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Rev. Francis Owston, MA

Rev. Francis Owston, MA

Male 1819 - 1908  (88 years)

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  • Name Francis Owston 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Suffix MA 
    Born 13 Aug 1819  Great Driffield, Yorkshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    1861 England Census 1861  Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • District 10b, p. 14
      Manor House
      Revd F Owston       Head Mar 41  Perpetual Curate of Pirbright  Yourkshire Driffield
      Eliza Owston           Wife  Mar 35                                                  Surrey Guildford
      Alan Owston           Son   Un    7                                                   Surrey Pirbright
      William Hodgan       Visitor Mar 43? Clergyman without care of souls Cumberland Aspstria
      Elizabeth Stevens    Sev  Un   15  House Serv                              Surrey Pirbright
    1881 England Census 1881  Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • District 12 - Pirbright, p. 14
      Vicarage House
      Francis Owston             Head  Mar   61   Vicar of Pirbright M.A.    Yorkshire Driffield
      Eliza          "                    Wife   Mar   55                                           Surrey  Guildford
      Bertha       "                     Dau   Unm  16   Scholar                            Surrey  Pribright
      Mary Louisa Dickinson             Unm   25   Teacher                          Yorkshire  Scarborough
      ... 2 servants
    Died 16 Apr 1908  Layer Breton, Essex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Rev. Francis Owston received his MA degree from Cambridge during 1850, married Eliza Stedman (daughter of Dr. James Stedman and Sarah Remington) 16 Apr 1850 in St. Nicholas Church, Guildford, Surrey, England. Francis Owston was the Vicar at Pirbright, Surrey for 40 years.
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      Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900
      Name: Francis. Owston
      College: ST CATHARINE'S 
      Entered: Michs. 1844 
      More Information: Adm. pens. at ST CATHARINE'S, Feb. 6, 1844. S. of Richard. B. at Great Driffield, Yorks. Matric. Michs. 1844; B.A. 1848; M.A. 1856. Second Master of Bishop's College, Bristol, 1848-9. Ord. deacon (Manchester) 1849; priest, 1850; C. of Holy Trinity, Over Darwen, Lancs., 1849-51. V. of Pirbright, Surrey, 1851-88. V. of W. Mersea, Essex, 1888-92. R. of Layer-Breton, 1892-1909. Disappears from Crockford, 1910.
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      Rev. Francis: (from Roger Ouston's directory of Owston and Ouston families).

      He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree on 28 Jan 1848 - probably from Bishop's College in Bristol where he became an Assistant Master in 1848. In 1849, he became a deacon and in 1850 was ordained priest. He was appointed Vicar of Pirbright in Surrey in 1851 and, in 1855, received his Master of Arts Degree from St Catherine's College, Cambridge. In 1888, he was appointed Vicar of West Mersea, Essex and in 1892, Vicar of Layer Breton in the same County. According to his journal at Guildford Museum, he and his new wife (2041) left Gravesend for Africa in Oct 1850 on the ship 'Mary Harrison'. On 16 Dec 1850, they landed at Capetown; however, a Kaffir outbreak prevented them from proceeding to Grahamstown where his new job awaited. While in South Africa, he wrote about the flora and fauna he encountered. On 1 Aug 1851, they returned to England. B257: SOG: Clergy List 1890: MA Camb(ridge), priest 1850, vicar of West Mersea, Colchester, Essex in 1886. Victoria County History of North Yorkshire Vol 2, p 452: The Rev F Owston was patron of St Mary's Church, Levisham from 1869 to 1877.
    Person ID I17  Stedman Families of the United Kingdom
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2013 

    Father Richard Owston,   b. Bef 10 Oct 1779, Thornholme, Yorkshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1863, Driffield, Yorkshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Sarah Merry,   b. 1777, Lockton, Yorkshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1865, Driffield, Yorkshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1800  Lockton, Yorkshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eliza Stedman,   b. 11 Jul 1824, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1916  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1850  Guildford, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to the IGI, Eliza Stedman and Franics Owston were married at St. Nicholas Church, Guildford.
    Children 
     1. Capt. Francis Owston,   b. 27 Apr 1852, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1927, ____, ____, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Alan Owston,   b. 7 Aug 1853, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1915, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Bertha Owston,   b. 24 Jun 1864, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952, Leavenheath, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2006 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Aug 1819 - Great Driffield, Yorkshire, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Apr 1850 - Guildford, Surrey, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1861 England Census - 1861 - Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1881 England Census - 1881 - Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Apr 1908 - Layer Breton, Essex, England, UK Link to Google Earth
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