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Author:  Mel [ Fri Jun 13, 2008 11:00 am ]
Post subject:  Thornton

Haggate and Hill Lane

Section A Grave 11
In Loving Memory of
of Haggate
Who died Sept 1st 1905
In his 88th year
Also of Jane his wife
Who died Sep 23rd 1905
In her 78th year
Also of Mary Ann their daughter
Who died Feb 11th 1904
In her 60th year
Also of John and Mary
Their children
Who died in infancy
There Remaineth Therefore A Rest To The People of God. Heb.iv.9
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton2.htm

Section A Grave 12
In Loving Memory of
Who died Aug 24th 1937
Aged 76 years.
Also of Nancy, his wife
Who died March 13th 1914
Aged 52 years.
Also of William & Martha Jane
Thier children
Who died in infancy.
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton5.htm

Section B Grave 22
In Loving Memory of
The beloved wife of
George Henry THORNTON of Burnley
Who died May 20th 1911
In her 53rd year.
Also of George Henry THORNTON
The beloved husband of the above
Who died Feby 20th 1935,
In his 77th year.
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton1.htm

Section B Grave 68
In Loving Memory
of Padiham Road
Born August 12th 1842
Died March 15th 1908
Also Jane, wife of the above
Who died March 10th 1927
Aged 81 years.
Elizabeth daughter of
Joseph & Jane THORNTON
Who died Dec 9th 1871
Aged 1 year and 9 months
Also James, their son
Who died Oct 10th 1878
in his 5th year.
Also Joseph Henry, their son
Who died Oct 27th 1883
In his 4th year.
Also Ellen Ada their daughter
Who died Oct 27th 1883
Aged 1 year.
Also Catherine John & Joseph
Their children
Who died in infancy.
Also William their son
Who died June 11th 1888
Aged 20 years.
Also of Tom, their son and dearly loved husband of
Mary THORNTON, who died august 1st 1901, in his 30th year.
To live, to know, to love, and then to part,
Is the sad tale of many an aching heart.
Also Norah, Grand daughter of the above, and dearly loved
Daughter of John & Mary Alice ROBINSON,
Who died Feb 6th 1910, in her 3rd year.
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton4.htm

Section B Grave 96
In Loving Memory of
Who died May 25th 1893, in his 63rd year
Mary the beloved wife of
of Trafalgar Street Burnley who died
Feby 26th 1879 aged 56 years
Also Thomas son of the above
Who died July 10th 1889 aged 27 years
I know not the form of my
Mansion fair
I know not the name that I then
Shall bear
But I know that my saviour will
Welcome me there
And that will be Heaven for me.
Also of Margaret Ellen (Maggie)
The beloved daughter of
Samuel and Jane NADIN
Who died Sept 11th 1906 in her 16th year
Also John Thomas & Alice their children
Who died in infancy
Also of Ellen Ada their daughter
Who died Sept 27th 1908 in her 14th year
Also the above named Samuel NADIN
Who died Feb 24th 1926 aged 65 years
Also of Jane his beloved wife
Who died Aug 20th 1930 aged 71 years
At Rest
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... 0Nadin.htm

Section B Grave 121
Jane wife of Richard THORNTON died February 15th 1883 aged 25 years

Section C Grave 42
Joseph THORNTON of Burnley died August 15th 1906 aged 70 years
Alice his wife died September 21st 1918 aged 83 years
Susan wife of George KILBURN and daughter died December 18th 1911 aged 47 years
Elizabeth wife of James BARDSLEY and daughter died July 28th 1926 aged 62 years
Cryer THORNTON died January 9th 1947 aged 79 years
Betsy THORNTON died May 23rd 1949 aged 81 years
Ernest T., Joseph W., and sarah ASHWORTH grand-children died in infancy

Section C Grave 73
In Loving Memory of
of Haggate,
Who died July 4th 1889,
Aged 63 years,
Also Margaret, his wife,
Who died Oct 19th 1888,
Aged 58 years
Also Richard THORNTON
Son of the above,
Who died April 15th 1923
Aged 69 years,
Also Jane, beloved wife of
Who died ebr 15th1883,
In her 25th year.
Also Sarah, his second wife,
Born March 9th 1851,
Died Decr 9th 1919.
http://briercliffesociety.co.uk/Grave%2 ... nton11.htm

Section C Grave 112
Mary Ann THORNTON died December 3rd 1903 aged 58 years
Thomas THORNTON her brother died August 16th 1903 aged 65 years
Edith daughter of Charles and Margaret THORNTON died February 3rd 1899 aged 1 year
Stanley son died June 4th 1934 aged 24 years

Section C Grave 113
In Loving Memory of
Died Aug 15th 1912
Aged 64 years
Ellen beloved wife of the above
Died Feb 15th 1933
Aged 84 years
Martha Ellen (Nellie)
Their dearly loved daughter
Died Sep 3rd 1898
Aged 9 years
Elizabeth daughter of the above
And wife of Thomas THORNTON
Died March 8th 1950
Aged 73 years
Also Mary Ann BERRY daughter of above
Died April 24th 1956 aged 82 years
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... 0Berry.htm

Section C Grave 116
William LATHAM of 25 Townley St Burnley died June 1st 1906 aged 60 years
Nancy his wife died December 23rd 1916 aged 64 years
Sarah THORNTON died February 17th 1911 aged 61 years
Harry LATHAM died November 17th 1949 aged 29 years
Jennie Agnes wife of Hartley LATHAM died March 27th 1958 aged 64 years

Section C Grave 146
In Loving Memory of
Died October 6th 1933
Aged 81 years
Also of Merinda
His beloved wife
Died August 26th 1943
Aged 79 years
Also of Thomas
Their dearly loved son
Killed in France June 1st 1918
Aged 19 years
Also of Walter
Their dearly loved son
Died December 30th 1960
Aged 59 years
Also of Evelyn Mary
Wife of Walter THORNTON
Died June 17th 1965
Aged 65 years
Also of Thomas their dearly loved son
Died March 15th 1971
Aged 39 years
Worthy of remembrance
Also of Jane, their??????????
Died November 5th 1974
John THORNTON died July 15th 1962 aged 80 years
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton6.htm

Section C Grave 194
In Loving Memory of
of Burnley
Who died Feb 10th 1913 (1918?)
In his 85th year
also Catherine his
Beloved wife
Who died Nov 15th 1907
In her 78th year
Also William their son
And beloved husband of
Who died Oct 3rd 1919
Aged 65 years
Also James the
Beloved husband of
Who died July 8th 1922
Aged 63 years
At Rest
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton7.htm

Section C Grave 200
In Loving Memory of
Edmund HIRST
of Briercliffe
Who died March 1st 1877 aged 36 years
Also of Betty his wife
Who died July 9th 1911 aged 71 years
Their daughter
Who died November 4th 1909 aged 41 years
Also Mona the beloved daughter of
Ferdie and Pathania Jane THORNTON
Who died June 6th 1912 aged 10 months
Also Jack the beloved son of
Harry and Rhoda TAYLOR
Who died May 21st 1924 aged 7 months
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... 0Hirst.htm

Section C Grave 205
Loving Memory
The beloved husband of
Who died Nov 24th 1911 aged 46 years
Also of Jane his wife
Who died Aug 3rd 1922 aged 56 years
Also Joan, dearly loved daughter of
Leonard and Ada SHORE
Who died Jan 4th 1950 aged 23 years
To dearly loved to be forgotten
Also Florrie PRICE
Dearly loved mother of Rhoda
Who died Oct 18th 1963 aged 76 years
Also Ada SHORE, a dearly
Loved mother and grandmother
Who died Oct 20th 1983 aged 81 years
At Rest
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... 0Price.htm

Section C Grave 229
John THORNTON died September 13th 1922 aged 80 years
Susannah his wife died May 26th 1937 aged 87 years
Martha daughter died January 2nd 1961 aged 76 years
Mary Ellen daughter died December 5th 1956 aged 75 years

Section C Grave 271
In Loving Memory of
Mary Jane
The beloved wife of
Duke Street, Harle Syke
Died April 11th 1921
Aged 58 years
Also the above named
Died April 3rd 1932
Aged 70 years
Also Margaret
Their beloved daughter
Died Sept 12th 1971
Aged 78 years
Also Florrie their daughter
Beloved wife of William LATHAM
Died Feb 22nd 1974
Aged 79 years
Cremated at Burnley
Their daughter
Died July 7th 1983
Aged 91 years
Thy Will Be Done
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... Latham.htm

Section C Grave 287
In Loving Memory of
Died February 21st 1939 aged 77 years
Also Elizabeth
Wife of the above
Died October 24th 1929
Aged 67 years
Also Thomas son of the above
Died October 30th 1931
Aged 36 years
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... nton10.htm

Section C Grave 377
John THORNTON, August 18th 1952, aged 71yrs
Alice Ann, wife, May 4th 1953, aged 72yrs
Grace Doris, daughter and wife of Clifford ATKINSON, February 5th 1967 aged 59yrs

Section D Grave 60
Robert son of Albert and Ann THORNTON, Burnley
September 9th 1905 aged 13 years
Above Albert, April 29th 1936 aged 69 years
Ann, his wife, January 1st 1954 aged 92 years

Section D Grave 97
In Loving Memory of
The beloved wife of
Samuel CATLOW of Briercliffe
Who died May 17th 1915
In her 68th year
Samuel her beloved husband
Who died Nov 26th 1928
In his 82nd year
Also Edith Ann HARTLEY
Who died June 25th 1949
Aged 62 years
(Daughter of the above)
Also Ada the beloved
Wife of Harold THORNTON
Who died Feb 1st 1956
Aged 67 years
Also Harold Beloved
Husband of Ethel THORNTON
Who died May 2nd 1962
Aged 72 years
Thy Will Be Done
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... artley.htm

Section D Grave 128
Jane, wife of Thomas THORNTON, Crowell Street
Burnley, December 1st 1916 aged 53 years

Section D Grave 184
Harry TAYLOR, October 1st 1941 aged 45
Rhosa, wife, September 19th 1953 aged 62 years
Margaret wife of Harold THORNTON, May 23rd 1944 aged 54 years

Section D Grave 185
Ferdie THORNTON, March 27th 1962 aged 73 years
Pathana Jane wife June 12th 1972 aged 82 years

Section D Grave 191
Margaret Ann THORNTON, October 18th 1958 aged 84
Robert, husband, May 10th 1960 aged 84
Hilda, died in infancy

Section D Grave 211
Edwin SUNDERLAND, February 5th 1962 aged 71 years
Catherine Eliz, daughter of John and Joyce THORNTON, August 27th 1964 aged 11 years

Section E Grave 11
Mary Ann,, wife of Richard Fleetwood THORNTON of Nelson
November 3rd 1912 aged 59 years
George, son, Ocotber 23rd 1896, 6 years

Section E Grave 20
In Loving Memory of
Who died Nov 10th 1899 aged 44 years
Also Eliza Ellen, wife January 3rd 1914 aged 56 years
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton3.htm

Section E Grave 105
Samuel, son of George Henry and Nancy THORNTON
of Burnley Lane, September 4th 1914 aged 21 years
Frederick, husband of Winifred THORNTON, September 29th 1914 aged 23 years
Cliff, their son, June 15th 1926 aged 15 years
James THORNTON, December 20th 1960 aged 72 years
Joseph Henry THORNTON, November 24th 1963 aged 75

Section F Grave 24
In Remembrance of
The beloved wife of
of Burnley
Who died August 29th 1871
Aged 73 years
Also the above named
Who died November 18th 1879
Aged 82 years
Also Jane daughter of the
above who died February 11th
1883 aged 62 years
also Elizabeth
Daughter of the above
Who died June 12th 1929
Aged 86 years
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton9.htm

Section F Grave 30
In Memory of
James THORNTON of Burnley who
departed this life March 13th 1858 aged
40 years
Also Elizabeth the wife of William
Holdsworth, SHOEMAKER, Brown Street Burnley
Who died February 13?th 1869
Aged 80 years
Also the above William Holdsworth
SHOEMAKER Brown St Burnley died May 4th 1875
Aged 91 years
Also of Ann BULLOCK who departed this life
December 23rd 1889 aged 81 years
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... ullock.htm

Section F Grave 47
In Memory of
William THORNTON who
died June 17th 1853 aged 58
Also Catharine the wife of
The above who died July 21st
1853 aged 56 years
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton8.htm

Section G Grave 63
A dear husband Harold THORNTON

Section G Grave 220

Section L Grave 6
In Memory of Richard THORNTON
of LaneBottom who died
March 23rd 1851 Aged 78
Also Mary, his wife
Who died November 19th 1858
Aged 80 years.
Also Richard their son
Who died May 19th 1870
Aged 58 years.
Also Mary his wife
Who died April 24th 1866
Aged 52 years
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton2.htm

Section L Grave 8
In Memory of Robert THORNTON
of LaneBottom
Who died February 12th 1872, in his 63rd year.
Also of Sarah wife of
The above, who died January 29th
18?2 in her 44th year.
Watch ye therefore, For ye know
Not what a day may bring forth.
Also of John CRABTREE
Grandson of the above, who
Died in infancy.
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... abtree.htm

Section L Grave 25
In Affectionate Remembrance of
of Lanebottom who departed
This life October 23rd 1868
Aged 70 years
Also of Betty his wife
Who died June 2nd 1869
In her 70th year.
This world is vain and full of pain
Of cares and troubles sore
But they are Hest who are at rest
With Christ for evermore.
Also of Daniel their
Son who died October
25th 1874 aged 32 years
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton3.htm

Section L Grave 46
Loving Memory
Mary the beloved wife of
of Harle Syke
Who died Jany 22nd 1895
In her 34th year
Also Willie their son
Who died May 9th 1884
Aged 3 months
Also Thomas their son
Who died Dec 3rd 1886
Aged 8 months
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton1.htm

Section L Grave 78
Kerb Stone
Mary wife of Jas THORNTON------
Also the above Jas. died Feb 10 1958 aged 77

Author:  Mel [ Fri Jun 13, 2008 11:04 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Thornton

Not in MI's but found at Haggate
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... impson.htm

At Worsthorne
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... reaves.htm

Author:  Mel [ Fri Jun 13, 2008 11:11 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Thornton

St James, Briercliffe

In Loving Memory of
of Nelson
Who died July 15th 1887
Aged 61 years
Also Jane his widow
Who died July 13th 1899
Aged 73 years
Also of
Joseph Arthur THORNTON
Son of the above
Who died Apil 2th 1912
Aged 50 years
Also of Annie THORNTON
Daughter of the above
Who died Sept 3rd 1932
Aged 72 years
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton3.htm

May They Rest In Peace
In Affectionate Remembrance of
James the beloved son of
Job & Elizabeth THORNTON
of Burnley Lane
Who died Dec 16th 1883 Aged 33 years
Also of Elizabeth Ann
Their daughter
Who died March 1st 1867 aged 1 year
Also of Thomas their son
Who died March 5th 1858 in his 10th year
Also of Nanny their daughter
Who died Feby 5th 1860 in her 16th year
Also of the above Job THORNTON
Who died June 21st 1891 in his 68th year
Also of Elizabeth THORNTON his wife
Who died Sep 2nd 1902 in her 81st year
Also of Mary their daughter
& beloved wife of John M LAWSON
Who died Sep 4th 1902 aged 44 years.
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton4.htm

Loving Memory of
Sarah Jane
The beloved wife of
Bannister THORNTON
of North Bank Farm, Briercliffe
Who died Feb 2nd 1933
Aged 69 years
Also Bannister THORNTON
Beloved husband of the above
Who died Feb 13th 1936
Aged 72 years
Also their son Fred
Who died Oct 9th 1957
Aged 65 years
Also Ethel his beloved wife
Who died Aug 29th 1984
Aged 88 years
of Pike Hill
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton2.htm

Treasured Memories
The dearly loved wife of
Who died March 24th 1947
Aged 75 years
Also of the above
Who died May 29th 1948 aged 80 years
Also Harold THORNTON
Who died May 26th 1965 aged 54 years
"Whatever else may fade away
Memories of you will always stay"
Who died Oct 9th 1969 aged 73 years
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... rnton1.htm

Not on MI's
http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Gra ... ornton.htm

Author:  Leaver [ Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:52 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Thornton

Burnley Express and News, May 27, 1944
The internment took place yesterday afternoon in Haggate Baptist churchyard, of Mrs. Margaret Thornton, 148, Burnley-road, Harle Syke, whose death occurred on Tuesday. Born in Burnley Lane 54 years ago, she was well known for her genial disposition, and her loss will be keenly felt by a wide circle of friends. During her earlier years she had been employed as a weaver at Halstead’s and Coronation mills. She had also been identified with Elm Methodist Church prior to going to Briercliffe six years ago. She leaves a widower and one son. Mr. W. E. Thornber said prayers at the home and also officiated at the graveside. J. Atkinson carried out the arrangements.

Author:  Mel [ Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:40 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Thornton

Burnley Express
Saturday 12 January 1884
THORNTON. -On the 6th inst., Ellen Thornton, South View, Brierclife, aged 19 years.

Author:  Mel [ Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:06 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Thornton

Burnley Gazette
Saturday 05 May 1866
On the 24th ult., aged 52, Mary Thornton, Lane-bottom, Briercliffe

Burnley Express
Saturday 06 July 1889
Jul. 4th. -Robert Thornton, Haggate, 63 years

Burnley Express
Saturday 03 September 1892
Aug. 30, Thomas Thornton, Haggate, 59 years

Author:  Mel [ Fri Jul 17, 2015 10:05 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Thornton

The Burnley News

Wednesday, December 17, 1919

The Late Mrs. Thornton

The remains of the late Mrs. Thornton, of 46, Queen-street, were interred at the Haggate Baptist Cemetery on Friday last. Mrs. Thornton, who was in her 69th year, was a native of Briercliffe, where hse had resided practically all her life. She was a member and one time Sunday school teacher at Haggate Baptist chapel. For a considerable time she had been in indifferent health, having suffered from bronchitis and heart trouble.

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