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Matthew William Parrington                  1847-1925
Matthew was born about 1847, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Parrington, at Eston, Yorkshire. He married Edith Octavia Elliot on 3 June 1874. After her death, he married Marion Ferguson, on 10 October 1888. He was a Mining Engineer.

Edith Octavia Elliot                                 1854-1883                     (1st Wife)
Edith was born on 13 September 1854, in Bishopwearmouth, the daughter of Thomas and Hannah Elliot.
I have identified the following children:
  Edith Born 1 Mar 1875   Bishopwearmouth Married Walter Angus Ellis
John William Born abt 1876   Fulwell
Thomas Elliot Born 11 Aug 1877   Fulwell Married Dora Clark Thompson
Bertha Born abt 1879   Fulwell
Henry Mason Born abt 1882   Southwick

Birth of Parents
Matthew William Parrington b: abt 1847 c: 28 Aug 1847        Eston, Yorkshire       1847 3Q Guisborough 24 409
son of Joseph and Elizabeth Parrington

Edith Octavia Elliot b: 13 Sep 1854         Bishopwearmouth, County Durham       1854 4Q Sunderland 10a 371
daughter of Thomas and Hannah Elliot

Marriage
3 Jun 1874
Matthew William Parrington
Edith Octavia Elliot
Bishopwearmouth, County Durham       1874 2Q Sunderland 10a 893
Father: Joseph Parrington
Father: Thomas Elliot

Children
Edith Parrington b: 1 Mar 1875           Bishopwearmouth, County Durham       1875 2Q Sunderland 10a 745
daughter of Matthew William and Edith Octavia Parrington, 7 Azalea Terrace So.
John Whinfield Parrington b: abt 1876             Fulwell, County Durham       1876 2Q Sunderland 10a 688
son of Matthew William Parrington
Thomas Elliot Parrington b: 11 Aug 1877                     Fulwell, County Durham       1877 3Q Sunderland 10a 687
son of Matthew William Parrington
Bertha Parrington b: abt 1879  c: 2 Jul 1879       Venerable Bede Church, Monkwearmouth
daughter of Matthew William Parrington       1879 2Q Sunderland 10a 668a

1881 Census RG11-5008 4 April 1881 Fulwell, County Durham
1 Quarry House
Matthew W. Parrington (M)
Edith
Thomas E.
Bertha
Plus four Servants
Age 33
Age 6
Age 3
Age 1
Mining Engineer Yorkshire
Durham
Durham
Durham
Eston
Sunderland
Fulwell
Fulwell
abt 1847
abt 1874
11 Aug 1877
abt 1879

1881 Census RG11-4851 4 April 1881 Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
Woodlands Road
Henry Parrington
Sarah (Wife)
John W. (Nephew)
Plus two Servants
Age 36
Age 35
Age 4
Solicitor England
England
Sunderland
York
York
Fulwell
abt 1844
abt 1845
abt 1876

Henry Mason Parrington b: abt 1882                     Southwick, County Durham       1882 2Q Sunderland 10a 714
son of Matthew William Parrington

Death
Edith Octavia (Elliot) Parrington Died abt 1883, Age 29,       1883 4Q Sunderland 10a 361



Marion Ferguson                               1862-                           (2nd Wife)
Marion was born on 31 December 1862, the daughter of William Branwell and Elizabeth Jane Ferguson, at Sunderland.
I have identified the following children:
  William Ferguson Born abt 1890   Southwick
Matthew Lilburn Born abt 1891   Southwick  
George Bramwell Born abt 1893   Southwick  
Phyllis Marion Born abt 1894   Southwick  

Birth of 2nd Wife
Marian Ferguson b: 31 Dec 1862         Sunderland, County, Durham       1863 1Q Sunderland 10a 479
Daughter of William Branwell and Elizabeth Jane Ferguson, Surgeon.

1881 Census RG11-4994 4 April 1881 Bishopwearmouth, County Durham
7 The Elms
William B. Ferguson
Elizabeth J. (Wife)
Marion
Bertha
Plus four Servants
Age 61
Age 52
Age 18
Age 17
Surgeon, Not Practising Sunderland
Newry
Sunderland
County Durham
Ireland
County Durham
abt 1819
abt 1828
31 Dec 1862
29 Dec 1863

Marriage
10 Oct 1888
Matthew William Parrington (41)
Marion Ferguson (25)
All Saints, Monkwearmouth, County Durham       1888 4Q Sunderland 10a 849
Father: Joseph Parrington, Land Agent, Deceased
Father: William Branwell Ferguson, Surgeon, Deceased
Witnesses: C. H. Elliot, B. Ferguson

Children
William Ferguson Parrington b: abt 1890                     Southwick, County Durham       1890 1Q Sunderland 10a 635
son of Matthew William Parrington and Marion Ferguson
Matthew Lilburn Parrington b: abt 1891                     Southwick, County Durham       1891 2Q Sunderland 10a 761
son of Matthew William Parrington and Marion Ferguson

1891 Census RG12-4147 6 April 1891 Southwick, County Durham
Hill House, Carley Hill
Matthew W. Parrington
Marion (Wife)
Bertha
Henry M.
William F.
Matthew
Henry J. (Brother)(Wdr)
Plus four Servants
Age 43
Age 28
Age 11
Age 8
Age 1
Age 1 Mo.
Age 47
Mining Engineer
 
Scholar
Scholar


Solicitor
Yorkshire
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Yorkshire
Eston
Sunderland
Southwick
Southwick
Southwick
Southwick
Morton?
abt 1847
31 Dec 1862
abt 1879
abt 1882
abt 1889
abt 1891
abt 1844

George Bramwell Parrington b: abt 1893                     Southwick, County Durham       1893 1Q Sunderland 10a 697
son of Matthew William Parrington and Marion Ferguson
Phyllis Marion Parrington b: abt 1894                     Southwick, County Durham       1894 4Q Sunderland 10a 707
son of Matthew William Parrington and Marion Ferguson

1901 Census RG13-4724 1 April 1901 Southwick, County Durham
Carley Hill
Matthew W. Parrington
Marion (Wife)
Edith
Bertha
George
Phyllis
Plus 6 Servants
Age 53
Age 38
Age 26
Age 21
Age 7
Age 6
Mining Engineer Eston
Monkwearmouth
Sunderland
Fulwell
Southwick
Southwick
Yorkshire
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
abt 1847
31 Dec 1862
1 Mar 1875
abt 1879
abt 1893
abt 1894

Death
Matthew William Parrington Died Jan 1925 Age 77 at Carley Lodge, Southwick,       1925 1Q Sunderland 10a 833
Buried at Bishopwearmouth Cemetery (01,C,68), on 12 Jan 1925, Rev. E. Boland

Marion (Ferguson) Parrington No Date