Betts, Margaret Macpherson

Inscription

IT IS THE
LORDS WILL
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
[M]ARGARET MACPHERSON
THE BELOVED WIFE OF 
[G]EORGE [H]AYNES BETTS
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[THE] ONLY DAUGHTER OF THE LATE
DAVID ????? ESQ
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MOHAMED ????????
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Other Information

Margaret Macpherson Betts death registered South Stoneham, Jul-Sep 1864, Vol 2c, page 38.

Margaret Macpherson Betts (aged 33) of Kent Villa, Portswood was buried 11 August 1864.
Source: Burial Register for Christ Church, Portswood 1850-1899

George Haynes Betts death recorded in Southampton, Jul-Sep 1872, Vol 2c, page 1.

George Haynes Betts (aged 44) was buried 4 July 1872 (no address given).
Source: Burial Register for Christ Church, Portswood 1850-1899

The following excerpt was taken from ‘Elizabeth College Register 1824-1873 with a record of some earlier students, Durand, Brock and Ozanne, published 1898.’ Page 106, Lent Term 1835.
“Betts, George Haynes – born at Trieste, April 3rd, 1828; brother of No.431, left 1837. Also Guildford Grammar School, 1838-42; entered the service of the Egyptian Government in 1843 (Transit Administration); rose to the rank of “Kaimakan” i.e. Bey of the Second Class ; continued in the Egyptian Government service for 29 years; died at Southampton in 1872″

The record of No. 431, Charles Betts (b.1818, Guernsey) gives their parents names as John Betts and Martha Price. The family were part of a merchant trading business based in Trieste and Barcelona; Metivier, Betts and Carey. Charles also went on to a senior role in the Egyptian government.

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