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Bayston

BAYSTON, Mrs Elizabeth Danger [née Ruddock]

Born: Marylebone, London on 12.5.1856.  Parents: Grevile Ruddock (Accountant) and Marianne [née Danger].  Family Connections: Mother of Eva Constance Bayston [b1898] and sister-in-law of Ellen Sophia Bayston [b1855] see entries below.  Home: Hall Street, Long Melford (1901) to [1916], 85 Melford Road, Sudbury, Suffolk [1927], 8 Queensdown Road, Hackney, London [1929 and 1930], 4 Grove Hill Road, Camberwell, London [1931 to 1934], 6 Elm Grove, Minehead, Somerset (1939).  Occupation: Chemist’s Bookkeeper (1891).  Married: George Coryndon Bayston (Pharmaceutical Chemist) in 1895.  Service Record: Mrs Bayston was a volunteer with the British Red Cross Society from October 1916 to October 1918 and a member of the Red Cross Working Party in Long Melford.  Died: Parkstone, Dorset on 11.1.1942.[1]

[1] Date of birth from the 1939 Register for Minehead, Somerset.  Address taken from George Bayston’s entry in the National Probate Calendar.  See her British Red Cross Record Card.  Date of death from the National Probate Calendar.

BAYSTON, Miss Ellen Sophia 1855-1923

Born: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire in 1855.  Parents: George Coryndon Bayston (Accountant) and Sophia [née Martin].  Family Connections: Sister-in-law of Elizabeth Danger Bayston [b1856] and aunt of Eva Constance Bayston [b1898] see entries above and below.  Home: Hall Street, Long Melford (1901) to [1923].  Occupation: Governess (1901), Private Tutor (1911).  Service Record: Miss Bayston was a volunteer with the British Red Cross Society from January 1916 to October 1918 and a member of the Red Cross Working Party in Long Melford.  Died: Long Melford, Suffolk on 21.4.1923.[1]

[1] See her British Red Cross Record Card.  Date of death from the National Probate Calendar.

BAYSTON, Miss Eva Constance 1898-1954

Born: Long Melford, Suffolk on 28.7.1898.  Parents: George Coryndon Bayston (Pharmaceutical Chemist) and Elizabeth Danger [née Ruddock] [for her details see above].  Family Connections: Niece of Ellen Sophia Bayston [b1855] see entry above.  Home: Hall Street, Long Melford (1901 and 1911), 8 Queensdown Road, Hackney, London [1929 and 1930], 4 Grove Hill Road, Camberwell, London [1931 to 1934], 6 Elm Grove, Minehead, Somerset (1939), 120 Redland Road, Bristol, Gloucestershire [1954].  Service Record: Miss Bayston acted as a canvasser during the 1917 Long Melford recruiting drive.  Died: Bristol, Gloucestershire on 14.7.1954.[1]

[1] Date of birth from the 1939 Register for Minehead.  Address from Electoral Roll.  Date of death from the National Probate Calendar.

Research by David Gevaux MA © 2022

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