This shows the Rev. Lewis and his family in their garden at Mountsorrel in Leicestershire.

He come to Eydon shortly afterwards and was here from 1918 - 1920 but his health suffered badly following the loss of the two sons seen in the picture. They were both killed in the Great War and there is a memorial tablet to them in the Chancel of St. Nicholas Church, Eydon.

Left to right:- (seated) Rev. William John Lewis, Hilda Cecelia Lewis (youngest daughter), Mary Darnell Lewis (wife née Shenton), (standing) Dorothy Mary Margaret Lewis (eldest daughter), John Theodore Mitchinson Lewis ( eldest son), William Ewart Martin Lewis (second son), Patricia Helen Lewis (second daughter). Photographer unknown professional

Image lent by Mr David Kench

Rev William Lewis with his Wife & Family, c1916

SKU: DK027

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