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Category Archives: Barton Family of Slimbridge

Staff Sergeant Jack Barton, R.E.M.E. (1943-1947)

WILLIAM JOHN BARTON, Leading Artisan Staff Sergeant in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (1943-1947)   William John Barton was born on 24th June 1916 and was baptised on 6th … Continue reading

March 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

A Slimbridge Romance – The Love Letters of Percy and Florence Barton (1910-1913)

LETTERS FROM PERCY BARTON TO FLORENCE NOAD These letters form a fascinating ‘diary’ of everyday events in the Village of Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, during the years leading up to the First … Continue reading

November 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Barton Family of the Forge, Slimbridge, Part II

BARTON FAMILY OF THE FORGE, SLIMBRIDGE, PART II The sixty-one Grandchildren of John and Sarah Barton: Eight children of Mary (nee Barton) and Joseph Alfred Woodward Five children of Elizabeth … Continue reading

October 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Barton Family of the Forge, Slimbridge, Part I

BARTON FAMILY OF THE FORGE, SLIMBRIDGE, PART I John and Sarah Barton and their children     PEDIGREE    John Barton I (-1544) | John Barton II (-1577) and Isabel … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Farming in Slimbridge by George Barton

George Barton (1922-1999) gave a talk to the Slimbridge Historical Society entitled: ‘From Horse to Tractor – An Account of Farming in the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s’ ‘I have been … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · 3 Comments

Marian Barton, Memories of Slimbridge, Birmingham and Worcester

MARIAN FLORENCE BARTON (1914-2008)   Reminiscences of Slimbridge, Gloucestershire (written on 2nd February 2003) I was born on 4th February 1914 at Slimbridge in the house next door to ‘The Forge’, the … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · 1 Comment