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Extract from the Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave
subtitled Life in a Yorkshire village 

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John Elgie/Elgey (1809-1873) Farmer
West End , Southcave and Ellerker

married first
the sister of Thomas Marshall's wife

and second in 1836
Elizabeth Marshall (1813-1883)
daughter of Thomas Marshall


Thomas Marshall, formerly of Mill farm, South cave a farmer and Miller, buried at Kilnwick 03 aug 1851 aged 83 Elizabeth Marshall his wife buried at Kilnwick 20 nov 1862 aged 91
John Elgie was the constable for south cave in 1834/5 Overseer of the Poor in 1835/6 Highways Surveyer 1836/7 DIARY ENTRY 8th march 1836 Thos. Marshall's daughter was married this morning to John Elgey , they set of after the ceremony to York; we had a slice of the Bride-Cake with Mr. and Mrs Elgey's compliments John Elgey Buried Kilnwick Percy 18 nov 1862 aged 64 Elizabeth Elgey Buried Kilwick percy 08 jun 1883 aged 70 1881 census for Pocklington George Street Elizabeth Elgey widow aged 68 retired farmers wife born south cave

updated 27th feb 2006