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Harry Horton [h.1.7.2.1]

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.1.7.2.1.1 Norah Margherita Horton born June 1st,1901 at Wellington, Shropshire; died April-June 1988 at Burnley & Pendle, Lancashire

h.1.7.2.1.2 Nancy Doreen Horton born Jan-March 1904 at Wellington, Shropshire; died 1943 at Bishop's Stortford, Herts


 

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