Biography of Marion Edith Waugh 1847-

On or before 28 Oct 1816 Margaret Calder was born to Joseph Calder of Burnhouse and Elizabeth Waugh. Not known whether Elizabeth Waugh was related to the two Waugh sisters [her half-sister] Fanny Waugh and Marion Edith Waugh who married [her future husband] William Holman Hunt, or their other sister [her sister] Alice Gertrude Waugh who married Thomas Woolner.

On 06 May 1829 [her father] George Waugh (age 28) and [her step-mother] Mary Walker (age 24) were married.

In 1847 Marion Edith Waugh was born to George Waugh (age 45).

On 28 Dec 1865 [her future husband] William Holman Hunt (age 38) and [her half-sister] Fanny Waugh (age 32) were married at Christ Church Paddington. William Michael Rossetti (age 36), and her brother and sister Emily and George were witnesses. She, Fanny, would die the following year eight days short of their anniversary. He would, ten years later, marry her younger sister Marion Edith Waugh (age 18); an example of Married to Two Siblings.

1868. [her future husband] William Holman Hunt (age 40). "The Birthday". Model his future second wife Marion Edith Waugh (age 21) on her twenty-first birthday (sister of his deceased first wife [her half-sister] Fanny Waugh).

1835 Marriage Act

On Nov 1875 William Holman Hunt (age 48) and Marion Edith Waugh (age 28) were married at Neuchâtel, Switzerland since marrying your late wife's sister was illegal in England - see 1835 Marriage Act. She his first wife's younger sister contrary to English Law; an example of Married to Two Siblings. His brother-in-law Thomas Woolner (age 49) considered the marriage immoral; they never spoke again.

In 1878 [her daughter] Gladys Hunt was born to [her husband] William Holman Hunt (age 50) and Marion Edith Waugh (age 31) at Jerusalem.

On 06 May 1879 [her son] Hilary Lushington Hunt was born to [her husband] William Holman Hunt (age 52) and Marion Edith Waugh (age 32) at 2 Warwick Gardens.

03 Apr 1881. Census. 2 Warwick Gardens

[her husband] William Holman Hunt (age 54). Head. 54. Artist.

Marion Edith Waugh (age 34). Wife. 34.

[her daughter] Gladys Hunt (age 3). Daughter. 4.

[her son] Hilary Lushington Hunt (age 1). Son. 1.

Mary A Ottaway. 42. Nurse.

Josephine M Murphy. 23. Housemaid.

Ada M Clemens. 23. Nurse.

Annie Burton. 26. Cook.

Gladys Hunt: In 1878 she was born to William Holman Hunt and Marion Edith Waugh at Jerusalem.

Hilary Lushington Hunt: On 06 May 1879 he was born to William Holman Hunt and Marion Edith Waugh at 2 Warwick Gardens.

05 Apr 1891. Census. Draycott Lodge

[her husband] William Holman Hunt (age 64). Head. 64. Artist of figure and landscape. Sculp.

Marion Edith Waugh (age 44). Wife. 44.

[her daughter] Gladys Hunt (age 13). Daughter. 14. School Girl.

[her son] Hilary Lushington Hunt (age 11). Son. 11. School Boy.

Edith Spark. 24. Governess.

Mary A Ottaway. 53. Nurse.

Eugenie P A Bassel. 17. Housemaid.

Ella A Rich. 31. Cook.

Ann Butler. 63. Servant

Richard Butler. 60. Servant.

31 Mar 1901. Census. Draycott Lodge

[her husband] William Holman Hunt (age 73). Head. 73. Artist and Sculptor crossed out. Painter.

Marion Edith Waugh (age 54). Wife. 54.

[her step-son] Cyril Hunt (age 34). Son. 34. Tea Planter.

Florence Venney. Servant. 16. Under-housemaid.

Margaret Murdock. Servant. 37. Cook.

Cyril Hunt: On 27 Oct 1866 he was born to William Holman Hunt and Fanny Waugh. It is likely that this birth is the one that caused the death of his mother since she and William Holman-Hunt has only been married one year.

On 07 Sep 1910 [her husband] William Holman Hunt (age 83) died. He was buried at St Paul's Cathedral [Map].