Gazlay Family History

FamilyGertrude Deidamia Sarauw


FatherCarl Christian ‘Carlo’ Sarauw (12 January 1846 - 15 April 1936)
MotherSarah Deidamia Heartt (13 April 1853 - 6 January 1932)

Personal Information

Record Created: 23 November 2013; Last Edited: 23 November 2013 
NameGertrude Deidamia Sarauw
Born 11 July 1880 in Messina, Sicily, Italy1
Married 11 April 1904 in Messina, Sicily, Italy to Alfred Percy Trewhella1
Died 5 April 1959 in Taormina, Messina, Sicily, Italy1, 2


On the 5th of April 1959 the wife of Alfred Percy Trewhella, Gertrude Deidamia Sarauw stepped out of the way of a car in the villa grounds and fell, as she did so, her husband Alfred tried to catch hold of her and, tragically, the two of them fell to their deaths. [This occurred in Sicily, on the grounds of the villa hotel above Taormina.]2


Spouse 1FamilyAlfred Percy Trewhella
Born 24 April 1875 in Castellamare di Stabia, Naples, Italy
Married 11 April 1904 in Messina, Sicily, Italy to Gertrude Deidamia Sarauw
Died 5 April 1959 in Taormina, Messina, Sicily, Italy
Children of Gertrude Deidamia Sarauw and Alfred Percy Trewhella:
1.FamilyGerald Trewhella
Born 1908 in Catania, Sicily, Italy
Died 28 December 1908 in Catania, Sicily, Italy
+2.FamilyGwendoline Deidamia Trewhella
Born 25 June 1910 in Catania, Sicily, Italy
Married 6 June 1936 to William Arthur Manley
Died July 1998
3.FamilyVivien Trewhella


  1. Descendants of Friedrich Barthold Sarauw, Page prepared by Henrik Kristian Sarauw [translated from the original Danish], based on a Danish book, Hauch-Fausbøll, Th.: Slægten Sarauws Oprindelse, I: Patriciske Slægter 10-IV-1937. Family group of Carl Christian Robert Victor Sarauw, #638 that includes vital details for Carl, his wife Sarah Deidamia Heartt, and their three children.
  2. Through the Gaps! – Newlyn [England] Fishing News, post by Laurence Hartwell on 19 November 2009. (website: