Annie Louisa Easton

(1859-1953)
FatherJames Easton (1830-1888)
MotherAnn Devonshire "Annie" Sackette (1832-1915)
Annie Louisa Easton, daughter of James Easton and Ann Devonshire "Annie" Sackette, was born in Streatham, SurreyG, on 17 September 1859 and baptized at Christ Church, Streatham Hill, Lambeth, SurreyG, on 21 October 1859.1 She died aged 93 at home at Atherstone Hall, Atherstone, WarwickshireG, on 15 June 1953.2,3,4 She married at All Saints Margaret Street, St Marylebone, MiddlesexG, on 12 April 1882, John Edward Compton-Bracebridge, a civil engineer, son of Rev Berdmore Compton, vicar of All Saints, who conducted the marriage ceremony.5 John had been apprenticed to Annie's father's company, Easton and Anderson, and became a partner in the firm in 1884.6 He was born in Barford, WarwickshireG, on 13 July 18597,8 and died aged 78 at home at Atherstone Hall, Atherstone, WarwickshireG, on 12 December 1937.9,4
     In 1861 Annie was living at 42 Tavistock Square, St Pancras, LondonG, in the household of her parents James and Ann, and was recorded in the census as Anne Louisa Easton, aged one and born in Streatham.10
     In 1871 she was living at 42 Tavistock Square, St Pancras, LondonG, in the household of her parents James and Ann, and was recorded as Annie Louisa Easton, aged eleven and born in Streatham.11
     In 1881 she was living at 37 Norfolk Square, Paddington, LondonG, in the household of her parents James and Ann, and was recorded as Annie L Easton, aged 21.12
     In 1891 she was living at Granville Place, Marylebone, LondonG, in the household of her husband John, 31, a civil engineer, and was recorded as Annie C-Bracebridge, aged 31. Living with them were their children, Margaret, 6, Mary, 4, and James, aged two. (Their son Charles, 7, was visiting Annie's mother at the date of the census). There were five servants in the household, a nurse, under-nurse, cook, parlourmaid, and housemaid. There were also two visiting sick-nurses.13
     In 1911 she was living at Atherstone Hall, Atherstone, WarwickshireG, in the household of her husband John, 51, a retired mechanical engineer, and was recorded as Annie Louisa Compton-Bracebridge, aged 51. Living with them in the 28-room mansion was their unmarried daughter Mary, 24. There were six servants in the household: a cook, two housemaids, a kitchen maid, a between maid, and a footman.14
     Annie and her sister Marion proved their mother Ann's will in LondonG on 9 February 1916. Her estate was valued at £1,443.15
     Annie's husband John was granted administration in LondonG on 8 August 1925 of their son Charles's estate, valued at £5,818. A further grant in the sum of £2,632 was made on 8 February 1956.16,17
     John left a will which was proved in LondonG on 9 March 1938. His estate was valued at £86,936.18
     Annie left a will which was proved in LondonG on 17 October 1953 by her son James. Her estate was valued at £5,130.19

Children of Annie Louisa Easton and John Edward Compton-Bracebridge

ChartsTree 1. William Sackett of St John in Thanet descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, Christ Church, Streatham Hill, Lambeth, Surrey (image on Ancestry.co.uk), Christ Church, Streatham Hill, Lambeth, Surrey, "21 Oct 1859 Annie Louisa Easton, b. 17 Sep, d. James & Anne Devonshire Easton, of Upper Tulse Hill, engineer."
  2. Website England & Wales Death Index, 1837–1915 (GRO Civil Registration Index) (Ancestry.com) (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/), "Jun qtr 1953. Compton-Bracebridge, Anne L, 93. Atherstone. 9c:15."
  3. Andrews Newspaper Index Cards (England), digital image, Ancestry.com, "Compton-Bracebridge.—On June 15, 1953, at Atherstone Hall, Warwickshire, in her sleep, Annie Louisa, wife of the late J. E. Compton-Bracebridge, in her 93rd year."
  4. Probate record.
  5. Marriages Register, All Saints Margaret Street, St Marylebone, Middlesex, digital image, Ancestry.com, "12 Apr 1882, John Edward Compton Bracebridge, full age, bachelor, civil engineer, of 10 Mansfield Street, father Berdmore Compton, vicar of All Saints Margaret Street; to Annie Louisa Easton, full age, spinster, of Norfolk Square, Paddington, father James Easton, engineer. Special licence. By B Compton. Witnesses: Jas Easton, Annie D Easton, Edward Barton."
  6. "UK, Civil Engineer Records, 1820–1930", digital image, Ancestry.com, Admission to Institution of Civil Engineers. John Edward Compton-Bracebridge, of 3 Whitehall Place, London, SW, b. 13 July 1859, 3-year apprenticeship from 1 Feb 1878 to Messrs Easton & Anderson, admitted partner in the firm 30 Jun 1884, admitted to Institute 2 Dec 1884.
  7. Census.
  8. Website England & Wales Birth Index (GRO Civil Registration Index) (Ancestry.com) (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/), "Sep qtr 1859. Compton, John. Warwick. 6d:432."
  9. Website England & Wales Death Index, 1837–1915 (GRO Civil Registration Index) (Ancestry.com) (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/), "Dec qtr 1937. Bracebridge, John E C, 78. Atherstone. 6d:714."
  10. 1861 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG 9, Piece 103, Folio 51, p. 21, GSU roll 542574
    42 Tavistock Sqr, St Pancras, Middlesex
    James Easton, head, married, 30, engineer employing 260 men & 40 boys, b. Surrey, St Johns
    Anne D Easton, wife, 29, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Anne Louisa Easton, dau, 1, b. Surrey, Streatham
    Marion Easton, dau, 1 mo, b. Middlesex, St Pancras
    Margaret I Sackette, sister, unm, 27, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Lucy Walters, serv, wid, 50, nurse, b. Norfolk, Harleston
    Rose Mackenzie, serv, unm, 34, general serv, b. Middlesex, Cripplegate
    Emma Randall, serv, unm, 21, b. Devonshire, Devonport.
  11. 1871 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG10, Piece 212, Folio 20, p. 33, GSU roll 824596
    42 Tavistock Sqre, St Pancras, London
    Easton, James, head, 40, manufacturing engineer, b. Lambeth, London
    Easton, Anne Devonshire, wife, 39, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Easton, Annie Louisa, dau, 11, scholar, b. Streatham, Surrey
    Easton, Marion, dau, 10, scholar, b. St Pancras
    Easton, Charlote Mary, dau, 8, scholar, b. St Pancras
    Easton, Edith, dau, 7, scholar, b. St Pancras
    Sackette, Louisa Rebecca, sister-in-law, 44, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Baigent, Rebecca, servant, 23, nurse, b. Rotherwick, Hampshire
    Dace, Margaret Jane, servant, 32, cook, b. Islington, Middlesex
    Heat, Mary, servant, 28, housemaid, b. Ashurst, Kent
    Gates, Emily, servant, 18, housemaid, b. Canterbury, Kent
    Swan, Eleanor Martha, governess, 37, governess, b. Hoxton, Middlesex.
  12. 1881 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG11, Piece 18, Folio 8, p. 11, GSU roll 1341004
    37 Norfolk Sq, Kensington, London
    James Easton, head, married, 50, mechanical engineer employing 800 men, b. London, St Johns
    Anne D Easton, wife, 49, wife to mech engineer, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Annie L Easton, dau, unm, 21, b. Surrey, Streatham
    Marion Easton, dau, unm, 20, b. London, St Pancras
    Charlotte M Easton, dau, unm, 18, b. London, St Pancras
    Edith Easton, dau, unm, 17, scholar, b. London, St Pancras
    Frances E Easton, visitor, unm, 47, b. Dorset, Canford
    Julia W M A Dillenberger, governess, unm, 39, governess, b. Germany, Offenbach
    Louisa Mead, serv, unm, 32, cook, b. Wilts, Chippenham
    Maria Martin, serv, wid, 44, parlourmaid, b. Devon, Lidbury
    Harriet Baldock, serv, unm, 33, housemaid, b. Kent, Pluckley
    Mary Williams, serv, unm, 24, lady's maid, b. London, St Pancras
    Sarah Rymill, serv, wid, 36, housemaid, b. Devon, Exminster
    Eliza Milton, serv, unm, 19, kitchenmaid, b. Somerset, Winscombe.
  13. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, Piece 95, Folio 145, p. 22, GSU roll 6095205
    Granville Pl, Marylebone, London
    John C Bracebridge, head, married, 31, civil engineer, b. Warwick, Barford
    Annie C Bracebridge, wife, 31, b. Surrey, Tulse Hill
    Margt C Bracebridge, dau, 6, b. Marylebone
    Mary C Bracebridge, dau, 4, b. Marylebone
    James C Bracebridge, son, 2, b. Marylebone
    Harriet Johnson, servt, single, 35, nurse, b. London, Fulham
    Mary Handley, servt, single, 22, cook, b. Surrey, Gt Bookham
    Ellen Brayden, servt, single, 19, parlourmaid, b. Kent, Hartlip
    Emily Clifford, servt, married, 28, housemaid, b. Kent, Bartling
    Rhoda Stebbings, servt, single, 22, under nurse, b. Middlesex, Edmonton
    Bessy Melhuish, visitor, single, 25, trained sick nurse, b. Devon, Tranbridge
    Annie Fear, visitor, single, 27, trained sick nurse, b. Somerset, Bridgwater.
  14. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG14, Piece 18430
    Atherstone Hall, Atherstone, Warwickshire
    28 rooms
    John Edward Compton-Bracebridge, head, 51, married, retired mechanical eng., b. Warwickshire, Barford
    Annie Louisa Compton-Bracebridge, wife, 51, m. 29y, 4 ch, all living, b. London, Dulwich
    Mary Compton-Bracebridge, dau, 24, single, b. London, St Marylebone
    Ethel Stiling, servant, 30, single, cook, b. Devonshire, Cullompton
    Elizabeth Jackson, servant, 46, single, housemaid, b. London, Peckham
    Lilian Jane Townsend, servant, 21, single, housemaid, b. London, Chelsea
    Annie Willday, servant, 16, single, kitchen maid, b. Atherstone
    Mabel Timms, servant, 17, single, between maid, b. Warwickshire, Leamington
    Thomas Alfred Marner, servant, 22, single, footman, b. Warwickshire, Kidderminster.
  15. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Easton Annie Devonshire of Tranquil Corner Betchworth Surrey widow died 11 December 1915 Probate London 9 February 1916 to Annie Compton Bracebridge (wife of John Edward Compton Bracebridge) and Marion Fooks (wife of Courtenay Cracroft Spurrell Fooks). Effects £1443 18s. 4d."
  16. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Bracebridge Charles Compton of 202 Laburnam-grove Portsmouth died 25 November 1924 at 3 Knox-road Havant Hampshire Administration London 8 August 1925 to John Edward Compton Bracebridge. Effects £5818 12s. 2d."
  17. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Bracebridge Charles Compton of 202 Laburnam-grove Portsmouth died 25 November 1924 at 3 Knox-road Havant Hampshire Administration London 8 February 1956 to sir Walter Leslie Farrer K.C.V.O. Effects £2632 15s. 7d. Former Grant P.R. 8 January 1925."
  18. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Compton-Bracebridge John Edward of Atherstone Hall Atherstone Warwickshire died 12 December 1937 Probate London 9 March 1938 to James McAlpine Steuart retired captain H.M. army and Hugh Frederick Francis Farrer solicitor. Effects £86936 7s. 7d."
  19. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Bracebridge Annie Louisa Compton of Atherstone Hall Atherstone Warwickshire widow died 15 June 1953 Probate London 17 October to the reverend James Compton Bracebridge clerk and Hugh Frederick Francis Farrer solicitor. Effects £5130 12s. 9d."
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