GREIG, Elizabeth Emma

1889 - 1966

Elizabeth Emma Greig was born at Seaford Road, Tottenham, London on 6 April 1889, daughter of Edwin Henry Greig (1858-1917), a tobacco dealer, and his wife Alice, née Blake (1859-1918), who married at St Clement Danes, Westminster on 25 June 1882. In 1901, Elizabeth was an 11-year-old living at 61 Southgate Road, Islington, London with her parents, 42-year-old Edwin and 41-year-old Alice, with siblings Alice 17, Jessie 16, Edwin George 14, Henry 10 and Florence 2. By 1911, they had moved to 9 De Beauvoir Road, Kingsland, Hackney where Elizabeth was a 21-year-old bank cheque examiner. She exhibited at the Ipswich Fine Art Club in 1916, three paintings 'Arundel Bridge', 'Pieve di Livinallongo' and 'Freston Wood in Bluebell Time'. She married at Hackney, London in 1919, Henry J. White (born 2 April 1879) and in 1939, was living at 6 Berne Road, Croydon, Surrey with her husband Henry, a provision merchant's clerk, and their unmarried daughter Joan Alice Susannah (9 September 1921-1982). Elizabeth Emma White was of 33 Poppleton Road, London E 11 when she died at Whipps Cross Hospital on 19 January 1966, leaving her estate to daughter Joan Alice.