Geoffrey Thornton1

#6092, (20 June 1910-November 2001)
Father*Peter Thornton1 b. 23 Aug 1881, d. Mar 1952
Mother*Elizabeth Redgate1 b. Dec 1880, d. Sep 1967
ChartsThe Bettles of the Deepings
Birth*20 JUN 1910 Geoffrey Thornton was born on 20 JUN 1910 at Rochdale, Lancashire, EnglandG.2 
Baptism24 JUL 1910 He was baptized on 24 JUL 1910 at All Saints Church, Ockbrook, Derbyshire, EnglandG.3 
(Witness) Residence2 APR 1911 He lived with Peter Thornton and Elizabeth Redgate at 69 Red Cross Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, EnglandG, together with Esther Grace Thornton, Ada Constance Thornton and John Laurence Thornton.4 
Marriage*JUN 1938 Geoffrey Thornton married Frances Mary Morrison in JUN 1938 at Oldham, Lancashire, EnglandG.5 
Milit-Beg*OCT 1939 Geoffrey Thornton began military service in OCT 1939 at Rochdale, LancashireG.6 
Milit-Beg8 MAR 1942 He began military service on 8 MAR 1942 at Osaka, JapanG.7 
Milit-End*2 SEP 1945 He ended military service on 2 SEP 1945 at OsakaG.7 
Death*NOV 2001 He died in NOV 2001 at Blackpool, Lancashire, EnglandG, aged 91.1 

Family

Frances Mary Morrison b. 30 Jun 1913, d. Aug 1992
Marriage*JUN 1938 He married Frances Mary Morrison in JUN 1938 at Oldham, LancashireG.5 
Children
Last Edited4 Nov 2018

Citations

  1. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 91, Blackpool, Lancs., Nov 2001, A10D 5811A 99.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Rochdale, Lancs., Jul-Sep 1910, vol 8e 44.
  3. [S48] Parish Register, bapt, Geoffrey Thornton, parents Peter & Elizabeth, Ockbrook, Derbys., no 1891, p 174.
  4. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  5. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; Geoffrey Thornton & Frances J Morrison, Oldham, Lancs., Apr-Jun 1938, vol 8d 1957.
  6. [S77] British Army records, UK, Allied POW records, no 1621595, Thornton, Geoffrey, Gunner, Royal Artillery; Japanese records. Capture date 17/3/8?
  7. [S77] British Army records, UK, Allied POW records, no 1621595, Thornton, Geoffrey, Gunner, Royal Artillery; dates of capture & release.
  8. [S96] England & Wales Birth Index 1916-2005, birth, Littleborough, Lancs., Jan-Mar 1939, vol 8e 58. mother Morrison.
  9. [S96] England & Wales Birth Index 1916-2005, birth, Macclesfield, Cheshire., Jan-Mar 1947, vol 10a 692. mother Morrison.
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