Ann Drew Hitchcock was born circa 1840 in Stockport, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom to James Hitchcock (1817-1863) and Susannah Drew (1815-1884) and died 25 June 1926 Orange, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married William James Eyles (1842-1926) 1861 in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of William James Eyles and Ann Drew Hitchcock (c1840-1926)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Drew Eyles (1861-1891)
Clara Ann Edith Eyles (1864-1944) 16 January 1864 Ryde, New South Wales, Australia 21 March 1944 Orange, New South Wales, Australia Maurice William Bowen (1862-1933)
Emily Mary Eyles (1866-1953)
Frederick J Eyles (1868-1948)
Laura Elizabeth Eyles (1871-1892)
Albert Edward Eyles (1873-1935)
Ethel Susanna Eyles (1876-1959)
Maud Matilda Eyles (1878-1962)
Eveline Eyles (1880-1970)
Oswald J Eyles (1883-1970)
Amy May Eyles (1887-1887)


The death took place on Wednesday night of Mrs. Ann Drew Eyles, wife of Mr. William Eyles, of 'Wanganui,' William Street, Orange East, at the age of 84 years. Deceased was born in Lancashire, England, and came out to Australia with her parents when only four years old. She resided at Field of Mars, near Parramatta, and 66 years ago married William Eyles, who then owned an orange orchard in the vicinity of Field of Mars. The property was sold in 1878, and the couple went to live in Orange, Mr. Eyles acquiring a cherry orchard at Canoblas.

Wellington Times, 28 June 1926, page 3

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 2526/1861
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 9964/1926