Thomas Wharton

Thomas Wharton

Male 1827 - 1890  (Age 63)
Person ID: I1125 | Tree: Wharton One Name Study | Norfolk England Branch 2  |  Last Modified: 27 Dec 2017

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  • Name Thomas Wharton  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Born 1827 North Lopham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Christened 4 Apr 1828 North Lopham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Nov 1890 Bircham Tofts, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 11
    Age: 63 
    Cause: Liver Failure 
    Buried 15 Nov 1890 Bircham Tofts, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12 – Address:
    St Andrews Church
    Bircham Tofts

    Parents

    Family ID: F287 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Ancestors Thomas Wharton (ID:I1082),   b. 22 Oct 1797, North Lopham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1878, Ringstead, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81) 
    Mother Susan Porter (ID:I1081),   b. 1801, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1849, Ringstead, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48) 
    Married 14 Apr 1820 North Lopham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Notes 
    Married:
    • In the presence of Mary Porter, Samuel Porter and John Porter

    Family

    Family ID: F293 Group Sheet Family Chart  |  Last Modified: 17 Jan 2017 23:22:01   
    Wife Elizabeth Ann May (ID:I257),   b. 1832, Sidcup, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1902, Heigham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70) 
    Married 19 Nov 1851 Bromley, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     

    1. Elizabeth Mary Wharton (ID:I1123),   b. 1852, Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10)

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    2. Thomas George Wharton (ID:I1027),   b. 1854, Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1902, Bromley, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48)

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    3. Ellen Wharton (ID:I261),   b. 1856, Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location

    Married: 1x

    4. Kate May WHARTON (ID:I1121),   b. 1858, Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1943, Hunstanton, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85)

     

    5. Lucy Wharton (ID:I1148),   b. 23 Dec 1861, Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1863, Docking, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1)

     

    6. Male Wharton (ID:I1147),   b. 5 Mar 1863, Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1863, Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 )

    Married: 1x

    7. Henry William John Wharton (ID:I1146),   b. 03 Jan 1864, Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1939, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75)

    Married: 2x

    8. Herbert Edgar WHARTON (ID:I1031),   b. 22 Oct 1865, Thornham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1950, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84)

    Married: 1x

    9. Arthur Philip Wharton (ID:I1033),   b. 15 Aug 1867, Bircham Tofts, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1962, Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94)

     

    10. Florence Edith Wharton (ID:I1030),   b. Sep1869, Thornham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1871, Thornham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2)

    Married: 1x

    11. Rosa Lily WHARTON (ID:I1029),   b. 2 Oct 1871, Thornham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1963, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91)

    Other Personal Events

    Census 1841 Ringstead, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Age: 12 
    Address:
    Church Yard Farm 
    Census 1851 Ringstead, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14 – Age: 24
  • Death Certificates
    Thomas Wharton death certificate Bircham Tofts 1890
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1827 - North Lopham, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 4 Apr 1828 - North Lopham, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1841 - Ringstead, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1851 - Ringstead, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Nov 1851 - Bromley, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Elizabeth Mary Wharton - 1852 - Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Thomas George Wharton - 1854 - Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ellen Wharton - 1856 - Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Kate May WHARTON - 1858 - Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Lucy Wharton - 23 Dec 1861 - Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Male Wharton - 5 Mar 1863 - Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Henry William John Wharton - 03 Jan 1864 - Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Herbert Edgar WHARTON - 22 Oct 1865 - Thornham, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Arthur Philip Wharton - 15 Aug 1867 - Bircham Tofts, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Florence Edith Wharton - Sep1869 - Thornham, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Rosa Lily WHARTON - 2 Oct 1871 - Thornham, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Nov 1890 - Bircham Tofts, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Nov 1890 - Bircham Tofts, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes

    • He became a freemason on 6 Nov 1871 at the age of 43 (Philanthropic Lodge No. 107, Kings Lynn). [16]
    • Thomas was born on 22 October 1797 in North Lopham and christened in North Lopham on 25 March 1798. He was one of 9 children born to George Wharton (1760-1837) and Mary Burrell (1760-1839)

      On 14th April 1820, he married Susan Porter (1801-1849) in North Lopham. Not much is now about Susan Porter but presumably she was a local girl. Together they had 11 children and were settled in Ringstead, Norfolk for most of their lives.

      In the 1841 Census, Aged 44 Thomas and Sarah were living at Court Yard Farm in Ringstead, Norfolk with their children and he was listed as a Farmer.
      The 1851 Census, aged 54 shows them still living in Ringstead on a 700 acre farm employing 16 men and 7 boys. They also employed a Housekeeper called Sarah Fisk (born 1799 in South Lopham) who I later found buried near them in Ringstead Church. The 1861 Census, when he was 64, Sarah Fisk is still their housekeeper at Court Yard Farm in Ringstead. Finally in the 1871 census they are still at Court Yard Farm (without Sarah Fisk who presumably had passed away).

      The Courtyard Farm was owned by the Le Strange family.

      Thomas died on 13 December 1878 aged 81 years, and is buried at Ringstead Church.
  • Source Citations

    1. [S92] England, Select Marriages, 1538-1973 (S) (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;)
    2. [S11] England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915 (S) (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;)
    3. [S51] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1996 (S) (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;)
    4. [S9] 1841 England Census (S|C) (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;)
      Citation:
      Page: Class: HO107; Piece: 782; Book: 12; Civil Parish: Great Ringstead St Andrew and St Peter; County: Norfolk; Enumeration District: 6; Folio: 13; Page: 21; Line: 16; GSU roll: 438865
    5. [S20] 1851 England Census (S|C) (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;)
      Citation:
      Page: Class: HO107; Piece: 1827; Folio: 268; Page: 27; GSU roll: 207482
    6. [S25] 1881 England Census (S|C) (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;)
      Citation:
      Page: Class: RG11; Piece: 1992; Folio: 19; Page: 6; GSU roll: 1341480
    7. [S14] 1861 England Census (S|C) (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;)
      Citation:
      Page: Class: RG 9; Piece: 1249; Folio: 46; Page: 5; GSU roll: 542783
    8. [S21] 1871 England Census (S|C) (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;)
      Citation:
      Page: Class: RG10; Piece: 1856; Folio: 149; Page: 29; GSU roll: 838815
    9. [S14] 1861 England Census (S|C) (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;)
      Citation:
      Page: Class: RG 9; Piece: 1249; Folio: 46; Page: 5; GSU roll: 542783
      Text:   Record for Elizabeth Wharton
    10. [S34] England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:   Name Thomas Wharton Event Type Christening Event Date 04 Apr 1828 Event Place North Lopham, Norfolk, England Gender Male Father's Name Thomas Wharton Mother's Name Susan
      Text:   England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J7XP-4QR : accessed 1 January 2016), Thomas Wharton, 04 Apr 1828; citing Christening, Lopham, Norfolk, England, Record Office, Central Library, Norwich; FHL microfilm 1,471,072
    11. [S27] General Register Office (GRO) - BMD (S|C) (HM Passport Office)
      Citation:
      Text:   'WHARTON, THOMAS age 63 GRO Reference: 1890 D Quarter in DOCKING Volume 04B Page 221
    12. [S34] England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:   Name Thomas Wharton Event Type Burial Event Date 15 Nov 1890 Event Place Norfolk, England Gender Male Age 63 Birth Year (Estimated) 1827
      Text:   "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27ZJ-84K : accessed 17 January 2016), Thomas Wharton, 15 Nov 1890; citing Burial, Norfolk, England, Record Office, Central Library, Norwich; FHL microfilm 1,526,706.
    13. [S9] 1841 England Census (S|C) (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;)
      Citation:
      Text:   Name: Thos Wharton Age: 12 Estimated birth year: abt 1829 Gender: Male Where born: Norfolk, England Civil Parish: Great Ringstead St Andrew and St Peter
    14. [S20] 1851 England Census (S|C) (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;)
      Citation:
      Page: Class: HO107; Piece: 1827; Folio: 268; Page: 27; GSU roll: 207482
      Text:   Name: Thomas Wharton Age: 24 Estimated birth year: 1827 Relation: Son Father's name: Thos Wharton Gender: Male Where born: North Lopham, Norfolk, England Civil Parish: Ringstead
    15. [S34] England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:   Name Thomas Wharton Event Type Marriage Event Date 14 Apr 1820 Event Place North Lopham, Norfolk, England Gender Male Spouse's Name Susan Porter
      Text:   England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27CX-1TH : accessed 1 January 2016), Thomas Wharton and Susan Porter, 14 Apr 1820; citing Marriage, North Lopham, Norfolk, England, Record Office, Central Library, Norwich; FHL microfilm 1,471,055
    16. [S109] United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751-1921 (C)
      Citation:
      Page: Library and Museum of Freemasonry; London, England; Freemasonry Membership Registers; Description: Register of Contributions: Country and Foreign Lodges, 17-150 (1832); 17-128 (1863)
      Text:   Name: Thomas Wharton Gender: Male Initiation Age: 43 Birth Year: abt 1828 Initiation Date: 6 Nov 1871 First Payment Year on Register: 1871 Year Range: 1863-1887 Profession: Farmer Lodge: Philanthropic Lodge Lodge Location: Lynn Lodge Number: 107, 124 Folio Number: 220