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Jane Vaughan Lewson
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Birth: 1700
Westminster
Greater London, England
Death: May 28, 1816
Clerkenwell
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. 
 
Burial:
Bunhill Fields Burial Ground
London
Greater London, England
 
Created by: Ash Montagu
Record added: Apr 29, 2011
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Jane <i>Vaughan</i> Lewson
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Jane <i>Vaughan</i> Lewson
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