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George Whitton

George Whitton

Male 1876 - 1894  (17 years)

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  • Name George Whitton 
    Born 20 Sep 1876  100 South Wellington Street, Glasgow, Lanark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Apr 1894  Westburn Colliery, Cambuslang Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1058  Whitton
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2018 

    Father Samuel Whitton,   b. 1852, Bellshill Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917, Cambuslang 627-296 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Agnes Seaton,   b. 1855, Lanark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1901, 18 Lilybank, Cambuslang Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 2 Jun 1871  Hutchisontown Gw Free C of S Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F721  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1881 census at 161 Hallside Village, Cambuslang
      Fatal Accident to a Miner – About 5 pm on Friday, George Whitten, aged 18, miner, Main Street, Cambuslang, and employed at Westburn Colliery, while sliding down the shaft fell to the bottom, a distance of 51 feet, and was killed. His remains were interred in Westburn Cemetery on Monday, the funeral was largely attended by the workmen of Westburn Colliery and the members of the Baptist Church, his parents being adherents to that church. Much sympathy is being expressed in all classes of the community for his bereaved relatives. [Hamilton Advertiser 21 April 1894]