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Subject: Re: [ELSTON] Re Samuel ELSTON
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2007 12:49:36 -0400
Hi Joan, I have a Joseph Elston who was born about 1810 in Stepney. He
married Eliza Dixon daughter of William Dixon. They had 13 children all born
in St. George in the East London. Joseph's occupation was a musician. There
have been musicians and artists in the family ever since then. Here is a
list of their children You will notice there are a lot of names the same as
Children of JOSEPH ELSTON and ELIZA DIXON are:
i.ELIZA ELSTON, b. 1834.
ii.ELIZABETH ELSTON, b. Abt. 1836, Middlesex England.
iii.JOSEPH ELSTON, b. Abt. 1837.
iv.MARY ELSTON, b. Abt. 1839.
v.GEORGE ELSTON, b. Abt. 1840.
vi.THOMAS ELSTON, b. 1841.
vii.MARY ELSTON, b. 1842.
viii.SARAH ELSTON, b. Abt. 1843.
ix.NANCY ELSTON, b. Abt. 1845.
x.JAMES ELSTON, b. 1847.
xi.ALICE ELSTON, b. 1851.
xii.WILLIAM ELSTON, b. 24 Aug 1853, 8 Mary St., St. George in the East
London, Middlesex England; m. MARY ANN DAVIES, 24 Jul 1871, Parish Church of
St. James the Great, Middlesex, England; b. Abt. 1853.
Any help on this family would be greatly apprecieated.
>From: "Joan" <>
>Subject: [ELSTON] Re Samuel ELSTON
>Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 21:40:01 +1000
>I noticed your reply regarding Samuel ELSTON, to Fiona and as I have been
>researching my husband's ELSTON family for some years wondered if there was
>any connection or if you had any information.
>Yes, Frederick Elston who married Bessie Dinnecombe in 1884 in Tiverton was
>born in Tiverton in 1859; he was the son of Samuel Elston and Elizabeth
>Harris, who married 4 Oct 1832 in Morchard Bishop, one of 11 children.
>Samuel was one of four children of Samuel Elston and Ann Cheriton, who
>married 27 Jul 1803 in Morchard Bishop (it was a second marriage for both
>them). Samuel was the son of John Elston who married Alice Baker on 3 Feb
>1745/46 in Morchard Bishop.
>The following is the info that have on my husband's gggrandfather.
>THOMAS Elston b Jan 1791 Stepney, St. Marys, Whitechapel, Lnd m Elizabeth
>Ann ? about 1813. Their children were Elizabeth Ann bap 1814, Thomas bap
>1817, William bap 1817, John bap 1820 JESSE bap 1826, Samuel bap 1826, Emma
>Rosetta bap 1826 all in Whitechapel, St. Marys & St. Leonards.
>Although not proven, I have found possible parents of Thomas b 1791, they
>could be Thomas Ellstone/Elston and Sarah Clayton. m 1788 Stepney, London.
>Have you come across any of the above family in your research.
>Looking forward to hearing from you.
>Joan in NSW, Australia
>Jessie, ggrandfather emigrated to Australia in 1860 and later brought out
>his widowed sister Emma King & her son, also his brother William and
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