Eliza Ann East

Author: FNRC
Date published: 23/09/2016
© Newbury Weekly News

Eliza Ann East

She was born in Brentford, Middlesex, in 1864, a daughter of Charles Lewington and Emma, nee Bartlett. Her father, born in Aston Upthorpe, near Blewbury, Berkshire, started working life as a Farm Labourer, then moved to London, where he married and settled first as a  Butcher and then later as a Porter in Parker Street near Covent Garden. She grew up at 19 Parker Street with her parents and sisters Emma, Ellen, Louisa, Rosina, and her brothers Charles and William (1871 census). She married William Henry East on 24th June 1889 at St. Mary, Reading, Berkshire. They had 4 children, Elizabeth Annie (b. 1890), William Henry (b. 1892) Ada Mary (b. 1895), and Ellen May (b. 1902). She died at The Bridge, Northbrook Street, Newbury, on 1st November 1919 aged 55 years and she was interred on 5th November 1919 in the grave of her only son, William Henry East who died in 1896.

Sources: BMD 2Q 1864 Birth; Select Marriages 1538-1973; 1871/1891 to 1911 Census; E. & W. Death Index; Newbury Weekly News 13/11/1919. Also refer to the record of William Henry East (1861-1920).

Mrs. P. Code LN (C) 7, page 113

Sources:Newbury Weekly News 13/11/1919 and Mrs Pattison

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