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John Pallister [p.]


John Pallister was the second child of John Pallister & Ellinor Yealder born at Windlestone & christened June 12th, 1780 at Auckland St Andrew, Co Durham.

John married Tamar Lowes c1805.  Tamar was born 1771 in Middleton in Teesdale.

In 1832 John was recorded in the Poll Books as living at Windlestone & having a freehold house etc at Witton Gilbert, Co Durham.  

Tamar died in 1837 & was buried December 3rd, 1837 at Windlestone, Co Durham.

John died in 1850 & was buried on November 21st at Witton Gilbert, Co Durham.  At the time of writing his will on October 26th, 1850 John was a yeoman of Witton Gilbert.  John left all his estate & effects to his children, Thomas, Eleanor (married to Joseph Smith, butcher of Witton Gilbert) & Jane (married to John Young, butcher of Durham), subject to a legacy of £5 to his daughter-in-law Sarah Pallister.  His will was proved on March 18th, 1851 by daughter Eleanor Smith & his effects were £20.  (The identity of Sarah Pallister awaits clarification.  However there is a record of John Pallister, a blacksmith, married to Sarah in the 1841 census of Norton, Stockton, Co Durham.  John’s brother Thomas was also a blacksmith.)

The children of John Pallister & Tamar Lowes were:

p.  Thomas Pallister born January 3rd, 1806 & christened February 9th, 1806 at Auckland St Andrew; died January 27th, 1859 at Woodham, Co Durham
p.  Eleanor Pallister born January 14th, 1808 & christened February 21st, 1808 at Auckland St Andrew
p.  John Pallister born November 7th, 1809 & christened December 10th, 1809 at Auckland St Andrew
p.  Jane Pallister April 14th, 1812 & christened May 17th, 1812 at Auckland St Andrew



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