The Family of James Panton, Town Crier(1805-1849)

This has been updated to include the outcome of the trial of Martin Luther Parkes, husband of Rebecca Frances Panton. As is often the case with genealogical research, the task of researching John Panton born 1804 in Lincoln, has taken many twists and turns.My newspaper archive research, revealed early on that there was a James […]

James Panton (1831-1908)

Today I have been working on the son of John Panton(1804-1865), James Panton born in 1831. This has already presented some mysteries. Why for example was he in the Christ Hospital, Lincoln in the 1841 census? After some archive research, I have decided that John and Mary Panton had probably placed James in the hospital […]

The Family of James Panton, Town Crier(1805-1849)

As is often the case with genealogical research, the task of researching John Panton born 1804 in Lincoln, has taken many twists and turns.My newspaper archive research, revealed early on that there was a James Panton, who was town crier in the Bail. Initially I had believed that John’s father James Panton(1786-1857) had been the […]