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MAJGEN Howard James Barton

Male 1836 - 1922  (86 years)


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  • Name Howard James Barton 
    Title MAJGEN 
    Birth 10 Jul 1836  Dartford, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Christening 7 Aug 1836  [3
    Gender Male 
    Census 7 Jun 1841  St. Mary Parish, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    enumerated in the household of Evan & Catherine Jones 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    pupil in the school headed by John James Barton age 46 born Dartford [relationship undefined] 
    Military Information 26 Oct 1858  [1
    First commissioned in Royal Army 
    Military Information Apr 1881  Hove, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lieutenant Colonel 
    Residence Apr 1881  Hove, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    4 Ventnor Villas 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Hove, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    widowed, enumerated with his daughter Mary in his mother-in-law Mary Ann T. Jones' household 
    Military Information 17 Apr 1885  [1
    Promoted to Major General and retired 
    Will information 26 Jun 1896  Lewes, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mary Ann Barton of 46 Park Crescent Brighton died 6 January 1896. Probate Lewes 26 June to Walthew sic Clarence Barton esquire, Howard James Barton Major General in Her Majesty's Army and Annie Cann spinster. Effect 233 11s. 4d. 
    Occupation Mar 1901  Hove, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Major General, Army, retired 
    Residence Mar 1901  Hove, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    34 Willbury Road 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Hove, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    head-of-household 
    Information 14 Nov 1905  London, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eleanor Jane Barton of 34 Wilbury Road, Hove, Sussex (wife of Harold James Barton) died 16 October 1905. Probate at London 14 November 1905 to the said Howard james Barton, retired Major General in HM army. Effects 16,508 1s. 3d. 
    Residence Oct 1922  Hove, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    34 Wilbury Road 
    Death 11 Oct 1922  Hove, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I55674  Barton Database
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2019 

    Father Thomas Barton,   b. Abt 1805, Dartford, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef Apr 1881, Blean, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann unknown female,   b. Abt 1813, Gravesend, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 6 Jan 1896 (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Family ID F18819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Helen C. Jones   d. Bef Apr 1881 
    Marriage 1864  [3
    • Bengal
    Children 
     1. Mary Barton,   b. Abt 1866, East India Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F18815  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2012 

    Family 2 Eleanor Jane unknown female,   b. Abt 1835, Islington, Middlesex (now London), England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Oct 1905, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Marriage Oct 1883  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F18816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2012 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 10 Jul 1836 - Dartford, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - pupil in the school headed by John James Barton age 46 born Dartford [relationship undefined] - 30 Mar 1851 - Brighton, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Information - Lieutenant Colonel - Apr 1881 - Hove, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4 Ventnor Villas - Apr 1881 - Hove, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - widowed, enumerated with his daughter Mary in his mother-in-law Mary Ann T. Jones' household - 3 Apr 1881 - Hove, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Oct 1883 - Brighton, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill information - Mary Ann Barton of 46 Park Crescent Brighton died 6 January 1896. Probate Lewes 26 June to Walthew sic Clarence Barton esquire, Howard James Barton Major General in Her Majesty's Army and Annie Cann spinster. Effect 233 11s. 4d. - 26 Jun 1896 - Lewes, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Major General, Army, retired - Mar 1901 - Hove, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 34 Willbury Road - Mar 1901 - Hove, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household - 31 Mar 1901 - Hove, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInformation - Eleanor Jane Barton of 34 Wilbury Road, Hove, Sussex (wife of Harold James Barton) died 16 October 1905. Probate at London 14 November 1905 to the said Howard james Barton, retired Major General in HM army. Effects 16,508 1s. 3d. - 14 Nov 1905 - London, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 34 Wilbury Road - Oct 1922 - Hove, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 11 Oct 1922 - Hove, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5016] Indian Army Quarterly List for 1 January 1912, pg. 663.

    2. [S4337] 1881 British Census [Ancestry], RG11 piece 1097 folio 60 pg 29.

    3. [S5017] J. P. Kelleher, "Brigadier General H E J Brake, CB CMG DSO".

    4. [S4895] 1841 British Census (Ancestry), HO 107 piece 1058 book 13 folio 6 pg 6.

    5. [S4396] 1851 British Census, HO 107 piece 1644 folio 293 pg 8.

    6. [S228] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    7. [S4136] 1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13 piece 936 folio 33 pg 14.

    8. [S4764] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941.