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James Britton (abt. 1824 - 1890)

James Britton
Born about in Boho, County Fermanagh, Irelandmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1876 in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Irelandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 66 in Boho, County Fermanagh, Irelandmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Apr 2014
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Ireland Native
James Britton was born in Ireland.

James Britton.James Britton was born in 1824 in Boho, County Fermanagh, Ireland. His father was James Britton[1].His mother is unknown.

James married Eliza Ann Buchanan ,Daughter of Christopher Buchanan in 1876[2] Together they had 3 children

  1. John Britton
  2. James Britton
  3. Andrew Britton.

James died on 27 Nov 1890 in Tullyholvin aged 66 years[3]


Research Notes

  • son of William Britton.Marriage record shows father as James Britton and not William: 15 Feb 2023:Knox-4407.
  • James' death record would indicate his year of birth was about 1824 not 6 Jan 1841.Changed DOB to 1824 and marked it "uncertain":14 Feb 2023:Knox-4407
  • Irish Catholic Baptisms, 17 Jan 1841 • Fermanagh, Ireland.
  • YDNA Pedigree [5]
Ireland Native
James Britton was born in Ireland.

James BRITTON 1824-1890.[6]

James Britton born about 1824 and was the third son of James Britton and Mary Laird and the first Britton owner at Tullyholvin Lower. He married Eliza Buchanan (6 known children, descendants in Ireland and Canada, via America). Inherited property, farmer and shopkeeper.[7][8]

He established the public house, then known as 'The Britton Inn', now known as 'The Linnet Inn'. [9]

Probably the James Britton listed in Griffith Valuation at Tullyholvin Lower.[10]


  1. Cited on his marriage record
  2. Irish Civil Records:Marriage of JAMES BRITTON and ELIZA BUCHANNON on 28 April 1876 Group Registration ID 2875203 SR District/Reg Area Enniskillen[1]
  3. Irish Civil Records :Death of JAMES BRITTON in 1890 Group Registration ID 6438555 SR District/Reg Area Enniskillen Deceased Age at Death 65 [https//]
  4. "Ireland Calendar of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), James Britton, 27 Nov 1890; citing 00040, 005014905, Principal Probate Registry, Dublin; 100,991.
  5. Lineage for B-26/#N8823
  6. Britton-896 was created by Veronica Williams through the import of BRITTON Tullyholvin Boho Fermanagh_2014-06-11.ged on Jun 11, 2014.
  7. Ireland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911, record for James Britton.
  8. Email, PRINGLE R 28 May 2014.
  9. Email, PRINGLE R 8 Dec 2018.
  10. Griffiths Valuation, 1864, Boho parish, Tullyholvin Lower, Fermanagh.

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