Fourth Generation: William Warner < Robert Warner (Norton) < Martha Warner < William Warner

My 2nd cousin 4 times removed

William Warner (later known as William Norton) was the son of Robert Warner (also known as Robert Norton) and his wife Elizabeth. He was born in 1826 and baptized in Riccall, Yorkshire on December 31 of that year.1

He was listed as William Warner on the baptismal record, but was later documents call him William Norton. See his father’s and brother’s pages for an explanation.

He married Hannah Drewry Graves in Bubwith, Yorkshire on July 28, 1852. They had 7 children:

  1. Robert James Norton
  2. Lewis Norton
  3. Alfred Norton
  4. Emma Norton
  5. Julia Norton
  6. Charlotte Norton
  7. William K. Norton

William died sometime after 1901. The death of a man named William Norton was registered in Pocklington, Yorkshire in the first quarter of 1904. This may have been him.

Baptismal Records, Riccall, Yorkshire, 18261 (click to enlarge)


1 Borthwick Institute for Archives; York, Yorkshire, England; Parish Registers for the Archdeaconry of Yorkshire; Reference: PR/RIC/2. Ancestry.com. York, Yorkshire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1920 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2022. Original data: Anglican Parish Registers. York, Yorkshire, England: Borthwick Institute for Archives.