Family of Frederick (Middleton) Roostan &
Ellen Tilbery Mary Woolley
Frederick (Middleton) Roostan was born 14 April 1848 at 1 Cock Court, St. James Westminster, Middlesex and died 23 May 1915 at Constance Road Institution, Camberwell, London.
First wife Jane Crowe was born c1849 and died in 1890 in Paddington, Middlesex. They were married 23 June 1872 at the Church of St. James Westminster, Middlesex.
Their children were:
1- Maude Roostan b: 1873 Hackney, London; d: 1873 Hackney, London
2- Florence Jane Roostan b: 1874 Pimlico, Middlesex, London; d: 1902 Camberwell, London
+Charles Edgar Hacker m: 1902 Camberwell, London
3- Edith Emma Roostan b: Abt. 6 November 1876 St. Clement, Notting Hill, Middlesex (Kensington)
+William George Brown m: Abt. March 1902 Camberwell, London
4- Frederick Roostan b: 1878 Notting Hill, Middlesex (Kensington); d: 1883 St. Pancras
5- Horace George Roostan b: 27 January 1882 12 High Street, Lambeth, Surrey; d: 1964 Dartford, Kent
+Alice Elizabeth Rachel b: Abt. 1900 Middlesex, London; m: 22 May 1915 Register Office, Camberwell, London [Henry/Rachel ---]
6- Sidney Ward Roostan b: 1885 St. Pancras, London; d: 1961 Eastbourne, Sussex
+Kezia Furr b: 3 October 1886 Newington, London; m: 1908 Camberwell, London [Joseph/Ada ---]; d: 1979 Shepway, Kent
Notes for Sidney Ward Roostan:
- 1911 census (Camberwell North, Camberwell, London) ED 20: Sidney Roostan 25 (Middlesex, London) ironplate enameller/gas stove co., wife of 2 years Kezia 24 (Blackfriars, London)
7- Gladys Ethyl Roostan b: 1888 Paddington, London
+William R. Pettman m: 1935 Camberwell, London
Second Wife Ellen Tilbury Mary Woolley was born 28 January 1866 at 99 Grays Inn Road, Holborn, Middlesex and died 28 April 1942 in Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire. Buried in Norwood Cemetery (family grave) #31815. They were married 18 April 1892 in the Parish Church, St. Andrew, Middlesex. [Link to Photo]
Their children were:
8- Alfred Woolley 'Jum' Roostan b: 27 June 1893 Islington, London; d: 11 August 1947 Camberwell, London
+Margaret Ellen Chittenden b: 19 January 1893 Walworth, London; m: 24 February 1917 St. Matthews Church, Lambeth, London; d: 23 August 1955 Camberwell, London
9- Harold Reginald W. Roostan b: 28 June 1895 St. Giles, Camberwell, Southwark, London; d: 1965 Hammersmith, London
+Evelyn Ada Hollick b: 30 November 1906; m: 1928 Camberwell, London; d: January 1992 Gravesend, Kent
Notes for Harold Reginald W. Roostan:
- Listed on the medal rolls for the 23rd & 21st London Regimental corps.
10- Frederick Woolley 'Klon' Roostan b: 3 October 1897 St. Giles, Camberwell, Southwark, London; d: 1977 Havering, London
+Annie K. Frost m: 1920 Southwark, London
Notes for Frederick Woolley Roostan:
- Attended St. Matthew's Boys' School, Denmark Street, Coldharbour Lane. Enlisted 30 March 1915 as a gunner in the Royal Field Artillery and served in the 162nd Howitzer Brigade. Described as 5'6", single and an instrument maker. He was posted to France for the duration of the war, with occasional rotations back to England. He was demobilized on 30 May 1919. He received the British War Medal and the 1914-1918 Star.
11- Ernest Vincent Roostan b: 1900 in Camberwell, Southwark, London; d: 1957 Greenwich, London
+Edith Rawlinson m: 1931
Notes for Ernest Vincent Roostan:
- Took the oath for 4 years' service with the Territorial Force on 14 July 1915 at Camberwell.
- Jean remembers: Ernest was a tram driver. "You knew you'd met him."
Notes for Frederick (Middleton) Roostan:
- Birth Certificate: Fourteenth April 1848, 1 Cock Court: Frederick (boy), father John Middleton (labourer), mother Eliza Middleton formerly Smith; signed 'X' (the mark of Eliza Middleton mother, 1 Cock Court). Berwick Street SD, St. James Westminster, Middlesex.
- 1851 census (London, Westminster, St. James,
Poland St., Workhouse): Eliza Middleton unmarried 32, general servant (b.
Unknown), Alfred Middleton 6 (b. St. James Westminster), Frederick Middleton 2
(b. St. James Westminster).
- 1861 census (Surrey, Battersea, ED14, p. 28, St.
James Industrial School): Alfred Middleton 16 (Mdsx, London) scholar & Frederick
Roostan 12 (Mdsx, Westminster) scholar
- 1871 census (London, Westminster, Gt. Marlborough, Westminster, St. James, 33 Broad St.): Albert Roostan 62 (East India, Calcutta) sweeper, wife Eliza A. Roostan 59 (Ross, Surrey) monthly nurse, Frederick 22 (St. James, Mdsx) waiter, Arthur 18 (St. James, Mdsx) -----paper maker, Elliott 14 (St. James, Mdsx) scholar. (Probably a rooming house: 21+ people living there.)
- Marriage Certificate: 23 June 1872, at the Church in the parish of St. James Westminster, Middlesex: Frederick Roostan (full age, bachelor), waiter, 33 Broad St.; father Albert Roostan, carpenter. Jane Crowe (full age, spinster), 23 Crown Ct.; father Mark Crowe, bootmaker. Both signed. Witnesses: Arthur Roostan & Emma Ward.
- 1881 census (Surrey, Lambeth, 12 High St.): Frederick Rooston 32 (Soho, Mdsx), manager to L(icensed) Victualler, Jane Rooston 31 (Soho), Flourence 6 (Pimlico, Mdsx) scholar, Edith 4 (Notting Hill, Mdsx) scholar, Frederick 2 (Notting Hill, Mdsx).
- 1891 census (28 Shirland Road, W2, ED34, St. Peters, Paddington, London): Fedrick Roostan 42 (St. James, London) night porter (widower), Florence J. 16 (Pimlico, London) dressmaker, Edith M. 14 (Lambeth, London) scholar, Horace S. 9 (Lambeth, London) scholar, Sydney W. 5 ( St. Pancras, London) scholar, Gladys E. 2 (Paddington, London), Annie Breese 65 mother (widow) retired nurse (London City), Emma Ward 45 boarder (London City).
- 1891 census (177 Kent Street, hotel, St. Dunstan in the West, London): Ellen Wooley 25 cook (Holborn, London).
- Marriage Certificate: April 18th, 1892, the Parish Church, St. Andrew, Holborn, Middlesex: Frederick Roostan, 43 (widower; Cellarman; 2 Fetter Lane); father Albert Roostan (dec.), Carpenter. Ellen Woolley, 27, (spinster, 2 Fetter Lane); father Alfred Woolley, printer. Both signed. Witnesses: Alfred Woolley, Elizabeth Eugenia Winton & Thearty Bath.
- 1901 census (46 Vicarage Rd., ED 9, Camberwell, Camberwell, London): Frederick Roostan 52 (London) cellarman, wife Ellen 35 (Holborn), Florence 26 (Pimlico) dressmaker, Edith 24 (N. Hill) mothers help, Sidney 15 (St. Pancras) errand boy, Gladys 12 (Kilburn), Alfred 7 (Islington), Harold 5 (Camberwell), Frederick 3 (Camberwell), Ernest 11 months (Camberwell); Alfred Woolley 62 widower, printer, boarder (Camden); Alfred Fenton 61 widower, boarder (Holborn); William Brown 25 book salesman, boarder (Poplar).
- 1901 Horace Roostan 19 (London) ordinary seaman.
- 1911 census (Camberwell North, Camberwell, London) ED20, 7 Station Terrace, 4 rooms: Frederick Roostan 62 (Westminster, Middlesex) unemployed, wife of 19 years Ellen 45 (Grays Inn Road, London) 4/4 children still living, Alfred 17 (Islington, Middlesex) scientific instrument maker, Harold 15 (Camberwell, Surrey) scientific instrument maker, Frederick 13 (Camberwell, Surrey), Ernest 10 (Camberwell, Surrey), boarder Gladys 22 (Paddington) waitress
- Jean remembers: Ellen Woolley was very tall and thin, with immaculate, long hair, and frequently wore a white apron. The family had an air raid shelter in the garden. Ellen had been evacuated to Stanmore Hospital because of the bombing, and she died there in an air raid.
Last updated: 12 December 2011