When Edith Louisa Taylor was born on 17th March 1853 in London, her father, George, was 35, and her mother, Marianne, was 34. She married Harley Mair Grellier in 1881. They had seven children during their marriage. She died having lived for more than 100 years. She died in November 1959 in Hastings, Sussex, at the age of 106 on 28th November 1959.