Louisa Drew

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 09/05/2020
© Christine Gambles

Louisa F Drew



Louisa Florence was born in St James Westminster London she was the daughter of James & Sarah Ann Merewether Drew (nee Nias) who married in Newbury in 1850. James was born c1826 in Radnorshire Wales and Sarah was born c1826 in Newbury.

Other children of James & Sarah were:

Nias James 1851

Walter Thomas 1853-1855

Emily Sarah c1855-1855

Rosa Mary 1856

Annie Sarah c1858

Ellen Jane 1861

Ada Josephine 1863

Sarah Ann 1865

William Somerset c1869

Catherine Maud 1871

 In 1861 they were living at Burlington Arcade, London.  There were 2 live in shop women, a nurse and 2 little girl


Louisa died aged 2 in 1862 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 30th May.


Louisa’s father was a successful Hosier and the family lived in Middlesex. The father invented a duplex scarf.  He died on the 7th September 1890 in Harlington Gore Middlesex. Her mother moved to Croydon after her father’s death.  She died on the 3rd March 1913 and at the time of her death she was living at Enfield Lodge Thornton Heath Croydon Surrey


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