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Name: Marian Knapp-Fisher

Burial Number: 1752

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private means. Daughter of George Knapp-Fisher.

Born: 01/06/1860

Died: 13/06/1942

Buried: 18/06/1942


Marian was born in Little Bowden, Northamptonshire, the daughter of George and Elizabeth. Her father was a solicitor. Together with her sisters Caroline and Edith, she spent most of her life with her father until his death in 1921. By 1871, the family were living in Marylebone. After Elizabeth’s death in 1907, the three sisters continued to manage the house for their father. After his death in 1921, they moved to 21 Dean’s Yard, Westminster. Marian and Edith visited Western Australia in 1923. From 1926 until 1938, the sisters lived at 59 Alexandra Road, Hampstead. Caroline died at “Caer Gwent” in Wykeham Road, Worthing in 1927. Marian and Edith moved to Worthing in 1939, living at 24 St Botolph’s Road. Edith died in 1939. Marian died on 13th June 1942. Probate was granted on 25th July to Algernon Fisher member of London Stock Exchange. Effects £1896 12s.

The sister’s niece Marjorie Knapp-Fisher was a missionary in South Africa. Her home was in Forest Road, Worthing. She died in 1961. Another relative was Edward Knapp-Fisher, who was Bishop of Pretoria.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 4 Plot: 2

Exact Location (what3words): dined.rainy.bride

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


in loving memory of Edith Knapp-Fisher died 8th September 1939 aged 77

Further Information


Name: Marian Rebekah Knapp-Fisher

Gender: Female

Born: 01/06/1860

Town: Little Bowden

County: Northamptonshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 13/06/1942

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 24

Address line 2: St Botolph's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £1896 12 s d

Current value of effects: £67427.00

Census Information


St Mary’s, Northampton Road, Little Bowden, Northamptonshire.

George aged 31, solicitor. Elizabeth aged 31. George aged 5. Elizabeth aged 4. Caroline aged 3. Frederick aged 2. Marian aged 6 months. Plus a nurse, cook and 2 servants.


23 Cavendish Road, Marylebone.

George aged 41, solicitor. Elizabeth aged 41. George aged 15. Elizabeth aged 14. Caroline aged 13. Marian aged 10. Edith aged 9. Edward aged 6. Stanley aged 4. Eveline aged 2. Reginald aged 4 months. Plus a nurse, cook and 2 servants.


23 Cavendish Road, Marylebone.

George aged 51, solicitor. Elizabeth aged 51. Caroline aged 23. Marian aged 20. Edith aged 19. Edward aged 16. Reginald aged 10. Plus 1 cook and 3 servants.

(Edith was staying with her uncle in Portsmouth).


23 Cavendish Road, Marylebone.

George aged 61, solicitor. Elizabeth aged 61. Caroline aged 33. Marian aged 30. Edith aged 29. Edward aged 26, solicitor. Reginald aged 20, student of divinity. Plus a cook and 3 servants.


23 Cavendish Road, Marylebone.

George aged 71, solicitor. Elizabeth aged 71. Caroline aged 43. Marian aged 40. Edith aged 39. Eveline aged 32. Helen Jerwood aged 21, visitor. Plus 1 cook and 1 servant.


23 Cavendish Road, West Marylebone.

George aged 81, widower, solicitor. Caroline aged 53, private means. Marian aged 50, private means. Edith aged 49, private means. Plus a cook and 2 servants.


23 Cavendish Road, St John’s Wood, London

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
George Henry Knapp Fisher
M 1829 91 Coulston, Wiltshire, England Solicitor Retired
Caroline Susanna Knapp Fisher
F 1858 63 Little Bowden, Northamptonshire Home Duties
Marion Rebekah Fisher
F 1860 61 Northamptonshire, England Home Duties
Edith Knapp Fisher
F 1861 59 Northamptonshire, England Home Duties
Algeson Fisher
M 1872 48 London, London, England Stock Broker Employer
Charles Reginald De Martin
M 1901 19 London, London, England Stock Exchange Clerk Clerkett & Co Stock Brokers
Eva Victoria Maude Soutar
F 1882 38 London, London, England Servant Private


24 St Botolph’s Road, Worthing.

Marian Knapp-Fisher: private means. Betty Pointing: assistant nurse.

Miscellaneous Information

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