Frances 'Fanny' Shore / Nightingale

Is your surname Shore / Nightingale?

Research the Shore / Nightingale family

Frances 'Fanny' Shore / Nightingale's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Frances 'Fanny' Shore / Nightingale

Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: Naples, Napoli, Campania, Italy
Death: February 1, 1880 (92)
Portman, Middlesex, , England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Smith, MP and Frances Coape
Wife of William Edward Shore / Nightingale
Mother of Frances Parthenope "Parthe" Shore / Nightingale; Florence Nightingale ("The Lady with the Lamp") and Jane Nightingale
Sister of Martha Frances Smith; Benjamin Leigh-Smith; Anne Elizabeth Nicholson; William Adams Smith; Joanna Maria Smith and 4 others

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Frances 'Fanny' Shore / Nightingale

She had ten brothers and sisters, who were bought up at Parndon Hall in Essex, and their London house in Park Street.

Fanny was six years older that William Edward Nightingale when they became engaged in 1817. They were married the following year on the 1st June, and left soon after to travel in Europe.

In 1819, they had their first daughter who was born in Naples, and named Frances Parthenope.

Their second child was Florence, who was born on May12 1820, at Villa Colombia in Florence. (Florence Nightingale)

view all

Frances 'Fanny' Shore / Nightingale's Timeline

Naples, Napoli, Campania, Italy
Age 22
Naples, Cumberland, Maine, USA
April 19, 1819
Age 31
Naples, Metropolitan City of Naples, Campania, Italy
May 12, 1820
Age 32
Firenze, Italy
February 1, 1880
Age 92
Portman, Middlesex, , England