Frank WatertonView full burial details
Frank was born in 1854 in Potten End, Hertfordshire to Charles and Emma Waterton – a bricklayer/labourer and straw plaiter respectively. Both parents were from Frithsden.
By the time of the 1871 census, he was still living at home in Potten End and, aged 17, working as a nursery labourer like his father
On 17th April 1872 he married Mary Ann Paine at Wingrave in Buckinghamshire.
At some point over the next nine years they moved to Carlton, presumably for his work, which was now as a Railway Goods Guard. According to the 1881 census they were living in Traffic Terrace.
Three children followed in the next decade and they moved to Islington. They were joined by a fourth child and a niece for the 1901 census.
However, they returned to Hertfordshire, to Berkhamsted by 1911 where he continued to work as a railway goods guard.
After a life working on the railways he died on 19th August 1924 aged 71.