I'm continuing to search for William T. Dunstan subsequent to the 1881 census. He was born 22 Jan 1862, London Middlesex, father James Dunstan b. 1821 Truro and mother Mary Thomas b. 1822 Towednack. At time of 1881 census he lived with his parents in Canon's Town (Lelant). I've not found him in the 1891 census. I believe he may have died in 1889.
I believe Susan (Susanna) was baptised in Wesleyan Methodist Church, St.Ives in 1857, and was the birth registered Sept 1857 Penzance Vol 5c pg 287, therefore 1871 census London Middlesex would be incorrect. I don't have any subsequent information for her.
I now wonder about William T. Dunstan's birthplace, although James Dunstan, as a road surveyor then, did move about.
Their first James was baptised in Wesleyan Methodist Church, St. Ives in 1855. Their second James was baptised in same church in 1859 and is shown in 1861 census, one year old. He doesn't appear in 1871 census, therefore presumably died earlier.
Post by davidkingmartin on Sept 8, 2008 11:05:58 GMT -5
Isambard: the info. I have on Dunston (...an) accords with that from CT. There is another one: William T. Dunston born 1864?, grocer, Lelant, m. Susan Ellen Martin in 1881. Child: Florence Ellen Dunston. (More detail available). And a William Geach Dunston, wife Elizabeth Jane Ninnis (his lodger), Towednack, m.1872? WGD was the son of John Dunston, innkeeper, and Jane. John bap.2 Apr.1797? John is a son of Hugh Dunstone (sic) and Mary Geach, m.1782.
A child of William GD/Elizabeth JN is William Geach Dunston Ninnes b1868, and there are about 6 more children, two of whom have "Quick" as a second name.
We seem to have half of Penwith here. You will be familiar with most of this info. because I have probably trawled it off this site in the first place!
Registration district: Penzance Sub registration district: Penzance ED, institution, or vessel: 12 Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age William Dunstan 18 Matthew Kneebone 15 Edith Polglase 18 Joseph Polglase 43 Martha A. Polglase 23 Rosa Polglase 5 Sarah Polglase 48 Sarah J. Polglase 21
The above William is interesting -name and birthplace fit, however a Polglase connection (nephew of Joseph Polglase) is new to me. Further details needed.
From 1871 census I now believe William T. was born in Ludgvan (Lelant), as were his siblings.