Emma Ann Whitehead Keyse


Born Edmonton, North London, 1816, died Babbacombe, 1884

The daughter of Thomas (died 1820) and Elizabeth Keyse (1783 – 1871), the spinster Emma Keyse inherited her property on her mother’s death.

She was brutally murdered on the night of 14th November 1884. Following her killing her home was set on fire in several places.

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Emma Keyse painting

Above: A watercolour painting by Emma Keyse, dated September 1876 entitled: View from my bedroom window – Babbicombe  (click the image for more detail).