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The Darwin family appear to have come to Elston from Lincolnshire towards the close of the seventeenth century,
the manor being brought into the possession of William Darwin through his marriage with the heiress of Robert Waring of Wilford.
William had two sons, and Elston was left to Robert, the younger, in whom the taste for scientific research began to develop."
Robert Darwin of Elston b.1682 d.1754 | m. | Elizabeth Hill ? b. d. | |===============|=============|==============|======================= Robert William John Erasmus waring alvey | | b.1724 b.1726 rector b.12dec1731 d.1816 d.1783 of elston d.18apr1802 ****** | | m. m1.dec1857..... m2.1781 | | | ? Mary Eliza collier ? Howard sacheveral-Pole b. b.1740 b.1747 d. d.1770 d.1832 | | | 7 children |==============|===== |========|========|========|======//==|=============|========= William Ann Charles Erasmus Eliz. Robert Frances anne Francis brown | | | | waring Violetta sacheveral b.1774 b. b.1758 b.1759 b.1763 b.1767 b.1783 d.1841 d. d.1778 d.1848 d.1874 | | m. m. | | Elizabeth Susannah dau of Josiah ? Wedgewood b. b.1758 d. d.1817 | | |====================================== |=============== Charlotte Sarah francis Charles gay alvey robert b.1824 b. b.12feb1809 d. d~1850 d.19apr1882 | m. | Francis Rhodes (took the name Darwin on wife inherting Elston from her brother) b.1825 d.1920 | |=================================== rev.arthur william b.1866 d.1919 | m. | Margaret hawksmore Caton
|The Times 27 april 1882
The funeral of Charles Darwin
The procession were met at the west entrance by members of the family and others, whose names follow:— Mr. William Erasmus Darwin, chief mourner; Mr. George Darwin, F.R.S., Mrs. William Darwin, Miss Darwin, Mrs. Litchfield, Mr Francis Darwin, Mr. Leonard Darwin, Mr. R. B. Litchfield, Mr. Horace Darwin, Mr. Leonard Darwin, R.E., Mr. Darwin of Elston-hall, Mr. F. Alvey Darwin, Captain Charles Darwin, Mr. Reginald Darwin, of Buxton, Mrs. Vaughan Williams, Miss Wedgwood, the Rev. Charles Parker, Mr. Robert Packer, Mr. H. F. Bristowe, Q.C., Mr. Francis Galton, F.R.S., Mr. Ernest Wedgwood, Mr. Hensleigh Wedgwood, Mr. T. H. Farrer, Secretary of the Board of Trade, Mrs. Farrer, Mr. Godfrey Wedgwood, Miss A. Wedgwood, Mrs. Ruck, the Rev. Arthur Wedgwood, Mr. J. C. Hawkshaw, Mrs. Hawkshaw, Mr. George Allen, Mr. Henry Allen, M.P.; servant, Mr. William Jackson, and Mr. Joseph Parslow.
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