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Name: Ralph Nisbet

Burial Number: 0230

Gender: Male

Born: 16/06/1866

Died: 05/01/1894

Buried: 09/01/1894


Ralph William Nisbet was born in 1866, in Islington, London, to a wealthy family, father, John Nisbet, being a Corn Trader, living at 29, Canonbury Park North. He was born on 16th June 1866 and baptised on 18th November at St. Stephen, Canonbury Road.
In 1871 the family lived in Bromley, Kent, at 53 Widmore Road, Ralph William aged 4yrs was one of 6 children, Margaret 19, Alice 18, Lucy 16, Edward 8 and Frederick 6.
Ralph William, in 1881, aged 14yrs, was at boarding school in Sherborne, Dorset. He died on 5th January 1894, at the home of his parents, 11, Heene Terrace, Worthing, aged 27yrs. He was unmarried and of independent means.
His death certificate gave the cause of death as “Pulmonary Tuberculosis 1 year, Haemorrhage”

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 7 Plot: 5

Exact Location (what3words): solo.battle.cheat

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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in loving memory of Ralph William Nisbet born June 16th 1866. Fell asleep 9th January 1904 "Fear not for I have redeemed Thee" Isaiah 43 v. 1

Further Information


Name: Ralph William Nisbet

Gender: Male

Born: 16/06/1866

Town: Islington

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 05/01/1894

Cause of death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis 1 year, Haemorrhage

Address line 2: 11

Address line 3: Heene Terrace

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


John Nisbet, 44yrs, Corn Trader, and wife, Lucy, 42yrs, have six children: Margaret 19, Alice 18, Lucy 16, Edward 8, Frederick 6 and Ralph 4. Nephew, Edward Gibson, Barrister, 31yrs, and 3 domestic servants made up the household at 53, Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent.


Ralph William, 14yrs, and Frederick John, 16yrs, were boarders at King’s School, Sherborne, Dorset.


Frederick John Nisbet, 36yrs, Surgeon, living at 11, Heene Terrace, Worthing, with parents, John, 74yrs, retired Corn Factor, Lucy 72yrs, widowed sister, Lucy Calcot, 46yrs, and 3 cousins, Pauline, Ralph and Edward. They employed 4 domestic servants.

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