John TOWN was born abt. 1798 in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England. He married Sarah THORNE bet. April and June, 1866 in Buckingham District, Buckinghamshire, England. He died March 1872 in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England. Sarah THORNE was born abt. 1805 in Wheedon, Buckinghamshire, England. She died bet. January and March, 1887 in Buckingham District, Buckinghamshire, England.

Other Marriages/Unions for John TOWN:
See John TOWN & Mary KNIBBS


Notes for John TOWN:

The Parish Register entry for the wedding says that John came from Croughton, Northamptonshire, England.
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We see John and Mary in 1841, living at Bridge Street, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire:
John Town 40 Sadler (born in county)
Mary Town 38 (born out of county)
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The 1851 census shows John and Mary living at Church Street, Maids Moreton, Buckinghamshire, England:
John Town Head 53 Harness Maker born Buckingham
Mary Town Wife 49 born Deddington
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John and Mary can be seen in 1861 living at Well Street, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England.
John Town Head 63 Annuitant Bucks Buckingham
Mary Town Wife 59 Oxon Deddington
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In 1871, we see John and his second wife, Sarah, living at Well Street, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire:
John Town Head 73 Retired Saddler Bucks Buckingham
Sarah Town Wife 61 Bucks Buckingham
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Not 100% sure that he died in 1872, but the age and location would indicate that it is quite possibly him listed at FreeBMD

Sources for John TOWN:

  1. Oxfordshire Parish Register - Deddington,
  2. 1851 British Census,
  3. FreeBMD,
  4. Personal Contact with Pauline Meakins, a descendant of John Town,
  5. 1841 British Census,

Notes for Sarah THORNE:

The marriage record shows that John married Sarah WARR. I understand that Sarah was previously married to a man named David Warr a twin. They had a son Joseph Warr who was for many years Hotel keeper of the Bull Public House, Well Street, Buckingham. He also owned at least three houses in Well Street, Buckingham - Numbesr 31, 32 and 33.
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We can see Sarah in 1881 living at Victoria Row, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire:
Sarah Town Head W Female 75 Wheedon, Buckingham, England Lacemak
William Palmer Lodger W Male 67 Fringford, Oxford, England Gen L
John Palmer Lodger U Male 15 Buckingham Errand Boy

Sources for Sarah THORNE:

  1. Personal Contact with Pauline Meakins, a descendant of John Town,
  2. 1881 British Census,
  3. FreeBMD,