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Rev. Francis Owston, MA

Rev. Francis Owston, MA

Male 1819 - 1908  (88 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Rev. Francis Owston, MARev. Francis Owston, MA was born 13 Aug 1819, Great Driffield, Yorkshire, England, UK; died 16 Apr 1908, Layer Breton, Essex, England, UK.

    Other Events:

    • 1861 England Census: 1861, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK
    • 1881 England Census: 1881, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK

    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.

    1861 England Census:
    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:
    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

    Francis married Eliza Stedman 16 Apr 1850, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK. Eliza (daughter of Dr. James Stedman and Sarah Remington) was born 11 Jul 1824, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; was christened 8 Sep 1824, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK; died 23 Apr 1916. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. Capt. Francis Owston  Descendancy chart to this point was born 27 Apr 1852, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK; was christened 23 May 1852, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK; died 27 Jan 1927, ____, ____, England, UK.
    2. 3. Alan Owston  Descendancy chart to this point was born 7 Aug 1853, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK; was christened 28 Aug 1853, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK; died 30 Nov 1915, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
    3. 4. Bertha Owston  Descendancy chart to this point was born 24 Jun 1864, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK; was christened 24 Jul 1864, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK; died 1952, Leavenheath, Surrey, England, UK.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Capt. Francis OwstonCapt. Francis Owston Descendancy chart to this point (1.Francis1) was born 27 Apr 1852, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK; was christened 23 May 1852, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK; died 27 Jan 1927, ____, ____, England, UK.

    Notes:

    Capt. Francis Owston was a sea captain shipping out of England and was later a businessman in Japan. He first married Dickinson about 1890; she died about 1900. He then married Edith Flint Kilby in Japan during April 1907. He had no children by either marriage.

    Francis married Mary Louisa Dickinson Between 1881 and 1895. Mary was born Between 1 Jul 1855 and 30 Sep 1855, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK; died 18 May 1898, Cobh, Cork, Munster, Ireland. [Group Sheet]

    Francis married Edith Flint Kilby Apr 1907, ____, ____, ____, Japan. Edith died Unknown. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Alan OwstonAlan Owston Descendancy chart to this point (1.Francis1) was born 7 Aug 1853, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK; was christened 28 Aug 1853, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK; died 30 Nov 1915, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

    Notes:

    Alan Owston left England for the fareast while quite young. He was a collector of Asian wildlife as well as a businessman and yachtsman. An article in the June 1998 issue of National Geographic Magazine outlined his collecting.

    He married Shimada Rei Jkao about 1880 in Japan and one child resulted from this marriage; Susie Owston was born 20 Dec 1879 in Yokohama and died 4 Oct 1970 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. She married Rev. Wilford Mann 5 Oct 1896 in Dexter, Maine and their had : Muriel Mann (28 Oct 1898 New Jersey - 31 Oct 1982 San Antonio, Texas); Alan O. Mann (1 Feb 1907 - 18 Nov 1983 Washington D.C.).

    Alan Owston married Kame (Edith) Miyahara about 1893 in Japan. Kame was born 2 Mar 1875 in Yokohama and she died 12 Oct 1923 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. They had the following children, all born in Yokohama: May Owston (3 Dec 1893 - 2 Nov 1986 Victoria, B.C., Canada); Minnie Owston (30 Aug 1896 - 19 Dec 1983 Victoria, B.C., Canada); Harriet Owston (27 Jul 1900 - 24 Aug 1939 Los Angeles, California, USA); Francis Alan Owston (6 May 1904 - 13 Jan 1994 New Westminster, B.C., Canada); Alan Merry Owston (5 Feb 1907 - 9 Jan 1937 Elk Bay, B.C., Canada); Dorothy Amaryllis Owston (17 Oct 1911 - 24 Sep 1997 Comox; B.C., Canada); Jonathon Merry Owston (17 Oct 1911 - 6 Sep 1979 Powell River, B.C, Canada.); Infant Son Owston (5 Nov 1913 - 9 Nov 1913 Yokohama, Japan). May, Minnie, nor Alan married. Only Harriet was married and had children; she married William Gillett Portus in San Bernardino, California 3 Feb 1923 and they had three children: Marguerite May Portus, Robert Alan Owston Portus and Ruth Marianne Portus.

    Alan married Shimada Rei Jkao Abt 1879, ____, ____, ____, Japan. Shimada was born , ____, ____, ____, Japan; died Bef 1893. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 5. Susie Owston  Descendancy chart to this point was born 20 Dec 1879, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 4 Oct 1970, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX.

    Alan married Kame "Edith" Miyahara Abt 1893, ____, ____, ____, Japan. Kame was born 2 Mar 1875, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 12 Oct 1923, Vancouver, ____, British Columbia, Canada; was buried Aft 12 Oct 1923, Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, ____, British Columbia, Canada. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 6. May Owston  Descendancy chart to this point was born 3 Dec 1893, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 2 Nov 1986, Victoria, ____, British Columbia, Canada.
    2. 7. Minnie Owston  Descendancy chart to this point was born 30 Aug 1896, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 10 Dec 1983, Victoria, ____, British Columbia, Canada.
    3. 8. Harriet Owston  Descendancy chart to this point was born 27 Jul 1900, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 24 Aug 1939, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA; was buried Aft 24 Aug 1939, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA.
    4. 9. Francis Alan Owston  Descendancy chart to this point was born 6 May 1904, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 13 Jan 1994, New Westminster, ____, British Columbia, Canada.
    5. 10. Alan Merry Owston  Descendancy chart to this point was born 5 Feb 1907, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 9 Jan 1937, Elk Bay, ____, British Columbia, Canada; was buried Aft 9 Jan 1937, Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, ____, British Columbia, Canada.
    6. 11. Dorothy Amaryllis Owston  Descendancy chart to this point was born 17 Oct 1911, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 24 Sep 1997, Comox, ____, British Columbia, Canada.
    7. 12. Jonathon Merry Owston  Descendancy chart to this point was born 17 Oct 1911, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 6 Sep 1979, Powell River, ____, British Columbia, Canada.
    8. 13. Son Owston  Descendancy chart to this point was born 5 Nov 1913, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 9 Nov 1913, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

  3. 4.  Bertha OwstonBertha Owston Descendancy chart to this point (1.Francis1) was born 24 Jun 1864, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK; was christened 24 Jul 1864, Pirbright, Surrey, England, UK; died 1952, Leavenheath, Surrey, England, UK.

    Bertha married Samuel Edwin Bean 1890, West Mersea, Essex, England, UK. Samuel was born 18 Apr 1859; died 1951. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 14. May Bean  Descendancy chart to this point was born 10 Oct 1891, ____, Suffolk, England, UK; died 1971, ____, Suffolk, England, UK.
    2. 15. Rose Bean  Descendancy chart to this point was born 23 Sep 1892; died 1972, ____, Suffolk, England, UK.
    3. 16. Henry Bean  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1894; died 1968, West Mersea, Essex, England, UK.
    4. 17. Donald Bean  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1895; died 1993, Long Melford, Suffolk, England, UK.
    5. 18. Edwin Bean  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1898; died 1938.


Generation: 3

  1. 5.  Susie OwstonSusie Owston Descendancy chart to this point (3.Alan2, 1.Francis1) was born 20 Dec 1879, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 4 Oct 1970, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX.

    Susie married Rev. Wilford Mann 5 Oct 1896, Dexter, Penobscot Co., ME. Wilford died Unknown. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 19. Muriel Mann  Descendancy chart to this point was born 28 Oct 1898, ____, ____, NJ; died 31 Oct 1982, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX.
    2. 20. Alan Owston Mann  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1 Feb 1907; died 18 Nov 1983, Washington, District of Columbia, DC.

  2. 8.  Harriet OwstonHarriet Owston Descendancy chart to this point (3.Alan2, 1.Francis1) was born 27 Jul 1900, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 24 Aug 1939, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA; was buried Aft 24 Aug 1939, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA.

    Harriet married William Gillett Portus 3 Feb 1923, San Bernardino, San Bernardino Co., CA. William (son of Robert Portus and Anne Gillett) was born 30 Oct 1894, Stallingborough, Lincolnshire, England, UK; died 31 Dec 1954, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 21. Margaret May Portus  Descendancy chart to this point was born , Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA; died Unknown.
    2. 22. Robert Alan Owston Portus  Descendancy chart to this point was born , Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA; died Unknown.
    3. 23. Ruth Marianne Portus  Descendancy chart to this point

  3. 11.  Dorothy Amaryllis OwstonDorothy Amaryllis Owston Descendancy chart to this point (3.Alan2, 1.Francis1) was born 17 Oct 1911, Yokohama, ____, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; died 24 Sep 1997, Comox, ____, British Columbia, Canada.

    Dorothy — Laurence Neilson. Laurence died Unknown. [Group Sheet]


  4. 17.  Donald BeanDonald Bean Descendancy chart to this point (4.Bertha2, 1.Francis1) was born 1895; died 1993, Long Melford, Suffolk, England, UK.

    Donald — Miss [--?--]. Miss died Unknown. [Group Sheet]


  5. 18.  Edwin BeanEdwin Bean Descendancy chart to this point (4.Bertha2, 1.Francis1) was born 1898; died 1938.

    Edwin — Clara Simpson. Clara was born 1899; died 1975. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 24. Shirley Elizabeth Bean  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 4

  1. 23.  Ruth Marianne PortusRuth Marianne Portus Descendancy chart to this point (8.Harriet3, 3.Alan2, 1.Francis1)

    Ruth — Curtis D. Craig. [Group Sheet]


  2. 24.  Shirley Elizabeth BeanShirley Elizabeth Bean Descendancy chart to this point (18.Edwin3, 4.Bertha2, 1.Francis1)

    Shirley married Andrew John Reeder [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 25. David Guy Reeder  Descendancy chart to this point
    2. 26. Avril Clare Reeder  Descendancy chart to this point