Coston and Snow Families

The following is how two families are interconnected.

Snow Family
Stephen Snow b. (1783), married 1807 in Newport, Essex to Sarah ARCHER b. (1783). They had seven children:

Joseph married at Pledgden Green on 06 Oct. 1853, to Elizabeth (Betsy) TROTT b.1830, of Takeley, Elizabeth (Betsy) (TROTT) SNOW d. 13 Oct. 1883, in Ontario Canada. She was the daughter of Thomas TROTT and Sophia CHAPMAN. Joseph and Elizabeth (BETSY) SNOW had :

Coston Family
James COSTON born 1798 Essex, he died 03 Feb 1840. Pledgden Hamlet. He married Sophia ?? who was born 1791. She died 14 Feb. 1817 Pledgden Green. He is describes as a shepherd on the christening records of his first three children who were:

James COSTON married his second wife Hannah ?? about 1820. They were grocery shopkeepers in Henham. Hannah carried on the shop after James died and then when Hannah died, (between 1871-1881) son, William took over the store. James and Hannah has possibly 6 children.

Emma COSTON baptised 1822 Henham father described as shepherd in parish records

William COSTON baptised 1824 Henham married Mary ?? baptised (1819) Great Broxted Shopkeepers in Henham), Wiliam’s father is now described as labourer. William and Mary has 1 child:

Joseph COSTON baptised 1827 Pledgden Green married Rebecca GILBEY or MILLER

Julia Ann COSTON baptised 1851 Henham married Charles POWTER baptised 1850 Elsenham (the next village to Henham). They had the following children:

William James COSTON baptised 1853 Henham married Ontario 1876 to Emma Louisa SNOW emmigrated 1871-1881

Arthur Fredrick COSTON baptised July 1856 Pledgden Green married Susannah NEVILLE baptised 1855 Pledgden Green. (their family lived North Shoebury, Essex)

Edith Rose COSTON baptised 1879 Essex, married James PAYNE baptised Sutton, Essex. emmigrated to Canada about 1912-1914.

Elizabeth Ann COSTON baptised 1858 Pledgden Green

Emily COSTON baptised Sept 1861 Pledgden Green

Sarah Ellen COSTON baptised 1863 Henham

Daniel Joseph COSTON baptised 1865 Henham married 1- Mary Ann SNOW married 2 Kate Winnifred WARDEN Daniel emmigrated (no further details)

William James COSTON baptised 1831 Henham