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James Thornton


NameJames Thornton     descendant tree, etc
FatherHenry Thornton
MotherEsther Robinson
Born24 Dec 1835  (source: Wesleyan Register)
Baptised10 Jan 1836  at Desborough  (source: Wesleyan Register)
Married (1) Emma Feakin 
Married (2) Mary Curtis 
Married (3) Merab Barratt 
Diedabout 1905   age 69  (source: England & Wales BMD Indexes)

1841 Census

1851 Census: Desborough
37High StreetCensus date: 30 March 1851
NameRelationCond.M.F.OccupationBirthplaceInfo.
Henry ThorntonHead Marr 40 Silk WeaverDesborough 
Esther ThorntonWife Marr 42 Desborough 
James ThorntonSon U 15 Silk WeaverDesborough 
John ThorntonSon 13 Errand BoyDesborough 
Mary Ann Thorntondaur 11 Lace RunnerDesborough 
Martha Thorntondaur 6 Desborough 
Betsy Thorntondaur 3 Desborough 
Joseph ThorntonSon 5 days Desborough 

1861 Census: Desborough
103Poddock LaneCensus date: 7 April 1861
NameRelationCond.M.F.OccupationBirthplaceInfo.
James ThorntonHead Mar 25 Silk WeaverDesborough 
Emma ThorntonWife Mar 21 Purl RunnerDesborough 

1871 Census: Desborough
59Camden CottagesCensus date: 2 April 1871
NameRelationCond.M.F.OccupationBirthplaceInfo.
James ThorntonHead Mar 35 Shoe FinisherDesborough 
Mary ThorntonWife Mar 29 MachinistRothwell  Northamptonshire
John H ThorntonSon 2 Desborough 

1881 Census: Desborough
90High StreetCensus date: 3 April 1881
NameRelationCond.M.F.OccupationBirthplaceInfo.
James ThorntonHead Widr 45 Shoe FinisherDesborough 
John Henry ThorntonSon 12 ScholarDesborough 
Albert ThorntonSon 7 ScholarDesborough 
Emma ThorntonDaur 5 ScholarDesborough 

1891 Census: Desborough
22Victoria Street no. 9Census date: 1 April 1891
NameRelationCond.M.F.OccupationBirthplaceInfo.
James ThorntonHead M 55 Shoe FinisherDesborough 
Merab ThorntonWife M 58 Desborough 
John H ThorntonSon S 22 Shoe FinisherDesborough 
Albert ThorntonSon S 17 Shoe FinisherDesborough 
Benjamin ThrushLodger Widr 28 Gardener, Domestic ServantLyneham  Wiltshire

1901 Census: Desborough
301Victoria St no. 36Census date: 31 March 1901
NameRelationCond.M.F.OccupationBirthplaceInfo.
James ThorntonHead M 65 Shoe Finisher, worker, at homeDesborough 
Merab ThorntonWife M 68 Desborough 

1911 Census



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