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Descendants of William [Gilstrap] Gelsthorpe

Created by Ron Gilstrap

Generation No. 4

10. Ann [Gilstrap]4 Gelsthorpe (John [Gilstrap]3, John [Gilstrap]2, William [Gilstrap]1) died Unknown.
Child of Ann [Gilstrap] Gelsthorpe is:
  i.   SAMUEL [GILSTRAP]5 GELSTHORPE, b. Carlton, Nottingham, England; d. Unknown.

11. Alice [Gilstrap]4 Gelsthorpe (John [Gilstrap]3, John [Gilstrap]2, William [Gilstrap]1) was born February 26, 1856 in Carlton, Nottingham, England, and died Unknown. She married John Steel December 27, 1873 in Basford, Nottingham, England, son of Henry Steel and Sarah Newbold. He was born May 14, 1854 in Carlton, Nottingham, England, and died Unknown.
Children of Alice Gelsthorpe and John Steel are:
  i.   MARY5 STEEL, d. Unknown.
  ii.   ANNIE STEEL, d. Unknown.
  iii.   JOHN STEEL, d. Unknown.
  iv.   GRACE STEEL, d. Unknown.
  v.   SARAH ANN STEEL, d. Unknown.
  vi.   WILLIAM STEEL, d. Unknown.
16. vii.   ELIZABETH STEEL, b. March 09, 1891, Carlton, Nottingham, England; d. November 17, 1965, Carlton, Nottingham, England.

12. Isabella Mary4 Gilstrap (George3, Joseph [Gilstrap]2 Gelsthorpe, William [Gilstrap]1) was born March 13, 1861 in Newark, Nottingham, England, and died December 17, 1949 in Eileen Donan Castle. She married John MacRae-Gilstrap March 04, 1889 in London, England. He died January 15, 1937 in Eileen Donan Castle.

Marriage Notes for Isabella Gilstrap and John MacRae-Gilstrap:
The MacRae Gilstraps

On 4-3-1889, at St Peter's, Eaton Square, London, John MacRae of the Black Watch, second son of Duncan MacRae Esq. of Kames Castle, Bute, was married to Isabella Mary Gilstrap, second daughter of the late George Gilstrap. On the death of his Uncle, by marriage, Sir William Gilstrap, in 1896, John MacRae took the additional name of Gilstrap and became Head of the firm Gilstrap and Earp. As their two children were born before their father took the additional name of Gilstrap, their surname was MacRae only.

The 1897 Newark Valuation List shows that John MacRae-Gilstrap owned and occupied a house, garden and billiard room at 65 Northgate. In March 1899 John MacRae-Gilstrap became a magistrate, and in March 1901 he was appointed one of H.M. Corps of Gentlemen at Arms; Bodyguard, the Royal Company of Archers.

In Kelly 1936, Lt. Col. John MaRrae-Gilstrap appears as a County Magistrate. In mid January 1937 he died. He was buried on the 19th at Olachan Duich, the coffin being wrapped in the Macrae tartan. On 17-12-1949 his widow Isabella Mary died, in her 89th year. She was a Dame of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem. On 25-10-1950 Fornham Park was auctioned by direction of his son, Capt. Duncan MacRae.

Children of Isabella Gilstrap and John MacRae-Gilstrap are:
  i.   DUNCAN5 MACRAE, b. Edinburgh, England; d. Unknown; m. (1) MAUD BAILLIE BURTON, June 1917; d. Unknown; m. (2) PHYLLIS HERVEY, Private; b. Private.
  ii.   FLORA SYBIL MACRAE, b. January 26, 1890, Edinburgh, England; d. Unknown; m. A. R. STEWART, May 30, 1918, London, England; d. Unknown.

13. Arthur Gilstrap4 Soames (Anna Amelia3 Gilstrap, Joseph [Gilstrap]2 Gelsthorpe, William [Gilstrap]1) was born March 23, 1854, and died July 22, 1934. He married Agnes Helen Peel. She died Unknown.
Children of Arthur Soames and Agnes Peel are:
  i.   GRANVILLE5 SOAMES, b. October 12, 1886; d. July 06, 1962.
17. ii.   CHRISTOPHER JOHN SOAMES, d. 1986.

14. Harold4 Soames (Anna Amelia3 Gilstrap, Joseph [Gilstrap]2 Gelsthorpe, William [Gilstrap]1) was born August 13, 1855 in Harlow, England, and died December 25, 1918 in Bournemouth, England.

Notes for Harold Soames:
Believed to have drowned himself.
Children of Harold Soames are:
18. i.   AURIOL EDITH5 SOAMES, b. September 26, 1885; d. April 05, 1919, Cheshunt, England.
  ii.   OLAVE SOAMES, b. February 22, 1889, Chesterfield, England; d. June 25, 1977, Bramley, Surrey, England.

15. Frederick William4 Soames (Anna Amelia3 Gilstrap, Joseph [Gilstrap]2 Gelsthorpe, William [Gilstrap]1) was born June 02, 1857, and died March 08, 1926.
Children of Frederick William Soames are:
  i.   EDITH MARY AGATHA5 SOAMES, b. February 03, 1886; d. Unknown; m. (1) WILLIAM MILES KINGTON; d. October 20, 1914; m. (2) LAWRENCE SMITH; d. Unknown; m. (3) JAMES KING; d. 1949.
  ii.   ARTHUR HENRY LESLIE SOAMES, b. May 20, 1887; d. July 07, 1915.
  iii.   WILLIAM NOEL CHESHIRE SOAMES, b. January 06, 1889; d. May 18, 1916, Egypt.
  iv.   FREDERICK EVELYN SOAMES, b. September 25, 1891; d. Unknown.
  v.   JULIAN ALFRED SOAMES, b. June 06, 1893; d. March 06, 1930.
  vii.   CECIL TUDOR SOAMES, b. July 19, 1895; d. 1936, Kenya.

The information on these pages has been reproduced from Ron Gilstrap's
Gilstrap Genealogy Home Page,
October 20th, 1999 with permission.

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