Rev. John Nurse

1808 - 5th Dec 1839

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Rev. John Nurse of Christchurch, Barbados, baptised 24/04/1808 in St George, Barbados, son of Joshua Bushell Nurse (q.v.) and his wife Catharine. He married Emily, daughter of Richard Oliver Smith (q.v.) in Grenada, 11/05/1835. They had at least three children born in Barbados, the last one baptised in January 1840. John died in Bridgetown, Barbados, 05/12/1839.

By 1851 Emily had moved to England where she was living at 8 Leicester Place, Clifton, Gloucestershire, with her children Emily and John. "Emily, widow of the Rev. John Nurse, of the Island of Barbados, West Indies" died 27/12/1880.

Sources

T71/898 Barbados claim no. 3295 (Kirton Estate); Familysearch.org batch nos. C51385-1, C51393-1. C51395-4 and C51395-6. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette 15/08/1835 p. 2 and 01/02/1840 p. 3. Standard 04/01/1881, Issue 17616 p. 1.

We are grateful to John Clarke for his assistance in compiling this entry.


Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic
Spouse
Emily Smith
Children
Emily Catherine (1837-), Charles Lloyd (1838-), John (1839-)
Occupation
Clergyman

Associated Claims (1)

£137 16S 8D
Awardee

Relationships (4)

Son → Father
Brothers
Brothers
Son-in-law → Father-in-law

Addresses (1)

Barbados