The R.M.S. Empress of Ireland Community

Mrs Cascadden, of Buffalo, who has for the past three days been looking up and down the lines of caskets for the bodies of her brother and her sister in law Mr. and Mrs. Bolton of Toronto. Identified Mrs. Bolton

Mrs. Bolton, formerly of Henry Street, Church, Toronto.

Miss Sadie Bolton. She had been born in late 1913 in Toronto and was the daughter of George Henry and Lillian Maud (nee Smith) Bolton, who had married 29 January 1910 in Toronto, in the Church of England tradition.

 

Master George Henry Bolton. He had been born 11 July 1910 in Toronto, Ontario, and was the son of George Henry and Lillian Maud (nee Smith) Bolton, who had married 29 January 1910 in Toronto, in the Church of England tradition.

 

George Henry Bolton. He had been born about 1881 at Battersea, Surrey, England, to William, a plumber born about 1838 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, and Mary Ann (nee Cox; born about 1842 in Wilton, Wiltshire) Bolton. He was a glass worker. In 1881, he was an infant living with his parents and siblings Ellen J., 15, William H. G., 9, Emma, 5, and Henry W., 3, in Battersea. He had married Lillian Maud Smith 29 January 1910 in Toronto. Bride and groom belonged to the Church of England. He and Lillian had two children, George Henry, Jr., and Sadie, who travelled with them on the Empress of Ireland, bound for London, England.

 

Mrs. Lillian Maud Bolton, nee Smith. She was born about 1882 in Staffordshire, England, to Benjamin Thomas and Sarah (nee O’Connell) Smith. Her parents had married 25 September 1881 in Bromley, Kent. Lillian Maud Smith married George Henry Bolton on 29 January 1910 in Toronto. They both belonged to the Church of England. She was the mother of George Henry, Jr., and Sadie, who travelled with them on the Empress of Ireland. Sadly, all four would be lost in the sinking.

Bolton Family

Researchers
Ian Kinder Copy Right 1992 to 2017, Peter Engberg-Klarström. Copyright 2017 

Anyone within further information on the Bolton Family and descendants please contact Ian Kinder at ian.kinder@yahoo.ca