Samuel Elkins

Date published: 01/06/2017

Samuel Elkins

He was born in Bartholomew Street on 30 March 1828 to Samuel and Mary Elkins. His birth is recorded in the Baptist Register at Northcroft Lane.  In the 1851 Census he is a Draper Journeyman lodging with James Bodman, a Draper at   8 Northbrook Street.   By 1861 he is a Commercial Traveller lodging at 85 High Street, Worcester, and in 1870 he married Grace Elizabeth Osborn in Calne, Wiltshire. In 1871 they have moved to Gloucester. He died aged 49 years on 22 November 1877 in Camberwell, London. His name appears on his parents’ gravestone.

Sources: Baptist Registration, Northcroft Lane; 1851 to 1871 Census; BMD 4Q 1870 Marriage and BMD 4Q 1877 Death.

Mrs. P. Code S17, page 8


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