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Registration District: Wigan
1904. Death in the Sub-district of Wigan in the Counties of Lancaster and Wigan CB

When and where diedEighteenth June 1904
22 Pottery Street
Name and surnameEdward Barton
Age62 years
OccupationIron Moulder
Cause of deathSpinal Paralysis
Certified by [illegible] Bradbury
Signature, description and residence of informantAnn McKnight, daughter
In attendance
69 Byrom Street, Wigan
When registeredTwentieth June 1904
Signature of registrarRobert Halliwell

[Certified copy obtained from the General Register Office, 22 January 2008]

Research Notes

Edward’s daughter Annie was better known as Annie Thompson. McKnight was the surname of Annie’s husband’s stepfather, who raised him. As a young man her husband was known as Thomas McKnight and she seems to have used that surname here for some reason.