- Born: Abt 1838, Long Marston, North Yorkshire England
1841 Census HO107/1357/3 Marston : Edward Clayton 55 farmer, Mary 45, Jo hn 25, Elizabeth 20, Mary 15, Eliza 15, Alfred 13, Caroline 11, Charlot te 9, William 7, Frances 6, Thomas 3
1851 Census HO 107/2352 Long Marston : Edward Clayton, 65, High Constab le & Road Surveyor, born in Sherburn, Mary 55, born in Saxton, Frances 1 4, Thomas 12, Sarah Ann 10, Charles grandson 6 - born in Marston
1861 Census RG9/3542 Marston : Eward (sic) Clayton, 75, Farmer of 40acr es and Publican at the Sun Inn, born in Sherburn, Mary 65, born in Saxto n, Thomas 21, Sarah Ann 19, Charles grandson 15 - born in Marston, Anne S mith granddaughter 13, born in Tockwith, Eliza Whitehead, granddaught er 6, born in Harrogate
1871 Census RG10/4294 Long Marston : Edward Clayton, 85, Farmer and InnKee per, born in Sherburn, Mary 78 born in Saxton, Thomas 31, Sarah Ann Wolto n, daughter, married, 29 - born in Marston, Frances Ann 1 granddaughter bo rn in Hutton Wandesley, Eliza Whitehead, granddaughter 17, barmaid, bo rn in Harrogate
1881 Census RG11/4330 Long Marston : Thomas Clayton, widower, 41, farme r, Ada Smith, niece, 25, unmarried - born in Marston,
1891 Census RG12/3522 Long Marston : Thomas Clayton, 52, widower, gener al labourer born in Long Marston
Possible Marriages: 3Q 1872 Tadcaster, to Mary Rushworth or Hannah Bank s. Seems likely to be Mary Rushworth as there is a death for Mary Clayt on aged 40 in 1875 but nothing for Hannah.
Noted events in his life were:
• Baptism: Long Marston, Yorkshire, England, 4 Nov 1838.