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Herbert MORTON

Male 1891 - 1976  (85 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Herbert MORTON was born 23 Jun 1891, 20 Princes St, Brinnington, Stockport (son of David Nelson MORTON and Sarah Ann BURGESS); died 23 Jun 1976, Stockport, CHS.

    Notes:

    checked 24 May 09. nothing further

    Birth:
    from Glynis Morton-Badden
    Birth Cert: Father listed as Cotton Operative. Registered by father 26 June.

    Herbert married Elizabeth GEE 1914, Stockport, CHS. [Group Sheet]

    Notes:

    Married:
    Jun 1914 GEE Elizabeth MORTON Herbert Stockport 8a 132

    Children:
    1. Herbert MORTON was born 1915, Stockport, CHS; died 1917, Stockport, CHS.
    2. Living

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  David Nelson MORTON was born 13 Feb 1863, Old Road, Heaton Norris, Stockport, CHS (son of James MORTON and Jane SMALLEY); died 2 May 1959, Stockport, CHS.

    Other Events:

    • Is Direct Ancestor: YES

    Notes:

    No obvious david Mortons in 81 or 71 census
    8 Feb 09. added 1911 census
    7 Aug 2012. Added birth cert, father, mother's maiden name
    30/8/14: added death certificate


    2 Jan 16. added 1939 Register

    Birth:
    Details from Newspaper Clipping from Glynis Morton-Badden

    Birth Cert
    b. 13 Feb 1863, at 37 Old Road, Heaton Norris
    Father: James Morton, occ. Cotton Spinner
    Mother: Jane Morton, formerly Smalley
    Signed with mark of mother., 28th Feb 1863

    Died:
    Died 2 May 1959, St Thomas Hospital, Stockport.
    Aged 96. Died from Senility
    Resident 6 River St, Stockport. Retired Cotton Operative Spinner
    Informant: J Morton, Son, 39 River St, Stockport

    Q2 1959 David N Morton Aged 96. Stockport, 10A 515

    David married Sarah Ann BURGESS 5 Jul 1885, St Mark's Church, Stockport, CHS. Sarah (daughter of John BURGESS and Sarah WILLIAMSON) was born 09 Apr 1866, Stockport, CHS; died 1924, Stockport, CHS. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Sarah Ann BURGESS was born 09 Apr 1866, Stockport, CHS (daughter of John BURGESS and Sarah WILLIAMSON); died 1924, Stockport, CHS.

    Other Events:

    • Is Direct Ancestor: YES

    Notes:

    24/8/14: added death

    Birth:
    Possible births
    Free BMD: Jun 1866
    Stockport 8a 30
    Stockport 8a 28
    Stockport 8a 29

    Died:
    Sarah A Morton. b. 1866 Q3 Stockport, 8A 65

    Notes:

    # David: 22, Spinner, resident in this parish No father named, Only Jane Morton, Spinster. Signed with his mark
    # Sarah: 19, resident Stockport, father John Burgess, Overlooker
    # Witnesses: Samuel Thomas Summers, Rachel Allcock

    Children:
    1. John MORTON was born 1886, Stockport, CHS.
    2. David Nelson MORTON was born 1887, Stockport, CHS.
    3. Sarah Jane MORTON was born 1889, Stockport, CHS.
    4. 1. Herbert MORTON was born 23 Jun 1891, 20 Princes St, Brinnington, Stockport; died 23 Jun 1976, Stockport, CHS.
    5. Joseph MORTON was born 1893, Stockport, CHS.
    6. Annie MORTON was born 14 Jan 1896, 7 Emperor St, Stockport, CHS; died 22 Jan 1943, 32 Carlton Crescent, Shaw Heath.
    7. Mary Elizabeth MORTON was born 12 Apr 1898, Stockport, CHS.
    8. Frederick Redvers MORTON was born 1900, Stockport, CHS.
    9. Alice Audrey MORTON was born 1902, Stockport, CHS.
    10. Daniel MORTON was born 1904, Stockport, CHS.
    11. Edith MORTON was born 28 Oct 1906, Stockport, CHS.
    12. Albert MORTON was born 1910, Stockport, CHS.
    13. Harold MORTON was born 7 Sept 1910, Stockport, CHS.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  James MORTON was born 13 Sep 1837, Heaton Norris, CHS (son of Philip MORTON and Ann HADFIELD).

    Other Events:

    • Is Direct Ancestor: YES

    Notes:

    3/8/14: not in 61/71/81/91/01/11 census. Wife is listed on own in 61 Census. No obvious deaths
    30/8/14: Added birth cert

    Birth:
    13 Sept 1837 at Heaton Lane, Heaton Norris
    Father: Philip Morton Occ: Carder
    Mother: Ann Morton, nee Hadfield. Housewife
    Registered Sept 24th.

    Q3 1837 James Morton. Stockport. 19 143

    James married Jane SMALLEY 7 Mar 1859, Heaton Norris, CHS. Jane (daughter of William SMALLEY and Elizabeth WARD) was born 9 Jul 1837, Stockport, CHS. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Jane SMALLEY was born 9 Jul 1837, Stockport, CHS (daughter of William SMALLEY and Elizabeth WARD).

    Other Events:

    • Is Direct Ancestor: YES

    Notes:

    No obvious Jane Mortons on 81 or 71 census
    checked 24 May 09. nothing further
    13/8/14: nothing further
    6/1/15: added birth cert, mother

    Birth:
    9 Jul 1837 Jane Smalley
    Father William Smalley, Mechanic
    Mother Elizabeth Ward
    Registered with mark of Elizabeth, living Thomas St
    Ref: Sep 1837. 19 179 Stockport, Cheshire

    Notes:

    Married:
    Mar 1859 Stockport Cheshire 8A 37.
    James MORTON2 21. Bachelor. Spinner. b. Heaton Norris. Father: Philip Morton. Spinner
    Jane SMALLEY 21. Spinster. b. Stockport. Father: William Smalley. Mechanic(?)
    Signed with their marks
    Witnesses: Stephen Ebright/Enright? Elizabeth Ebright/Enright

    Parish Record.
    Jane SMALLEY: JAMES MORTON
    Father: William SMALLEY
    Father: Philip MORTON
    7 Mar 1859

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Ann MORTON was born 1860, Stockport, CHS.
    2. 2. David Nelson MORTON was born 13 Feb 1863, Old Road, Heaton Norris, Stockport, CHS; died 2 May 1959, Stockport, CHS.

  3. 6.  John BURGESS was born 1824, Whittle Le Woods, Lancashire (son of Joseph BURGESS and Jane); died 10 May 1904, 2 Lancaster St, Portwood, Stockport.

    Other Events:

    • Is Direct Ancestor: YES

    Notes:

    From Newspaper Article, John was a longtime licensee of Millstone Inn, Nr Portwood Bridge, a well known poultry fancier who was consulted often. He had married twice before marrying Sarah. They were married for 40 years before dying within days in 1904.

    checked 25 apr 08. added to maps. no further info
    29/12/14: Added 51, 91 census, 1st wife
    6/1/15: added marriage details, death cert

    Birth:
    Mother assumed to be called Jane, from 1861 census

    Died:
    John Burgess 10 May 1904. aged 80. Retired Cotton Overlooker. Died through Senile Decay.
    Reported: Joseph Burgess, son, resident 2 Lancaster St. registered 10th may

    Ref: Jun 1904 John Burgess 80, Stockport 8a 46.

    John married Sarah WILLIAMSON Oct 30 1864, Manchester, LAN. Sarah (daughter of John WILLIAMSON and Sarah) was born 1825, Leavenshulme, Lancs; died 13 May 1904, 2 Lancaster St, Portwood, Stockport . [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Sarah WILLIAMSON was born 1825, Leavenshulme, Lancs (daughter of John WILLIAMSON and Sarah); died 13 May 1904, 2 Lancaster St, Portwood, Stockport .

    Other Events:

    • Is Direct Ancestor: YES

    Notes:

    6/1/15: added marriage, father, birthdate, death
    1/1/16: added mother. 61 census
    17/1/16: added 1851/1841 census

    Name:
    Maiden name from newspaper articles about John Burgess. She was his third wife and from Halifax

    Died:
    13 May 1904. 2 Lancaster St
    Sarah Burgess, 80. widow of John Burgess.
    Senile Decay
    Registrant Joseph Burgess. 2 Lancaster St

    Notes:

    Married:
    30 Oct 1864. St John Church, Manchester
    John Burgess, 42, Widower, Overlooker, living Heaton Norris. Father: Joseph Burgess, weaver,
    Sarah Williamson, 41, living Leavenshulme, Father: John Williamson. Washer?
    Witnesses: Frank Slater, Ellen Ligworth (?)
    Ref: Dec 1864 Manchester, vol 8d, p507

    Children:
    1. 3. Sarah Ann BURGESS was born 09 Apr 1866, Stockport, CHS; died 1924, Stockport, CHS.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Philip MORTON was born 27 Jan 1805, Stockport, CHS; was christened 30 Jan 1805, Stockport, CHS (son of John MORTON and Margaret); died 3 Jul 1843, Stockport, CHS.

    Other Events:

    • Is Direct Ancestor: YES

    Notes:

    24/8/14: ordered death cert, Added possible marriage
    30/8/14: added death cert. Age on death cert is 48.75..so pushed birth back from previously found one. BUT 1841 census is clear on age, (within the 5 years, so would expect something different). No obvious records for 1798-1800

    Birth:
    Cheshire Parish Registers - St Mary, Stockport
    Philip Morton, Jan 1805.
    John Morton - Margt (Margaret)


    Died:
    3 July 1843. Marsland St, Brinnington. aged 48.75
    Occ: Carder.
    Cause: Consumption
    Notified: John Hadfield, in attendance. from Bridge Field, Heaton Norris.
    Registered 5 July 1843

    Sep 1843 19 187 Stockport, Cheshire

    Philip married Ann HADFIELD 11 Apr 1826, Northenden, CHS. Ann was born 1797, Stockport, CHS; died 17 Nov 1868, Heaton Norris, CHS. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Ann HADFIELD was born 1797, Stockport, CHS; died 17 Nov 1868, Heaton Norris, CHS.

    Other Events:

    • Is Direct Ancestor: YES

    Notes:

    30/8/14: confirmed surname from James' birth cert
    10/1/15: added possible death
    22/5/16: added death cert

    Birth:
    Possibles
    ch 13 Dec 1797. St Mary, Stockport, John Hadfield:Mary
    On both familysearch and findmypast, only possible
    Other apparent children include:
    , James (1790), Ellen (1792), John (1795), Thomas (1800), Esther (1803), Harriott (1804)


    Died:
    Q4 1868 (aged 73) Stockport, CHS, 8a 24

    Register: 17 Nov 1868. 73 Mersey Buildings, Heaton Mersey; Heaton Norris. Ann MORTON. aged 73. Widow of Philip Morton, cotton carder. Cause: Senile decay; Chronic Bronchitis 6 months. Informant: Edward Morton. Present at death, 73 Mersey Building. 18/11/68

    Children:
    1. John Hadfield MORTON was christened 23 Jun 1833, Portwood, CHS; was buried 6 Mar 1837, St Mary's, Stockport, CHS.
    2. Philip MORTON was born 1835, Brinnington, CHS; was christened 27 May 1835, St Mary's, Stockport, CHS.
    3. 4. James MORTON was born 13 Sep 1837, Heaton Norris, CHS.
    4. Edward MORTON was born 1841, Brinnington, CHS.

  3. 10.  William SMALLEY was born 1813, Stockport, CHS.

    Notes:

    10/1/15:added birthyear

    William married Elizabeth WARD. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Elizabeth WARD
    Children:
    1. Mary Ann SMALLEY was born 1828.
    2. James SMALLEY was born 1831.
    3. 5. Jane SMALLEY was born 9 Jul 1837, Stockport, CHS.

  5. 12.  Joseph BURGESS

    Notes:

    Created 21 Apr 2019,Listed as father on marriage cert of son

    Died:
    Possible death
    Apr 1864 aged 77.
    Burried St mary CofE, Rostherne parish.
    (Memorial descriptions)
    BUT - would Jane be alone in census. UNLIKELY

    Joseph married Jane. Jane was born 1789; died 1868?, Stockport, CHS. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Jane was born 1789; died 1868?, Stockport, CHS.

    Other Events:

    • Is Direct Ancestor: YES

    Notes:

    29/12/14: added possible deaths

    Died:
    Probable: 1868, Q3, Stockport, aged 77, (b 1791), 8a, 74. Buried 16 Aug. at Portwood, St Paul

    Possible: 1864 Q1 Stockport, 8a, 10

    Notes:

    Married:
    Possible marriage
    11 Aug 1813. Cheadle. Jane Hodson (age 25) to Joseph Burgess (age 26)

    Children:
    1. 6. John BURGESS was born 1824, Whittle Le Woods, Lancashire; died 10 May 1904, 2 Lancaster St, Portwood, Stockport.

  7. 14.  John WILLIAMSON was born 1795, Levenshulme, LAN.

    Notes:

    6/1/15: added, created from Sarah marriage cert
    17/1/16: added birth date/place/1851 census/1841 census/other children. no obvious marriage; no obvious death

    John married Sarah. Sarah was born 1794, Levenshulme, LAN. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Sarah was born 1794, Levenshulme, LAN.

    Notes:

    1/1/16: created from 61 census
    17/1/6: added 1851 census/1841 census/other children, no obvious marriage; no obvious death

    Notes:

    Possible marriage. 6 Jan 1820 to Sarah WILLIAMSON, Manchester Cathedral

    Children:
    1. Robert WILLIAMSON was born ~1821, Levenshulme, LAN.
    2. 7. Sarah WILLIAMSON was born 1825, Leavenshulme, Lancs; died 13 May 1904, 2 Lancaster St, Portwood, Stockport .
    3. James WILLIAMSON was born ~1826, Levenshulme, LAN.
    4. Harriet WILLIAMSON was born 3 Mar 1830, Levenshulme, LAN; was christened 14 Jul 1830, Levenshulme, LAN.
    5. John WILLIAMSON was born 1834, Levenshulme, LAN.