His life and books
|Born: 1852 Wing, Rutland|
|Charles Boys 1809-1898|
|Caroline Goodrich Dobbie 1816-1876|
|Mary Goodrich Boys 1840–1863|
|Virginia Boys 1842–1907|
|Herbert Arnold Boys 1844–1926|
|Frederick Worsley Boys 1846–1868|
|Justin William Boys 1848–1924|
|Charles Vernon Boys 1855–1944|
|Lucy Boys 1858 –|
|Charles Cadwallader Egerton 1831-1907|
|Edith Mary Egerton 1872-1894|
|Justin Reginald Egerton 1873-1969|
|Hubert Wingfield Egerton 1875-1950|
|Muriel Virginia Egerton 1884-|
|Olive Egerton 1886-1945|
Caroline Boys was born in 1852, the daughter of the Reverend Charles Boys 1809-1898 and his wife née Caroline Goodrich Dobbie 1816-1876. Her father was the Rector of Wing near Oakham in Rutland.
In 1871 she was married to the Reverend Charles Cadwallader Egerton 1831-1907, Rector of Weston Longville in Norfolk. He was born on 21 January 1831 at Bunbury in Cheshire, the son of the Reverend John Egerton 1796-1876 and his wife née Ellen Gould.
They had the following children, all born at Weston Longville:
Edith Mary Egerton. She was born in 1872 and died in 1894.
Justin Reginald Egerton. He was born in 1873, and died in 1969.
Hubert Wingfield Egerton. He was born in 1875. He married Valerie Sorel Cameron in 1904, and died in 1950.
Muriel Virginia Egerton. She was born in 1884. In 1911 she was unmarried and employed as a cookery teacher by London County Council in Bermondsey, and was living at Blackheath in London.
Olive Egerton. She was born in 1886, and was educated at Cheltenham Ladies College. In 1911 she was living in the household of her widowed uncle the Reverend Philip Reginald Egerton at Vale Mascal near North Cray in Kent. Her occupation was then stated as masseuse. She died unmarried on 27 April 1945 at Lindfield in Sussex (1) aged 54 years.
Their father Charles Cadwallader Egerton died on 25 January 1907 at Norwich (2).
Signature on 1911 Census Return
His widow Caroline Egerton moved to High Road, Wortwell in Norfolk, where she was living alone with a maid when the 1911 Census was taken, a friend Fanny Elizabeth Manley visiting her at that time. Later she lived at Ivywood, Redenhall in Norfolk.
She died aged 98 years on 6 October 1950 at Chevington House, Bungay in Suffolk (3).
(1) "EGERTON Olive of Orchard Cottage Capel-street Capel St. Mary Suffolk spinster died 27 April 1945 at The Hostel of God Lindfield Sussex Probate Ipswich 10 September to Lionel Hastings Vulliamy solicitor. Effects £1729 18s 2d." National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) 1858-1966 (1945) page 56.
Lionel Hastings Vulliamy was the second cousin of her mother.
(2) National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) 1858-1966 (1907) page 27. Probate was granted to his widow Caroline Egerton at London on 12 March 1907. His effects amounted to £2,110 5s 8d.
(3) "EGERTON Caroline of Ivywood Redenhall Norfolk widow died 6 October 1950 at Chevington House Bungay Suffolk Probate Ipswich 6 January  to Lionel Hastings Vulliamy and David Michael Hastings Vulliamy solicitors. Effects £5042 10s 6d." National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) 1858-1966 (1950) page 69.
Lionel Hastings Vulliamy was her second cousin, and David Michael Hastings Vulliamy was his son.
The photograph on this page was kindly provided by Patrick Graham.