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The Coulston Family,

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Linda Report 17 Feb 2020 15:57

Looking for any relative of the Coulston family, originally from Fulham Sw6 on the 1939 census register.
They were living at Parnell House.
1935 census register they were at 5 Heckfield Place. Sw6
I have Ellen G Percy who married William Charles Coulston and a son Robert.
Is there anyone here connected to them please?
Thank you
Linda Mahoney.

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Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 Feb 2020 16:23

To find if anyone is connected to them look in members trees which is under the search heading above the boards


Linda Report 17 Feb 2020 16:28

Hello, yes I did that at the start, thank you


ErikaH Report 17 Feb 2020 16:35

As you have 'marked as answered' can we assume you need no further assistance?


ArgyllGran Report 17 Feb 2020 17:39

Ellen and William married in 1942.

It looks like she may have remarried in 1960, and I can see them at a London address in 2002, but no ER later than that.

If she did remarry, this is her death - DOB fits birth in 1st qr 1923 Fulham:

Ellen Grace Vasiliou
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Name: Ellen Grace Vasiliou
Death Age: 79
Birth Date: 27 Jan 1923
Registration Date: Oct 2002
Registration district: Gravesend
Inferred County: Kent
Register Number: T35B
District and Subdistrict: 5621B
Entry Number: 129


ArgyllGran Report 17 Feb 2020 17:49

I don't see Robert's birth, but there's a possible daughter's birth in 1947 Fulham.

She may possibly have married twice, but seems to be living as Coulston in Kent in 2016, with two children from the second mariage.


ArgyllGran Report 17 Feb 2020 18:03

Coulston family in 1939 -

William C Coulston
in the 1939 England and Wales Register
Name: William C Coulston
Gender: Male
Marital status: Married
Birth Date: 22 Mar 1886
Residence Year: 1939
Address: 37 Parnell House
Residence Place: Fulham, London, England
Occupation: General labourer Heavy Worker
Schedule Number: 37
Sub Schedule Number: 1
Enumeration District: AGEM
Registration district: 4-1
Inferred Spouse: Ellen Coulston
Household Members:
William C Coulston
Ellen Coulston - 20 Dec 1889

[and one closed record , at least as far as Ancestry's concerned.]

I assume these (above in 1939) are the parents of the William who married Ellen Percy - unless William was a lot older then Ellen Percy, and had had a previous wife also named Ellen:


Ellen Coulson
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1916-2005
Name: Ellen Coulson
Registration Date: Jan 1925
[Feb 1925]
[Mar 1925]
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration district: Wandsworth
Inferred County: London
Spouse: William C Coulston
Volume Number: 1d
Page Number: 721

But can't see a Coulston/Coulson child.


ArgyllGran Report 17 Feb 2020 18:18

Have PM'd details re possible 1947 daughter, with usual warnings.


Linda Report 17 Feb 2020 19:03

Apologies to you all...I didn’t t realise I had ticked/commented that I marked as answered....
Thanks for all the answers, now writing it all down, and getting my head around it all.
Much appreciated.


ErikaH Report 18 Feb 2020 12:45

Name: Ellen G Percy
Registration Date: Jan 1923
[Feb 1923]
[Mar 1923]
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration district: Fulham
Inferred County: Greater London
Mother's Maiden Name: Marshall
Volume Number: 1a
Page Number: 568


ErikaH Report 18 Feb 2020 16:59

How certain are you that the William Coulston on 1939 register with wife Ellen is the man who married Ellen Percy in 1942?

There was a difference of 37 years in their ages

Name: William C Coulston
Death Age: 77
Birth Date: abt 1886
Registration Date: Apr 1963
[May 1963]
[Jun 1963]
Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Registration district: Wandsworth
Inferred County: London
Volume: 5d
Page: 720


ErikaH Report 18 Feb 2020 17:04

The ROBERT referred to is on the ER for 1935, so must have been born before 1914


ErikaH Report 18 Feb 2020 17:05

William in 1891

Name: William Coulston
Gender: Male
Age: 5
Relationship: Son
Birth Year: 1886
Father: James Coulston
Mother: Susan Coulston
Birth Place: Westminster
Civil Parish: Lambeth
Ecclesiastical parish: St Peter
Residence Place: Lambeth, London, England
Registration district: Lambeth
Sub registration district: Lambeth Church Second
ED, Institution or Vessel: 33
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 396
Folio: 153
Household Members:
Name Age
James Coulston 30
Susan Coulston 28
James Coulston 6
William Coulston 5
George Alfred Coulston 4 Months
William Coulston 38

Name: James Coulston
Gender: Male
Marriage Age: 22
Record Type: Marriage
Birth Date: abt 1861
Marriage Date: 18 Nov 1883
Marriage Place: St Mary, Lambeth, Lambeth, England
Father: William Coulston
Spouse: Susan Dicker


ErikaH Report 18 Feb 2020 18:53

Isn't this more likely to be the one who married in 1942?

Births Sep 1921 (>99%)
Coulston William C Dean Wandsworth 1d 951

You need to invest in certs,Linda, or you'll be going round in circles for evermore

Marriages Sep 1918 (>99%)
Coulston William C Rowe Wandsworth 1d 1460
Rowe Florence Coulston Wandsworth 1d 1460

Marriages Mar 1912 (>99%)
Dean Florence Rowe Wandsworth 1d 823
Rowe Henry H Dean Wandsworth 1d 823

Deaths Dec 1924 (>99%)
Coulston Florence 33 Wandsworth 1d 408

Leaving William (1886) free to marry Ellen Coulson in 1925

If William and Ellen(Percy) divorced, this could be his re-marriage

First name(s) WILLIAM C
Last name COULSTON
Marriage quarter 3
Marriage year 1962
Mary Fyffe
Spouse's last name Fyffe
District Kensington

GRO Reference: DOR Q1/2007 in Bexley (2201C) Reg A43C Entry Number 132


ErikaH Report 18 Feb 2020 19:05

Births Sep 1912 (>99%)
Rowe Henry A Dean Wandsworth 1d 1073

Births Dec 1914 (>99%)
Rowe Florence M Dean Wandsworth 1d 997


ArgyllGran Report 18 Feb 2020 19:16

William Charles and Ellen Coulston were also at 5 Heckfield Place in 1926 ,1929 and 1933 - but no Robert .

So assuming Robert was their son, and that he hadn't been living elsewhere before 1935, he was probably born 1913-14 - to narrow down what Erika said.
But I don't see a likely birth as Coulston.

He would have to be a son of WC by a previous marriage, or a son of Ellen's by a previous marriage.
But he may be some other relation - not a son.

He's not with them by 1938 - they're still at 5 Heckfield Place.

William C and an Ellen were still at 37 William Parnell House in 1953:

Possibly Ellen's death, if she's the one born 1889 per 1939 register.

Deaths Sep 1953 (>99%)
COULSTON Ellen M 63 Chelsea 5c 242

If so, it must be a different William Charles who married Ellen Percy in 1942.


Linda Report 19 Feb 2020 14:57

Thank you everyone for all this information, and for all your diligent work. I will mark as answered.....and study once again all this. If need be, I will come back later. But I do think I have enough at the moment.
Thank you again for all your help