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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 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I86639  Leicestershire Antills & Connected Families
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2018 

    Father 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) 
    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 
    • Find My Past (Scotland Marriages 1561-1910)
      SP PERSTON MATHEW ELISABETH REID/FR2982 (FR2982) 07/09/1795 644/1  270 195 Glasgow
    Family ID F23330  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.