Elvington History



James Tilburn originally came from the Wilberfoss/Catton area.

He married Sarah Green on the 9th July 1812 at York.

They a had a daughter called Mary who was born in York in 1813.

They then had 3 children who were all born and died at Wilberfoss

Hannah 1814-1815

William 1815-1816

Emily 1816 died unknown.

They then moved to Elvington where they had the following children

Emily 1821

Jane 1824

Charlotte 1828

John 1830

Thomas 1832



The family have had a long connection with the Clarke family, who lived at the Grange.

William and Thomas both worked there.

Thomas's children also worked at the Grange.

From the Handy Book

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