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Re: MURTON from Norfolk
Posted by: Guy Prall Date: February 12, 2002 at 20:14:12
In Reply to: MURTON from Norfolk by Paul Murton of 69

From the 1851 census you can see that Zephaniah Murton was already living in Plymouth.

Head: KAUFMAN, Abraham               Neighbors 66899
Name       Relationship       Mar       Age        Sex       Occupation        Birthplace
Abraham KAUFMAN       Lodg(Head)       U       42       M       Hawker General       ----PRU
Israel KAUFMAN       Lodg       U       21       M       Glazier Master       ----PRU
Zephaniah MURTON       Lodg       U       23       M       Hawker General       Diss-NFK
Abraham ISAACS       Lodg       U       25       M       Hawker General       ----RUS
Jacob BASCH       Lodg       U       28       M       Hawker General       ----PRU
       Address:       Kinterbury St, Plymouth
       Census Place:       Plymouth St Andrew Plymouth, Devonshire
       PRO Reference:       HO/107/1879       Folio:       727       Page:       33       FHL Film:       0221028

In the 1881 census, it looks like he has married and has children. However, his name is spelled differently, but it's probably the same person.
Dwelling:       13 Lower Batter St
       Census Place:       Plymouth St Andrew, Devon, England
       Source:       FHL Film 1341530 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 2201 Folio 60 Page 19
       Marr       Age       Sex       Birthplace
Zeph MERTON       M       53        M       Diss, Norfolk, England
       Rel:       Head
       Occ:       Wardrobe Dealer
Mary A. MERTON       M       52        F       London Clerkenwell, London, Middlesex, England
       Rel:       Wife
       Occ:       Wardrobe Dealer
John MERTON               13        M       Plymouth, Devon, England
       Rel:       Son
       Occ:       Scholar
Annie MERTON       U       19        F       Plymouth, Devon, England
       Rel:       Daur
       Occ:       Machinist
Frederick MERTON               11        M       Plymouth, Devon, England
       Rel:       Son
       Occ:       Scholar
Edward MERTON               9        M       Plymouth, Devon, England
       Rel:       Son
       Occ:       Scholar

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