Elizabeth Pallister was the second child Thomas Pallister & Sarah Dodds christened April 25th, 1820 at Auckland St Andrew.
In 1841 Elizabeth was still living at home with her parents at Windlestone, Co Durham where her father was a gamekeeper.
On June 1st 1841 Elizabeth applied for a licence to marry John Powton at St Andrew Auckland. John was born c1818 in Bishop Auckland, Co Durham.
The 1851 census shows Elizabeth & John, still Powton, living at 33 Carlton St, Newcastle-upon-Tyne with son Thomas (8) & daughter Mary (6). John was a joiner.
From the 1861 census onwards their surname became Poulton & at this time they were living at 4 Canada Terrace, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. There were 3 children at home – Thomas, a joiner like his father, John (4) & Sarah (1).
Son Thomas, a stage carpenter, married Margaret Forrest in April-June 1861 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
The family had moved to 7 Clarence St, Newcastle by 1871 & John was now a joiner employing 3 men & a boy. Son John was now a joiner & as well as Sarah there was another daughter Jane E (7).
In 1881 Elizabeth & John were living at 16 Clarence St & only daughter Jane was still at home. John was now a master joiner employing 5 men & 1 boy.
Son John married Eleanor Leonore Russell on January 26th 1881 at Christ Church, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Daughter Jane married William Parker, a house painter, in July-September 1882 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
John & Elizabeth were at the same address in 1891 but no occupation was given for John. Living with them was son John & his wife Eleanor & their 2 young sons John & William.
Elizabeth died in Jan-March 1892 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
John died in July-September 1893 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
The children of Elizabeth Pallister & John (Powton) Poulton were:
p.126.96.36.199.2.1 Thomas Powton born April-June 1842 & christened October 9th, 1842 at St Andrews, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; died April-June 1895 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
p.188.8.131.52.2.2 Mary Powton born Jan-March 1845 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne
p.184.108.40.206.2.3 John Poulton christened November 26th, 1856 at All Saints, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; died July-September 1936 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne
p.220.127.116.11.2.4 Sarah Poulton born Jan-March 1860 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne
p.18.104.22.168.2.5 Jane Eleanor Poulton born April-June 1864 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne; died April-June 1931 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne