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Emmanuel DeSILVA PALMER
20 August 1852 - August 1939


        Emmanuel PALMER, 2nd child and 1st son of Emmanuel & Susannah, married Emma Mary LASSCOCK [born Hilgay 1854]
        in Sep Qtr 1874.

        Their children were:
Maria born 1875 - in Methwold, Norfolk
Emmanuel born 1876 - in Methwold, Norfolk
Susannah Sophia born Dec Qtr 1887 - in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Emma Maud born Sep Qtr 1889 - in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
On the 1881 U.K. Census, we find Emmanuel & Emma with their young family living with Emmanuel & Susannah at Methwold, along with the younger brothers and sisters of Emmanuel: PRO Ref: RG11/2011 Folio 60 Pg 12
PALMER Emmanuel Head Age 29 bn Methwold, Norfolk Occ. - Engineer
PALMER Emma Wife Age 27 bn Methwold, Norfolk Wife
PALMER Emmanuel Son Age 5 bn Methwold, Norfolk Scholar
PALMER Marcrear Dau Age 6 bn Methwold, Norfolk Scholar
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On the 1891 U.K. Census, we find them living at 18 Bedford Street, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. PRO Ref: RG12/
PALMER Emmanuel Head Age 37 bn Methwold, Norfolk Occ. - Threshing Machine Manager
PALMER Emma Wife Age 36 bn Hilgay, Norfolk
PALMER Marie Dau Age 15 bn Methwold, Norfolk Scholar
PALMER Emmanuel Son Age 14 bn Methwold, Norfolk Occ. - Engineer Labourer
PALMER Susannah Sophia Dau Age bn Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
PALMER Emma Dau Age bn Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
The Enumerator had crossed through the 2 younger children's ages when checking off his figures!
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One of the traction engines owned by Emmanuel was built by Fowell's of St Ives, Hunts. From their register: "No 45 was built for Larman Register, TE7HP; delivered Sep 1888 - owned later by E. Palmer, Wisbech."
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Emma died in April, 1939, and Emmanuel in August 1939 - they are buried together in Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Wisbech. But, unfortunately, the dates have been transposed on the grave inscription - it reads: "In loving memory of Emma Mary Palmer died Aug 9th 1939 aged 86 years Also of Emmanuel Palmer died April 24 1939 aged 86 years - Reunited" BUT, according to the records of Mt Pleasant Cemetery, it was Emmanuel who was buried 12 August 1939.
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Emmanuel's Siblings: ................. Emmanuel & Emma's children:
Marear DeSilva Maria
Louis Henry Emmanuel
Lapauldro Susannah Sophia
Ryfealyer Emma Maud
Francisco
Don Thursalht
Angelo Stephen
Younather
Delfina Honor
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This page created 9 January 2002 & amended/updated 14:51 03/11/2013