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Lydia Harris was an unseen character in EastEnders. She was the wife of Mr Harris and the mother of Pat Evans, Jimmy Harris, Geoffrey Harris and Joan Harris.

Biography[]

Backstory[]

Lydia Harris and her husband lived in Walford and had four children inbetween about 1937 and 1942. Those children being  Geoffrey Harris, Joan Harris, Jimmy Harris and Pat Evans. When Pat was very young, Lydia sent her elder daughter Joan to a nursing home in Sussex as she had Downs Syndrome. She said to Pat that Joan had died. In later life when her children left home, Lydia died aged 57 of cancer in the late 1970s.

Memorable info[]

In November 2000, Pat said she was now 57 years old and her mum reached that age but died aged 61. Lydia's death year is unknown but she had died by 1986. It is assumed she had died in the late 1970s as she was still alive when Pat wed Pete in 1961.

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