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Name: Margery Borland

Burial Number: 0748

Gender: Female

Occupation: Nursery Nurse

Born: 09/08/1883

Died: 01/06/1914

Buried: 04/06/1914


Margery was born in Rangoon, the daughter of John Ebenezer and Melita Josephina Manouri Borland. Her father worked for the East India Company. Margery was baptised in Rangoon on 22 Sep. The family returned to England the following year. Melita died in Anerley, Surrey on 19 Feb 1885. In 1888, John married Mary Fox Dugdale. In 1901, Margery and her father sailed for New Zealand on 1 Jan. They returned in May on board “The Runutaka”. Margery trained with the Norland Institute famous for its training of nursery nurses. She divided her time living with her sister Dora and living with her family in Glasgow at 260 West George Street. By 1914 she was ill and was a patient in a nursing home at 52 Lee Terrace, Blackheath. Margery died of tubercular disease of the kidney and uraemia at “Caer Gwent” Wykeham Road, Worthing” Probate sealed in London 10th April 1915. Confirmation of Kenneth Alexander Borland writer. Confirmation granted at Edinburgh 3rd April 1915 to Kenneth Alexander Borland writer, Glasgow, executor nominated in will dated 31st May 1914. Effects £256 18s 5d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 5 Plot: 5

Exact Location (what3words): slide.exam.angel

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



EndowedGrave: Cut grass and keep tidy.


Margery Eunice Borland died June 1st 1914 "Perfect through suffering"

Further Information


Name: Margery Eunice Borland

Gender: Female

Born: 09/08/1883

Town: Rangoon

County: Unknown

Country: Myanmar (formerly Burma)


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 01/06/1914

Cause of death: Tuberculosis; disease of kidney; Uroemia

Address line 1: Caer Gwent

Address line 3: Wykeham Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £256 18 s 5 d

Current value of effects: £15156.00

Census Information


“Bolderwood” Fountain Road, Enfield, Middx.

John aged 45, East India merchant. Mary aged 31. Dora aged 9. Margery aged 7. Mary aged 6.


159 Marina, St Leonards on Sea, Sussex

Margery aged 27, trained nurse with Norland Institute. Dora Melita aged 29, hospital nurse

Miscellaneous Information

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