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Family of Henry Ruck EAST and Maud Charlotte CROFTS

Husband: Henry Ruck EAST (1844-1914)
Wife: Maud Charlotte CROFTS (1859-1947)
Children: Gertrude Ellen Maud EAST (1899-1985)
Lancelot Crofts EAST (1901-1993)
John Ruck EAST (1901-1902)
Marriage Apr 1897 Steyning, Sussex

Husband: Henry Ruck EAST

Name: Henry Ruck EAST
Sex: Male
Father: William Edmond EAST (1806- )
Mother: Frances Marianne RUCK (1816- )
Birth 18 May 1844 St Dunstan in the East, London
Re-marriage 1897 (age 52-53) Steyning Sussex
Married Maud Charlotte CROFTS. Records indicate that Mrs East returned from Colombo on 1 Jul 1903 with two children Miss G. born 1900 and Mstr J. born 1901.
Occupation Coffee Planter
Death 22 Oct 1914 (age 70) Bedford, Bedfordshire
58 Clapham Road
Probate to wife Maud
Probate 9 Feb 1915 Bedford, Bedfordshire
58 Clapham Road
Probate to his widow Maud Charlotte East. Effects of 1833 pounds nine shillings and fourpence.

Wife: Maud Charlotte CROFTS

Name: Maud Charlotte CROFTS
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 18 Mar 1859 Somptong, Sussex
Death Jun 1947 (age 88) Kensington, London
Probate to Lancelot Crofts East DSO, OBE and Gertrude.
Estate - 6194 pounds

Child 1: Gertrude Ellen Maud EAST

Name: Gertrude Ellen Maud EAST
Sex: Female
Birth 8 Nov 1899 Sompting, Sussex
Census 1911 (age 11-12) Bedford, Bedfordshire
58 Clapham Road
Living with parents
Residence 1930 (age 30-31) Kensington, London
35 Earls Court Square
Living with her Mother and brother
Census 1939 (age 39-40) Tunbridge Wells, Kent
10 Frant Road
Living with her Mother in the home of Florence H Curteis
Death Sep 1985 (age 85) Exeter, Devon

Child 2: Lancelot Crofts EAST

Name: Lancelot Crofts EAST
Sex: Male
Spouse: Gwendoline Joan FRADGLEY N√ČE HEATHCOTE (1907-1994)
Birth 22 May 1901 Mercara, Madras, India
Rosebank
Occupation Army - Lt Col, Queens Royal West Surrey Regiment
Census 1911 (age 9-10) Bedford, Bedfordshire
58 Clapham Road
Living with parents and sister Gertrude
Awards
DSO OBE
Death Jun 1993 (age 92) Worplesdon, Surrey

Child 3: John Ruck EAST

Name: John Ruck EAST
Sex: Male
Birth 22 May 1901 Mercara Coorg, Madras
Death 11 Jun 1902 (age 1) Mercara Coorg, Madras
Cause: Inflammation of the bowel