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PERSTON, John

Male - Bef 1805


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  • Name PERSTON, John 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Brewer 
    • as stated but deceased at daughter Jean's wedding
    Occupation Brewer and Merchant 
    Died Bef 1805 
    Person ID I86635  Leicestershire Antills & Connected Families
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2018 

    Family MONTGOMERY, Ann,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Between 29 Jul 1748 and 14 Oct 1748  Cambuslang, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • PEARSTON JOHN ANN MOUNTGOOMRIE/FR148 158 (FR148) 00/00/1748
      627/ 10 246 Cambuslang
    Children 
     1. PERSTON, Mathew,   b. 5 Feb 1750, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1833, Thornwood, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. PERSTON, Isobel,   b. 27 Jan 1753, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. PERSTON, Ocella,   b. 20 Dec 1756, Govan, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1841  (Age 84 years)
     4. PERSTON, John,   b. 24 Mar 1759, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. PERSTON, James,   b. 12 Jan 1761, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. PERSTON, William,   b. 3 Nov 1764, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. PERSTON, Jean,   b. Aug 1769,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F23692  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The Perstons were a well - established family of merchants, several of whom bought or married into country estates and most of whom owned property or land in the bits of Glasgow which were in the process of development.

      Information from "The Glasgow Pottery of John and Matthew Perston Bell" by Henry E Kelly, Chapter 1, a downloadable book, revised edition, 2006

      Sources:
      (a)  The Glasgow Pottery of John and Matthew Perston Bell" by Henry E Kelly
      (b) Ocella's date of death - The Happy Haggis website www.happyhaggis.co.uk/renfrew-paisleyabbeyinterior.htm <http://www.happyhaggis.co.uk/renfrew-paisleyabbeyinterior.htm>  has a tombstone which says:

      10668 This is the burying place of John Corse, Corse Mill 1460, and is now the property of Robert Corse, in Corse Mill, and Elizabeth Airston his spouse and their children 23 December 1800. The above Robert Corse died 21 Novr 1821 and his spouses Elizabeth Airston died 23 Dec 1800 and Ocella Perston August 1841 ……

      Pearston, John, merchant, [admitted as] Burgess and Guild Brother, as married to Ann, lawful daughter to Matthew Montgomery, cordiner, Burgess and Guild Brother,  Admitted, 18 October 1753.
      The Burgesses & Guild Brethren of Glasgow, 1751-1846, ed. James R. Anderson, Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh, 1935, page 10.
    • (Research):Burial possibly: PEARSON JOHN BREWAR 72 M 02/12/1801 685/2 270 14 St Cuthbert's