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NATHANIEL ELWICK 1675-1750

EDWARD ELWICK 1613-1670

EDWARD ELWICK 1726-1794

JOHN ELWICK 1765-183?

VINCENT ELWICK 1892-1959

TED ELWICK 1922-

KEITH DONALD ELWICK 1919-

THOSE WHO DIED IN THE WORLD WARS

NATHANIEL ELWICK 1675-1750

Governor of Fort St.George India 1721-1725

Nathaniel was baptised in London on 13 February 1675 son of John ELWICK and Judith CRISP

He attended the Merchant Taylor's School in London

In 1713 he arrived in China as an envoy of The East India Company both his brothers Thomas & John ELWICK were Directors of the Company

By 1720 he was in India

21 October 1721 he became the Governor of Fort St.George Madras India

He married Diana ROBSON (a widow) at Fort St. George on 30 July 1722

His only daughter was baptised 7 September 1724 at Fort St.George

He resigned as Governor on 15 January 1725 

He sailed back to England aboard "Heathcote" on 17 January 1725

Once back in England he spent a great deal of time in court judging by the number of cases he was involved in

Bought the Manor of Newbery in Kent in 1737

His daughter Elizabeth (wife of Miles BARNES MP for Dunwich) died in 1749 leaving a son Miles BARNES Jnr. and a daughter Elizabeth Elwick BARNES

Nathaniel's death reported in Gentleman's Magazine in 1750

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EDWARD ELWICK 1613-1670

Lord Mayor of York 1664

Born about 1613 his parents were Richard ELWICK and Elizabeth ACKEROID

He married Ann SCOTT at Bugthorpe in 1638

Only daughter Ann born about 1645

Lord Mayor of York in 1664 when his daughter married William ROUNDELL 

Buried in York 13 January 1670

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EDWARD ELWICK 1726-1794

Furniture manufacturer

Baptised in York on 12 February 1721 his parents were John ELWICK and Ursula WATSON

Earliest account of trading as WRIGHT & ELWICK Upholders to the Marquess of Rockingham 1748-9

Married Margaret SPENCER 31 August 1751 at Hatfield

A daughter Ursula ELWICK baptised in 1753 and buried in 1755 both in York

A son Edward ELWICK baptised in Wakefield in 1755

Richard WRIGHT and Edward traded together in Wakefield until Richard's death in 1771

The Company then became ELWICK & SON and traded thus until 1787 when the son Edward died

In 1791 there was a court case because Edward ELWICK Snr. had not proved his son's Will and Administration was granted to his uncle John ELWICK - it was claimed  this was fraud

Edward ELWICK Snr was buried on 26 February 1794 at Ainderby Steeple he left a Will naming his wife Margaret, a grandson Edwin ELWICK and a brother John ELWICK

After Edward ELWICK Jnr's death the Company became known as ELWICK & ROBINSON but it was a John ELWICK who by 1794 was running the business with a John ROBINSON and they continued trading together until 1816 when John ELWICK was declared bankrupt

Letters written by Edward ELWICK Snr to a John GRIMSTON between 1770 and 1782 are deposited in Beverley Record Office in Yorkshire and chairs made by him are in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London

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JOHN ELWICK 1765-183?

Furniture Maker

On Page 383 of the Annual Register of 1800

"John ELWICK of Wakefield Yorkshire, upholder; for a new method of framing together chairs and sofas of every kind and which invention is intended to be applied to every description of household furniture dated July 1"

The most likely candidate is a John ELWICK baptised on 9 June 1765 his parents the above named John ELWICK and Mary DOUGHTY and therefore the nephew of Edward ELWICK Furniture Manufacturer

This John was still alive in 1831 when he sought help from the Freemason's in Wakefield but does not appear in the death Registers after 1837 when National Registration began

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VINCENT ELWICK 1892-1959

Edward's Medal in Silver

Born on 9 October 1892 in Murton Co Durham his parents were Thomas ELWICK and Mary COATES

Awarded the Edward's Medal in Silver after a mining accident at South Garesfield Durham on 17 May 1927

Died 12 August 1959 at the General Hospital Sunderland

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TED ELWICK 1922-

90 years old

2 men called Ted ELWICK have reached 90 years this month of September 2012

My father Edward William ELWICK born 16 Sep 1922 in Pirbright Surrey

Arthur E ELWICK (known as Ted) whose 90th birthday announcement appeared in the Grimsby and Scunthorpe Telegraph of 10 Sep 2012

These men are 6th cousins

Congratulations to both

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KEITH DONALD ELWICK 1919-

Born in Vinton, Iowa, USA he has been married for 76 years

Has also been honoured for services to the farming community throughout the world see here

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THOSE WHO DIED IN THE WORLD WARS

WW1

 
Name Rank Regiment Date of Death
ELWICK, ANDREW Private Durham Light Infantry 21st Mar 1918
ELWICK, CHRISTOPHER G Private Royal Berkshire Regiment 14th Aug 1916
ELWICK, ERNEST Private Royal Army Medical Corps 21st Mar 1918
ELWICK, HARRY HERBERT Corporal Coldstream Guards 27th Aug 1918
ELWICK, TOM Private Yorkshire Regiment 30th Oct 1914
ELLWICK, GEORGE W Private East Surrey Regiment 30th Nov 1917
ELLWICK, WILLIAM C Serjeant London Regt (City of London Rifles) 15th Sep 1916
ELWICK, WILLIAM M Private Durham Light Infantry 12th Apr 1918

WW2

The Commonwealth War Grave Commission site has more information on these people

 
Name Rank Regiment Date of Death
ELWICK, ALBERT C Serjeant Pioneer Corps 7th Jan 1944
ELWICK, CHARLES H Able Seaman Royal Navy 24th Mar 1944
ELWICK, FRANCIS G Corporal Royal Corps of Signals 12th Sep 1944
ELWICK, ROY Aircraftman 1st Class Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 2nd May 1944


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