Nixon, Philip (1828 to 1892)

Lived in Palace Square in 1871

In Palace Square on the 1871 Census (no house number or name), lived Philip Nixon (Bn 3 March 1828 D1892), his wife Elizabeth (Bn 1828) (both born in Stapleton, Gloucestershire) and their daughter Elizabeth (Bn 1859 Jersey).  Philip was a Wine Merchant/Shipper/Trader.  They married in 1856.  His father was a Solicitor, and her father was a Lieutenant.

Records suggest that Philip, his wife and daughter, were all victims of a tragedy that caused their demise a week apart, in March 1892, whilst in Oporto, Portugal.  Philip and Elizabeth were aged 64, and their daughter Elizabeth was aged 33.Nixon