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James Horton [h.]

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.  Dorothy Horton born c1903 at Sedgley, Staffs
h.  May Horton born c1907 at Sedgley, Staffs



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