Fanny Absolam

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 09/06/2020
© Christine Gambles

Fanny Absalom



Fanny was born in Newbury and was the daughter of Charles and Eliza Absalom (nee Knight) who married in St Edmund Salisbury Wiltshire on the 29th June1825.

Fanny’s mother died aged 34 in 1838 and was buried at St Nicolas Newbury.

Charles was a Grocer and the family lived in the Lamb and Flag Yard Newbury in 1841 and Bartholomew Street in 1851. In 1861 Fanny was visiting her cousin James Absalom and his family in Bartholomew Street.

Fanny died aged 31 in 1862 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery in September (NBI records burial date 10th Sept NRC Burial Accounts records burial date 9th Sept).

Her father died aged 70 in 1867 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 2nd January.


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