Ellen Weston (née Makin)

2nd Jun 1776 - ????


Daughter of Thomas Makin and his wife Lucy nee Atherton. Born 07/06/1776 and baptised in Prescot, Lancashire, 30/06/1776. Her parents had married in Prescot 09/03/1772 when Thomas was "of Knowsley" and Lucy was "of Prescot".

Married Richard Weston 01/07/1799 in Childwall, Lancashire.

Richard Weston was described as "of Halewood in Chester" in 1815 when an executor and trustee of Ellen's uncle John Atherton.

Ellen Weston was a legatee of her Atherton uncles William (d. 1803, bequeathed Ellen £2,500) and John (d. 1820, bequeathed Ellen £2,000). These legacies were secured on Green Park and Spring Vale Pen in Jamaica.


Ancestry.com, Lancashire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online]. Ancestry.com, Lancashire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936 [database online].

Ancestry.com, England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 [database online].

Will of William Atherton, PROB 11/1403/224. Will of John Atherton, PROB 11/1636/408.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Richard Weston

Associated Estates (4)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1803 [SY] - → Legatee
1820 [SY] - → Legatee
1820 [EA] - → Legatee
1803 [SY] - → Legatee

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Addresses (2)

Halewood, Liverpool, Lancashire, Merseyside, North-west England, England
Prescot, Liverpool, Lancashire, North-west England, England