Property of  Howard Elkington 1835-1898

Howard and Annie Elizabeth Elkington list of Domestic Employees

Sahrah Jane Lewis and Six Maidservants Governess Aged 23 Carmarthen, Carmarthen;    
Mary Edwards Aged 46 Haverford West;    
Margaret Emma Bennett Aged 16 Kemerton, Gloucester ;    
Alla Vickery Aged 27 Buckland, Somerset;    
Louisa Thomas Aged 19 Briton Ferry, Glamorgan;    
Josephine Rian Aged 30 Nantes, France;    
Mary Williams Aged 30 Pembrey, Carmarthen.    

in 1883, Howard and his 10 children moved to Leeswood Hall near Mold, in Flintshire, North Wales. In 1898 aged 63, Howard died and his wife, Annie Elizabeth Armstrong Elkington, moved to Kinsale Hall on the North Wales Coast with the children who still remained at home. Although he died at Leeswood Hall, he was buried in Pembrey Church, Carmarthenshire on 3rd January 1899, the Church which the Elkington family had endowed and where there are still memorials to them.

Howard had always kept a large number of servants as we saw from the census in Pembrey. When he moved to Leeswood he took on a whole new staff

Melinda S. BOURNE Governess 34 Governess Straford, Essex
Alexander RADWAW Ser. S 45 Butler Galgicia, Poland
Cathering JONES Ser. S 45 Cook Dudleston, Salop
Kate MILLINGTON Ser. S 19 Kitchen Maid Wrexham, Denbs
Kate THOMAS Ser. S 20 Under Nurse Chester, Cheshire
Janet JONES Ser. S 22 Schoolroom Maid Penmaenmawr, Caernarvon
Beatrice A. TYRRELL Ser. S 20 Under Housemaid Taunton , Gloucestershire
George H. FROST Ser. S 16 Page Boy Wroxton, Oxford
Charles H. ROSSINGTON Ser. S 20 Groom Long Clawson, Leciestershire
Charlote CORFIELD Ser. S 43 Nurse Lydburn North, Salop
Lucy E. TALLIS Ser. S 39 Housemaid Warwick, Birmingham



Howard and Annie raised 10 children, 3 sons and 7 daughters.

Howard died in Leeswood , Mold, North Wales on 29 Dec 1898, he was 63. Buried on 3 Jan 1899 in Pembrey church, Pembrey.