Descendants of: Benjamin Elmy

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Southwold Elmies

The Benjamin Elmy Family

With the assistance of Barry & Sheila Redfern.

The characters in () are the LDS Family Search reference numbers. Family Group Record Family Search™ Ancestral File v4.19

Husband's Name

1 Benjamin Elmy (AFN:BD93-FQ) b. Abt. 1739 Kelsale, Suffolk, Eng

m. 25-Dec-1765 Sarah Page (AFN:1MXB-QD) b. 1743 c. 21 Mar.1743 Kelsale, Suffolk, Eng. Father: Thomas Page Mother: Ann (AFN:1MX9-1M)

2 Robert Elmy b. C1771

2 William Elmy m. Fanny Simpson 1790 (Southwold Marriage Lists)

3 Robert Elmy c. 2-Feb-1794 (Southwold Independent Church)

m. Susan Hare.

3 Joseph Elmy c. 1-Nov-1795 (Southwold Independent Church) (Possible birth date 1793)

m. Elizabeth Bugg 24-Aug-1817 Blythburg

3 Sarah Elmy c. 1797 (Southwold Independent Church)

3 Edward Elmy b. C1806 d. 18-Jan-1879 (74 years)

m. Susan (Susanah) Howard 23-May-1830 Blythburg

Susan (Susanah) Howard b. C1809 Lowestoft d. 1885 (76years) bur. 10-Nov-1885

2 George b. C1769 bur. 20-Aug-1848 (80 years)

m. Elizabeth Julians 1798 Southwold

Elizabeth Julians b.1777 bur. 30-Jun-1844 (68 years).


Note: 1821 Census for this family shows 2 males under 15, 2 females under 20 and 2 females under 10 and 1831 Census detail shows George Elmy, Pilot with 2 males over 20 ‘Non Ag Lab’, and three females and one other female living in the home.


Lowestoft Rate Books for 1837-39 show George Elmy living in a house rented from Hannah Jones.

Maritime Memorials record a memorial at St Edmunds Churchyard, Southwold, Suffolk, England. As reading: “George Elmy, Trinity Pilot died aged 80 years in 1828(?). No other person listed on the memorial. Recorder: William Donnan. Memorial No M4100.

James Samuel Trinham wrote of his mother’s family that there were five sons and two daughters and that Mary was the youngest, they lived in Southwold, where his grandfather was a Trinity Pilot for the North Sea. He remembered his grandfather, but not his grandmother. The families went on to live in London, Manchester and Southwold. (James Samuel Trinham’s Memoirs)

3 George Elmy b. C1800 bur. 26-Jul-1883 (84 years)

m. Priscilla Manning 21-Nov-1820 b. 1798 Reydon Sflk. d. 1788 Blything Sflk (84 years)

4 George Elmy b. 1821 d. 1821

4 George Manning Elmy c. 6-Oct-1822 d. 24-11-1823 (14 months)

4 William Elmy c. 6-Feb-1825 d. 11-Jul-1826 (18 months)

4 George Thomas Elmy c. 13-Apr-1827 d.10-Jul-1828 (15 months)

4 Edward Elmy c. . 3-May-1829 d. 31-Oct-1833 (4 years)

4 George Elmy c. 1831 d. 22-Apr-1832 (18 months)

4 Matilda Jane Elmy b. 1833

4 Priscilla Elmy b. 5-Jul-1835

4 George Elmy c. 1-Mar-1837

4 John Elmy c. 19-May-1839

3 Mary Elizabeth Elmy [Cert 247/1850] b. 1812 Southwold, Suffolk, England. (JST Memor) d. 2-Mar-1850 Row 55 Gt Yarmouth, Norfolk, England

m. 4-Mar-1833 Lowestoft, Suffolk, England. John Trinham

John Trinham b. 5-Sep-1801 Caister near Yarmouth, Norfolk, England d. 15-Jan-1860 Gt. Yarmouth, Norfolk.

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