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  • Family grave of the Burton family in the churchyard of St Mary's, Westwood 
Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
Person Details
Westwood
Thomas Burton was born in 1890 the son of Edgar a coal miner and Jane Burton née Lamb of New Westwood, Jacksdale, Nottinghamshire. Edgar was born in 1856 at Ambergate, Derbyshire, Jane Lamb in 1859 at Whaley, Derbyshire. Married in 1881 near Belper, they had six children, five surviving infancy - Amelia b.1883, Charles b.1884, Henry b.1885, Thomas b.1890 and Esther b.1901. In 1911, the family was living at Westwood. Charles and Henry were coal miners whilst Thomas made sanitary pipes.
In 1911, Thomas Burton made sanitary pipes.
03 Sep 1916
27
762237 - CWGC Website
31427
Jacksdale
Private
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Thomas Burton enlisted at Nottingham whilst livinging at Jacksdale, He is commemorated on the Thiepval memorial, Somme, France.
His brother Lance Corporal 15230 Charles Burton, also died as a result of the Great War. He died on 29th March 1921 and is buried at St Mary's Churchyard, Westwood.
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  • Family grave of the Burton family in the churchyard of St Mary's, Westwood 
Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Thomas Burton - Family grave of the Burton family in the churchyard of St Mary's, Westwood Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings