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John Thomas Overton

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John Thomas Overton (1876-1947) of Mann and Overtons

1876 Born the son of Robert Overton, land owner, and his wife Elizabeth

1901 Living at Cheam Raod, Sutton: Elizabeth Overton (age 45 born Westerham, Kent), Widow, with her six children; John T. Overton (age 24 born Speldhurst, Kent), Motor Car Agent - Employer; Edith E. Overton (age 23 born Speldhurst, Kent), Secretary; Lilian G. Overton (age 19 born Speldhurst, Kent), Designer; Arthur N. Overton (age 12 born Speldhurst, Kent); Grey S. Overton (age 10); Ivy E. Overton (age 9 born Sutton); and Olive M. Overton (age 8 born Sutton). Also Elizabeth's mother Sophia Young (age 82 born Westerham), Widow. Three servants.[1]

1907 Married in Sutton to Alice Maude Hills

1911 Living at Farm Close, Langley Park Rd Sutton, Surrey: John Thomas Overton (age 39 born Speldhurst, Kent), Motor Car Dealer - Employer. With his wife Alice Maude Overton (age 23 born Brinton, Mddx.) and their two children Robert Clifton Hills Overton (age 3 born Sutton) and Joan Edith Overton (age 2 born Sutton). Two servants.[2]

1935 Of Bankside, Downsway, Sutton. Chairman of Mann and Overtons. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. 1911 Census
  3. The Times, Tuesday, Jul 09, 1935