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Jane Vaughan Lewson
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Birth: 1700
Greater London, England
Death: May 28, 1816
Greater London, England

Lady or Mrs Jane Lewson, as she was known lived at #12 Coldbath Square in Coldbath Fields for over 90 years. Thought to be have been 116 years old. She was born in Essex Street, in the Strand. She was a walking history of the area. She was a very colorful character. She was one of the models for Charles Dicken's Miss Havisham in "Great Expectations"

She became a widow at age 26 and never remarried. She had one daughter who married. She seldom went anywhere except to Mr Jones, a grocer on the square and dressed in the style of when she married. Her house was never cleaned or swept with dirt and cobwebs covering everything. 
Bunhill Fields Burial Ground
London Borough of Islington
Greater London, England
Created by: Ash Montagu
Record added: Apr 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69098596
Jane <i>Vaughan</i> Lewson
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Jane <i>Vaughan</i> Lewson
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 Added: Jul. 7, 2011

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