Christian Edward Cornwallis Eliot (1872 - 1940)

Individual Report for Christian E.C. Eliot.
FTM Individual Report for Christian Edward Cornwallis Eliot
Sex: Male
Father: Charles George Cornwallis Eliot
Mother: Constance Rhiannon Guest

Individual Facts:
Birth: 17 Jul 1872 in Ovington Gardens, Kensington, London [1]
Death: 20 Oct 1940 [2]
Burial: 24 Oct 1940 in Eliot Family Vault, Old Cemetery, St. Germans, Cornwall [2]
Probate: 25 Feb 1941 in Llandudno [3]

Spouse: Laura Grey Chetwode
Marriage: 03 Jul 1897 [4]

Children:
Frederica Betty Cornwallis Eliot
Christian Philip Charles Eliot

Person Notes:
— "Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser" 01 November 1940, page 4:
The interment took place in the family vault at St. German's Church, Port Eliot, Cornwall, on Thursday week of Lt.-Col. the Hon. Christian Edward Cornwallis Eliot, who died at the Thatched Hut, Redbridge Lane, Crowborough, the previous Sunday. Born in 1872, he was a son of the late Colonel the Hon. Charles George Cornwallis Eliot, and grandson of the third Earl of St. Germans. The Rev. W. Gill officiated, and the morners included the Hon. Mrs. Christian Eliot, the Hon. Sir Montague and Lady Eliot, Mrs. James, Colonel Lord Vivian and Surgeon-Rear-Admiral E. A. Penfold.

— "Western Morning News" Friday, 25 Oct 1940, page 4:
Lieut.-Col. Hon. C. Eliot at St. Germans. Funeral Largely Attended. The funeral of Lieut.-Col. the Hon. C. Eliot took place at St. Germans yesterday, the interment being in the family vault in the churchyard. Rev. W. Gill (vicar) conducted the service, and the surpliced choir led the singing of the hymns "Hark, hark my soul", and "Lead Kindly light". Mourners were the widow; the Hon. Sir M.C. Eliot, brother; Lady Eliot, sister-in-law; and Mrs. E. James, niece. Bearers were Messrs. W.J. Bersev, G.E. Hatton, D.W. Lang, F.A. Trevethan, J. Hastie, and A. Trenouth, employees on the St. Germans estates. Among those present were Col. Lord Vivian (Glynn), Adml. A.E. Penfold, Messrs W. Tamblyn, H. Bond, T. French, W.G. Broad, J. Haddy, J.H. Goard, L.M. Goard, W. May, L. Laundry, W.H. Stephens, G. Rapson, A. Salmon, T. Eastment, H. Cardew, and K. Trezise. Mr. and Mrs. F. Lyde Caunter (Liskeard), Mesdames L. Laundry, J.H. Goard, P. Crapp, R. Richards, G. Locke, F. Trevethan, W.H. Stephens, J.W. Warren (representing Col. J.W. Gil?, G.R. Harman, W.H. Sprague, I. Stringer, D. Lang, R. Geary, and G. and Misses C. Laundry.)

— Parish Register of St. German's, Page 64, Line 509 (Images seen on FamilySearch.org — image 67/106):
Burial Record lists abode:
The Thatched Hut Redbridge-lane, Crowborough, Sussex, died 20 October 1940

— "1891 England Census Record" (London, Kensington, Brompton, District 8, image 7):
Christian E.C. Eliot - Son - S - 18 - Civil Engineer Student - Brompton, London

— "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941" (1941, E, El, 5) - - seen on Ancestry.com: "Eliot, the honourable Christian Edward Cornwallis of The Thatched Hut Redbridge-lane, Crowborough, Sussex, died 20 October 1940. Probate Llandudno 25 February to Philip Brian Marrtineau solicitor and Daisy Blossom Eliot widow. Effects 511 pounds 7s. 6d."

— "Supplement to the London Gazette", 7 Feb 1921, page 1038:
Decorations Conferred by His Majesty the King of the Belgians.
'Officier' (Award)
Temporary (Honorary) Lieutenant-Colonel Christian E. C. Eliot, O.B.E., Unattached List, Royal Marines.

— "The London Gazette" 1 Dec 1914, page 10186: Temporary Commisions in the Royal Naval Colunteer Reserve have been issued as follows:
Lieutenant. Christian E.C. Eliot

— "The London Gazette" 24 Oct 1922, page 7462: Regular Army Reserve of Officers.
Intelligence. - Lt.-Col. C.E.C. Eliot, O.B.E., late R. Mar., to be Lt.-Col., 15th Sept. 1922, with seniority 8th May 1919.

— "The London Gazette" 19 July 1927, page 4647: Regular Army Reserve of Officers. The undermentioned having attained the age limit of liability to recall, cease to belong to the Res. of Off.:- - Intelligence. Lt.-Col. C.E.C. Eliot, O.B.E. 17th July 1927

Marriage Notes:
— "Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal" by Marquis of Ruvigny & Raineval et al, 1994, page 243:
Laura Grey Chetwode, m. 3 July 1897, Christian Edward Cornwallis Eliot [E. St. Germans] (31 Cadogan Place, S.W.); and has issue:
Christian Philip Charles Eliot, b. 27 Feb. 1903
Frederica Betty Cornwallis Eliot, b. 4 Oct. 1900


Sources:
1 "Visitation of England and Wales", Vol. 18, pub. 1914, page 184
2 Scan of Original Burial Record
3 "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941" (1941, E, El, 5)
4 "Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal" by Marquis of Ruvigny & Raineval et al, 1994, page 243