EATON, George Clayton

1834 - 1900

George Clayton Eaton

Born at Norwich, Norfolk on 20 November 1834 and baptised at St Peter Mancroft, Norwich on 2 January 1835, son of Thomas Damant Eaton and his wife Lydia née Ray. He married at Higham, Suffolk in 1873, Mary Ray (1844-1901), daughter of Thomas Reynolds Ray and Sarah Ellingham, Mary and George were third cousins. In 1861 an artist lodging at 33 Argyle Square, St Pancras, London and ten years later an artist living alone with servant at 2 Chapel Fields, St Peter Mancroft, Norwich but by 1881 the family were living at Cleveland House, 121 Newmarket Road, Eaton St Andrew, Norwich where he died on 25 June 1900, aged 87 and buried at Christ Church, Eaton St Andrew on 29 June 1900. His wife was still living at Cleveland House in 1901, with their two children, Frederick Ray (born 1874) and Florence Mary (born 1878).




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