Eliza Jane Bowler Crossland, born 1862 in Rotherham, is my first cousin, thrice removed and daughter of William Bowler Crossland and Elizabeth Burton. In 1880, in Rotherham, Eliza married Frank Jarvis. A couple of newspaper articles regarding their golden and diamond wedding anniversaries can be read here.
Below is Eliza’s obituary.
THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, JUNE 17th, 1944
JARVIS. – On June 15th, at Havelock Bungalow, Shenstone Road, off Valley Road, Eliza Jane, aged 81 years, dearly loved wife of the late Frank Jarvis. Interment at Moorgate Cemetery on Monday, June 19th, at 3 p.m.
MRS. E. J. JARVIS
The death occurred on Thursday at her home, Havelock Bungalow, Shenstone Road, Rotherham, of Mrs. Eliza Jane Jarvis, aged 81. She was the widow of Mr. Frank Jarvis, licensee of the old Commercial Hotel, Bridge Street, Rotherham.
A native of Rotherham, Mrs. Jarvis was connected with the Rotherham Hospital Linen League.
She leaves three sons and two daughters. One of her sons, Mr. G. Jarvis, is in business as a confectioner at Effingham Street and Doncaster Gate, Rotherham, and another, Mr. S. Jarvis, is a radio dealer at Frederick Street.
THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, JUNE 24th, 1944.
MRS. E. J. JARVIS.
The interment took place on Monday in the Moorgate Cemetery, Rotherham, preceded by a service at her home, conducted by the Rev. G. L. Vigar, of Mrs. Eliza Jane Jarvis, of Havelock Bungalow, Shenstone Road, Rotherham.
The mourners included Mr. and Mrs. G. Jarvis and Mr. and Mrs. S. Jarvis (sons and daughters-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. E. Barron and Mr. and Mrs. J. Chapman (sons-in-law and daughters), Mrs. C. Birkett, Mrs. S. Downing, Mrs. R. Bird, Mr. and Mrs. J. Simpson, Mrs. L. Trickett, Mrs. J. Parkin, Mrs. H. Halland, Mrs. S. Anderson.
Many floral tributes were received.