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Emma Gisborne (1810–1834)
Emma Nixon (1834–1889)

1810–89

Daughter of Millicent and John Gisborne, and granddaughter (by her first marriage) of Elizabeth Darwin, Erasmus Darwin’s second wife. Married Henry Nixon (1805/6–1835), incumbent of Astbury, Cheshire, and later Boroughbridge, Yorkshire, in 1834.

Sources

Belfast News Letter, 27 October 1835, p. 2

Derby Mercury, 28 October 1835, p. 3

Derbyshire, England, Church of England marriages and banns, 1754–1932 (Ancestry.co.uk, accessed 1 October 2018)

England, select births and christenings, 1538–1975 (Ancestry.co.uk, accessed 1 October 2018)

England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966, 1973–95 (Ancestry.co.uk, accessed 1 October 2018)

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