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Thomas BURTON

Male 1831 - 1873  (41 years)


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  • Name Thomas BURTON  [1
    Born 21 Dec 1831  Heathfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 12 Feb 1832  Heathfield Independent Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Pickstone Farm, Heathfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Census 1861 07 Apr 1861  Scrapers Hill, Chiddingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Household recorded as follows:
      Thomas BURTON, Head, Married, 29, Lab. Agricultural, born in Heathfield, Sussex; Ann BURTON, Wife, Married, 24, Lab. Agricultural's Wife, born in Chiddingly, Sussex; George bURTON, Son, 1, born in Chiddingly, Sussex.
    Occupation 07 Apr 1861  Scrapers Hill, Chiddingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Census 1871 02 Apr 1871  Clapper House, Heathfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Household recorded as follows:
      Thomas BURTON, Head, Married, 39, Farmer 15 acres, born in Heathfield; Ann BURTON, Wife, Married, 34, born in Chiddingly; George BURTON, Son, 11, Scholar, born in Chiddingly; Ruth Anne BURTON, Daughter, 3 months, born in Heathfield, Sussex.
      Sister Mary BURTON living nearby at Clappers.
    Occupation 02 Apr 1871  Clapper House, Heathfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer of 15 acres 
    Died 18 Jun 1873  Heathfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Age 41.
    Probate 18 Mar 1874  Lewes, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 18 March 1874. The Will of Thomas Burton late of Heathfield in the County of Sussex Farmer who died 18 June 1873 at Heathfield was proved at Lewes by Ann Burton of Heathfield Widow the Relict and John Gurr of Chiddingly in the said County Huckster the Executors.
      Effects under 200 pounds.
    Reference Number 45 
    Person ID I45  The BURTON Tree
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2015 

    Father Mark BUTTON,   d. 25 Jul 1867, Heathfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary MEPHAM,   d. 01 Nov 1861, Pickstone Farm, Heathfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 17 Dec 1827  Waldron, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    • 17 - "bachelor, spinster, both of this parish, by banns".
      12 - "17 December 1827, Mark Burton, bachelor, and Mary Mepham (mark), spinster, both of this parish, by banns". "Witnesses were William Burton (who had clearly altered his name from BUTTON to BURTON!) and Jane Mepham".
    Photos
    Pickstone Farm, Heathfield 1.JPG
    Pickstone Farm, Heathfield 1.JPG
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann GURR,   b. Abt 1836,   d. Abt 1920, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married Between Jan 1858 and Mar 1858  [10
    Children 
     1. George BURTON,   b. Abt 1860, Chiddingly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1899, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
    +2. Ruth Anne BURTON,   b. Abt 1871, Heathfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Dec 1831 - Heathfield, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 12 Feb 1832 - Heathfield Independent Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 30 Mar 1851 - Pickstone Farm, Heathfield, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus 1861 - 07 Apr 1861 - Scrapers Hill, Chiddingly, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 07 Apr 1861 - Scrapers Hill, Chiddingly, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus 1871 - 02 Apr 1871 - Clapper House, Heathfield, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer of 15 acres - 02 Apr 1871 - Clapper House, Heathfield, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jun 1873 - Heathfield, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 18 Mar 1874 - Lewes, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S22] IGI Online.

    2. [S24] IGI Online.

    3. [S65] 1851 Census Mark BURTON.

    4. [S136] 1861 Census Thomas BURTON (1831).

    5. [S137] 1871 Census Thomas BURTON (1831).

    6. [S138] FreeBMD Thomas BURTON (1831), (Period, Deaths Jun 1873 Hailsham 2b 57).

    7. [S139] Probate Thomas BURTON (b1831) 1874, (Probate Date, 18 Mar 1874).

    8. [S17] The Sussex Marriage Index, Compiler: Sussex Family History Group, (2004-2008, Period, 1538-1837).

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

    10. [S140] FreeBMD Thomas & Ann BURTON, (Period, Marriages Mar 1858 Thomas BURTON Hailsham 2b 79; Ann GURR Hailsham 2b 79).