Beatrice May Eastap

7 April 1894–1 July 1980 (Age 86)
Wells, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Beatrice May

When Beatrice May Eastap was born on 7 April 1894, in Wells, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Eastap, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Ann Watts, was 35. She married George Henry Colwell on 29 November 1924, in Lydney, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Wells St Cuthbert, Wells, Somerset, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Bristol, Gloucestershire, England in 1911. She died on 1 July 1980, at the age of 86.

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George Henry Colwell
Beatrice May Eastap
Marriage: 29 November 1924

Spouse and Children

29 November 1924
Lydney, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Ann Watts




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 10

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 14

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 24

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Eastop, a habitational name from a place in Shropshire called Easthope, named with Old English ēst ‘east’, ‘eastern’ + hop ‘enclosed valley’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Beatrice Eastap, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Beatrice M Eastap in household of Sarah Ann Eastap, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Eastapp, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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