Eva Evans1

F, #2103, b. 2 January 1872, d. 8 August 1962
FatherJames Evans1
MotherSarah Purcell1 b. 30 Nov 1828, d. 27 Dec 1922
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited16 Jan 2022
Birth*2 January 1872 Penrith, NSW1 
Married Name11 September 1899 Wright2 
Marriage*11 September 1899 Penrith, NSW;Groom=Charles Wright2 
Death of Mother27 December 1922 Castlereagh, NSW;
Mrs. Sarah Evans.
Mrs. Sarah Evans, relict of the late Mr. James Evans of Castlereagh, died at the residence of her daughter (Mrs. Charles Wright), Castlereagh, on Wednesday last, at the age of 94 years. Deceased was a native of Castlereagh, and spent the whole of her life in the district. She had been in fairly good health, but the intense heat of the last week proved too much for her. Seven children survive, her, viz.:— Mr. George Evans (Picton), Mesdames, R. Rees (Peak Hill), E. Stevenson (Lewisham), D. F. Russell (Auburn), W. Eagle (Strathfield), A. T. Easterbrook (Murwillimbah) and C. Wright (Castlereagh). Her husband pre-deceased her by 27 years. The funeral took place on Friday, the remains being laid to rest in St. Stephen's Cemetery, Penrith, alongside deceased's late husband.;Principal=Sarah Purcell3 
Death*8 August 1962 Castlereagh Road, Penrith, NSW;
Wright, Eva.—August 8, 1962, at her residence, Castlereagh Road, Penrith, beloved wife of the late Charles Wright and dear mother of Clifford, Effie (Mrs Smith) and Charlie, aged 90 years.4 


Charles Wright


  1. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 16082/1872 Eva Evans.
  2. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 6456/1899 Charles Wright & Eva Evans.
  3. [S154] Australian Newspapers, trove.nla.gov.au, The Nepean Times, Saturday, December 30, 1922.
  4. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday, August 9, 1962.