BURTON, Thomas
(Cir 1750-)


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BURTON, Thomas

  • Born: Cir 1750, Lincolnshire, UK
  • Marriage: HOLLINGWORTH, Sarah on 24 Nov 1774 in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England

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IGI Individual Record

Christening: 28 MAR 1750 Owston, Lincoln, England
Father: ROBERT BURTON Family
Mother: MARY

Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date.

Source Information:
Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
C030941 1599 - 1812 0436000 Film 6907891 Film
C030941 1813 - 1833 0508024 Film NONE
Sheet: 00
Above is the only Thomas Burton I can find for 1750

Surname: Burton
"This famous name is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is a locational surname deriving from any one of the numerous places called Burton in England, found mainly in the midland and northern counties. Most of the places are recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as, variously, "Burtone, Bortune" or "Bortone", and most share the same meaning and derivation, which is "the settlement by a fort", derived from the Olde English pre 7th Century "burg, burh", fort, often referring to a Roman or other pre-English fort, sometimes a fortified manor, with "tun", enclosure, settlement. Some of the places mean "settlement belonging to a fort", from the same Olde English elements, while Burton in Somerset means "the settlement on the River Bredy" or "Bride", and Burton in Sussex translates as "Budeca's settlement". The surname was first recorded in the mid 12th Century (see below), and one Gerard de Burton was recorded in the 1178 Warwickshire Pipe Rolls. The modern surname can be found as Burton, Borton and Bourton. Richard Burton (1821 - 1890), the explorer and orientalist, was a member of an ancient family, holding lands in Shropshire since the 15th Century. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Ioluard in Burhtun, which was dated circa 1150, in the "Yorkshire Charters", during the reign of King Stephen, known as "Count of Blois", 1135 - 1154. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling."

Details re Thomas Burton are from the research of Kevin Parker and were not confirmed by him due to lack of access to records.
I have also found the record of marriage on the Family Search site in the IGI records and found the christening of their son John one month and one day after the wedding. I need to check the parish records to confirm the date of birth of John.


Thomas married Sarah HOLLINGWORTH on 24 Nov 1774 in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England. (Sarah HOLLINGWORTH was born circa 1750 in Lincolnshire, UK.)

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Details re the marriage of Thomas Burton & Sarah Hollingworth are from the research of Kevin Parker and were not confirmed by him due to lack of access to records when completing his research. At the time of their marriage Thomas was of "the parish of Wivell" (Wyville?) and Sarah was of "the parish of Manthorp".
Free BMD - Parish Record Search
ChurchSt Wulfrum
Register Number:27
MarriageDate:24 Nov 1774
Groom Age
Groom Parish:Wyvall
Groom Condition:
Groom Occupation
Groom Abode
Bride Forename:Sarah
Bride Age
Bride Parish:Grantham
Groom Father Forename
Groom Father Surname
Groom Father Occupation
Bride Father Forename
Bride Father Surname
Bride Father Occupation
Witness One Forename:Wm
Witness One Surname:MARSHALL
Witness Two Forename:John
Witness Two Surname:SCARBOROUGH
NotesBy Banns

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