Elizabeth Howland (1662 - 1719) married John Howland of Streatham Their daughter Elizabeth married Wriothesley, Marquis of Tavistock at Streatham in 1695. He later became the 2nd Duke of Bedford. Photograph of painting by John Riley in the possession of the Duke of Bedford. (Lambeth Archives)
John Brown writes that following her death in 1719, in her will she left a number of bequests to the parish including £2 pa to be paid in perpetuity for the preaching of a sermon in St Leonard's church on the 17th November each year. This being the anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth 1 to commemorate the monarch's reestablishment of the Protestant faith in England.