NameMarcella DANBY , GGGG Aunt
Birthabt 1796, London, Middlesex, England
Death2 Aug 1863, London, Middlesex, England
OccupationSchool Mistress
FatherJohn DANBY (1757-1798)
MotherSarah GOOSE (~1766-1861)
Spouses
Unmarried
No Children
Notes for Marcella DANBY
Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers vol 4, by Philip Highfill and others.
Marcella Danby who was 14 on 14 April 1810 but since she developed scrofula and was not fit for service. [This seems odd as she ran her own school for many years.]


In the 1841 census Civil Parish of St. Pancras, Ossulstone Hundred, Middlesex, St. Pancras registration district, sub district Regents Park.
Sarah Danby was living on William Street her age is listed as 70 [remember adult ages were rounded to the nearest 5 years in the 1841 census] as an Independent. She was not born in the county.
Marcilla Danby age 45 is listed as a school mistress. She was born in the county.
in the same residence are John Bingham age 50 plumber and Sarah Bingham age 45 as well as Rebecca Ball [or Bill] age 15 female servant.

In the 1861 census Civil parish of St. Pancras, Middlesex, registration district Pancras, sub district Somers town, George Street No 34.
Marcella Danby age 63, head born London, Middlesex, school mistress.
Niece Louisa Symondson age 23, teacher of music, born in London

from another researcher
National Archives site and came up with:-

Document ref no C 16/70/D105
Cause number 1862 D105. Short title: Danby v Lamb. Documents: Bill, interrogatories. Plaintiffs: Marcella Danby and another. Defendants: Henry William Lamb, Edward Buckton Lamb and Teresa Danby Symondson [Note: Teresa Danby is a cousin of Edward Buckton Lamb’s wife Caroline Francis Lamb (nee Nixon)]

and
Document ref no C16/13/D6
Cause number 1861 D26: In the matter of the estate of Sarah Danby deceased.
Lamb –v- Danby. Documents: Administration summons. Plaintiffs Edward Buckton Lamb and Caroline Francis Lamb his wife. Defendants: Marcella Danby [note Marcella Danby would be the aunt of Caroline Francis Lamb (nee Nixon)]

and
The Times May 14 1861 page 3 (Notice repeated on 20 May 1861 p 5)
Pursuant to an Order of the High Court of Chancery, made in the matter of Sarah Danby, deceased, and in a cause between “Edward Buckton Lamb and another, plaintiffs, against Marcella Danby, defendant,” the CREDITORS of the said SARAH DANBY, late of No 34 George Street, Hampstead-road, in the county of Middlesex, widow (who died in or about the month of February 1861) are, by their solicitors, on or before the 1st day of June 1861, to come in and prove their debts at the chambers of the Vice-Chancellor Sir William Page Wood, at No 11 New-square, Lincoln’s-inn, Middlesex; or, in default thereof, they will be peremptorily excluded from the benefit of the said order. Monday, the 31 day of June, 1861, at 12 o’clock at noon, at the said chambers, is appointed for hearing and adjudicating upon the claims. – Dated this 9th day of May 1861
Edwd WEATHERALL, Chief Clerk
WILLIAM HILLIARD DUNSTER, 3 Henrietta-street, Cavendish-square, Plaintiffs’ Solicitor.

end of entries from another researcher

In the July to September 1863 death index there is a Marcella Danby, Pancras district, London, volume 1b page 62.

National Probate Calendar
13 May 1864
The Will of Marcella Danby late of 34 George-street Hampstead-road in the county of Middlesex Spinster deceased who died 2 August 1863 at George-street aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of Louisa Harriet Betts [Niece of Marcella] (Wife of George Betts, Merchant’s Clerk) of 34 George-street aforesaid the Niece of the sole Executrix.
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