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PERSTON, Matthew

Male 1798 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name PERSTON, Matthew 
    Born 12 Aug 1798  Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ancestry.com
      SP PERSTON MATHEW MATHEW PERSTON/ELISABETH REID FR1803 (FR1803) M 12/08/1798 644/1  190 395 Glasgow
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 27 Jan 1824  Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Merchant 
    Residence 3 Apr 1849  Douglas, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1851  St Catherines, Conchan, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Matthew Perston Heard Widower M 52 1799 Annuitant Scotland
    Census 1861  Brooksby, Conchan, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Matthew Perston Heard Widower M 62 1799 Ret Merchant JP Scotland
      Mary Eliza Perston Daug F 17 1844 Scotland
      Ocella Jane Isabella Perston Daug F 15 1846 Scotland
      Charlotte Graham Douglas Perston Daug F 12 1849 Conchan, Isle of Man
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I86639  Leicestershire Antills & Connected Families
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2018 

    Father PERSTON, Mathew,   b. 5 Feb 1751, 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 82 years) 
    Mother REID, Elizabeth,   b. 5 Nov 1766, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1837, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1795  Glasgow, Lanarkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
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      SP PERSTON MATHEW ELISABETH REID/FR2982 (FR2982) 07/09/1795 644/1  270 195 Glasgow
    Family ID F23330  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 STRANG, Margaret,   b. 18 Jun 1799, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1828, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1824  Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • PERSTON MATTHEW MARGARET STRANG/FR6701 (FR6701) 27/01/1824 644/1  400 244 Glasgow

      Married by Dr Duncan McFarlane, Principal of the University of Glasgow
    Children 
     1. PERSTON, Elizabeth,   b. 3 Feb 1825, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. PERSTON, Matthew,   b. 9 Jan 1827, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1860, Double Bay, near Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     3. PERSTON, John Strang,   b. 15 May 1828, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1852, Gundagai, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F36385  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 MORRIS, Mary Eliza,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. PERSTON, Mary Eliza,   b. 11 Oct 1843, Largs, Ayrshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. PERSTON, Ocella Jane Isabella,   b. Abt 1846, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. PERSTON, Charlotte Margaret,   b. 5 Aug 1847, Largs, Ayrshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. PERSTON, Charlotte Graham Douglas,   b. 8 Nov 1848, Largs, Ayrshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F36724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MATHEUS PERSTON f: n: 2dus Mat: Merc: Com: de Dumbarton
      Of Brooksby, Largs. Brother of 7918, 8983, 11216 ; uncle of 14279, 14364.
      The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow From 1728 to 1858, Addison (1913) entry 7925.

      Perston, Matthew, merchant, manufacturer, 72 George Street, [admitted as] Burgess and Guild Brother, as eldest lawful son of Matthew Perston, [merchant], Burgess and Guild Brother, 27 November 1823.
      The Burgesses & Guild Brethren of Glasgow, 1751-1846, ed. James R. Anderson, Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh, 1935, page 343. Year: 1809.