James William Thornton1

#3160, (December 1871-21 December 1952)
ChartsThe Galtons of Poole.
Birth*DEC 1871 James William Thornton was born in DEC 1871 at Ryde, Isle of Wight, EnglandG.1 
Baptism27 JUN 1872 He was baptized on 27 JUN 1872 at St John's Church, Ryde, Isle of Wight, EnglandG.2 
Marriage*9 JUN 1900 He married Eliza Elizabeth Galton, daughter of Edward Samuel Patrick Galton and Eliza Matilda Grogel, on 9 JUN 1900 at Northwood, Hampshire, EnglandG.3 
Employment*2 APR 1911 James William Thornton was employed as Engine Fitter.4 
Residence*2 APR 1911 He and Eliza Elizabeth Galton lived at 47 Nelson Avenue, North End, Portsmouth, Hampshire, EnglandG.4 
Death*21 DEC 1952 James William Thornton died on 21 DEC 1952 at Hillside, Great Preston Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, EnglandG.5,6 
Last Edited3 Mar 2014


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Isle of Wight, Hants., Oct-Dec 1871, vol. 2b 536.
  2. [S65] England & Wales Christenings, bapt. Ryde, IOW, father Jeremiah; mother Susannah.
  3. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage Eliza Elizabeth Galton, father Edward & James William Thornton, father Jeremiah; Northwood, IOW, Hants.
  4. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  5. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 81, Isle of Wight, Hants., Dec 1952, vol. 6b 771.
  6. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, probate to widow.
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