Elizabeth Everest

Mrs. Elizabeth Everest
Elizabeth Ann Everest (c. 1832 – 3 July 1895) was Winston Churchill's beloved nanny, and an important figure in his early life.wikipedia
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Elizabeth Ann Everest (c. 1832 – 3 July 1895) was Winston Churchill's beloved nanny, and an important figure in his early life.
In Dublin, he was educated in reading and mathematics by a governess, while he and his brother were cared for primarily by their nanny, Elizabeth Everest.

Nanny

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Elizabeth Ann Everest (c. 1832 – 3 July 1895) was Winston Churchill's beloved nanny, and an important figure in his early life.
Elizabeth Ann Everest, beloved nanny to the young Winston Churchill

Lady Randolph Churchill

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Lord Randolph Churchill and Jennie Jerome Churchill were very active in society but emotionally distant, even neglectful, of their son.
As was the custom of the day in her social class, Lady Randolph played a limited role in her sons' upbringing, relying largely upon nannies, especially Elizabeth Everest.

Thompson Phillips

One of her early jobs was for the family of Thompson Phillips, a clergyman in Cumberland, where she brought up Ella Phillips for 12 years.
For twelve years he employed Mrs. Elizabeth Everest as a nanny to his daughter, Ella; in 1894, after Mrs Everest was dismissed as nanny to Winston and Jack Churchill, Rev. Phillips took her into his home for about a year, until she found her final home with her sister.

Young Winston

Young Winston, a film featuring Churchill and Mrs. Everest
Pat Heywood as Elizabeth Ann Everest

Mrs.

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She was never married; "Mrs" was an honorific given to nannies and cooks as a courtesy.

Honorific

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She was never married; "Mrs" was an honorific given to nannies and cooks as a courtesy.

Cumberland

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One of her early jobs was for the family of Thompson Phillips, a clergyman in Cumberland, where she brought up Ella Phillips for 12 years.

Lord Randolph Churchill

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Lord Randolph Churchill and Jennie Jerome Churchill were very active in society but emotionally distant, even neglectful, of their son.

My Early Life

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Churchill wrote in his autobiography, My Early Life : "I loved my mother dearly - but at a distance. My nurse was my confidante. Mrs Everest it was who looked after me and tended all my wants. It was to her I poured out all my many troubles."

William Manchester

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She remained with the family until 1893, when she was let go. Churchill biographer William Manchester wrote that her firing was handled abruptly and poorly, given her long and devoted service to the family. The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill by William Manchester

Barrow-in-Furness

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She then returned to the Thomson Phillips family - he was by then an archdeacon in Barrow-in-Furness - and lived there for about a year.

Finsbury Park

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Her final home was with her sister, 15 Crouch Hill in Finsbury Park, North London.

North London

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Her final home was with her sister, 15 Crouch Hill in Finsbury Park, North London.

Peritonitis

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Everest died there of peritonitis on 3 July 1895.

City of London Cemetery and Crematorium

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Churchill paid for Everest's headstone in the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Newham, Greater London.

Randolph Churchill

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His son, Randolph, wrote, "For many years afterwards he paid an annual sum to the local florist for the upkeep of the grave."

Roy Jenkins

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill by William Manchester