Don't know if there is any connection but my g.father was Daniel Albert Elston born about 1890 in Winson Green area, Birmingham. We believe his father was born in Exeter, Devon. My grandad spent some time in Canada with some sort of connection with the railway, either employed on them or riding the rails. The railway connection intrigues me. Maybe there is a chance of a connection between your grandad and mine? As yet I have not discovered who grandad's parents were, am waiting for a cousin to obtain his birth certificate for me. If you have any more info as regards your relatives please let me know. Who knows perhaps we are related?