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Name: Marian Fletcher

Burial Number: 0402

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1824

Died: 25/12/1902

Buried: 29/12/1902


Marian Beard (aka Marion) was born in Bromley, Kent, in 1824, to Nathaniel Beard, Esquire, a Brewer by trade, and Catherine Charlotte Beard. She had four siblings, Nathaniel born 1810, Thomas, William and Margaret Mary born 1820.
On 7th July 1866, aged 42yrs, she married Alexander Pearson Fletcher, at St. Stephen’s, Paddington, he was a 45yr old widower with an 8yr old son, an Actuary by occupation. He later became a Manager and Director of an Insurance Company and after retiring,
Marian and her husband moved to Edenhurst, Belsize Road, Worthing.
Marian died, aged 78yrs, on 25th December 1902.

Researcher: Unknown

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Marian Fletcher

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 2 Plot: 21

Exact Location (what3words): odds.sung.status

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


The grave of Marion youngest daughter of the late Nathaniel Beard Esq. and second wife of Alexander Pearson Fletcher J.P. who died at Edenhurst in this Parish on Christmas day 1902 aged 78 years. Psalm XXXlll-4, Romans Vlll-38,39 Also of Alexander Pearson Fletcher who died December 18th 1907 aged 82 years "Justorum animae sont in manu dei et non tancet illoa tormentum mortis"

Further Information


Name: Marian Fletcher

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1824

Town: Bromley

County: Kent

Country: England


Maiden Name:Beard

Marriage Date: /9/1866

Spouse First Name: Alexander

Spouse Second Name: Pearson

Spouse Last Name: Fletcher

Town of Marriage: Kensington

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 25/12/1902

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Edenhurst

Address line 3: Belsize Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Marian, aged 36 yrs. was staying with her Aunt Harriet Curry, aged 95 yrs. in Freshwater, Isle of Wight. (Harriet Curry died aged 100 yrs in 1866 on the I.O.W.)


Alexander (Occupation – Actuary) and Marian are living at 8, Hillside, Wargrave, Oxford, with 13 yr. old son, Charles, Jane H. Cass, Niece, (20), and 2 servants, Mary Ann Hazlegrove and Fanny Chilton, Housemaid.


Alexander (Occupation – Manager of Insurance Company) and Marian are living at 7, Abercorn Place, Marylebone, with son Charles (23) Student, and 3 servants, Fanny Chilton, Mary Ann Hazelgrove and Frances Westall, Cook. A.P.F. now has J.P. after name.


Alexander and Marian are both 66 yrs. old and he is retired. They have 3 servants, Mary Ann Hazelgrove, Frances Westall and Emily Gosford, Cook.


Alexander and Marian are living at Edenhurst, Belsize Road, Worthing. They have 3 servants, Mary Ann Hazelgrove (59), Emily Gosford (34) and Sarah Collurt (24) Housemaid.

Miscellaneous Information

Grave Inscriptions:
Justorum Animae – Anthem composed by Charles Villiers Stanford 1852-1924
Justorum animae in manu Dei sunt et non tanget illos tormentum mortis.
The souls of the righteous are in the hands of God and the torment of death shall not touch them.
Psalm XXiii-4 RomansViii-38,39
For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.