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Alan Thornton

Male Abt 1920 - 1983  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Alan Thornton 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born Abt 1920  Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education 1930  Wyggeston Grammer School For Boys, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service Between 1939 and 1945  Middle East Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WWII / Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment (The Sherwood Foresters) 
    Military Service 1947 
    Major 
    Occupation 1950 
    Salesman 
    Died 14 Jul 1983  Groby Road Hospital, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 Jul 1983  Loughborough Crematorium, Loughborough, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11938  Extended Craxford Family | The main Craxford branch RED pages I5 (James Ernest Craxford) + I77 (Arthur Craxford)
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2009 

    Father Harry Thornton,   b. 1882, Oadby, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1965, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Celia Agnes Smith,   b. 2 Jun 1884, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1949, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1913  Independent Chapel, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
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    Harry and Celia Thornton
    Harry and Celia Thornton
    Family ID F8984  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Betty Audrey Thomas,   b. 1919, Wigston Fields, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 27 Jun 1945  St Mary's Church, Knighton, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Newspaper Cuttings
    Thornton birth announcements
    Thornton birth announcements
    A cutting from the Leicester Mercury of October 1947
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2009 
    Family ID F9018  Group Sheet,  Family chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1920 - Leicester, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, Blaby 7a 279 (AMJ 1913) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S311] Marriage certificate.
      Celia Agnes Smith (28 years) married Harry Thornton (31 years) on10 April 1913 at the Independent Chapel, Wigston Magna, Blaby, Leicester. She was a hosiery (machinist?) of 26(56?) Junction Road,daughter of George Smith a retired railway guard. Harry was an Engine Fireman of 8 Paddock Street. His father was Thomas Thornton a Haulier. Witnesses were Emma Thornton (sister) and Thomas H Thornton (brother)


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