RIVETT-CARNAC, Lady Eva Mary Bernard

1875 - 1939

As Eva Mary Bernard Orr, she was born at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia in 1875, eldest daughter of James Orr (1844-1900), of the Adelaide branch of Union Bank of Australia and later assistant manager of the head office in London, and his wife Aileen Mary née Wilmot. In 1901, Aileen was a 47 year old widow living at 10 Redcliffe Square, Kensington with her three daughters, Eva 25, Stella 23 and Aileen 22, all born in Australia. Eva married, as his second wife, at St Luke's, Redcliffe Square, Kensington on 11 September 1901, Revd George Clennell Rivett-Carnac (1859-1932), Sir George, 6th Baronet from 1924, who was rector of Sweffling, Suffolk from 1908 until 1913 and in 1911 Eva was the 35 year old wife of 55 year old Revd George Rivett-Carnac, living at The Rectory, Sweffling, Suffolk with step-daughter Evelyn Anna 23, and children John Temple 4 and Aileen Mary 2, both born at Sweffling. She exhibited at the Royal Academy 1905-1918 from London in 1905, Sweffling Rectory, Suffolk in 1912, Woldingham Rectory, Surrey in 1916. She died at Brighton, Sussex on 8 May 1939, aged 68[sic] leaving two children Aileen Mary [Bolton] and John Temple, 7th Bart.




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