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Widow Lodwick, the Witch of Lambourne Hall in Canewdon, Essex


Eliza Frost Kersteman   (1783 - 1861)

~ The wife of Jeremiah Kersteman Lodwick ~



ELIZA FROST KERSTEMAN  was born in Prittlewell, Essex and was baptized 20 June 1783 at the church in Prittlewell, Essex.


Father:     Jeremiah Kersteman

Mother:   Elizabeth Frost


From the parish register of Prittlewell:

Baptisms 1783

Kersterman - Eliza Frost daughter of Jerh. & Eliz. Kersterman:  June 20th



~ 1825

Eliza Frost Kersteman married  JEREMIAH K. LODWICK   in July 1825 at Canewdon, Essex.

From the newspaper, The Bury and Norwich Post, Wednesday 13 July 1825:


Yesterday se’nnight, at Canewdon, Essex, J. K. Lodwick, Esq of Lambourn-hall, to Miss E. F. Kesterman, of Loftmans.


Jeremiah Kersteman Lodwick (1786-1826) was a cousin of Eliza Frost Kersteman.  He was a widower when he married Eliza.

The death of his earlier wife was recorded in the newspaper.

From the The Times, Wednesday, 6 December 1815:


On the 30th of November, aged 27, Eleanor, the wife of J. K. Lodwick, Esq. of North Shoebury, in the county of Essex.


~ 1826

Jeremiah Kersteman Lodwick died at the age of 40 in October 1826 at Lambourne Hall, Canewdon and was buried 18 October 1826 in the churchyard at Canewdon.


From the newspaper, Jackson’s Oxford Journal, Saturday 28 October 1826:

London, Oct. 24.

- At Lambourne Hall, Essex, Jeremiah Kersteman Lodwick, Esq. aged 40.


From the parish register of Canewdon:

Name. / Abode. / When buried. / Age. / By whom the Ceremony was performed.

Burials 1826 - Page 31. No. 243.

Jeremiah Kersteman Lodwick Esqr / Lambourn Hall Canewdon / Oct: 18. / 40. / W. Atkinson Vicar.


Eliza Lodwick became a widow only 15 months after they were married.

She never married again and remained a widow until her death.

For about 35 years Widow Lodwick managed Lambourne Hall and other properties from 1826 to 1861.  Sometimes she is at other locations.


~ Loftmans in Canewdon parish

Loftmans was the main home of the Kersteman’s family, it was in Canewdon parish.  It was where Eliza Lodwick's father, Jeremiah Kersteman Sr. had his family and then her brother Colonel Jeremiah Kersteman Junior took over Loftmans after the death of his father.


~ Lambourne Hall in Canewdon parish

Lambourne Hall was the home of Jeremiah Kersteman Lodwick and his wife Eliza Frost Kersteman.


~ Wick Farm

This was another property that Widow Lodwick owned.

From the book, “The History of Rochford Hundred” by Philip Benton:

Page 107

The “Wick Farm” at one time was the property of Thomas Laver, of Prittlewell Temple, and was purchased by Eliza Frost, widow of Jeremiah Kersteman Lodwick, at whose death in 1861, it was sold to Richard Catlow Bowden, who bequeathed it to his widow.”


~ 8, Royal Terrace, Southend

This place seems to be also a main place of residence to the Lodwick and Kersteman families.  Seem like they spent more time at Southend than at Lambourne Hall in the later part of the 1850's and early 1860's.


~ 1828

Eliza Lodwick's sister, Mary Ann Kersteman, married Rev. William Atkinson on Monday 3 March 1828.

From the newspaper, The Ipswich Journal, Saturday 8 March 1828:

Monday was married, the Rev. W. Atkinson, A. M. Vicar of Canewdon, in this county, to Miss Kersteman, of Loftmans.


Eliza and her sister, Mary Ann, knew Rev. William Atkinson for years since he and his first wife were probably frequent dinner guests at the manors of Loftmans and Lambourne Hall, both in Canewdon, Essex.

The Rev. Atkinson knew their father Jeremiah Kersteman, Sr. and then their brother the Colonel Jeremiah Kersteman, Jr.

And when Rev. Atkinson's first wife died, she chosen Mary Ann Kersteman to be his next wife.

A good choice since the Kerstemans  and Lodwicks were wealthy and well connected.

Click here: For more detail on the Atkinsons.


~ 1835

At the Essex Quarter Sessions, Stephen Catchpole, John Stags, and William Crow were convicted in the stealing and killing of a sheep from Mrs. E. F. Lodwick of Canewdon, Essex in 1835.  William Crow was actually convicted of receiving mutton from Catchpole and Stags while knowing that it was stolen.

From the newspaper, The Essex Standard, Friday, 10 April 1835:

Essex Quarter Sessions.

Criminal Court.

“Stephen Catchpole, 22, and John Stags, laborers, committed 13th March, by J. Lodwick, Clerk, charged with killing, with intent to steal, a wether sheep, the property of Mrs. Kersterman Lodwick, at Canewdon.

 William Crow, 43, laborer, committed 12th March, charged with having received a quantity of the mutton knowing it to have been stolen.  It appeared from the evidence that Mrs. E. F. Lodwick has a farm at Canewdon, where, on the night of the 9th, were several sheep.  The next morning it was discovered that one was missing, and the skin, entrails, head and feet were found in one of Mrs. L.'s fields, there was a quantity of blood upon the ground, which appeared as if a sheep had been killed there.

The footsteps of two persons were discovered in which a peculiarity was noticed.  In the heel of one of the pairs the half of a tip was off, and a few nails were missing from the other pair of footsteps.

The marks were traced four miles, by Wm. Willingham, a servant of Mrs. L.'s, to the prisoner (Crow's) cottage, at Hawkwell; it had rained the preceding night, and froze in the morning, which had hardened the footsteps.  On entering Crow's cottage, Willingham examined the shoes of the prisoners, and observed that they corresponded with the marks which they had traced.

Catchpole and Stags, who were in the cottage, acknowledged that they belonged to them.  The shoes were afterwards found to correspond with the marks exactly.  Crow's house was searched on the 10th, and upon his being questioned respecting the robbery, he at first denied having any knowledge of it; he, however, afterwards told the constable he would show him where the mutton was, and proceeded to a wood near his house, where part of the mutton was found.

The frock of Stags and the trowsers of Catchpole were found spotted with blood, which had apparently been washed for the purpose of removing the spots.  It was found that Crow's wife gave a portion of the mutton to a woman named Grey, and requested that she would throw it into the wood as she passed, which she did.

Crow also, whilst they were searching the house, said, "d - d if we a'nt done."

- Guilty.  Catchpole and Stags transported for life.  Crow fourteen years transportation.


These people of course were guilty of what they did.  But the kind of sentencing was very harsh.  It was common for back then.

Probably the labourers for miles around would know of this incident and it probably brought on more intense dislike or hatred of Widow Lodwick.


~ 1839

George Warner, age 16, was killed in an accidential death at Lambourne Hall farm in January 1839.  An inquest was held to investigate the case.

From the newspaper, The Essex Standard, Friday 25 January 1839:


Fatal Accident at Canewdon. - On Wednesday, the 9th inst. an inquest was held before W. Codd, Esq. one of the county coroners, at the Crown and Anchor, in Canewdon, to enquire as to the cause of the death of George Warner, aged 16 years.

It appeared in evidence that the deceased and William Green were employed in cutting chaff in a shed at Lambourne Hall Farm, in that parish.  The deceased, who was engaged in driving the horse to turn the wheel of the machine, imprudently got upon the draughts to ride, and was struck against the beam with so much violence, as to cause his immediate death.

- Verdict - Accidential death; deodand on the wheel is.


~ 1820’s to 1840’s  ~ the Autumn of the Witches

As we know from above Eliza Frost Lodwick's, husband, Jeremiah Kersteman Lodwick, died back in 1826 and that she never married again.

Widow Eliza Frost Lodwick managed Lambourne Hall and other properties with its combined 500 acres for the next 35 years from 1826 to 1861; sometimes she was away at other locations.

The labourers and servants probably didn't like the idea that an old widow is running the big property and telling them what to do either directly or through managers.  With her sisters living with her, it added to the image that a group of old ladies ran the place.

And with the 3 people being convicted of stealing on Widow Lodwick's property and their sentence being very harsh and adding the accidental death at Lambourne Hall farm, it made some of the people of Canewdon and elsewhere thought Widow Eliza Lodwick and her sister, Mary Ann Atkinson were Witches.

The fear of the Witches in Canewdon, prompted some of the people of the village to enlist James Murrell’s assistance to expose the Witches.

James Murrell was the famous Cunning man and Witch Doctor of Hadleigh, Essex.  He was a frequent visitor to Canewdon.  His sister, Hannah, the wife of Daniel Whitwell, was living in Canewdon since 1820.  Also James and Hannah's parent were married in Canewdon in 1783.

 The people of  the village then went to petition the Vicar William Atkinson.  But the vicar rejected it.

The situation puts the aging Vicar at odds with some of the people of Canewdon and James Murrell.  Tensions were probably high for a while.

And Widow Eliza Lodwick had to keep an eye on James Murrell.

Click here: For more detail on James Murrell


The following newspaper article mentioned Arthur Downes, a 94 year old gardener who mentioned that the above situation happened in his father's time.

From the newspaper article “Witches over the Crouch” in The Times, Tuesday, 27 January 1959:

“Quite recently it was arranged for me to meet a 94-year-old gardener by the name of Arthur Downes who was born and bred in Canewdon.”

“Many a night his father, who had kept the local ferry, had heard the rustle of a silk dress beside him as he walked home through the lanes but “never a step to be heard or a figure seen.”  The two most active witches in his day had been “Passon’s wife and owd Lady Lodwick” living at Wick farm.”

“When I asked Arthur Downes if he had ever heard of James Murrell, the cunning man of Hadleigh Castle, he smiled knowingly and said: “Aye, he had the power to whistle up all the Canewdon witches.”

During his father’s lifetime the village petitioned Vicar Atkinson to let Murrell exercise his whistling powers and make the witches confess themselves by dancing round the churchyard. “But,” said old Downes, “Passon ‘ee said ‘No.’  For ‘ee didn’t want to be ashamed afore all knowing that Mary Ann, his wife, would be among them.”


There is also a story about Widow Lodwick that was passed down the years to Arthur Downes.  Arthur Downes heard the story from his father, William Downes, a ferryman and then labourer who worked at Loftmans in the 1850's to 1860's.

It involves Lady Lodwick and two of her servants when she took a trip to and back from Rochford.

From the newspaper article “Witches over the Crouch” in The Times, Tuesday, 27 January 1959:

One afternoon old Lady Lodwick had left her two maids preparing fruit for jam making in the kitchen, with strict injunctions that they were not to stop work till her return from Rochford.

Hardly had the sound of carriage wheels died away than Sarah Jane, the younger maid, was filled with longing to eat black currants dangling on the bushes outside the kitchen window.  Down went her bowl as she cried, "I must go, Martha!" "Doant 'ee be so foolish.  Remember what Missus told us." replied her wiser companion.

But Sarah Jane was already out of the window, picking away like mad and stuffing the juicy berries into her mouth.  Her appetite appeased, she made to return, throwing her leg over the kitchen window sill.

To her horror, she found suddenly that she could not move.  She was frozen solid there, half in and half out, till the sound of carriage wheels was again heard on the gravel drive.  Now there came footsteps down the passage, and as old Lady Lodwick appeared at the door, crying, "Why, you foolish girl, whatever are you doing there?"  Sarah Jane found that she could move and speak again.


~ 1841

In 1841, Eliza Lodwick is at Terrace, Southend in Prittlewell, Essex.  Her sister, Caroline Kersteman, is living with her.

 In the 1841 Census for Prittlewell:

Name - Age Sex - Profession - Born in County ?

Terrace Southend

Eliza Lodwick………….… 50 F…… Ind: …………………….. Y
Caroline Kersteman…... 50 F…… Ind: …………………….. Y
Ann Hales…………………. 18 F…… F. S. …………………….. Y
Ann Rice…………………… 35 F…… F. S. …………………….. Y


~ 1842

Eliza Lodwick's sister, Miss Caroline Kersteman, dies at the age of 55 and was buried 24 September 1842 at the churchyard in Canewdon, Essex.

From the parish register of Canewdon:

Name. / Abode. / When buried. / Age. / By whom the Ceremony was performed.

Burials 1842 - Page 67. No. 529.

Miss Caroline Kersteman / Canewdon / Sep: 24. / 55. / W. Atkinson Vicar.


~ March 1847

The Rev. William Atkinson died at the age of 80 years on 24 March 1847 in Canewdon, Essex and was buried 31 March 1847 in the churchyard of Canewdon.

When the Vicar Atkinson died, the widow Mary Atkinson moved to live with Widow Lodwick at Lambourne Hall.  Widow Atkinson remained a widow for the next 12 years until her death.


~ October 1847

There was a funds drive to collect donations for the orphaned nine children of late Rev. J. T. Hewett started on 5 February 1847.  Rev. W. Atkinson, Mrs. Atkinson, and Mrs. Lodwick each donated.  A list of the donations appeared in the newspaper for Friday 29 October 1847.

From the newspaper, Chelmsford Chronicle of Friday 29 October 1847:


The Friends of the late Rev. J. T. Hewlett, who called the Public Meeting at Rochford, on the 5th of February last, for the purpose of setting on foot a Subscription last, for the purpose of setting foot a Subscription in aid of his nine destitute orphans.

(among many others listed is)

Rev. W. Atkinson, Canewdon …. £ 5 - 0 - 0

Mrs. Atkinson, ditto……………….. £ 1 - 0 - 0

(further down the list)

Mrs. Lodwick…………………………. £ 1 - 0 - 0


~ 1851

In 1851, Eliza Lodwick is living at Lambourne Hall in Canewdon, Essex.  Her sister, Mary Atkinson, the widow of Rev. Atkinson, is also living with her.

Eliza Lodwick is listed as a Farmer of 500 acres and was employing 25 labourers.  And she has 4 house servants and a shepherd living in the household.

From the 1851 census for Canewdon:

Name - Relationship – Married or Single – Age – Sex – Profession – Birthplace

Lambourne Hall

Eliza Lodwick………. Head… W... 66 F..... Farmer of 500 Acres employ 25 labourers...... Essex... Prittlewell
Mary Atkinson……… Sister.. W... 70 F..... Annuitant............................................................. Do........ Do
Mary Bragg………….. Serv….. U... 25 F..... House Servant...................................................... Do........ Do       
Eliza Tylor…………….. Do…… U... 25 F............ Do.................................................................. Do... Rettenden
Edward Mead………… Do…… U... 23 M........... Do.......................................................... Do... Chipping Ongar

George Love…………… Do…… M... 37 M..... Shepherd.................................................... Do... Great [Burshen]
Sarah….. Do…………... Do...... M... 38 F..... House Servant..................................................... Do... Runwell


~ January 1859

George Lee and David Ellcock were charged on 7 January 1859 and fined of trespassing in search of conies on lands in the occupation of Eliza F. Lodwick at Canewdon, Essex.

From the newspaper, The Essex Standard, Friday, 14 January 1859:

At the Rochford Petty Session, on Thursday (before the Revds. T. S. Scratton and J. C. White, J. Tabor and A. Tawke, Esqrs.), John Perry and Samuel Clark, labourers, of Prittlewell, were charged with trespassing in search of conies, upon land in the occupation of Mrs. Jane Simmons, on the 22nd of December last.  The offenders, being known characters, were fined £2 and costs 12s. 6d., in default to be committed for two months.

- George Lee and David Ellcock were charged with the same offence, upon land in the occupation of Mrs. E. F. Lodwick, at Canewdon, on the 7th Jan.  Fined £2 each and costs 8s. 6d., in default committed for two months.

- Lee and Ellcock were also apprehended by Inspector Ackers on suspicion of stealing five tame rabbits, the property of some person at present unknown; and on the Inspector searching the offenders, independent of the suspected stolen property, he found upon them 25 snares, 4 poaching nets, 1 ferret, and bag. - Remanded for further examination until next Monday.


~ May 1859

The widow Mary Ann Atkinson died, at the age of 79 years, in May 1859 at Southend, Essex and was buried 24 May 1859 in the churchyard at Canewdon, Essex.


~ 1860

Widow Lodwick's old nemesis, the Cunning man James Murrell, has died.

James Murrell, the Cunning man and Witch doctor, died at the age of 79 years on 16 December 1860 in Hadleigh, Essex and was buried 23 December 1860 in the churchyard at St. James the Less church in Hadleigh.

Widow Lodwick lived on for another 3 months.


~ March 1861

Eliza Frost Lodwick died in her 78th year on 20 March 1861 at her residence in 8 Royal Terrace, Southend, Essex and was buried 26 March 1861 at the churchyard in Canewdon, Essex.


From the newspaper, The Essex Standard, Friday, March 22, 1861:


March 20th, at her residence, 8, Royal Terrace, Southend, in her 78th year, much respected, Eliza Frost, relict of Kersteman Lodwick, Esq., of Lambourne Hall, Canewdon, and last surviving daughter of Jeremiah Kersteman, Esq., of Loftmans, in this county.


From the parish register of Canewdon:

Name. / Abode. / When buried. / Age. / By whom the Ceremony was performed.

Burials 1861 - Page 4 - No. 26

Eliza Frost Lodwick / Southend / March 26th / Yrs 77 / George Heath Vicar


~ May 1861

Eliza Lodwick's will was proved 10 May 1861 at the Principal Registry by the oath of her niece and sole executrix of the will, Joanna Burleigh of Rochford, Essex.

From the National Probate Calendar:

Page No. 143 - Wills. 1861.

Lodwick Eliza Frost otherwise Lodwick Eliza.

Effects under £12,000.

10 May.

The Will with a Codicil of Eliza Frost Lodwick otherwise Eliza Lodwick formerly of Lambourn Hall in the Parish of Canewdon but late of the Terrace Southend both in the County of Essex Widow deceased who died 20 March 1861 at Southend aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of Joanna Burleigh (Wife of Pyke Burliegh, Esquire) of Rochford in the said County the Niece and the sole Executrix.


~ August and September 1861

Newspaper notices about the late Mrs. Lodwick's livestock and furniture of Lambourne Hall and Wick farm going to be sold off by auctions.

From the newspaper, Chelmsford Chronicle, of Friday 30 August 1861:





By W. H. Jackson.

By direction of the Executrix of the late Mrs. Lodwick, on Monday and Wednesday, September 16 and 18, 1861, upon the Premises at Lambourne Hall, at Eleven o'clock precisely each day, on account of the number of lots.

The whole of the superior LIVE and DEAD FARMING STOCK, including

The FLOCK of 540 Sheep and Lambs.

17 Bullocks (fresh).

18 Cart Horses and Colts, 2 Ponies.

32 head of Swine, Poultry.

A 2-horse power threshing machine by Barrett and Co., and the Implements requisite for 500 acres of land.

Also the FURNITURE, brewing utensils, casks, and effects in the residence of Lambourne Hall.

The farming stock on the first day, Monday, the 16th.


~ September 1861

Further newspaper notices were published that the contents of the late Mrs. Lodwick's household furniture at her home 8, Royal Terrace in Southend, Essex being auctioned off.

From the newspaper, Chelmsford Chronicle of Friday 20 September 1861:





By W. H. Jackson.

By direction of the Executrix of the late Mrs. Lodwick, on Monday next, September 23, 1861, upon the Premises, at Eleven o'clock precisely.

All the excellent FURNITURE, comprising drawing and dining-room suite, in rosewood and mahogany: 6 1/2 - octave cottage Pianoforte, &c.

In the Dining Room - A set of Spanish mahogany dining tables with five shifting leaves, set of eight and two elbow superior mahogany chairs, mahogany pedestal sideboard, mahogany sofa in damask, lounge chairs.  Brussels carpet nearly new - 28 by 14 feet, Turkey ditto - 16 by 15 feet damask curtains, &c.

In the Drawing Room - Set of rosewood chairs and couch in damask, sofa, well-made rosewood loo table, lounge chairs, Brussels carpet (new) 20 by 14 feet, rug, damask curtains, handsome five feet bright steel fender, &c.

The Chamber items include mahogany four-post and other bedsteads, wool and hair mattresses, five excellent beds, bedding, mahogany chests of drawers, Brussels carpets, wash stands, and other usual requisites.

Entrance - The floor cloth as planned, about 70 yards of Brussels and other stair carpeting, capital eight-day clock, about 120 Vols. Of Books, dinner service, cut glass, plated articles, kitchen requisites, &c.

At No. 8, Royal Terrace.

Catalogues may be had at the Hotels, Southend; Spread Eagle, Prittlewell; Lion Inn, Wakering; at the Inns, and of Mr. Rod, Rayleigh; at the Printing Office, and of the Auctioneer, Rochford.

On view on Saturday previous to sale Eleven tiil [sic] Four o'clock.




1.     1783 baptism of Eliza Frost Kersterman.  Prittlewell, St. Mary the Virgin, Essex, D/P 183/1/37, 1727-1808 Baptism Marriages Burials, 97 images.  At Seax-Essex Archives Online.  Image 60 right side, Baptisms 1783.  Searched on January 19, 2014 Sunday 4:25 PM.

2.     1815 death of Eleanor Lodwick.  The Times, Wednesday, Dec 06, 1815; pg. 3; Issue 9697; col G.  From the British Newspaper Archive online at  Searched on June 12, 2010 Sunday.

3.     1825 marriage of J. K. Lodwick and E. F. Kesterman.  The Bury and Norwich Post (Bury Saint Edmunds, England), Wednesday, July 13, 1825; Issue 2246.  19th Century British Newspapers online at  July 16, 2010 Friday 9:50 PM.

4.     1826 death of Jeremiah Kersteman Lodwick.  Jackson’s Oxford Journal (Oxford, England), Saturday, October 28, 1826; Issue 3835.  19th Century British Newspapers online at  July 16, 2010 Friday 9:43 PM.

5.     1826 burial of Jeremiah Kersteman Lodwick.  Canewdon, St Nicholas, D/P 219/1/5, Parish Register, Burial, 1813-1859, 53 Images.  At Seax-Essex Archives Online.  Image 17 right side, Burials 1826 - Page 31. No. 243.  Searched  January 7, 2014 Tuesday 6:45 PM.

6.     Eliza Frost Kersteman and Wick Farm.  The History of Rochford Hundred by Philip Benton.  Published 1867 by A. Harrington.  Page 107 about.  Google Books, Original from The New York Library, Digitized March 20, 2007.  Searched August 24, 2009 Monday 9:03 PM.

7.     1828 marriage of Rev. W. Atkinson to Miss Kersteman.  The Ipswich Journal (Ipswich, England), Saturday, March 8, 1828; Issue 4694.  Online at  Searched and Extracted June 14, 2010 Monday 9:26 PM.

8.     1835 three men convicted for stealing and killing a sheep from the property of Mrs. E. F. Lodwick.  The Essex Standard (Colchester, England), Friday, April 10, 1835; Issue 223.  19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II online at  Searched March 10, 2011 Thursday 7:28 PM.

9.     1839 accidential death at Lambourne Hall farm and inquest.  The Essex Standard (Colchester, England), Friday, January 25, 1839; Issue 421.  19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II online at  Searched March 10, 2011  Thursday 8:00 PM.

10.     Widow Lodwick, Rev. Atkinson, and his wife mentioned by Arthur Downes.  Witches over the Crouch, The Times, Tuesday, Jan 27, 1959; pg. 10; Issue 54369; col F.  Online at   Searched February 26, 2010 Friday evening.

11.     1841 Census of England, Essex, Prittlewell, District 2, Image No. 6, Public Record Office Reference HO 107 / 337 / 14, Original Page Nos. 10 & 11, Stamped Page No. 32, Household of Eliza Lodwick.  December 31, 2008 Wednesday 5:49 PM.

12.     1842 the burial of Miss Caroline Kersteman.  Canewdon, St Nicholas, D/P 219/1/5 , Parish Register, Burial, 1813-1859, 53 Images.  At Seax-Essex Archives Online.  Image 35 right side, Burials 1842 - Page 67. No. 529.  January 7, 2014 Tuesday 6:45 PM.

13.     1847 death of Rev. William Atkinson.  The Gentleman's Magazine.  July 1847.  By Silvanus Urban, Gent. Page 103, 1847.  Clergy Deceased, William Atkinson mentioned.  Google Books, January 4, 2009 Sunday 7:09 PM.

14.    1847 burial of William Atkinson.  Parish registers for St. Nicholas church, Canewdon, Essex, England.  Page 75, No. 594.  Microfiche ordered from Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6YT, United Kingdom.  Received October 27, 2008 Monday Morning.

15.     1847 list of donations for the orphans of the late Rev. J. T. Hewett.  Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 29 October 1847.  British Newspaper Archive online at  Searched on December 19, 2013 Thursday 4:23 PM.

16.     1851 Census of England, Essex, Canewdon, District 7, Image No. 31, Public Record Office Reference H.O. 107 / 1777, Original Page No. 31, No. of Householder’s Schedule 123, Household of Eliza Lodwick.  December 28, 2008 Sunday 7:47 PM.

17.     1859 two men fined for trespassing on Eliza F. Lodwick's property.  The Essex Standard (Colchester, England), Friday, January 14, 1859; Issue 1465.  19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II online at  searched March 10, 2011 Thursday 8:17 PM.

18.     1859 death of Mary Ann Atkinson.  The Gentleman's magazine and historical chronicle, Volume 6. Published 1859, Page 658 Obituary June 1859.  Mary Ann Atkinson mentioned.  Google Books, June 2, 2010 Wednesday 6:25 PM.

19.    1859 burial of Mary Ann Atkinson.  Parish registers for St. Nicholas church, Canewdon, Essex, England.  Page 100, No. 793.  Microfiche ordered from Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, CM2 6YT, United Kingdom.  Received October 27, 2008 Monday Morning.

20.    1860 Death Certificate of James Murrell.  From the General Register Office, Southport, Merseyside, England.  Received September 24, 2009 Thursday 10:00 AM.

21.     1860 burial of James Murrell,  St. James the Less church, Hadleigh, Essex, England.  Bishop’s transcripts 1800-1868, D/CR 160, FHL British Film 1702317 Item 3.  Burials:  1860 James Murrell.  Searched and extracted starting February 20, 2010 Saturday 10:00 AM.

22.     1861 death of Eliza Frost Lodwick.  The Essex Standard (Colchester, England), Friday, March 22, 1861; Issue 1579.  19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II online at  Searched March 10, 2011 Thursday 7:19 PM.

23.     1861 burial of Eliza Frost Lodwick.  Canewdon, St Nicholas, D/P 219/1/11, 1859-1961 Burials, 66 Images.  At Seax-Essex Archives Online.  Image 5 left side, Burials 1861 - Page 4 - No. 26.  Searched on January 7, 2014 Tuesday 6:45 PM.

24.     1861 Will of Eliza Frost Lodwick mentioned in index.  England& Wales, National Probate Calendar online at  1861, L, Lo, Image No. 11, Original Page No. 143.  Searched December 22, 2013 Sunday 4:32 PM.

25.     1861 sale of items from Lambourne Hall and Wick Farms.  Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 30 August 1861.  British Newspaper Archive online at  Searched on December 19, 2013 Thursday 3:09 PM.

26.     1861 furniture of the home in Southend being auctioned off.  Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 20 September 1861.  British Newspaper Archive online at  Searched on December 19, 2013 Thursday 3:34 PM.


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