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Lena McVea
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« on: March 08, 2012, 11:29:41 AM »


Here lieth the body of Thomas Gelston late of  ........ who died 1761 aged 72 yrs.
Also Mary Gelston alias ........ who died March 20th 1756 aged 26 yrs.
Also John Gelston, son to Samuel Gelston who died in childhode.
here lieth the body of Hugh Gelston late of Loughdoo who died Sept. 26th 1773 aged 55 yrs.
Likewise on the south side of this tomb lieth the body of Mary Ann Gelston alias STITT, wife to Samuel Gelston of Grenshaw, who died May 3rd 1802 in her 63rd year.
Also the remains of above Samuel Gelston who died 11th July 1811 aged 80 yrs.

Erect. to the memory of Mary Orr alias MILLER and her husband William Orr of Rodins The former deceased July 13th 1839 aged 73 and the latter Feb. 6th 1844 aged 85.
Henry Orr their son died at Steubenville, State of Ohio, America, Aug. 22nd 1841 aged 38.
their son William Orr of Ballywalter died 15th Oct. 1855 aged 61 yrs.
Also their daughter Eliza Orr, wife of Robert GELSTON, Whitechurch, born 22nd May 1791 died 31st March 1883.


Erect. by Thomas Gelston of Portaferry, merchant, A.D.1818.
Here lies the remains of the above Thomas Gelston who died 4th June 1843 aged 74 yrs.
Also his wife Sarah Gelston alias PATTERSON who died March 16th 1844 aged 73 yrs.
Also his son Samuel Gelston who died 29th July 1804 aged 3 yrs.
Also James Geslton his son who died 6th Feb 1830 aged 28 yrs.
Also Thomas DAVIS his grandson who died 10th mar. 1832 aged 17 mths.

Residents of a house 64 in (Great) Francis Street (Newtownards Urban, Down) 1901

McCready   Maggie   50   Female   Head of Family   Presbyterian   Co Down      Cannot read or write      Widow   
Gelston   Robert   40   Male   Lodger   Presbyterian   Co Down   Gen Labourer   Read and write      Not Married   
Blair   Hugh   25   Male   Lodger   Presbyterian   Co Down   Gen Labourer   Cannot read or write      Not Married   
McCready   Saml Jas   16   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Worker in Manufactory   Read and write      Not Married

groom's name:   James Gelston
bride's name:   Alicia Ann Jane Young
marriage date:   20 Jun 1853
marriage place:   Comber, Down, Ire
groom's father's name:   John Gelston
bride's father's name:   George Young
indexing project (batch) number:   M70208-9
system origin:   Ireland-VR
source film number:   101350

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