Friends of Hastings Cemetery
He was a composer of music and his profession in the census is given as Professor of Music.
One of his compositions, Valse de l'hopital, was written to promote fundraising for the Devon and Exeter hospitals. The sheet music cover paid tribute to the governors, surgical staff and subscribers of the ‘valuable institutions’, one of which features on the front cover. The dances were played at a special concert. They were composed when his son Edward’s life was saved by the doctors.
Their children were:
Edward born c.1840 France
Emma b. c.1842 France
Matilde b. c1844 France
Alice Rose born 1851 Exeter
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De Selvier Family p.2
Edward de Selvier-
There is a death record for an Annie Eliza De Selvier in 1886 aged 48. She died in Ireland, so she may be a sister of Elias.
Alice Rose De Selvier Solis, youngest daughter of Edward De Selvier of Regent’s Park and sister of Edward De Selvier of Seapoint, married Charles Cary-
Hungerford House, Blackrock the residence of the bride’s brother Edward, Alice Rose, youngest daughter. of Edward de Selvier Solis of Darro, Spain,. Married by special licence at Dublin 27 April 1870.
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Her mother, Alice died at 30