NameElizabeth Homer DEAKIN , GG Aunt
Birth10 Mar 1847
BaptismSt. John’s, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Death17 Apr 1934
FatherJohn Bickerton DEAKIN (1812-1879)
MotherElizabeth Sarah HOMER (1821-1920)
Birth3 Feb 1844, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Death31 Aug 1884, Isle of Wight, Hampshire
Burial4 Sep 1884, St Blasius, Shanklin, Isle Of Wight
FatherJohn Simpson RUTTER (~1808-1887)
Marriage4 Aug 1868
No Children
Notes for Elizabeth Homer DEAKIN
From Pedigree of the Deakin Family, October 1859
[With details of later family members added afterwards]
In the possession of Alice Gertrude Deakin (1862 to 1946) to her grand nephew Arthur Keelinge Deakin (1917 to 1944) to his father Guy Barton Deakin (1882 to 1973) to his daughter Isabella Vera Deakin (1913 to 2005) to David Cooper.
Elizabeth Homer Deakin
Born 10th March 1847
Baptized at St.John’s, Wolverhampton
Married Tettenhall 4th August 1868 to Richard Woodd Rutter who died 31 August 1884 sine prole [without issue] buried at Shanklin, Isle of Wight 4 September.

no issue

In the 1851 census Ecclesiatical parish of St John, Civil parish Wolverhampton at 9? George Street.
Jno. Bickerton Deakin, head, married, age 38, Attorney at Law, born Bromsgrove Worcester.
Wife Sarah Elizabeth Deakin age 29, ?????, Worcester.
Son Bickerton H. Deakin age 6, scholar at home, born Wolverhampton.
Son Keeling A. Deakin age 5, scholar at home, born Wolverhampton.
Daughter Eliz Homer Deakin age 4m, born Wolverhamton.
Son Rt. Hy. Deakin age 2, born Wolverhampton.
Daughter Marcy Lucy Deakin age 1 born Wolverhampton.
4 servants 1 cook, 1 housemaid 2 nurses.

In the 1861 census Tettenhall Staffordshire, no address is given in the Hamlet of Tettenhall Wood, Tettenhall. The address before is Wood Hill Cottage and and after is Wood Villa.
Head, John Bickerton Deakin, age 48, attorney and solicitor, born Bromsgrove.
Wife Elizabeth Sarah Deakin, age 39, born Bromsgrove Worcestershire.
Daughter Elizabeth Homer Deakin, age 14, born Wolverhampton.
Son Robert Henry Deakin, age 12, scholar, born Wolverhampton.
Daughter Mary Lucy Deakin, age 11, scholar, born Wolverhampton.
Daughter Julia Ann Deakin, age 9, scholar, born Wolverhampton.
Son Charles Frederick Deakin, age 8, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Son John Bickerton Deakin, age 6, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Daughter Constance Marguerite? Deakin, age 9 months, born Tettenhall.
A Governess, 2 nursemaids and a housemaid.

Marriage index, Elizabeth Homer Deakin and Richard Wood Rutter, August 4, 1868. Bride’s father John Bickerton Deakin, groom’s father John Simpson Rutter.

England and Wales Marriages.
August 4, 1868 Elizabeth Homer Deakin, father John Bickerton Deakin, and Richard Woodd Rutter, father John Simpson Rutter, at Tettenhall, Staffordshire.

In the 1871 census living in Trysull Village, Staffordshire.
Richard W. Sutter , age 27, solicitor, born Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.
Wife Elizabeth H. Deakin, age 24, born Wolverhampton.
3 servants.

In the 1881 census living at 18 The Wergs The Elms, Tettenhall, Stafford.
Richard Wood Ruttar, age 37, Solicitor in practice, born Wolverhampton,
Elizabeth Homer Ruttar age 34, born Wolverhampton.
with 3 servants domestic servant, cook and groom/coachman.

In the 1891 census living at Hotham House, Richmond, with her widowed Mother-in-Law Harriette E. Rutter, brother-in-law, sister-in-law and 3 servants. Elizabeth is a widow, age 44, born at Wolverhampton.

In the 1901 census living with the same in laws and 3 servants at Hotham House (Heron Court), Richmond, Surrey. Age 54, living on her own means

In the 1911 census Hotham house, Heron Court, Richmond, Surrey.
Mary Louisa Rutter, head, single, age 68, living on private means, born Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.
Sister in Law Elizabeth Homer Rutter,widow, age 64, living on private means, born Wolverhampton.
3 servants.

In the National Probate Calendar
Elizabeth Homer Rutter of Tettenhall Victoria Hill Fleet Hampshire widow died 17 April 1934 Probate London 25 July 1934 to Mabel Louise Deakin [sister in law] widow and Calvert Hawkins Evelyn Smith and Norman Roberts Sutcliffe solicitors. Effects 15205 pounds 5 shillings.
Notes for Richard Woodd (Spouse 1)
In the January to March, 1844 birth index, Richard Woodd Rutter, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, volume 17, page 399.

In the 1861 census Rugby, Warwickshire, Rev. P. Bowden Smith’s pupils.
Richard W. Rutter, pupil, age 17, born Wolverhampton.
[This was Rugby School. Philip Bowden Smith was the Assistant Master of Rugby School, Church of England Clergyman and an MA from Oxford]


Richard Wood Rutter late of Wolverhampton b. 3 Feb 1844 d. 31 Aug 1884.

In the July to September 1884 death index Richard Woodd Rutter, age 40, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, volume 2b, page 380.

National Probate Calendar
11 December 1884 The Will of Richard Woodd Rutter formerly of Wolverhampton in the County of Stafford but late of Little Pomona Shanklin in the Isle of Wight in the County of Southampton Gentleman who died 31 August 1884 at Little Pomona was proved at Winchester by Elizabeth Homer Rutter Widow the Relict Edward Rutter of the Cedars Richmond in the County of Surrey Engineer the Brother and Henry Curzon [listed as an architect age 41 in the 1881 census] of 61 Lincoln’s-Inn-fields in the County of Middlesex Esquire the Executors. Personal Estate 2052 pounds 7 shillings.

From the Law Times - September 13, 1844
Mr. R. W. Rutter. The late Mr. Richard Woodd Rutter, solicitor, formerly of Wolverhampton, who died at Shanklin, in the Isle of Wight, on the 31 ult. [1844], in the forty-first year of age, was the eldest son of John Simpson Rutter, of The Cedars, Richmond, Surrey, formerly of Wolverhampton, solicitor, by his marriage with Harriette Elizabeth, daughter of the Rev. George Hilder Betterton Gabert, vicar of Claverley, Shropshire. He was born at Wolverhampton in the year 1844, was educated at Rugby, and admitted a solicitor in Michaelmas Term 1866. He was appointed in 1872, on the resignation of his father, clerk to the trustees of Wolverhampton Grammar School. Mr. Rutter married in 1868, Elizabeth Homer, daughter of John Bickerton Deakin, of Wolverhampton, solicitor. The remains of the deceased gentleman were interred at Shanklin.
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