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- Biography -
- Eva Cheetham -

Unknown person Name : Eva Cheetham

Daughter of : Henry Cheetham and Elizabeth Walton Cheetham (née Yates) of Bolton, Lancashire.

Born : 1873, Bolton, Lancashire.

  Census information :

1881 : Henry and Elizabeth Cheetham, with their children including Eva aged 7 are at 26 Darley Street, Bolton. Henry Bolton is a Hatter's Assistant.

1891 : Eva Cheetham, aged 18, is listed with her grandmother Susannah Yates at 2 Southern Street, Bolton. Susannah Yates is a Draper.

1901 : Eva Cheetham, aged 27, is listed at 81 Darley Street, Bolton, Lancashire, as a General Draper.

1911 : Eva Cheetham, aged 37, is listed at 81 Darley Street, Bolton, Lancashire, as a Draper and General Dealer.

  Electoral roll information :

1929 - 38 : Eva Cheetham is listed at 4 Kent Terrace, Ventnor.
  Casualty Details :

Died : 3 January 1943, aged 69 (CWGC gives 70), at the Roman Catholic Church, Atherley Road, Shanklin.

Buried at : Ventnor Cemetery, Plot L 1620 on 7 January 1943.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ventnor War Memorial
  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :


Friday, January 8, 1943 Page 2

CHEETHAM. - In January, 1943, by enemy action, Eva Cheetham, of 4 Kent Road, Ventnor, the beloved sister of Mrs. Gertrude S. Turner, of Bolton, Lancashire, and Mr. F.C. Cheetham, of Weymouth. - Rest in peace.

Page 2

OBITUARY. - We regret to record the death, through enemy action, of Miss Eva Cheetham, of 4 Kent Road. Miss Cheetham left this district six or seven weeks ago and was killed in a town in another part of the Island. She was 69 years of age and had lived in Ventnor for over 15 years. The funeral took place at Ventnor yesterday (Thursday), when the personal mourners were Mr. and Mrs. F.C. Cheetham, of Weymouth (brother and sister-in-law), and Mrs. Gertrude S. Turner, of Bolton, Lancashire (sister). Mr. James Wearing, Clerk of the Ventnor Council, represented the local authority of the district concerned. The Rev Fr. J. Wixted (C. C. St. Wilfrid's) officiated.
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  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for Newspaper research.
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Page last updated : 14 October 2014 (added to website)


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