A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

Barton Family of Thornbury


Richard Barton has spent over forty-five years investigating the Barton Family of Thornbury, North Nibley and Slimbridge in Gloucestershire. He is indebted to the website, ‘Thornbury Roots’ and also to Richard Byrd who has transcribed wills and other documents.


To download this account which covers the first four generations:

Barton Family – Four More Generations:

The Pedigree of Barton of Thornbury

John Barton I (-1544)


John Barton II (-1577) and Isabel Ady (-1553)

of Thornbury


John Barton III (1553-1607) and Mary Sertch (1563-1617?)

                                    Butcher of Rowles, Thornbury                                         


William Barton I (-1619?)

Butcher of Thornbury


Robert Barton (1604-1663) and Susannah Holway (-1684)

Yeoman of Thornbury


John Barton IV (1636-1687) and Mary Thurston (1645-1691)

 Yeoman of Thornbury


John Barton V (1672-1727) and Sarah Winstone (1679/80-1745)

Butcher of Thornbury


Thomas Barton (1714-1774) and Sarah Giles (Fosket) (-1788)

Butcher of Thornbury


Richard Barton (1741-1801) and Anne (Hannah) Watts (1754-1820)

Farmer of North Nibley


William Barton II (1784-1842) and Mary Dommett (1789-1870)

Farmer and Butcher of Churchstanton, Woodford, Easton-in-Gordano


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