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Name: William Norton

Burial Number: 0726

Gender: Male

Occupation: Stockbroker's Clerk

Born: 00/00/1841

Died: 25/09/1913

Buried: 29/09/1913


William was born in Hadlow, Kent, the son of Edward and Mary Anne. His father was a shoemaker. William was baptised at Hadlow on 13 June 1841. As a young man, he worked as a draper’s assistant. William married Elizabeth Gibbs at Trinity Church, Marylebone on 1 Nov 1865. The couple had three children and lived in Hackney. William worked as a stockbroker’s clerk until he retired. Just before he died, William and Elizabeth moved to Worthing, living at “Rylstone” in Chaucer Road. William died on 25 September 1913. Probate was granted on 11 Oct to William Arthur Norton stockbroker’s clerk, Edgar Norton stock jobber and Edith Elizabeth Norton spinster. Effects £7701 11s 6d (approx £454000 in 2020).

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 4 Plot: 22

Exact Location (what3words): edgy.takes.mirror

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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Elizabeth Norton July 15th 1919 William Norton September 25th 1913

Further Information


Name: William Norton

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1841

Town: Hadlow

County: Kent

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 1/11/1865

Spouse First Name: Elizabeth

Spouse Last Name: Gibbs

Town of Marriage: Marylebone

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 25/09/1913

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: "Rylstone"

Address line 3: Chaucer Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £7701 11 s 6 d

Current value of effects: £454000

Census Information


The Street Hadlow.
Edward aged 37, shoemaker. Mary aged 35. Elizabeth aged 13. Edward aged 11. John aged 5. Thomas aged 2. William aged 3 mos. Sarah aged 67.


The Street, Hadlow.
Edward aged 46, shoemaker. Mary aged 44. Edward aged 20, shoemaker. John aged 14. Thomas aged 11. William aged 9. Henry aged 4. Sarah aged 76, widow.


5 Dean’s Road, Bexley.
William aged 19, draper’s assistant working for Henry Hide, draper.


23 Foulden Road, Hackney
William aged 29, commercial clerk. Elizabeth aged 33. William A aged 4. Edith E aged 2. Edgar aged 1.


111 Foulden Road, Hackney.
William aged 39, commercial clerk. Elizabeth aged 43. William aged 14. Edith aged 12. Edgar aged 11.


195 Evering Road, Hackney
William aged 49, stockbroker’s clerk. Elizabeth aged 53. William aged 24, stockbroker’s clerk. Edgar aged 21, stockbroker’s clerk.


195 Evering Road, Hackney.
William aged 59, stockbroker’s clerk. Elizabeth aged 63. Edith aged 32, governess at school.


195 Evering Road, Upper Clapton.
William aged 69, stockbroker’s clerk. Elizabeth aged 73. Edith aged 42.

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