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BURTON, Thomas


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BURTON, Thomas

  • Born: 13 Aug 1843, Syston, Lincolnshire, England
  • Christened: 13 Aug 1843, Syston, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage: RICHARDS, Emma on 22 Jan 1868 in St Clements Church, Worcester, England
  • Died: 6 Nov 1911, Syston, Lincolnshire, England at age 68

bullet  General Notes:

The birth death & marriage information of Thomas Burton was researched by Kevin Parker who sites the IGI (International Genealogy Index) as his source. I have confirmed the details by my own research .CW

The 1861 census shows Thomas working at "The Lodge' Great Ponton for Samuel and Arabella Weston as a "carter". The census has him born at Great Ponton but I suspect the farmer completed the census not the employees and the towns are only a few miles apart.
Samuel Weston 45 - Head Mar Farmer of 327 acres born Stainby, Lincolnshire
Arabella Weston 50 - Wife Mar born Great Ponton, Lincolnshire
Thomas Burton 17 - Ser Unm born Great Ponton, Lincolnshire
I can not be ceratin this is "our" Thomas but Great Ponton is closer to Syston than and of the villages where I have found Thomas Burton. The other Thomas Burton's in the 1861 cenus also did not match in age.

1871 UK Census
I have been unable to find Thomas in the 1871 census.

1881 UK Census shows Thomas & Emma living at 4 Sussex Mews East, Paddington, London, England
Thomas Burton 37- Head Mar married Coachman born Grantham, Lincolnshire
Emma Burton 39 - Wife born London, Middlesex
Thomas Burton 10 - Son Scholar born Grantham, Lincolnshire
James R. Burton 9 - Son Scholar born Grantham, Lincolnshire
Annie E. Burton 5 - born London, Middlesex
Elisbella J. Burton 3 (Isabella) - Dau - Son Scholar born Grantham, Lincolnshire

The 1891 UK Census shows Thomas Burton (still married) living with his brother William and wife Ann at Sedgebrook, Lincolnshire
William S Burton 51- Head Mar Farmer born Barkstone, Lincolnshire
Ann Burton 55 - Wife Mar born Lusby, Leicestershire
Thomas Burton 47 - Brother Mar born Syston, Lincolnshire
Anna Burton 15 - Neice Single born Westminster, London
Frank Burton 22 - Nephew Single Milk Seller born Worcester
Andrew Gess 20 - Ser Single Farm Servant born Bottesford, Leicestershire
Eliza S Balloon 16 - Serv Single General Servant Domestic born Great Gonerby, Lincolnshire
Frank Lucas 16 - Ser Single Farm Servant born Barrowby, Lincolnshire
Abert A Ash 15 - Ser Single Farm Servant born Leadenham, Lincolnshire

1901 UK Census
shows Thomas & Emma living at
Emma Burton 47
George H Burton 22
Nellie Burton 14
Sarah E Burton 16
Thomas Burton 53
Thomas W J Burton 6


Thomas married Emma RICHARDS, daughter of James RICHARDS and Charlotte WIFE OF JAMES RICHARDS, on 22 Jan 1868 in St Clements Church, Worcester, England. (Emma RICHARDS was born circa 1841 in St Anns West, Middlesex, England and died on 17 Jan 1917 in Harlaxton, Lincolnshire, England.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

This marriage was found in the marriage index of Free BMD.
Registration district: Worcester
Vol: 6c
Page: 275
The marriage certificate indicates Thomas was 24 and Emma was 26. The ceremony was conducted by F.G Lugard MA Rector of St Clements.Thomas and Jane Epps were witnesses.
Thomas Burton was employed as a coachman at the time of his marriage and Emma was a domestic servant.

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