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Thomas BUTTON

Male Abt 1771 - 1863  (~ 92 years)


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  • Name Thomas BUTTON  [1
    Born Abt 1771  Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 05 May 1771  St Peter and St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • "Baptism of Thomas Button. This took place at Hellingly: '5 May 1771 Thomas son of John & Sarah Button'."
    Occupation 27 Jun 1813  Warbleton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Labourer 
    Occupation 06 Jun 1841  Pickstone Farm, Heathfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Butchers Shop, Waldron, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Pauper 
    Reference Number
    Died 16 Mar 1863  Hailsham Union Workhouse, Hellingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Registered as Thomas BUTTON. Name given as Thomas BUTTON in Workhouse records.
    Buried 19 Mar 1863  St Mary the Virgin, Warbleton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 92 years. Buried at the expense of the Parish. The SFHG transcript of the Parish Register gives the name as Thomas BARTON; Other: Hellingly Union.
      Ironic that there was a confusion over spelling of surname reminiscent of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
    Person ID I3  The BURTON Tree
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2015 

    Father John BUTTON 
    Mother Sarah ROMARY 
    Married 30 Sep 1754  Chiddingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10
    • "Also, his [Thomas Button's] parents were married at Chiddingly: '30 Sep 1754 John Butten & Sarah Romary, both of this Parish, by Banns'."
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth LAMBERT,   d. 06 Sep 1850, Heathfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 Oct 1794  Arlington, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • "Thomas Button & Elizabeth Lambert, both of Arlington, both by mark, by banns."
    Children 
     1. Harriott BUTTON
    +2. Ann BUTTON,   d. 1879, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Thomas BUTTON,   d. 1874, Waldron, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Mark BUTTON,   d. 25 Jul 1867, Heathfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. William BUTTON,   d. Between Jan 1883 and Mar 1883, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Barbery BUTTON,   d. 1886, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Reubin BUTTON,   d. 1876, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. James BUTTON,   d. 1883, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Edward BUTTON,   d. 23 Feb 1882, Hailsham Union Workhouse, Hellingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. John BUTTON,   b. Abt 1808, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1827, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 19 years)
    +11. Sarah BUTTON,   d. 1889, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +12. Stephen BUTTON
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1771 - Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 05 May 1771 - St Peter and St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Oct 1794 - Arlington, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 27 Jun 1813 - Warbleton, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 06 Jun 1841 - Pickstone Farm, Heathfield, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Pauper - 30 Mar 1851 - Butchers Shop, Waldron, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1863 - Hailsham Union Workhouse, Hellingly, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Mar 1863 - St Mary the Virgin, Warbleton, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    St Pancras, Arlington 3.JPG
    St Pancras, Arlington 3.JPG
    Thomas Button and Elizabeth Lambert were married here on 15 October 1794.
    St Pancras, Arlington 9.JPG
    St Pancras, Arlington 9.JPG
    Thomas Button and Elizabeth Lambert were married here on 15 October 1794.
    Hailsham Union Workhouse from the south c.1908.jpg
    Hailsham Union Workhouse from the south c.1908.jpg
    Thomas Burton died here on 16 March 1863.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Letter McKee to Burton 10 Aug 1981, John B. McKee, (10 Aug 1981).

    2. [S3] SFHG ODA Baps Hellingly SS Peter & Paul 1737-1870.

    3. [S4] IGI Online.

    4. [S5] OPC Sussex Hellingly, Compiler: David Packham., (East Sussex County Records Office.).

    5. [S16] Letter McKee to Burton 27 Jan 1981, John B. McKee, (27 Jan 1981).

    6. [S64] 1841 Census Mark BURTON.

    7. [S63] 1851 Census John SMITH.

    8. [S84] FreeBMD Death Thomas BURTON (b1771).

    9. [S14] SFHG ODA Burs Warbleton St Mary 1557-1900.

    10. [S2] IGI on internet.

    11. [S12] Letter McKee to Burton 31 Mar 1981, John B. McKee, (31 Mar 1981).