1859 - 1950

Marian Gardiner, was born in Southtown, then in Suffolk, in late 1859, daughter of William Gardiner, a newspaper editor, who was born at Queen's County in Ireland, and his wife Elizabeth née Richardson, who married at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk in 1858. In 1871, Marian was an 11 year old, living at Buckingham Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire with her parents, 43 year old William and 40 year old Elizabeth, and Marian's younger sibling, 9 year old Ethelina, also born at Southtown. In 1881, her father William, was a managing editor living at 49 Parchment Street, Winchester, Hampshire with his wife and two daughter, when Marian was described as a 20 year old 'artist book illustrator (engraver)', probably working in her father's business, wife Elizabeth was a 50 year old 'journalist newspaper writer' and daughter Ethelina a 'sub-editor'. In 1891, Marian was a 31 year old 'governess', in the family of 58 year old widow, Caroline Tristan and her family, at 'Alumhurst', Alumhurst Road, Christchurch, Hampshire but by 1901, a 41 year old hospital nurse, living at 29 Surrey Street, Norwich. She was of 'Oakhurst', Fakenham Road, Taverham, Norfolk when she died at The Nursing Home, Constitution Hill, Norwich on 7 March 1950, aged 90, she was unmarried.

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