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Stephen Thornton1

M, #658791, b. 14 August 1767, d. 26 August 1850
Last Edited=20 Mar 2015
     Stephen Thornton was baptised on 14 August 1767 at London, England.1 He was the son of Godfrey Thornton and Jane Godin.1 He married Mary Littledale, daughter of Thomas Littledale, on 17 February 1794 at St. James the less, Thorndike Street, London, England.1 He died on 26 August 1850 at age 83.1 He was buried on 2 September 1850 at Blunham, Bedfordshire, England.1

Children of Stephen Thornton and Mary Littledale

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

William Astell1

M, #658792, b. 13 October 1774
Last Edited=20 Mar 2015
     William Astell was born on 13 October 1774.1 He was the son of Godfrey Thornton and Jane Godin.1 He married Sarah Harvey.2 He married Sarah Harvey, daughter of John Harvey, on 15 July 1800.1
     He was given the name of William Thornton at birth.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Bridgewater between 1806 and 1832.1 On 12 June 1807 his name was legally changed to William Astell by Sign Manual.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Bedfordshire MIlitia.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in the Royal East India Volunteers.1 He was chairman of the Honourable East India Company.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Bedfordshire between 1841 and 1847.1

Child of William Astell and Sarah Harvey

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  2. [S6266] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 9th edition, (London, England: Harrison & Sons, 1894), page 1887. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 8th ed.

Sarah Harvey1

F, #658793
Last Edited=20 Mar 2015
     Sarah Harvey is the daughter of John Harvey.1 She married William Astell, son of Godfrey Thornton and Jane Godin, on 15 July 1800.1
     From 15 July 1800, her married name became Thornton.1

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

John Harvey1

M, #658794
Last Edited=20 Mar 2015
     John Harvey lived at Ickwell Bury, Bedfordshire, EnglandG.1

Child of John Harvey

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Godfrey Thornton1

M, #658795, b. 1701, d. 1751
Last Edited=20 Mar 2015
     Godfrey Thornton was born in 1701.1 He was the son of John Thornton and Jane Field.1 He married Margaret Astell, daughter of William Astell.1 He died in 1751.1

Children of Godfrey Thornton and Margaret Astell

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."


John Thornton1

M, #658796, b. 1664, d. 1731
Last Edited=20 Mar 2015
     John Thornton was born in 1664.1 He married Jane Field.1 He died in 1731.1

Child of John Thornton and Jane Field

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Jane Field1

F, #658797, b. 1666, d. 1718
Last Edited=20 Mar 2015
     Jane Field was born in 1666.1 She married John Thornton.1 She died in 1718.1
     Her married name became Thornton.1

Child of Jane Field and John Thornton

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Margaret Astell1

F, #658798, b. 1715, d. 1753
Last Edited=20 Mar 2015
     Margaret Astell was born in 1715.1 She was the daughter of William Astell.1 She married Godfrey Thornton, son of John Thornton and Jane Field.1 She died in 1753.1
     Her married name became Thornton.1

Children of Margaret Astell and Godfrey Thornton

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Lt.-Col. Godfrey Thornton1

M, #658799, b. 9 November 1795, d. 8 March 1857
Last Edited=21 Mar 2015
     Lt.-Col. Godfrey Thornton was born on 9 November 1795 at London, England.1 He was the son of Stephen Thornton and Mary Littledale.1 He married, firstly, Susanna Dixon, daughter of John Dixon and Susanna Littledale, in 1821.1 He married, secondly, Sophia Pearse in 1831 at Woodford, Essex, England.1 He died on 8 March 1857 at age 61 at Albemarle Street, St. George Hanover Square, London, England.1
     He gained the rank of Ensign on 20 January 1814 in the Grenadier Guards.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant on 11 October 1821.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel on 3 December 1830.1

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Mary Littledale1

F, #658800, d. after 1812
Last Edited=20 Mar 2015
     Mary Littledale was the daughter of Thomas Littledale.1 She married Stephen Thornton, son of Godfrey Thornton and Jane Godin, on 17 February 1794 at St. James the less, Thorndike Street, London, England.1 She died after 1812.1
     From 17 February 1794, her married name became Thornton.1

Children of Mary Littledale and Stephen Thornton

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."