The Kings Candlesticks - Family Trees
Thomas ALSTON [5451]
Hannah CREFFIELD [5452]
John Creffield ALSTON (ALLSTONE) Publican [8942]
(Abt 1783-1860)
Sarah KILBOURE [8943]
(Abt 1792-1824)
John ALSTON [8953]
(Abt 1800-1869)


Family Links

1. Betsy BURROUGHS [251]

John ALSTON [8953]

  • Born: Abt 1800, Stanstead SFK
  • Christened: 13 Jun 1819, Stanstead SFK
  • Marriage (1): Betsy BURROUGHS [251] on 7 Mar 1833 in Whepstead SFK
  • Buried: 12 Feb 1869, Stanstead SFK

bullet   Another name for John was Jehu.


bullet  General Notes:

1841 Census Stanstead
John aged 35 dealer bn SFK
Betty aged 25 wife bn SFK
Albert aged 1 bn SFK
Charlotte aged 5 bn SFK
Maria aged 6 bn SFK
Rowland aged 3 bn SFK

1851 Census Lower St Stanstead Jehu is described as head of house married aged 51 dealer born Stanstead HO107/1789

Jehu was also described elsewhere as a jobber

bullet  Research Notes:

John & Betsy are placed in this family on the evidence of Reuben Alston being in his residence in the 1841 Census
His birth date calculated from census does not fit his parents marriage or his family?

That this John was buried 12 Feb 1869 is completely conjectural and only based on the age at death given in the Stanstead Register of 69 years


bullet  Other Records

1. Census: England, 7 Jun 1841, Stanstead SFK. John is recorded as a dealer aged 25 born Suffolk

2. Census: England, 30 Mar 1851, Stanstead SFK. John is recorded as head of house a dealer aged 51 born Stanstead SFK

3. Census: England, 8 Apr 1861, Stanstead SFK. John is recorded as head of house married aged 61 a mole catcher born Stanstead SFK


John married Betsy BURROUGHS [251] [MRIN: 1817] on 7 Mar 1833 in Whepstead SFK. (Betsy BURROUGHS [251] was born about 1811 in Whepstead SFK and was buried on 27 Jun 1873 in Stanstead SFK.)

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