11 Oct 2018                   

Husband: Robert Norton
Born: ABT 1790 in Blakeney, Norfolk 1 Census: 1851 at Water Mill, Heath, North Elmham, Norfolk (see note 1) Occupation: 1851 Miller 1 (see note 2) Census: 1861 at Mill House, North Elmham, Norfolk (see note 3) Occupation: 1861 Miller & Farmer 2 Census: 1871 at Grint Mill, North Elmham, Norfolk (see note 4) Died: 1880 in Norfolk 3 (see note 5) Father: Mother:
Wife: Martha Ann West Married: 6 May 1823 in Foxley, Norfolk 4
Born: 26 Jul 1802 in Foulsham, Norfolk 5,1 Christened: 4 Oct 1802 in Foulsham, Norfolk 5 (see note 6) Census: 1851 at Water Mill, Heath, North Elmham, Norfolk (see note 7) Census: 1861 at Mill House, North Elmham, Norfolk (see note 8) Census: 1871 at Grint Mill, North Elmham, Norfolk (see note 9) Census: 1881 in North Elmham, Norfolk (see note 10) Died: 1888 in Norfolk 3 (see note 11) Father: Thomas West Mother: Barbara Brookbank
1 M Robert West Norton | Born: ABT 1826 | Died: 1828 | Buried 5 Jul 1828 North Elmham, Norfolk
2 M Thomas Norton | Born: ABT 1834 North Elmham, Norfolk sp. Elizabeth Anne Gillson |Married: 1861 Norfolk Born: ABT 1835 Died: 1902 | Died: 1911 Norfolk
Sources: (1) 1851 Census. (2) 1861 Census. (3) FreeBMD Website. (4) Norfolk Marriage Index 1801-1837. (5) FreeREG website. Event Notes Note (1) Age 60, born Blakeney. Miller, with wife Martha and son Thomas Note (2) From Norfolk Mills website http://www.norfolkmills.co.uk/Watermills/elmham.html: Pigot's 1830: Robert Norton White's 1836: Robert Norton - grist mill c.1838: Robert Rudd, apprentice to Robert Norton emigrated to Mitchigin, USA 1848: Robert Norton inherited Weasenham postmill from Francis Jeckell Hunt's 1850: Robert Norton White's 1854: Robert Norton, farmer & corn miller, Worthing and Elmham Grint, Water Mills 1859: Robert Norton, miller August 1859: Mill advertised for sale by auction White's 1864: Robert Norton - grist mill Kelly's 1883: Thomas Norton Kelly's 1896: Thomas Norton Kelly's 1900: Thomas Norton Note (3) Age 70, born Blackney (sic). Miller & Farmer of 15 acres employing 3 men 1 boy & 1 apprentice, with wife Martha Ann and son Thomas, also sister in law Barbara West Note (4) Age 80, born Blakeney. Retired Miller, with wife Martha Ann, next door to son Thomas and his family Note (5) Dec 1880 Mitford 4b 206 age 90 Note (6) Surname transcribed as FISH? Note (7) HO107/1825 f508: Age 51, born Foulsham, with husband Robert Norton and son Thomas Note (8) RG9/1244 f63: age 58, born Foulsham, with husband Robert Norton and son Thomas, also her sister Barbara West Note (9) RG10/1849 f75: Age 68, born Foulsham, with husband Robert Norton, next door to son Thomas and his family Note (10) Age 78, born Foulsham, Millers Widow, next door to son Thomas and his family Note (11) Mar 1888 Mitford 4b 215 age 85 For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated October 2018 Name Index