William Moreton

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  1. Chimp

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    On the off chance that anymore can be found about this chap (birth, censuses, death) before his marriage cert arrives, I'll post what I know.

    William Moreton married Charlotte Smith in Stourbridge in 1895

    1901 Census - RG13, Piece 2753, Folio 97, Page18
    145, Enville Street, Stourbridge, Worcestershire

    William Moreton, Head, Married, 23, 1878, Plate Layer, Stourbridge, Worcestershire
    Charlotte Moreton, Wife, Married, 25, 1876, Stourbridge, Worcestershire

    1911 Census - RG14, Piece 17482
    13 School St Stourbridge, Stourbridge, Worcestershire

    William Moreton, Head, Married, 35, 1876, Bricklayer, Stourbridge, Worcestershire
    Charlotte Moreton, Wife, Married, 34, 1877, Stourbridge, Worcestershire
    John Moreton, Son, 9, 1902, Stourbridge Worcestershire
    Dorothy Moreton, Daughter, 7, 1904, Stourbridge Worcestershire

    By 1911 William & Charlotte had produced 6 children of which 4 had died.

    Births & Deaths

    Ethel May - 1896 - 1898
    Esther - 1898 - 1899
    William Henry - 1899 - 1900
    John Edward - 1902
    Clara Dorothy - 1903
    Frederick - 1906 - 1907

    Their daughter Dorothy (Clara Dorothy) married Thomas F Kirkham in 1925 in Stourbridge

    1939
    51 Lady Grey's Walk, Stourbridge, Stourbridge M.B., Worcestershire, England

    Thomas Kirkham, 16 Jul 1898, Cable & Chain Electrical Welders Assistant Heavy Worker, Married
    Dorothy Kirkham, 18 Sep 1903, Unpaid Domestic Duties Married
    William Kirkham, 07 Jan 1926, At School, Single
    Charlotte Moreton, 14 Apr 1875, Retired, Widowed
    + 2 closed records
     
  2. MollyMay

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    Try 1891 Mamble Road, Stourbridge
    RG12/2303/43/16 as Morton
     
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    The same family in 1881 minus William RG11/2887/19/31 - Summer St, Stourbridge

    There is a William Moreton b1887 - visitor to the Daw Family RG11/2892/41/10
     
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    oooh thank you MM, the 1891 census for him (hopefully) didn't come up when I searched for him.

    I saw the one in the Daw household (if it's him) I wonder why he's there.
     
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    Of course I was only searching for MorEton tuh.
     
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    Ah ha!

    There is this marriage
     

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    Birth reg Sept qtr 1877 Stourbridge 6c 195 mmn Dawes
     
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    Re #7 surname Morton (my laptop is playing silly whatsits and I cannot edit the post)
     
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    That would account for him being with the Daw's in 1881 :)
     
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    only thing is he would only be 8 when he married if birth date is right

    just looked t census it says 1877!
     
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