David Alderton

#78860, b. 1832, d. 1918
  • Father: John Alderton b. 2 Feb 1800, d. 1874
  • Mother: Elizabeth Hawes b. 1797, d. 1 Aug 1839

Individual's Timeline

Birth1832David Alderton
Death of Mother1 August 1839Elizabeth Hawes1
Marriage21 August 1864David Alderton2
Death of Father1874John Alderton3
Death1918David Alderton4

Primary events

Census details

  • In the census taken on the night of 6th June 1841 David was included in the household of John Alderton in Great Cressingham, Norfolk, England along with Susan Alderton, Ann Alderton, Margaret Alderton, William Alderton, Benjamin Alderton, Isaac Alderton and Marian Alderton. He was aged 9 years.
  • In the census taken on the night of 31st March 1901, David was the head of the household and Susan was his wife. The address was The Common, Thundersley, Essex, England.

Military Career

Records show that David Alderton served in the armed forces. David attested into the Royal Fusiliers in 1854. He served in Mauritius for over 2 years and in East Indies for over 7. He fought in the Indian Mutiny in Lucknow 1857. He had been before 1 Court Martial. He planned to live in Great Cressingham after he was discharged at his own request, having served term he signed up for.5

Family of David Alderton and Susan Beales

Citations

  1. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, First name(s)      Elizabeth
    Last name      Alderton
    Sex      Female
    Age      42
    Birth year      1797
    Death year      -
    Burial year      1839
    Burial date      04 Aug 1839
    Parish      Great Cressingham
    Diocese      Norwich
    County      Norfolk
    Country      England
    Archive      Norfolk Record Office
    Archive reference      PD 131/6
    Page      23
    Record set      Norfolk Burials
    Category      Life Events (BDMs)
    Subcategory      Deaths & burials
    Collections from      United Kingdom.
  2. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, County      Norfolk
    Place (link for place information)      Ringland
    Church name      St Peter
    Register type      Parish Register
    Register entry number      56
    Marriage date      21 Aug 1864
    Groom forename      David
    Groom surname      ALDERTON
    Groom age      29
    Groom condition      bachelor
    Groom parish      Ringland
    Groom occupation      Shoemaker
    Bride forename      Susanna
    Bride surname      BEALES
    Bride age      27
    Bride condition      spinster
    Bride parish      Ringland
    Groom father forename      John
    Groom father surname      ALDERTON
    Groom father occupation      Shoemaker
    Bride father forename      John
    Bride father surname      BEALS
    Bride father occupation      Labourer
    Witness      Lewis BEALES
    Witness      Elisa PHILIPPA.
  3. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Alderton      John      1804      1874      1874      England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007      Cosford, Suffolk, England.
  4. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Alderton      David      1831      1918      1918      England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007      Rochford, Essex, England.
  5. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, First name(s)      David
    Last name      Alderton
    Birth year      1834
    Birth parish      Gt Cressingham
    Birth town      Swaffham
    Birth county      Norfolk
    Birth country      England
    Service number      799
    Rank      Pte
    Regiment      Royal Fusiliers (City Of London Regiment) - 7th Foot
    Year      1854
    Attestation date      23 May 1854
    Attestation age years      20
    Attestation age months      10
    Discharge corps      1st Batt 7th Reg Of Royal Fusiliers
    Discharge service number      799
    Document type      Discharge
    Series      Wo 97 - Chelsea Pensioners British Army Service Records 1760-1913
    Archive      The National Archives
    Archive reference      WO 97
    Box      2184
    Box record number      44
    Record set      British Army Service Records
    Category      Armed forces & conflict
    Subcategory      Regimental & service records
    Collections from      United Kingdom.