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ID:874 Elizabeth Annie Whiting (Bosworth, Neale) 1885-1970
Lisa's 2nd Great Aunt
Birth    1st February 1885   Great Bowden, Leicestershire
Death July 1970 Worthing, Sussex
1st February 1885 - Birth of Elizabeth Annie Whiting
Elizabeth was the second child and oldest daughter of William Charles and Hannah Whiting (nee Marshall). She was born in Great Bowden Leicestershire.
17 June 1886 - Baptism of Elizabeth Annie
5th April 1891 - 1891 Census for '12, Buckley Square, Ardwick, Lancs'
Relationship    Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                      Occupation
William Whiting Head                29       1862       Male Boltoph Claydon, Bucks Foreman Stay Maker
Hannah Whiting Wife 29 1862 Female Wallbrook, Staffs  
William Whiting Son 8 1883 Male Great Bowden, Leics Scholar
Elizabeth Whiting Daughter 6 1885 Female Great Bowden, Leics Scholar
Florence Whiting Daughter 3 1888 Female   Little Bowden, Northants  
Frederick Whiting Son 1 1890 Male Little Bowden, Northants  
By 1891, the family had moved to Ardwick, in Lancashire. Their address on the census is 12, Buckley Square. Elizabeths father  William, 29,  was a Foreman Stay Maker in the Corset Factory. 
Between 1892 and 1896 the family moved back to Great Bowden, Leicestershire
31st March 1901 - 1901 Census for '18, The Green, Great Bowden'
Relationship    Age     Est YOB Gender    Birth County                 Occupation                                   
William Whiting  Head               
38        1863       Male    Claydon, Berkshire Foreman in Corset Stay Factory
Hannah Whiting Wife 38 1863 Female Hallbrook, Staffs  
Elizabeth A Whiting Daughter 16 1885 Female Great Bowden, Leics Eyeletter in Corset Stay Factory
Florence M Whiting Daughter 13 1888 Female Little Bowden, Leics  
Harold Whiting Son 9 1892 Male        Timperley, Cheshire  
Arthur E M Whiting Son 4 1897 Male        Great Bowden, Leics
Dorothy Whiting Daughter 2 1899 Female Great Bowden, Leics  
Ernest Whiting Son 2 1899 Male        Great Bowden, Leics  
Hilda E Whiting Daughter 3 mths 1901 Female Great Bowden, Leics  
1903 Death of brother, Ernest
Right: 18, The Green, Great Bowden today.
29 March 1910- Marriage of Charles Bosworth and Elizabeth Annie Whiting at Great Bowden, Leicestershire.
2 April 1911 - 1911 Census for 'Sibbertoft Road, Husbands Bosworth, Rugby'
Relationship   Age     YOB        Gender    Birth County                  Occupation                      
Charles Bosworth Head               24       1887       Male Desboro, Northants     Assistant (Cooperative)
Elizabeth Annie Bosworth Wife 26 1885 Female    Great Bowden, Leics  
18th June 1911 - Baptism of son Percy Bosworth at St Marys in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
The couples address is given at the baptism as 86, Elsden Road. 
10th October 1912 - Birth of daughter Christine Bosworth
10th November 1912 - Baptism of Christine Bosworth at Great Bowden, Leicestershire
The family move to Eastbourne, Sussex
9 July 1915 - Birth of daughter Hilda May registered at Eastborne, Sussex
We know that Elizabeths husband Charles enlisted in the army and served firstly as a private in the  Royal Sussex Regiment (no.12165) before transferring to the Royal Fusiliers where he served in the 8th Battalion as Lance Corporal (GS/60621 ).

On 19th July 1917 Charles sadly died from his wounds in France and was buried at Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy-Le-Preux, France.

Below is shown his war gratuity and effects that were sent to his wife Elizabeth.
20 September 1919 - Marriage of Albert Neal and Elizabeth Annie Bosworth at Great Bowden, Leicestershire.
29 September 1939 -  '1939 Registry for 19, The Green, Great Bowden'
Gender    DOB              Status        Occupation                           
Albert Neale               Male        22/02/1885   Married     Pressman Moulder India Rubber Goods-Heavy Worker
Elizabeth A Neale Female 01/02/1885 Married House Wife Unpaid
Christine Bosworth Female 10/10/1912 Single Incapacitated
Elizabeths younger daughter Hilda was a clerk for 'Fighter Command' in the WAAF and is residing at their base at Bentley Prior in Middlesex in 1939.
We presume that family must have moved back to Sussex after 1939 as Elizabeth dies in Sussex in 1970
July-Sep 1970 -Death of Elizabeth in Worthing, Sussex.