Hannah Elizabeth Burton

East Herringthorpe Cemetery, Rotherham - 20.11.13 (30)

East Herringthorpe Cemetery

Hannah Elizabeth Burton, born in 1884 in Rotherham, is my first cousin, thrice removed and daughter of Thomas Burton and Sarah Milsom.

In 1905, in Rotherham, Hannah married Willie Rhodes and together, they issued six children. Willie was sadly a casualty of the Gallipoli Campaign of World War One.

Hannah married again, in 1918, in Rotherham, to Curtis Mellows and together, they issued six children.

Below is a newspaper article published shortly after Hannah’s death.

THE ADVERTISER, SAT., AUGUST 23rd, 1958

MELLOWS. – On August 13th, at 5, Truro Place, Hannah E., beloved wife of Curtis, and mother of Marion, Jack, Rhoda, Les, Harry, Lily, Jane and Bob.

At rest.

MRS. H. E. MELLOWS

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Saint Stephen’s Church

The interment took place recently at the East Herringthorpe Cemetery, following a service at the St. Stephen’s Parish Church, conducted by the Rev. W. T. Davies, of Mrs. Hannah Elizabeth Mellows, aged 74, who died recently at her home, 5, Truro Place, Rotherham, after a short illness.

Mrs. Mellows was employed by Heaton’s Brassworks, Masbro’, for seven years before the first World War. She leaves a widower, four sons and four daughters.

The mourners were Mr. C. Mellows (widower) Mr. and Mrs. R. Rhodes (step-son and daughter-in-law), Mr. J. Mellows, Mr. L. Mellows, Mr. and Mrs. H. Mellows (sons and daughter-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. K. Ridsdale, Mr. and Mrs. J. Billups, Miss M. Mellows (sons-in-law and daughter), Mrs. E. Rhodes (daughter-in-law), Mrs. P. Barlow (sister), Mr. T. Thompson, Mrs. H. Draycott (cousins).

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Francis Burton & Sarah Ann Hudson Sturman

All Saints' Church (Minster), Rotherham - 10.03.14 (2)

All Saints’ Church

Francis Burton, born in 1881 in Rotherham, is my first cousin, thrice removed and son of Thomas Burton and Sarah Milsom.

In 1906, in All Saints’ Church, Rotherham, Francis married Sarah Ann Hudson Sturman. Together, Francis and Sarah issued four children, who were called, Francis (1906 to 1970), Leonard Ernest (1908 to 1994), Edith (1911 to 2002) and Elizabeth (1915 to 2002).

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Wellgate

I found Francis and Sarah’s grave in 2005 in Moorgate Cemetery, Rotherham. It had been well cared for (presumably by their daughters until their deaths) but is now quite rapidly, and literally, falling apart.

THE ADVERTISER, SAT., FEB. 24th, 1951

BURTON. – On Sunday, February 18th, 1951, Francis (Skater) Burton, beloved husband of Sarah Ann, of 63, Wellgate, passed away, aged 69 years. Interred, Moorgate Cemetery, Wednesday, February 21st.

Rest after weariness.

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Moorgate Hospital

Mrs. S. A. Burton and family thank Dr. J. C. Hallinan for his kind attention, staff of Moorgate General Hospital, relatives and friends for sympathy and floral tributes; and grateful thanks to Annie and Percy for their wonderful help at all times; also thanks to Rev. Worthington and Mr. T. Thackery for excellent funeral arrangements.

MR. F. BURTON

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Francis & Sarah’s grave

The death occurred last Sunday of Mr. Francis (“Skater”) Burton, of 63, Wellgate, Rotherham. He was 69.

A native of Rotherham, Mr. Burton was employed as a miner for about 30 years at the Rotherham Main Colliery, and then at the Rotherham Gas Works for about 13 years.

THE ADVERTISER, SAT., MAY 22nd, 1954

BURTON. – At Moorgate General Hospital, Sarah Ann, dearly loved wife of the late Francis and a loving mother and grandma, and sister of Laura, passes peacefully away May 19th, aged 75 years. Interment Moorgate, 2 p.m., Saturday.