Edwin Easthope

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Edwin Easthope

Edwin Easthope is my fourth cousin, once removed and son of Edwin Theophilus Easthope and Ida Elizabeth Childs.

THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, AUGUST 7th, 1943.

KILLED IN CANADA.

Information has been received by Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Easthope, of 86, Clough Street, Rotherham, that their youngest son, Leading Aircraftsman Edwin Easthope (R.A.F.V.R.), has been killed while serving in Canada. He joined the Forces in July, 1942, and was drafted to Canada in February, 1943. He was educated at the Thornhill Council and Kimberworth Central Schools, later being employed by Beatson, Clark and Co., Ltd. He was a member of the Masbro’ Independent Chapel and the Boys Brigade. He was also a keen cyclist and motor cyclist.

George Easthope

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George Easthope

George Easthope is my fourth cousin, once removed and son of Charles Emmanuel Easthope and Susannah Childs.

Edward Easthope, mentioned in the article below, survived the Second World War and died, in Rotherham in 1979, aged 58.

THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, MAY 1st, 1943.

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New Stubbin Colliery shaft marker

ST. ANN’S ROAD MAN DIES OF WOUNDS.

News has been received that Private George Easthope (York and Lancaster Regiment), aged 25, son of Mr. C. Easthope, of 231, St. Ann’s Road, Rotherham, and the late Mrs. Easthope, has died of gunshot wounds in North Africa.

Educated at the South Grove Central School, Private Easthope was employed at the New Stubbin Colliery before joining the Forces over three years ago. He served in France, taking part in the evacuation of Dunkirk. He was a keen sportsman and was also keenly interested in music. His brother, Private E. Easthope, is serving in the Middle East.

Charles Emmanuel Easthope

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St Anns Road

Charles Emmanuel Easthope is my third cousin, twice removed and son of Emmanuel Easthope and Emily Webster Burton.

In 1908, in Rotherham, Charles married Susannah Childs and together, they issued four children, who were called, Charles Robert (1908 to 1983), Kathleen (1911 to 1982), George (1917 to 1943) and Edward (1920 to 1979).

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Parkgate Iron & Steel Company

THE ADVERTISER, SAT., AUG. 12th, 1950

EASTHOPE. – On August 4th, at Rotherham Hospital, Charles Emanuel, beloved husband of the late Susannah, aged 77 years.

Reunited.

The family thank doctor and staff of the hospital who attended him and all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind sympathy and floral tributes during their sad bereavement.

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Masbrough Cemetery

MR. C. E. EASTHOPE

The interment took place on Wednesday in the Masbro’ Cemetery of Mr. Charles E. Easthope, 231, St. Ann’s Road, Rotherham, who died at the Rotherham Hospital yesterday week, aged 77.

A native of Tipton, Staffs., Mr. Easthope retired in 1942 after being employed for 43 years at the Park Gate Works. He was a veteran of the South African War, and served in The York and Lancaster Regiment. Mrs. Easthope died in 1935. He leaves a daughter and two sons. Another son died of wounds in North Africa.