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John Thomas Walton

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John Thomas Walton (1842- ), machine tool maker

1842 Born the son of Charles Walton

1851 Living at Meadow lane, Hunslett, Leeds: Chas Walton (age 42 born Halifax), Machine maker. With his wife Catherine Walton (age 46 born Tipperary, Ireland) and their four children; Chas Vincent Walton (age 17 born Holbeck), Machine maker; John Thos Walton (age 8 born Holbeck); Cornelius Walton (age 6 born Holbeck); and Elizth Ann Walton (age 10 born Holbeck). Also a lodger W. C. Bodley (age 19 born Exeter), Machine maker. One servant.[1]

1861 Living at 34 Meadow Road, Hunslett, Leeds: Charles Walton (age 52 born Halifax), Machine maker. With his wife Catherine Walton (age 58 born Ireland) and their four children; Charles V. Walton (age 27 born Leeds), Mechanic (Iron); Elizabeth Ann Walton (age 20 born Leeds); John T. Walton (age 18 born Leeds); and Cornelius Walton (age 16 born Leeds), in a Law Office.

1868 Married in Leeds to Jane Baird Clark. 'John Thomas, eldest son of the late Mr. Charles Walton, engineer's tool maker, Leeds, to Jane Baird, eldest daughter of Daniel A. Clark, Esq., engineer-in-chief to the Peruvian Government.'[2]

1891 Living at 107 Foulden Road, Hackney, London: John T. Walton (age 48 born Leeds), Mechanical Engineer. With his wife Jane B. Walton (age 45 born Greenwich) and their two children Charles Walton (age 21 born Leeds), Clerk, and Edith Walton (age 15 born Leeds).[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. Leeds Mercury - Saturday 17 October 1868
  3. 1891 Census