Eglantine Lilias Spence
(Cal 1853-1941)


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Matthew Gill

Eglantine Lilias Spence

  • Born: Cal 1853, Orkney Islands, Scotland
  • Marriage: Matthew Gill before 1881 1
  • Died: 1941, Camberwell, Melbourne 2


MISC: Home Duties, 1903, 71 High Street, Kew. 3 (at the same address is a Jane Giles, also Home Duties - no sign of Matthew)

MISC: Home Duties, 1909, 71 Charles Street, Kew. 4

MISC: Home Duties, 1914-1936, 22 Charles Street, Kew. 5


Eglantine married Matthew Gill, son of John Gill and Unknown, before 1881.1 (Matthew Gill was born Cal 1841 in Ireland 1 and died in 1891 in Edmonton (reg) 6 7.)


1 Online Census and BMD,, 1881C UK.

2 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate,, Family Name: GILL
Given Name(s): Eglantine Lilies
Sex: Unknown
Event: DEATH
Father's Name: Spence Wm
Mother's Name: UNKNOWN - Unknown
Spouse's Family Name:
Spouse's Given Name(s):
Age: 87
Birth Place:
Death Place: Cwell
Registration Year: 1941
Registration Number: 80.

3 Online Census and BMD,, Australian Electoral Roll 1903.

4 Online Census and BMD,, Australian Electoral Roll 1909.

5 Online Census and BMD,, Australian Electoral Roll 1936.

6 Online Census and BMD,, Based on wife alone in 1903 and photo with London 1883 caption.

7 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales,, Deaths Mar 1891
Gill Matthew 50 Edmonton 3a 173

This looks very likely - the age is correct and and there is also the connection to Hornsey (Alfred Shaw's residence was Crouch End at the time of his marriage - was he staying with the Gills).