Henry Johnson Danton 1882 - c1955

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An engine room leading hand and the child of Gilbert Danton (a gas stoker) and Sarah Tutt, Henry Danton, the first cousin twice-removed on the father's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Margate, Kent, England on 6 Dec 18821,2,3.

He married Clara Winters (with whom he had 1 surviving child, Katherine) in New Zealand in 1913.

During his life, he was living at Ledbury Street, Camberwell, London, England on 5 Apr 1891, less than a mile from his mother Sarah Tutt who was living at Ledbury Street, Peckham, London, England and his father Gilbert Danton and brother Gilbert Danton who were living at Ledbury Street, Peckham, London, England4; at 10 Lochnagar Street, Poplar, London on 1 Nov 1916; and at 2/3 British Sailors Society, Orchard Place, Southampton, Hampshire, England on 29 Sep 19391.

He died c. Nov 1955 in Poplar, London3. He served in the military on 1914-1920 (soldier Number: 949, Rank: Corporal, Corps: Royal Field Artillery).


  1. Gilbert Johnson was born c. Nov 1851
  2. Sarah Maria was born c. Feb 1855


  1. Katherine







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  1. 1939 Register - Findmypast (was recorded at this address)
  2. England & Wales births 1837-2006 - Findmypast
  3. England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 - Findmypast
  4. 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast (was age 8 and the son of the head of the household)

To be done

Marriage date (1913) has no citations

Residence record for 1 Nov 1916 contains no citation

Location for 5 Apr 1891 (Ledbury Street, Camberwell, London, England) differs from mother's (Ledbury Street, Peckham, London, England)

Location for 5 Apr 1891 (Ledbury Street, Camberwell, London, England) differs from father's (Ledbury Street, Peckham, London, England)

Listed in the residence for 29 Sep 1939, but spouse Clara Winters is not

Location for the event on 1914-1920 is empty

Please send your comments and corrections to Nigel Horne
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