William Edward COLSTON

Male 1816 - 1863  (47 years)


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  • Name William Edward COLSTON 
    Born 5 Jul 1816  Portobello Bridge, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 14 Jul 1816  Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Piece: SCT1841/692/2 Place: Leith-Midlothian Enumeration District: 7
      Civil Parish: Leith South Ecclesiastical Parish, Village or Island: -
      Folio: 7 Page: 3
      Address: Duke St

      Surname First name(s) Sex Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
      RUSSELL William M 60 Cooper Journeyman Midlothian
      RUSSELL Fanny F 60 Midlothian
      RUSSELL Andrew M 35 Cooper Journeyman Midlothian
      RUSSELL Fanny F 20 Midlothian
      COLSTON Willm M 24 Tin Plater Mr Journeyman Midlothian
      BRAID Christian F 20 Midlothian
    Occupation Tinsmith 
    FamilySearch ID 9VHK-88Z 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=9VHK-88Z 
    Died 17 Sep 1863  Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I467  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2020 

    Father James COLSTON,   b. Abt 1778, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1826, Portobello, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Mother Mary CUNNINGHAM,   b. Abt 1774, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1826, Portobello, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1797  South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances RUSSELL,   c. 14 Oct 1813, South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 16 Aug 1844  South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. William Russell COLSTON,   b. 21 May 1845, Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James COLSTON,   b. 24 May 1849, Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2007 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1816 - Portobello Bridge, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 14 Jul 1816 - Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 6 Jun 1841 - Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Aug 1844 - South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1863 - Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S151] Old Parochial Records, Midlothian. Film 1066683 (V3. Baptisms 1781-1819 Duddingston, Scotland), 1816 page 56.

    2. [S819] Testament of Inventory, (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk), 1863 Colston, William Edward.

    3. [S5] International Genealogical Index [IGI], (FamilySearch), M195048.