Bertha Porton

about 1880–before 15 April 1955 (Age 75)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Porton was born about 1880, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Porton, was 37 and her mother, Mary Ann Grantham, was 35. She married Arnold Marsden on 2 December 1905, in Fulwood, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died before 15 April 1955, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Arnold Marsden
1879–1946
Bertha Porton
1880–1955
Marriage: 2 December 1905
Violet Marsden
1906–
Arnold Marsden
1915–1916
Constance Marsden
1920–
Kenneth Marsden
1923–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 December 1905
Fulwood, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Violet Marsden

    Female1906–Female

    Arnold Marsden

    Male1915–1916Male

    Constance Marsden

    Female1920–Female

    Kenneth Marsden

    Male1923–Male

Parents and Siblings

    George Porton

    Male1843–1892Male

    Mary Ann Grantham

    Female1845–1913Female

siblings

(7)

    Henry Porton

    Male1865–Male

    Mary Ann Porton

    Female1867–Female

    Lily Porton

    Female1869–1940Female

    George Porton

    Male1873–Male

    Rosa Porton

    Female1877–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 0

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 4

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 28

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Buckinghamshire named Dorton, from Old English dor ‘narrow pass’ + tūn ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Bertha Porton in household of George Porton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Bertha Porton in household of George Porton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Bertha Marsden in household of Mary Ann Porton, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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