William Elliott (c.1781-1853)
Founder of Elliott Brothers
c1781 Born at St. Andrew, Holborn. His father was at Tash Street, Gray's Inn, London
1795 Bound apprentice for seven years to William Backwell of Tash Street, Gray's Inn Lane, a compass and drawing instrument maker
1804 Married (1) to Elizabeth Thrale
1804 Birth of son William Elliott - later Reverend
1815 October 15th. Married (2). William Elliott, a widower, married Anne Berner, a spinster, at Clerkenwell, St. John.
c1816 Birth of daughter Anne
1818 May 14th. Married (3). William Elliott, a widower, married Emma Paget (1783- ), a spinster, at St. Anne and St. Agnes, Aldersgate, London
1819 August 6th. Frederick Henry Elliott baptised at St. Martin in the Fields, the son of William Elliott, an Optician, and his wife Emma. Of 21 Great Newport Street.
1821 Birth of son George Augustus Elliott
1823 February 12th. Charles Alfred Elliott baptism at St. Martin in the Fields, the son of William Elliott, an Optician, and his wife Emma. Of Great Newport Street.
1824 Birth of daughter Mary
1826 Birth of son James Edward Elliott
1830 Birth of daughter Eliza
1841 Living at High Holborn: William Elliott (age about 60), an Optician. With his wife Emma Elliott (age about 50) and their daughter Eliza Elliott (age 10). Also one apprentice and a servant.
1851 Living at 56 Stand, London: William Elliott (age 69 born St. Andrew's, Holborn), an Optician. With his wife Emma Elliott (age 68 born St. Giles in the Fields) and their daughter Eliza Elliott (age 21 born St. Giles in the Fields). Also their grand-daughter Ronna Elliott (age 8 born New York). Two servants.
Sources of Information
- 1841 Census
- 1851 Census