Harry Horton was the first child of William Horton & Elizabeth Gamble born January 14th, 1872 at Easington, Yorks & christened September 8th, 1872 at West Bromwich, Staffs.
In 1881 Harry was with his parents & younger sisters Emelia & Mary at 240 St Pauls Rd, Harborne, Staffs.
Harry was still living at home, now 38 Hope St, West Bromwich, in 1891 with his parents & 2 younger sisters & brother Oswald. He was a draughtsman’s clerk.
In July-September 1900 Harry married Mary Royston Garner at West Bromwich. Mary was born November 6th, 1872 at West Bromwich, the daughter of Margarett Royston & William Garner, a scrap metal dealer.
In 1901 Harry (Hary on Ancestry.co.uk index) & Mary were living at Belle Vue Terrace, Constitution Hill, Wellington, Shropshire. Harry was a railway carriage & wagon & tramcar draughtsman.
Harry & Mary were still living in Wellington in 1911, but now at The Lindens, Wrekin Rd & Harry was now described as a rolling stock draughtsman for a railway carriage wagon builder . They had 2 daughters – Norah Margherita (9) & Nancy Doreen (7), both born at Wellington.
The 1939 register shows Harry & Mary living at 16 Upper Clifton Rd, Sutton Coldfield, Warks. Harry was a railway carriage & wagon draughtsman.
Harry died on June 17th, 1944 at 59 Scott Park Rd, Burnley. Probate was granted on August 30th to widow Mary. His effects were £399.16s.4d.
Mary of 59 Scott Park Rd, Burnley, Lancs, died on May 12th, 1946. Probate was granted at Manchester on July 4th, 1946 to daughter Norah Margherita Horton & her effects were £2,025.9s.11d.
The children of Harry Horton & Mary Royston Garner were:
h.126.96.36.199.1 Norah Margherita Horton born June 1st,1901 at Wellington, Shropshire; died April-June 1988 at Burnley & Pendle, Lancashire
h.188.8.131.52.2 Nancy Doreen Horton born Jan-March 1904 at Wellington, Shropshire; died 1943 at Bishop's Stortford, Herts