Balderston, Benjamin Sr.
B: 1803, Lincolnshire, England
E: 1822
Res: 1857 moved to N. Wiltshire, PEI
D: 05 Apr 1876, 72 years + 5 months
Buried: They are buried at North Wiltshire United Cemetery, Lot 31-2, PEI
M: Elizabeth Deacon, native of Wexford, Ireland b. 1811 d. 20 Feb 1878

FN: John Balderston
MN: Ann McKenzie

Past and Present of P.E.I. by Warburton & MacKinnon stated that Benjamin Balderston, Sr. was from "England" and the Examiner 17 April 1876, page 3, stated he was "a native of Lincolnshire, England". The sons John and Benjamin, Jr. were both born at Little York, P.E.I.

Children of Benjamin Balderston and Elizabeth Deacon:

John Balderston
B: 29 Oct 1831, Little York, PEI
Res: Lot 31
Occ: Farmer, Legis. Council, Tenant League
D: 20 Oct 1923, age 92. N. Wiltshire, PEI
Bur: North Wiltshire United Church Cemetery
M: 09 Jan 1862. ML: 06 Jan 1862, Sarah L. Weeks b. 1840 d. 01 Jul 1913, age 73, res. 1862 Princetown Road, Bondsman: Theo Abbott

Alice Balderston
B:
Res: 1861, New Wiltshire, PEI
D:
M: 1861. ML: 19 Jul 1861, Theopolius Abbott, Res. Union Road, Bondsman: John Seller

Elizabeth Balderston
B:
Res: 1857, New Wiltshire, Lot 31
D:
M: 31 Dec 1857. ML: 30 Dec 1857, John Howard, Res. Lot 32

Mary Balderston
B: 10 Mar 1836, Little York, PEI
C: 18 Sep 1836, Trinity First Methodist Church, Charlettown
Res: Lot 32, PEI
D: 20 Oct 1920, age 85. Bur: Fredericton Community Cemetery
M: 24 Mar 1859. ML: 16 Mar 1859, Stephen Weeks, Bondsman: William Henry Weeks. Stephen d. 14 Dec 1918, age 88.

Susan Balderston
B: 13 Oct 1841, Little York, PEI
C: 31 Mar 1842, First Trinity Methodist Church, Charlottetown, PEI
Res: 1861, New Wiltshire, Lot 31
D:
M: 1861. ML: 19 Jul 1861, John Seller, Bondsman: Theo. Abbott

Benjamin Balderston
B: 10 Nov 1843, Little York, PEI
C: 12 May 1843, First Trinity Methodist Church, Charlottetown
Res: 1881 - 1891 + Charlottetown & Royalty
Occ: Prov. Auditor, Merchant, School Board, Tenant League
D: 1924. Bur: Charlottetown People's Cemetery
M: 08 Nov 1877, Mary M. Heustis, Truro, N.S. Mary d. 29 Mar 1925, age 69, Bur: Charlottetown People's Cemetery.

George Deacon Balderston
B: 14 Jan 1846, Little York, PEI, Canada
C: 01 Mar 1846, Trinity First Methodist Church, Charlottetown, PEI
Info: Sketch of mill and residence in 1880 Atlas
Res: New Wiltshire, Lot 31. Occ: Farmer, millowner
D: 28 Nov 1922. Bur: Midzell Cemetery
M: 08 Mar 1878. ML: 08 Mar 1878 Eliza Cross Hyde b. 23 Sep 1843, Ireland, Res. 1878 Cornwall. Bondsman: Benjamin Balderston d. 05 Sep 1916 Bur: Midzell Cemetery

William Charles Balderston
B: 14 May 1849, Little York, PEI
Res: 1870, New Wiltshire, Lot 31. Occ: Farmer, 1880 Atlas
D:
M: (1) 04 Jun 1870 Matilda A. Hinton. ML: 31 May 1870 Bondsman: Isaac Essery.
MD: (2) Jane Unknown