter) age 20, Edward Graeme (Son) age 18, plus 3 servants


53 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent

John Nisbet (Head) age 64, Lucy S (Wife) age 62, Margaret (Daughter) age 39, Lucy C Calcott (Daughter) age 36, Ralf Parnell (Grandson) age 7, Bertha Parnell (Granddaughter) age 4, plus 4 servants


11 Heene Terrace, Worthing, Sussex

John Nisbet (Head) age 74, Lucy Sarah (Wife) age 72, Frederick John (Son) age 36, Lucy Berkely Calcott (Daughter) age 46, Pauline Calcott (Granddaughter) age 11, Ralph Parnell (Grandson) age17, Edward Parnell (Grandson) age 15, plus 4 servants


11 Heene Terrace, Worthing, Sussex

John Nisbet (Head) age 84, Lucy Sarah (Wife) age 82, Lucy Catherine Berkely Calcott (Daughter) age 56, Pauline Berkeley Calcott (Granddaughter) age 21, plus 4 servants


Upyard, Instow, Barnstaple, Devon

Lucy Catherine Berkely Calcott (Head) age 66

Miscellaneous Information

Pauline Calcott, Lucy and Lewis’s Daughter married George Elliot Cathcart in October 1919. George was a Major with the Royal Army Medical  Corp.  He was a medical inspector of recruits and a medical expert with the training. They had 2 children.   He died on 10th September 1930 in London, Pauline died in 1974 in Tiverton, Devon.