Leonard Ernest Burton & Dorothy Ivy Hudson


Talbot Lane Church

Leonard Ernest Burton, born in 1908 in Rotherham, is my second cousin, twice removed and son of Francis Burton and Sarah Ann Hudson Sturman.

In 1934, Leonard married Dorothy Ivy Hudson and together, they issued two children, called, Alan and Peter.


BURTON – HUDSON. – On Saturday, September 15th, 1934, at Talbot Lane Methodist Church by the Rev. G. W. Thorne, Leonard E. Burton, second son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Burton, to Dorothy I. Hudson, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Hudson.

Guest and Chrimes, Rotherham - 05.05.14 (18)

Guest & Chrimes

Below is Dorothy’s obituary.


BURTON. – On October 3rd, Dorothy Ivy, at Moorgate General Hospital, beloved wife of Leonard, and mother of Peter.

Grateful thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for sympathy and floral tributes; also to the hospital staff, Ward E 3, for their kindness and attention during her short stay with them.


Moorgate Hospital


Mrs. Dorothy Ivy Burton, of 71, Watson Road, Kimberworth, Rotherham, died at the Moorgate General Hospital recently, aged 49.

Born in Rotherham, Mrs. Burton was employed as a meter tester by Messrs. Guest and Chrimes Ltd., for several years. She was a regular member of the congregation at St. John’s Church, Kimberworth Park.

Mrs. Burton leaves a widower and one son. Her husband, Mr. L. E. Burton, is employed as a bar mill foreman by Steel, Peech and Tozer.


Burton grave

A funeral service followed by interment took place at St. Thomas’ Church, Kimberworth, last Saturday, the Rev. B. W. Newth officiating. The mourners included Mr. L. E. Burton (widower), Mr. P. Burton (son), Mrs. C. Hudson, Mrs. M. Bolton, Mrs. A. Tinsley (aunts), Mr. D. Tinsley, Mr. and Mrs. Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. A. Hendy (cousins), Miss E. Burton (sister-in-law), Mrs. Felstrop, Mrs. Wiltshire (neighbours), Mr. and Mrs. R. Newton, Mrs. E. McCracken, Mrs. Butler, Mr. and Mrs. Beevers , Mr. B. McCracken, Mrs. Binns, Mrs. S. Green, Mrs. L. Dunworth, Mrs. R. Quibell, Mrs. P. Morgan, Miss J. Allott (friends) and representatives of Messrs. Guest and Chrimes Ltd.

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