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Susan Margaret Wetherell 1840-1911

Susan Margaret Wetherell
Born: 1840 Bloomsbury, London
Died: 1911
Nathan Wetherell 1808-1887
Susan Gould 1805-1879
Ellen Lydia Richarda Wetherell 1843-1915
Harriet Elizabeth Wetherell 1847-1921
Jonathan George Norton Darby 1829-1878

Susan Margaret Wetherell was born on 5 March 1840 at Bloomsbury in London, the daughter of Nathan Wetherell 1808-1887 and his wife née Susan Gould 1805-1879. She was baptised on 11 May 1840 in Old St. Pancras Church in London.

On 31 March 1869 she was married to Jonathan George Norton Darby at Ticehurst in Sussex. He was born on 10 September 1829, the eldest son of George Darby MP 1796-1878 and his wife née Maria Homfray, and baptised on 10 September 1829 at Warbleton in Sussex. He was educated at Christ Church College Oxford, graduating Master of Arts, and became a barrister-at-law.

They had no children.

Jonathan George Norton Darby died on 17 March 1870 aged only 40 years, and was buried at Warbleton.

In 1871 the widowed Susan Margaret Darby was living at 39 Westbourne Park Road in London. With her was her aunt-in-law Miss Sarah Darby aged 76 and two female domestic servants. In 1881 she was living with her father at Pashley House at Ticehurst in Sussex.

By 1891 she and her unmarried sister Harriet had inherited Pashley House, and were living there together with a cook, parlour maid, housemaid, lady's maid, kitchen maid, under housemaid, and house boy. Visiting them when the census was taken was her widowed aunt Ellen Egerton, her cousin Ellen Mary Egerton, and Katherine Egerton.

Visiting them there in 1901 was Caroline Augusta Egerton. The sisters were still in ownership at Pashley House when the 1911 Census was taken.

Susan Margaret Darby died on 20 October 1911 aged 71 years.