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Francis Morton

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Francis Morton (c1816-1863) of Francis and Henry Joseph Morton and later of Francis Morton and Co

Born the son of Francis Morton

1845. Francis Morton, Liverpool, director of the Leeds, York and Midland Railway.[1]

1849 Death of Sarah the wife of Francis Wilkinson at Walton-on-the-Hill.[2]

1850 August 27th. Married in Everton to Elizabeth Louisa Jones. Francis Morton of Walton-on-the-Hill.[3]

1861 Living at Mill Hill Hermitage, Oxton, Cheshire: Francis Morton (age 45 born Sheffield), Iron Manufacturer. With his wife Elizabeth L. Morton (age 33 born Crosby, Lancs) and their six children; Francis Morton (age 22 born Sheffield), Engineer; Marion Morton (age 20 born East Retford); Richard R. Morton (age 17 born East Retford); George L. Morton (age 6 born Oxton, Ches.); Frances S. Morton (age 4 born Oxton, Ches.); and Alice M. Morton (age 1 born Oxton, Ches.). Five servants.[4]

1863 November 11th. Died. Memorial in Flaybrick Memorial Gardens.

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Sources of Information

  1. Liverpool Mercury - Friday 17 October 1845
  2. Liverpool Mail - Saturday 24 February 1849
  3. Liverpool Mail - Saturday 31 August 1850
  4. 1861 Census