Our direct ancestor Thomas Fisher who married Henrietta Mann had seven siblings. Parents Thomas Fisher 1826-1896 and Bertha Snelgrove
Anna Bertha Fisher born 24 November 1846 at 4, Marsh Place, Exeter. Lived in Woolwich where she was a servant to the McCallum family in 1861. No sign of marriage or offspring.
George Patrick Fisher said “Bertha was a nanny, and rescued her charges from a fire in a theatre.”
William Fisher born 21 November 1850, Donegal, Ireland. In 1861 and 1871 with his parents in Woolwich becoming a bookbinder before joining the army and saying he was born in Exeter in 1852! More from DNA contact Angela. Yes to marriage and offspring!
George Patrick Fisher said Henry joined the R.E. in Camel Corps in Egypt.
Frances “Fanny” Fisher born 1854 in Ireland, lived with her parents in Woolwich in 1861 and 1871. No sign of marriage and offspring
Lydia Fisher born 1861 first marriage was to George Jolliffe, a corporal in the Royal Engineers at Brompton Barracks. At the time of the 1881 census they were both on the India troop ship Jumna. George Jolliffe died of cancer on 11 March 1883 and was buried the next day in Bangalore, Madras, India. Later Lydia lived in Woolwich with John Britt a labourer in the Woolwich Dockyard. They had offspring (a DNA link) and a belated marriage in 1906. Lydia was the informant when her father Thomas died.
Edward Kingsland Fisher 1863-1906 born 23 September 1863 at 98, Soldiers Cottages, Charlton, Woolwich married on 24 October 1886 in Croydon Esther Melbourne 1868-1924, born Croydon. Edward was a farrier in Croydon.
Jessie Ellen Fisher 1867-1889 married labourer James Rushbrook Baker at Parsons Hill Baptist Chapel, Woolwich on 17 June 1888. Jessie’s death was registered in the first quarter of 1889 and there is also the death of a child “Jessie” aged 0 years. Therefore no descendants. In the 1891 census James R Baker is a widower and iron moulder.
Alfred John Fisher 1869-1962 born 28 March 1869 at 98, Soldiers Cottages, Charlton, Woolwich married on 12 March 1893 in Chatham Henrietta Hannah Campion 1873-1952 born in Sittingbourne, Kent. In 1891 Alfred was a Sapper, Royal Engineers.