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|Elizabeth Harrington Thomason|
|Died: 1894 South Hampstead, London|
|Thomas Truebody Thomason 1774-1829|
|Elizabeth Jane Fawcett died 1826|
|Esther Thomason 1798-1880|
|James Thomason 1804-1853|
|Frances Mary Thomason 1816-1842|
|George Hutchinson 1793-1852|
|Elizabeth Montier Hutchinson 1830-1905|
|Jane Georgiana Hutchinson 1832-1921-|
|Frances Mary Grant Hutchinson 1834-1913|
|William Montgomery Hutchinson|
|Grace Anne Hutchinson|
|Henry Stephen Hutchinson 1841-|
|Robert Colin Hutchinson|
|James Bird Hutchinson 1844-1921|
|Thomason Sherer Hutchinson 1845-1922|
|Emily Catherine Montgomery Hutchinson 1848-|
|Amy Laura Hutchinson 1850-|
|Evelyn Dora Esdaile Hutchinson 1852-|
Elizabeth Harrington Thomason was born on 23 September 1811, and was baptised on 15 December 1811. She was the daughter of the Reverend Thomas Truebody Thomason 1774-1829 and his wife nee Elizabeth Jane Fawcett, who were married on 21 January 1799 at Scaleby in Cumberland.
She was the second wife of the Lieut-Colonel George Hutchinson of the Bengal Engineers 1793-1852, to whom she was married on 20 January 1830 in the Cathedral at Calcutta in India (1).
They had the following children:
Elizabeth Montier Hutchinson. She was born on 11 November 1830, and was baptised at Cossipore near Calcutta in India on 2 January 1831. She lived at Hove in Sussex, and died on 18 November 1905. Her will was proved on 9 February 1906.
Jane Georgiana Hutchinson. She was born on 12 May 1832, and baptised on 8 July at Cossipore. She was married to the Reverend Algernon Sidney Grenfell 1836-1887 on 31 July 1862 at Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, and was the mother of Wilfred Thomason Grenfell. She died in 1921.
Frances Mary Grant Hutchinson 1834-1913. She was married on 28 December 1865 at St Stephen’s church Paddington in London to the Reverend Joseph Gould 1834-1908, the son of Thomas Gould 1802-1869 and his wife nee Frances Maria Brookfield.
William Montgomery Hutchinson.
Grace Anne Hutchinson.
Henry Stephen Hutchinson. He was born in 1841 in Camden Town, London. On 14 September 1867 he married Evelyn Somerville Chester Rose 1850-1936 at Murree, Bengal in India. She was born at Simla in India on 19 January 1850, the daughter of General Hugh Rose 1822-1901 and his wife nee Anna Maria Short (born in about 1825 In Dublin). She died in 1936 in Kensington, London aged 86 years.
Robert Colin Hutchinson.
James Bird Hutchinson 1844-1921. On 18 November 1869 he married Annie Charlotte Rose at Lahore in India (2). She was the sister of Evelyn Somerville Chester Rose who was married to his brother Henry Stephen Hutchinson.
Thomason Sherer Hutchinson 1845-1922. In 1885 he married Fanny Touch at Paddington in London. She was born in 1859 in Nagpur, Central India.
Emily Catherine Montgomery Hutchinson. She was born on 26 March 1848 in France. On 6 November 1884 she was married at St Matthew's church Bayswater in London to the Reverend Henry Rutherford, rector of Hartford in Devon, eldest son of the late Lt. Colonel Rutherford of the Bengal Army, India. The ceremony was conducted by the bride's brother the Reverend Thomason Sherer Hutchinson (3). This was a double wedding, her sister Evelyn Dora Esdaile Hutchinson being married then also.
Amy Laura Hutchinson. She was born in 1850.
Evelyn Dora Esdaile Hutchinson. She was born in 1852. On 6 November 1884 she was married at St Matthew's church Bayswater in London to the Reverend Frederick Hamilton Spencer, the youngest son of the Reverend Seymour Mills Spencer (Church Missionary Society) of New Zealand. The ceremony was conducted by the bride's brother the Reverend Thomason Sherer Hutchinson (4). This was a double wedding, her sister Emily Catherine Montgomery Hutchinson being married then also.
Lieut-Colonel George Hutchinson and his wife retired to Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, where they lived at Ross House in Clarence Square. George Hutchinson died in 1852.
When the 1861 Census was taken, his widow Elizabeth Harrington Hutchinson was still living at Ross House in Cheltenham, with her daughters Jane, Frances, Emily and Amy and sons James and Thomason, all then unmarried, together with a governess for the three younger daughters, and four female domestic servants. Her sons were then attending Cheltenham College (5).
She died on 26 June 1894 at 37 Daleham Gardens, South Hampstead in London in her 83rd year (6).
(1) "At Calcutta, Capt. Geo. Hutchinson, to Eliz. H., daughter of the late Rev. T.T. Thomason" : Marriage Announcements 1809-1844 from the East India Register and Directory.
(2) "November 18th at Lahore by the Rev. B.M. Behr Chaplain of Amritsar assisted by the Rev. H. Murray Chaplain, James Bird Hutchinson, Lieut. Bengal Staff Corps, Assistant Commissioner Goodaspore, to Annie the second daughter of Lieut-Colonel Hugh Rose, Superintendent Engineer, Allahabad, NWP." The Times of India dated 25 November 1869.
(3) The Times of India dated 3 December 1884.
(4) The Times of India dated 3 December 1884.
(5) Cheltenham College Register 1841-1890 edited by A.A. Hunter (1890) pages 183 and 191.
(6) The Times of India dated 16 July 1894. The report mentioned that she was the only surviving siater of the late James Thomason, Lieut-Governor of the North West Provinces in India.