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Eliza Finnimore  1823-1880

Eliza Speare was the youngest daughter of Richard Speare & Mary Ward. She was baptised in Inwardleigh on 24th August 1823.

At the time of the 1841 Census Eliza was living at Lower Ley Farm with her parents Richard & Mary and brothers Samuel, John , Daniel & Emanuel.


Extract from 1841 Upton Pyne Census

Eliza was married to George Finnimore in 1848 in Exeter, Devon.  3 years later George & Eliza are in Whitestone living with Mary Speare and Nephew Daniel Speare.

1851 Whitestone census image

George & Eliza Finnimore remain in Whitestone until their deaths.  Eliza died in 1880 & George 1889.  They had no children.




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