Harry Galton1

#183, (September 1877-14 March 1928)
Father*Edward Thomas Galton2 b. 16 Jan 1838, d. 16 Jan 1901
Mother*Sarah Ann Davis b. 14 Aug 1842, d. 4 Dec 1926
ChartsThe Galtons of Poole.
The Gradys of Dorset.
The Davis' of Christchurch, Hampshire.
The Gattrells of Christchurch, Hampshire.
Birth*SEP 1877 Harry Galton was born in SEP 1877 at Poole, Dorset, EnglandG.3,4 
Baptism26 SEP 1877 He was baptized on 26 SEP 1877 at St James' Church, Poole, Dorset, EnglandG.5 
Name Variation He was also known as Henry.6 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 He lived with Edward Thomas Galton and Sarah Ann Davis at Hunger Hill, Poole, Dorset, EnglandG, together with George Edwin Dowling Davis, Lucy Galton and Tom Galton.7 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1891 Harry Galton lived with Edward Thomas Galton and Sarah Ann Davis at 8 Fowlers Lane, Poole, Dorset, EnglandG, together with Nellie Galton, Ethel May Galton and Tom Galton.8 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 Harry Galton lived with Sarah Ann Davis at 16, North Street, Poole, Dorset, EnglandG, together with Tom Galton.9 
Employment*30 MAR 1901 Harry Galton was employed as Butcher.9 
(Witness) Marriage25 MAY 1903 He witnessed the marriage of Tom Galton and Elizabeth Ann Smith on 25 MAY 1903 at The Bible Christian Church, Fawcett Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, EnglandG.10,11 
(Witness) Marriage20 APR 1908 Harry Galton witnessed the marriage of James Henry Dibben and Nellie Galton on 20 APR 1908 at St Mary's Church, Longfleet, Poole, Dorset, EnglandG.12,13 
Marriage*31 MAY 1909 Harry Galton married Harriet Squibb on 31 MAY 1909 at Poole, DorsetG.14,15 
Employment2 APR 1911 Harry Galton was employed as Butcher (Manager) at James G Bailey, 53 High Street, Poole, Dorset, EnglandG.16 
Residence*2 APR 1911 He and Harriet Squibb lived at Poole, DorsetG, together with Rosa Lillian Galton.17 
EmploymentJUN 1916 Harry Galton was employed as Butcher's shopman for Wm Yeates, Upper Parkstone at time of callup.18 
Residence*14 JUN 1916 He lived at 44 Churchill Road, Parkstone, Dorset, EnglandG.18 
Milit-Beg*14 JUN 1916 He began military service on 14 JUN 1916 at Dorchester, Dorset, EnglandG.18 
Milit-End*7 MAY 1919 He ended military service on 7 MAY 1919.18 
Death*14 MAR 1928 He died on 14 MAR 1928 at Poole, DorsetG, aged 50.19 


Harriet Squibb b. 16 Dec 1886, d. 21 May 1975
Marriage*31 MAY 1909 He married Harriet Squibb on 31 MAY 1909 at Poole, DorsetG.14,15 
Last Edited28 Feb 2019


  1. [S65] England & Wales Christenings, Father Edward Thomas, mother Sarah Ann.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, Poole, Dorset.
  3. [S17] BMD indices, Poole, Dorset, Oct-Dec 1877, vol 5a 288.
  4. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, age given as 13.
  5. [S48] Parish Register, bapt., Harry Galton, father Edward Thomas; mother Sarah Ann, St James, Poole, no 470, p 65.
  6. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, given in census.
  7. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  8. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  9. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  10. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage, Tom Galton, 27, father Edward Thomas (dec.), & Elizabeth Ann Smith, 28, father Philip Smith; Portsmouth, Hants., Page 9, no 18.
  11. [S2] Book inscriptions, Bible of Ann Todd, Market Deeping 1882; marriage, Southsea Hants.
  12. [S17] BMD indices, marriage, Poole, Dorset. June- Sept 1908, vol 5a 634.
  13. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; James Henry Dibben, 22, father James, & Nellie Galton, 23, father Edward; Longfleet, Poole. no 378, p 189.
  14. [S17] BMD indices, Poole, Dorset, Apr-Jun 1909, vol 5a 647.
  15. [S29] Email from, from Corinne Wells via Ancestry.com.
  16. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  17. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, 4 rooms.
  18. [S77] British Army records, Discharge papers for Pt. Harry Galton.
  19. [S29] Email from, from great-granddaughter Corinne Wells via ancestry.com.
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