James Horton was the first child of John Horton & Emma Hartill born March 29th, 1871 at 6 Gordon Place, The Straits, Cotwallend, Sedgley, Staffs.
In 1881 James, his parents & brother & sister were living at 6 Gordon’s Place, Cotwallend, Sedgley. They were living with his maternal grandmother Ann & her second husband Joseph Hickman.
The family were still at the same address in 1891 & James was working as a house painter.
James married Sarah Ann Jones on May 27th, 1900 at Sedgley, Staffs. Sarah Ann was born c1873 at The Straits, Sedgley, Staffs, the daughter of Ann & William Jones, a wood sawyer.
In 1911 James & Sarah were living at 57 Gospelend Road, Sedgley & James was still a house painter. They now had 2 daughters – Dorothy (7) & May (3).
The children of James Horton & Sarah Ann Jones were:
h.126.96.36.199.1 Dorothy Horton born c1903 at Sedgley, Staffs
h.188.8.131.52.2 May Horton born c1907 at Sedgley, Staffs