hnorton has been a Family Tree Circles member since Oct 2011. is researching the following names: NORTON, TREMBATH, ACTON and 6 other(s).
Gertrude Blanche Noton who married Thomas Montague Hancock Blake was my Grandmother. They had five children in all the eldest a daughter who did not marry my father was next John Montague Douglas Blake, then Reginald Blake and Gordon Blake. There was another girl Phyllis who is mentioned in the family bible which I own called Phyllis. I met Lillian Nancy Norton many years ago before coming to Canada. I also visited Florence Norton of Quarry Hill Tonbridge many times and my parents attended Peter Nortons wedding at Tudeley Church, Tonbridge.
Well, hello distant cousin - our common ancestor is William NORTON 1785 - 1867 Uxbridge. He passed the bulk of his property to his eldest son; Daniel Norton 1806-1888 - who in turn passed was succeeded by his son ; Daniel Norton 1842-1922 being your Grand mother's [above] father. William [1785-1867] passed some of his sllver ware, including a teapot to his second son [with his comment 'that Daniel had enough'] William Norton [18989-1891] who in turn passed it to his eldest son, four generations later and I have it in my possession [since 1980] as the eldest son in the succeeding 4 generations. It being a presentation on 'June 4 1842for service in the Uxbridge Yeomanry Cavalry since its formation'.
The Florence NORTON you mention would be Florence Margaret NORTON b:10 May 1901 - I suppose?
Florence NORTON, your great grandads sister 91857-1932] disappeared from family conscience in the 1980's after what some viewed as 'scandals on scandal' all reviewable in newspaper clippings contemporary - Her great grandaughter [by MacIver} has a listing and posting (as do I) on ANCESTRY.COM.AU - the full story is akin to a Mills & Book epic.
If your not into family stories, with varied outcomes - good and bad - I will leave it there.
If you are, contact me by email [email protected]
Register or Sign in to comment on this journal.
Join over 170,000 others who are connecting with their cousins and common researchers!
FamilyTreeCircles is easy and free.