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Family of Henry Ruck EAST and Winefride Marie Thorelle WOOD

Husband: Henry Ruck EAST (1844-1914)
Wife: Winefride Marie Thorelle WOOD (1864-1884)
Children: Henry Francis EAST (1884-1960)
Marriage 6 Feb 1883 Prestbury Gloucestershire

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
Occupation Coffee Planter
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.
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: Winefride Marie Thorelle WOOD

Name: Winefride Marie Thorelle WOOD
Sex: Female
Father: Albert (Athelstane) WOOD (1831-1885)
Mother: Ann (Laurie) Lomas ALLIOTT (1836-1900)
Birth 4 Oct 1864 West Liegh, Lancs
Census 1871 (age 6) Castlemorton, Worcestershire
The Parsonage
Census 1881 (age 16) Castlemorton, Worcestershire
The Rectory
Death 19 Apr 1884 (age 19) Mercara Coorg, Madras
Cause: Died in childbirth. Puerperal Fever
Address: The Hollow
Probate 20 Sep 1886 Nottingham
Probate by Thomas Underwood solicitor to Henry Ruck East. Estate value at 31 pounds 6 shillings and fourpence

Child 1: Henry Francis EAST

Name: Henry Francis EAST
Sex: Male
Spouse: Grace E L (EAST) ( - )
Birth 8 Apr 1884 Coorg, Madras
Emigration to Nova Scotia
Emigration 8 Apr 1910 (age 26) from Liverpool, Lancashire to Halifax, Nova Scotia
Travelled on SS Virginian
Enlistment 8 Nov 1916 (age 32) Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Enlisted in Canadian Expeditionary Force
Death 4 Dec 1960 (age 76) Windsor, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada

Note on Wife: Winefride Marie Thorelle WOOD

Winefride was married by her father on the 6 February 1883 in the parish church of Prestbury, Gloucestershire.

Winefride and Henry had one son named Henry Francis but although the baby lived Winefride died in Madras. David Morris reports that the son emigrated to Nova Scotia. he must have married because his aunt Jessica bequeathed fifty pounds to her "great nephew Lionel East, son of Henry Francis East".