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John TRAVERS of Grange Co Cork [12311]
Mehetable COLTHURST [12312]
William STEWARD [12315]
Anne BROWNE [12316]
Admiral Sir Eaton Stannard TRAVERS K.H. [1538]
Lady Ann Palmer STEWARD [12310]
(Abt 1792-1864)

Isabella TRAVERS [70]


Family Links

1. Rev Charles Norfolk SMYTHIES of The Turrets Colchester [2501]

2. Rev George Downing ALSTON [68]

Isabella TRAVERS [70]

  • Born: 1822, Gorleston NFK
  • Marriage (1): Rev Charles Norfolk SMYTHIES of The Turrets Colchester [2501] on 29 Jun 1842 in Yarmouth NFK
  • Marriage (2): Rev George Downing ALSTON [68] on 2 Mar 1858 in Swanage, DOR
  • Died: 9 Jan 1883, Ravenstone Leicester. aged 61
  • Buried: Studland

bullet  General Notes:

Marriage 1858 Jan Qtr 5a 451

Isabella is buried with her husband in Studland Churchyard, inscribed on the two sides of the cross (broken) on their grave is "Also here rests in hope the body of Isabella the wife of the Rev George Alston. January 9th 1883 aged 61yrs. Lord all pitying Jesu blest grant them thy eternal rest". Photo assumed to be post 1841 the date of death of George's first wife.
Married by her brother? D. Travers. Stated as being of Full Age and a Widow. Residence Swanage, Dorset.

Alston Isabella 1883 8 March. The Will of Isabella Alston late of Ravenstone House Ravenstone in the co of Leicester Widow who died 9 Jan 1883 at Ravenstone House was proved at the Principle Registry by the Rev Charles Alan Smythies of Routh nr Cardiff in the County of Glamorgan Clerk the son the sole Executor. Personal Estate L2241 7s 3d

bullet  Research Notes:

Isabella's ancestors are from an ancient family traced back to the 12C.

G.R.O.Indexes Alston - George- Wareham - Vol 5a page 451 - March 1/4 - 1858. Fiche 2622-Gloucester.

Ref Charles Alan Smythies [2500]


bullet  Other Records

1. Census: England, 30 Mar 1851, Stanway Essex. Isabella is recorded as a Widow aged 29 born Gorleston NFK

2. Census: England, 8 Apr 1861, Vicarage Studland Dorset. Isabella is recorded as a wife aged 39 born Gorleston NFK

3. Census: England, 2 Apr 1871, Rectory Studland Dorset. Isabella is recorded as a wife aged 50 born Gorleston NFK


Isabella married Rev Charles Norfolk SMYTHIES of The Turrets Colchester [2501] [MRIN: 814], son of Francis SMYTHIES [21410] and Caroline DALE [21413], on 29 Jun 1842 in Yarmouth NFK. (Rev Charles Norfolk SMYTHIES of The Turrets Colchester [2501] was born about 1812, died on 6 Dec 1847 in Herbier Hse. Penzance CON and was buried in St Mary Colcester.)


Isabella next married Rev George Downing ALSTON [68] [MRIN: 21], son of George ALSTON [61] and Mary CREEK [62], on 2 Mar 1858 in Swanage, DOR. (Rev George Downing ALSTON [68] was born on 15 Nov 1799 in Nayland SFK, christened on 24 Jun 1802 in Nayland SFK, died on 18 Jan 1880 in Clifton, GLS and was buried on 23 Jan 1880 in Studland Graveyard, DOR.). The cause of his death was bronchitis.

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