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Eve JAPP (later FLINT) (1906-1981)

Biographical Details

Eve Japp (1906-1981) was taught by Mela Brown Constable from 1913-1914 when Molly’s parents employed her as a Governess.  Mela kept in contact with the Japp family at least for several years after she handed in her notice in the summer of 1914.

Eve Japp was born on 12th February 1906 at Blackheath, London, the youngest of six children of Francis Vivian Japp, a shipbroker, and his wife, Ethel Mary Leonora (née Tyrell).  The family had recently moved from Cheshire to London and were living at The Nest, 7 Vanburgh Park, Blackheath.

In 1930, Eve married William H Flint, a civil servant who was nearly 22 years her senior.  They had one son born in 1931, named Francis Vivian.

In 1939, Eve was living with widowed mother, her incapacitated husband and schoolboy son at Tiddington Road, Stratford-on-Avon.

Eve died on 21st March 1981 at 42 Poulters Lane, Worthing, West Sussex, aged 75.

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