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Name: Mary Fisher

Burial Number: 1853

Gender: Female

Occupation: Private Means

Born: 2/4/1861

Died: 22/2/1953

Buried: 27/02/1953


Mary Anne was born in Bethnal Green, daughter of Thomas and Mary Anne. Her father was an umbrella manufacturer. By 1865, the family had moved to Stratford in Essex closer to Thomas’s business in West Ham. Mary Anne was close to her siblings Frederick, Annie, Beatrice and Nellie and lived with them all her life.  By 1891, Thomas had died and his son Frederick took over the business. The family moved to Wanstead and then to South Woodford. Mary Anne Snr died before 1911. By the start of World War I, Mary Anne and her siblings had moved to Worthing, living at “Seabank” in Manor Road until the end of the war. They then moved to 73 Marine Parade before finally settling at “Talybont”, 7 Shakespeare Road. The women took an active role in local life, supporting local charities and worshipping at Holy Trinity Church in Shelley Road. They also helped at the annual Heene Summer Fair. Mary Anne’s sister Annie was the first to die in 1927. Her brother Frederick died in 1942. The sisters moved to 24 Wordsworth Road, where Mary Anne died on 22 February 1953. No Probate. The surviving sisters Nellie and Beatrice continued to live in Wordsworth Road where Nellie died in 1955. Beatrice moved to “Ashmount” in Southey Road and died in 1957. The youngest sister Florence was the only one to marry. She moved to Shakespeare Road about 1945 and died in 1950. She is buried in Durrington Cemetery.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NB Row: 18 Plot: 3

Exact Location (what3words): record.sheet.modes

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Annie Fisher who was called home 20th June 1927 "For of such is the Kingdom of God" Also of her brother Frederick Thomas Fisher 26th July 1942 "Peace perfect Peace" And of their sister Mary Fisher 22nd Feb 1953 "At rest" And of Nellie Fisher died 6th May 1955 And of Beatrice Mary Fisher died 28th June 1957

Further Information


Name: Mary Anne Fisher

Gender: Female

Born: 2/4/1861

Town: Bethnal Green

County: Middlesex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 22/2/1953

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 24

Address line 3: Wordsworth 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


Lingfield Villa, West Ham
Thomas aged 40, Manufacturing Merchant. Mary A aged 42. Mary Anne aged 9. Annie aged 8. Beatrice aged 5. Frederick aged 4. Nelly aged 2. Plus 1 servant.


197 Romford Road, West Ham
Thomas aged 51, umbrella manufacturer. Mary Ann aged 52. Mary Ann aged 19. Annie aged 18. Maude Beatrice aged 15. Nelly aged 12. Florence aged 9. Elizabeth Fished aged 59, sister. Plus 2 servants.


197 Romford Road, West Ham.
Mary A aged 60, widow, own means. Mary Ann aged 29. Annie aged 28. Maude B aged 25. Frederick T aged 24, umbrella manufacturer. Nelly aged 21. Florence aged 18. Plus 1 cook and 1 servant.


“Ardlin” Woodford Road, Wanstead, Essex.
Mary Anne aged 69, own means. Mary A aged 36. Annie aged 34. Maude B aged 32. Frederick aged 30, own means. Nelly aged 28. Plus 1 cook and 1 servant.


“Powers Croft” Woodford Road, South Woodford, Essex.
Frederick aged 40, private means. Mary Anne aged 46. Beatrice aged 42. Nelly aged 38. Plus 1 cook and 1 servant.


7 Shakespeare Road, Worthing, Sussex

Birth dates incorrect on the census

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Mary Fisher
Female 1873 47 London, Middlesex, England None
Annie Fisher
Female 1876 45 London, Middlesex, England None
Beatrice Fisher
Female 1878 43 Essex, England None
Frederick Thomas Fisher
Male 1879 41 Essex, England None
Nellie Fisher
Female 1883 38 Essex, England None


7 Shakespeare Road, Worthing

Frederick T Fisher: Private means. Mary A Fisher: Private means. Beatrice M Fisher: Private means. Nellie Fisher: Private means.

(The dates of birth given do not tally with previous records. Several years have been removed from their ages).

Miscellaneous Information

1914 Frederick and his four sisters were living at “Seabank” Manor Road, Worthing.

1918 Living at 73 Marine Parade, Worthing.

1924 Living at “Talybont” 7 Shakespeare Road, Worthing.