ELLISTON, William

1812 - 1864

Born at Ipswich on 3 August and baptised at St Matthews church on 14 August 1812, son of William Elliston and his wife Mary Ann née Finch. A member of the Ipswich Society of Professional & Amateur Artists from 1834, where he was probably tutored by Henry Davy [q.v.]. He married at St Nicholas church, Ipswich on 12 December 1837, Amelia Bowman. In 1851 a 38 year old MRCS and general practitioner, living at Manor House, St Peter's Street, Ipswich with his 35 year old wife Amelia and four sons and one daughter. He was buried at St Peter's church, Ipswich on 18 January 1864.