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Linda Burdett 05 May 2010
A great site. It's helped me get a little more info on my Burton roots. I'm glad I found it.
It has been interesting reading all the bits of information about the village & people.


F.C.Turnbull of Houghton on the Hill 20 April 2010
I am interested to know why the family graves are not listed and illustrated in this resource.
[ED: They are now]


Betty Baker 27 March 2010
Thanks for that it is my grandad. I had been on the 1911 census and found him I cannot seem to get any more imformation who his mother was; it all seems to come to an end with his uncle.


Paul Herrington, Tilton History Group 21 March 2010
For Betty Baker, writing on 09 Feb 2009.
The 1911 Census (details available at findmypast.co.uk) records an Alfred James Tyler Reed living or staying at the Porter's Lodge, Lowesby (Station, presumably) on April 2nd that year.

He was then 9 years old, and was recorded as having been born in Twyford. He was living or staying with his uncle, Willie Fardell Reed, and Willie's wife and four children. This looks to be your Alfred Reed.

The free BMD website records that Alfred married Mabel Goodman in the Billesdon Registration district in the quarter ending Sept. 1925.


Sandra Baxter 01 December 2009
I am the great grandaughter of Daniel and Margaret Coleman (photos of gravestone shown on your site).

I remember visitng them at what I believe was called Blacksmith Cottage, their home in the village and also that Daniel was a keen follower of the local hunt.

Some fabulous information and overall a great site well done.


Bernard Sands 23 March 2009
Was born in Tilton 1952 and lived in Halstead Rise. No 8. It's great to see some of you out there still going.
Contact me please on facebook or friends.
Love it


Betty Baker 09 February 2009
I am trying to find out about my grandparents Alfred and Mabel Reed. They lived in the station house until they both passed away in 1975 and 1976 my grandad was station master until the station closed my grandma's family name was Goodman.

[ED:
Alfred James Tyler Reed
Born: 6 March 1902 Melton Mowbray Registration District (Source: Civil Registration of Death, Civil Registration of Birth)
Married: Q3 1925 Billesdon Registration District to Mabel Goodman (Source: Civil Registration of Marriage)
Died: Q1 1976 Melton Mowbray Registration District

Mabel Goodman
Born: 17 Feb 1897 Lowesby in Billesdon Registration District (Source: Civil Registration of Death, Civil Registration of Birth, 1901 Census)
Parents: William Goodman, Platelayer, born abt 1860 Halstead and Sarah Burton born abt 1864 Oakham.
Married: Q3 1925 Billesdon Registration District to Alfred J T Reed (Source: Civil Registration of Marriage)
Died: Q4 1975 Rutland Registration District

William and Sarah married in 1886. Mabel had older brothers Samuel (born 1887 Lowesby) and Edward (born 1889 Lowesby)

Some of William Goodman's Family Tree is on the website: http://www.tiltononthehill.org.uk/genealogy/pafg05.asp#140
Hope that helps]




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