Researching: I am researching the HORTON and related families from Brierley Hill, Staffordshire, UK.
Horton, Plant, Whittaker, Bird, Barker, families
Area: Brierley Hill, Kingswinford, Quarry Bank, Amblecote, all Staffordshire, UK.
William Thomas Horton was born at Brierley Hill in Staffordshire, His father was William Plant Horton, he married Lucinda Whittaker at the Parish Church, Quarry Bank, Staffordshire, on the 11-9-1898.
By 1900 they were living at 15, Edwards Terrace, Pentwyn, Glamorgan, South Wales.
William went to work at the Deep Navigation Coal Mine at Treharris.
He had 8 children, all born in Wales.
He also had a brother John Caley Horton, that migrated with some of the family toAuckland, New Zealand in 1879
He Died 1942.
Buried at Beachgrove Cemetery, Edwardsville, Nr. Treharris, South Wales.