Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameWilliam RAWSTON
Birth1784, Burnham Westgate
Death9 Apr 1858, Little Walsingham
FatherWilliam RAWSTON (1748-1826)
MotherAnn TAYLOR (1745-1790)
Spouses
Birth1786, Little Walsingham
Death20 Jul 1859, Little Walsingham
FatherJohn FOLKER (1760-)
MotherAnn ELLIS (1760-)
Marriage21 Nov 1805, Little Walsingham
ChildrenAnn (1807-)
 Richard (1812-1889)
 Mary Ann (1819-1903)
 William (1819-1851)
Notes for William RAWSTON
William Rawston was born in 1784 in Burnham Westgate (now Burnham Market) and christened on 10th October. He was the son of William Rawston (1748) and Ann Taylor. He married Mary Ann Folker (1786) in Little Walsingham on 21st November 1805. In 1830 he was living in the High Street in Little Walsingham and working as a plasterer and bricklayer. In 1841 he was a builder and was living in Stonegate Street, Little Walsingham. In 1843 he was described as a bricklayer on the marriage certificate of his daughter, Mary Ann. In 1844, he was granted an 8-year lease on 3 acres and 3 roods of land in Houghton St. Giles. In 1851 he was a retired builder and was living in Stonegate Street. He died on 9th April 1858 in Little Walsingham.

Sources
• 1. International Genealogical Index. William Rawston married Mary Ann Folker in Little Walsingham on 21 November 1805. • 2. 1851 Census on CD-ROM. Stonegate Street, Little Walsingham. William Rawston. Head. Age 66. Retired builder. Born Burnham Westgate [now Burnham Market]. • 3. 1841 Census. Guild Street/Stonegate Street, Little Walsingham. William Rawston. Head. Age 55. Builder. • 4. Marriage Certificate. William Rawston. Described as a bricklayer on daughter Mary Ann's marriage certificate in 1843. • 5. Little Walsingham Parish Records, Norfolk Record Office. Charity estates: leases: Leases for 8 years by the churchwardens and overseers of land in Houghton. Ref. PD 582/238 - 1844. "To William Rawston of 3 acres 3 roods". • 6. Death Register. William Rawston. Jun. 1858. 4b. 237. Walsingham. • 7. Pigot's Norfolk Directory, 1830. Little Walsingham. Rawston, William, plasterer & bricklayer. • 8. Death Certificate. William Rawston. Died 9th April 1858, Little Walsingham. Age 74. Formerly Bricklayer (Master). Cause of death: Natural decay, Certified. Informant: The mark of Martha Ringstead, Present at the death, Little Walsingham. Registered 12th April 1858, John W Watts. • 9. International Genealogical Index. William Rawston. Christened 10 Oct 1784, Burnham Westgate. Father: William. Mother: Ann Taylor.
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