Coup - Else Marriage at St. Giles', 1890
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Coup-Else-August 13th, at Matlock Parish Church, by the Rev.
J. W. Kewley, Mr. William Edward Coup of Loughborough and Miss
Marina Else of Lime Tree House, Matlock.
The groom was the son of James Coup of Pinxton (died 1865) and his
wife Elizabeth, nee Caudwell; William Coup was born in Teversal in
1863 and at the time of his marriage was a Hosiery Manufacturers
His bride Marina was the second of the three daughters of John Else
(died 1869) of Warney House and Darley Mill and his wife Ann. Ann
Else had lived at Lime Tree House, Matlock since her husband's death.
This photograph would have been taken outside the family home. The
marriage was witnessed by John Else, William Else and Martha Else
- three of Marina's siblings. Below are three enlargements of the
photograph, showing family members.
|Left hand section of the wedding
Standing, from the left: James Walton snr. | John Else, brother of
the bride | William Else
the bride's brother | Unknown.
Seated, from the left: Ellen Else (nee Skirrow), wife of William
| Elizabeth (Lily) Walton, wife of James and sister of the bride,
with their baby daughter Elizabeth (Lily)
Centre section of the wedding
Standing, from the left: | Unknown | Unknown |
one of the twin sisters of the groom | Martha Else (sister of the
bride) | Elizabeth Coup, one of the twin sisters of the groom.
Seated, from the left: Elizabeth Coup (nee Caudwell), mother of the
groom | William Edward Coup, the groom | Marina Else, the bride.
Sitting on the ground: the two young flower girls were the bride's
two little nieces, Maggie and Lily Else, daughters of William
and Ellen Else
the small boy in the middle was Master James Walton, son of James
Right hand section of the wedding photo, enlarged.
Standing, from the left: | Martha Else
Elizabeth Coup | Unknown | Unknown.
Seated, from the left: Marina Else (bride), Mrs. Ann Else (nee Naylor).
Sitting on the ground: Master James Walton and a daughter of Mr.
The bride and groom a few years after their wedding.
William and Marina Coup, photographed with two of their sons William
The picture was taken by Frost of Loughborough.
Marina was to die on 13 April 1899; she was interred at St. Giles'
on 17th April
Images supplied by and Copyright © Judy Cooper collection.
Researched, written by (with names kindly provided by Judy) and © Ann
Intended for personal
coloured links take you to on site transcripts):
Times and Chesterfield Herald", 23 August 1890.
 The 1891 census.
 The Else family were at Lime
Tree Lane and/or Lime Tree House in the
1871 census | the
1881 census | the
1891 census | the
1901 census. Ann Else can also be found farming at Lime Tree
House in Kelly's
1876 Directory |
1891 Directory |
1895 Directory |
1899 Directory | Kelly's
 William, his wife Ellen and their family
can be found in New Street in on site census transcripts. See the
1891 census | the 1901
census. William let apartments on New street : Kelly's
1908 Directory | Kelly's
 The Waltons lived at Warney House, Darley
Dale (see link at the top of the page, on the right).
 "Derbyshire Times and Chesterfield
Herald", 4 June 1887. The two girls were also at the wedding
of James and Lily Walton.
 Martha Else advertised in Kelly's
1912 Directory | Kelly's
1916 Directory. The 1911 census shows her as
the head of the house, whereas her brother John was farming the land.
Martha died on 1 June, 1832, aged 72 and John passed away on 13 June
1956. He was then living at Baslow Cottage, Oker (note from the web
mistress: this had been the home of my great aunt, Emily Grace Atkins).
 "Derbyshire Times and Chesterfield
Herald", 29 April 1899. Notice of death and burial.