Sarah Winton

Sarah Ann Winton (1857 - 1926)

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Sarah Ann Winton
Born in Sevenoaks Weald, Kent, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in 32, Mornington Road, New Cross, London, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Aug 2015
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Biography

Sarah Ann Winton was born on 13 October 1857 in the village of Sevenoaks Weald, Kent, the daughter of James Winton and Jane Baker [1] and [2]

She was baptised in Sevenoaks on 19 October 1857 [3]

The family were living in Sevenoaks Weald when the 1861 census was taken:

  • James Winton Head M 36 Sevenoaks, Kent, grocer
  • Jane Winton Wife F 40 Sidmouth, Devon
  • Arthur Winton Son M 13 Sidmouth, Devon
  • George Winton Son M 12 Sidmouth, Devon
  • Alice Winton Daughter F 6 Sevenoaks, Kent
  • Sarah Winton Daughter F 3 Sevenoaks, Kent [4]

Sarah's father James died in 1868, and the family were living in Lomas Cottage, Sevenoaks Weald in 1871:

  • Jane Winton Head F 47 Devonshire, widow, baker
  • Sarah Winton Daughter F 13 Sevenoaks Weald, Kent
  • James Winton Son M 8 Sevenoaks Weald, Kent [5]

By 1881, Sarah was a kitchen maid, working at Brocket Park Mansion, Hertfordshire:

  • Sarah Winton Servant F 23 Sevenoaks Weald, Kent, England [6].

It was here that she met John Whitbread, who was working as a footman, and although they never married, they lived together and had 5 children who all took the Winton surname. They went to live in South London, possibly because Sarah's sister was already living in the area.

By 1891, John had 'adopted' the Winton surname, and was living with Sarah at 102, Douglas Street, Deptford:

  • John Winton Head M 31 Bedfordshire, England, carman
  • Sarah A Winton Wife F 33 Kent, England
  • Henry F Winton Son M 2 Kent, England
  • Robert A Winton Son M 0 Kent, England
  • Jane Winton Visitor F 64 Devonshire, England
  • James Winton Visitor M 27 Kent, England [7] and also [8]

By 1895 they had moved to 32, Mornington Road, New Cross where their fourth child Alwyn was born, and the family were there in 1901:

  • John Winton Head M 40 Shefford, Bedfordshire. public house potman
  • Sarah Winton Wife F 43 Sevenoaks, Kent
  • Henry Winton Son M 12 Deptford
  • Robert Winton Son M 10 Deptford
  • Francis Winton Son M 9 Deptford
  • Alwyn Winton Son M 5 Deptford
  • Gladys Winton Daughter F 1 Deptford
  • Amy Winton Nurse Child F 3 Greenwich [9]

Sadly John died in 1902, and after she was widowed, Sarah took in lodgers who were performing at the New Cross Empire, and the theatre in Deptford Broadway. Her visitors comments book is still retained within the family, and it gives names and dates of the people staying, several giving details of their employment on the stage.

In 1911, Sarah was living in Deptford with her three youngest children:

  • Sarah Winton Head Widow Female - 52 1859 Sevenoaks Kent
  • Francis Winton Son Single Male Sheet Iron Works, Dustbin Maker 19 1892 Deptford Kent
  • Alwyne Winton Son Single Male Pawnbroker Assistant 15 1896 Deptford Kent
  • Gladys Winton Daughter - Female School 11 1900 Deptford Kent [10]

Sarah died on 24 May 1926 at 32 Mornington Road, Deptford, the cause of death given as carcinoma of breast and carcinoma of lungs, she was 61 years old. [11] and [12]. She was buried in Brockley cemetery on 28 May 1926.

Sources

  1. (https://www.freebmd.org.uk) GRO index Q4 1857 Sevenoaks vol 2a page 374
  2. Birth certificate
  3. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JSTJ-Z4W : 30 December 2014), Sarah Ann Winton, 19 Oct 1857; citing Sevenoaks, Kent, England, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,473,692.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2MP-DSFN : 6 April 2016), Sarah Winton in household of James Winton, Sevenoaks, Kent, England; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFXN-ZH4 : 24 July 2015), Sarah Winton in entry for Jane Winton, 1871.
  6. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27Z-G396 : 18 August 2016), Sarah Winton, Bishops Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 9, Piece/Folio 1426/8, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,599.
  7. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q89T-CT2 : 15 October 2015), John Winton, St Paul Deptford, London, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG12 0495 f35 p11, London county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  8. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q89D-ST2 : 14 October 2015), Robert A Winton, St Paul Deptford, London, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, London county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  9. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X98L-3TB : 29 August 2015), John Winton, St Paul Deptford, London, Middlesex, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Deptford Central subdistrict, PRO RG13 0527 f129 p2 , The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  10. (https://www.findmypast.co.uk) 1911 census RG14PN2630 RG78PN89 RD28 SD2 ED7 SN383
  11. death certificate
  12. (https://www.freebmd.org.uk) GRO index Q2 1926 Greenwich vol 1d page 855


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