SUTTON Family Tree
with links to British India
(Some believe the points of the compass
played a part in the selection of this particular surname during medieval times.
Sutton is ostensibly a local surname, and is derived from either ‘a
southern/south-facing farm’, or ‘to the south of the farm or village’. It can
often be a settlement that is situated to the south of a larger one. Almost
every English county has a place name with the prefix Sutton – Sutton Coldfield
in Warwickshire, or Sutton Montis in Somerset. It is from the Anglo-Saxon words,
‘sudh’, meaning south, and ‘tun’, meaning town.
The name of Ketel de Suttune appeared in the Domesday Book of Lincolnshire,
England in 1086, while Alnod Suttune was recorded the same year in Cambridge.
Records also exist for a Johannes de Sutton in York, in 1379.
The surname Sutton emerged as a notable family name in the county of Nottingham.
Many junior branches of this prolific family acquired many estates, during the
medieval period, including Norwood Park, Scofton, West Retford, Kelham and
Averham in Nottingham. Among the offices held were the Archbishop of Canterbury,
Lord High Chancellor of Ireland and Speaker of the House of Commons. Outstanding
among the family at this time was Hervey of Sutton, first Lord of Sutton upon
Although the name is nationwide, the main centres for the Sutton surname are
Cheshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire and parts of Norfolk and Wiltshire.
Aside from the fore mentioned public figures, most notable was Sir Richard
Sutton, a co-founder of Brasenose
College, Oxford (date of birth unknown; d. September or October, 1524).
info from Aliesha Sutton firstname.lastname@example.org
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Ronald SUTTON married Christina RIDER:
info submitted 26/1/2002 by Jennifer Thomas email@example.com
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Frederic Sutton (b 27/6/1814. Occupation, Butcher)
Frederic SUTTON (b 27/6/1814. Occupation, Butcher) married on 12/5/1845 at Sandy, Bedford, UK, Mary Ann RICHARDSON, children:
Frederick Henry Sutton (b1846 at Sandy, Sub. District of Potton in the County of Bedford, UK.. GENERAL REGISTER OFFICE, SOMERSET HOUSE, LONDON, Application Number P.A. S.71054/62/f, Registered.27th May 1846 R. Barker. Registrar B.C.314077)
Frederick Henry SUTTON married in 1868, Sarah Madeline (Madge) HILTON (b 5/2/1847, Allahabad, West Bengal), children:
Frederick Henry Sutton B/26th Sept 1869 in Allahabad West Bengal
Jane Sarah Sutton b/8th October 1870 .
Lily Maude Sutton B/31st October 1873 in Allahabad West Bengal
Nellie Matilda Sutton B/ 13th November 1876 in Allahabad. West Bengal
Edward William Sutton B/ 31st Aug 1879 in Allahabad. West Bengal married Kate ?.
Joseph Ronald Sutton B/5th Dec 1880 in Allahabad. West Bengal
Frank Sutton B/ 11 April 1882 in Allahabad. West Bengal.
Ralph Sutton B/17 March 1885 in Allahabad. West Bengal.( more widely known as Paddy)
Frederick Henry SUTTON B/26th Sept 1869 in Allahabad West Bengal married Louisa Rose WOODWARD on 28th May1880.
Lillian Maud SUTTON (b31/10/1873, Allahabad West Bengal) married William Gowland William CARTER. They had two children
Eric Frederick Carter
Edward William SUTTON B/ 31st Aug 1879 in Allahabad. West Bengal married Kate ?., children:
Joseph Ronald SUTTON (born 5/12/1880 in Lucknow, driver in EI Railway) married Leoline Madge STACEY (born 24/12/1886 in Dhanbad) (My grandfather and grandmother Joseph Ronald and Leonie Stacey had 8 children, another son and daughter both deceased names unknown except that the boy was called Muggens and passed away in Adra. Jennifer Thomas)
Nellie Enid Sutton,
Walter Ivan Sutton,
Mervyn Ernest Sutton (Bunoo, my dad, Born 2nd of June 1909 in Jubbalpore. Central Province),
Frederick Sutton (Kelly),
Thelma Sutton (Cocoa).
Ralph (Paddy) SUTTON married Effie BILLINGS , had 5 children:
Charlie Sutton (Deceased)
Merlyn Sutton (born Chakardharpur Bihar B.N.Rly on 27.01.1922.)
Frank Sutton. (Deceased)
Frederick SUTTON married Kathleen HARDING (nee GILLESPIE), they had 2 children,
Shirley Sutton (Deceased)
Phyllis SUTTON married Cyril CLARKE, they had 2 children:
Merlyn SUTTON (b Chakardharpur Bihar B.N.Rly 1922.) married Joe GALIBARDY, children:
Marlene Galibardy married Lloyd Swinton
Neville Galibardy married Jackie Robinson
Bernadette Galibardy married Fred Bibby
Gordon Galibardy married now living in Perth Australia
(info from Marlene Swinton firstname.lastname@example.org
Frank SUTTON married Norma SETH, they had 2 children :
Nellie Enid SUTTON married Donald Zscherpel, children:
Eric Zscherpel (deceased)
Walter Ivan SUTTON married Louise VENGEANCE, children:
Mervyn Joseph Sutton (b 1930 India. d 2002 Sydney. Australia)
Mervyn Ernest SUTTON (better known as (Bunoo) went to the Far Eastern games at Tokyo in 1930 to represent India, and later as in 1932 he captained the Olympic Team to Los Angeles and was ranked the 7th best Hurdler in the world) married Pansy Ellen WILLIAMS (born 2nd Sept 1906 in Mandla. Central Province, was a Teacher in all sphere's of life. No child could have wished for or been blessed by a finer example of a Mother and friend, all that she was she passed down to her children, grandchildren and great grand children. She knew the true meaning of "unconditional love," lived it and practiced it every moment of her life), 7 children :
John Lindsay Sutton (b1935 Calcuttal, d 2008),
Wendell James Sutton (born 7th Nov 1936 in Chakradharpur. Bihar. Bengal, Nagpur, Rly),
Neil Andrew Sutton (born 29th April 1938 in Chakradharpur. Bihar. B.N.Rly...) ,
Jennifer Anne Sutton (born 13th March 1940 in Chakradharpur. Bihar. B.N.Rly),
Rodion Augustus Sutton (born 14th July 1942 in Chakardharpur. Bihar. B.N.Rly),
Roger Ledley Sutton (born 8th May 1942 in Chakardharpur. Bihar B.N.Rly,deceased 1949 ),
Julian Campbell Sutton (born 23rd October in Chakardharpur. Bihar. B.N.Rly.(deceased-----)
Frederick SUTTON married Enid HARRIS
Olive SUTTON married Eric COX, children:
Patrick Cox (deceased)
Olive SUTTON married (2nd marriage) Jack HARRIS (brother of Enid)
Thelma (Cocoa) SUTTON married Douglas BEEBY, children:
Lionel Sutton married Veronica Lustenberger and had 2 children,
Michelle Sutton (1963) married Mark Pearson and have 2 children, Ella & George.
Susanne Sutton (1965) married Peter Skelding and have 2 children, Richard & Lauren.
Lionel Sutton remarried, Lynda HARRIS, and had a son
Jonathan Sutton (1984).
(info from Suzanne
Lionel SUTTON email@example.com
lives in UK & from 2006 in CYPRUS )
Mervyn Joseph SUTTON (born 21st November 1930 India. deceased 1st September 2002 Sydney. Australia) married Estelle BANNISTER had 8 children. 5 daughters 3 sons.
Yvonne SUTTON married Errol HARRIS (deceased) they had 4 children. 3 daughters and a son.
Carlyle SUTTON married Eunice MARTIN in Calcutta India. They had 2 daughters and 4 sons in Perth, Australia.( Carl played Hockey and Soccer professionally in Calcutta for some of the big teams. He was also a sprinter following in the Sutton family tradition of Uncle Bunoo, Uncle Kelly and his dad Walter Ivan Sutton (Sonna) Carl's boys have followed in the Sutton sporting line. Boxing. Athletics Rugby (Footy) and cricket. Children's names
William SUTTON (Willie) married Shirley Marie SIMMONDS ( from Calcutta). Shirley Marie Sutton nee Simmonds was educated at Loretta Convent Entally. Cambridge Level. We came to Toronto Canada in 1965, and got married in Toronto. We have a daughter Nicole and a son Michael. Willie started his education in Chakhardapur (C,K,P,) Railway school, primary years, and continued secondary at "La Martiniere College" Calcutta, where he completed his Cambridge O-Levels. Played all sports in La Martiniere School, Boxing Rugby, Soccer, Field Hockey and Athletics. Played for Customs in !st Division League Hockey, and had the pleasure of playing briefly with legends like Les Claudius. Four time Olympian and captain and Manager of India's Team. Three times Olympian and Manager of Indian team Grubux Singh, and at least two other olympians and several high potential players like Jimmy Earl, Surrender Singh......... time frame 1960.....1965. Shirley and Willie are now at the most important stage........ retirement phase.....200004/5. children:
Nicole Sutton, born in Toronto. Canada 1966. married Scot McLeod in Toronto, Canada. They have a son Dayle. Dayle plays Ice Hockey in the Winter and Baseball in the spring/Summer.
Michael John Sutton, born 1st February 1974 and has a son Justin 9 years old and a girl friend Melanie Atkinson. Justin plays Baseball and has joined our church choir, at Our Lady of Fatima's Parish.
John Lindsay SUTTON (b1935 Calcuttal, d 2008), married Maureen SHOOBRIDGE, Perth. WA, 3 children :
Mervyn John SUTTON (b 1973) and Nui Hassaya Bourkat have a son named Karigan John.(b2005).
Aleisha Marie SUTTON (b 1975)
Donna Janelle SUTTON (b 1976)
Wendell James SUTTON married Verna Colleen MENDIES/PERRIS, 6 children :
Verna Wyn Sutton,
Wend Lester Sutton,
Vonda Kaye Sutton,
Wendell James Sutton (JR),
Wesley Luc Sutton
Raun Ellis Sutton
Neil Andrew SUTTON married Bernadette Christine WHEELER in England, 3 sons, all residing in Perth WA now (Christine.SUTTON@eddept.wa.edu.au ) children:
Andrew Lloyd Sutton
Mark Richard Sutton
Kevin Leonard Sutton
Jennifer Anne SUTTON married Harold Neville THOMAS, 5 children :
Wayne Jude Thomas (deceased),
Michele Maria Thomas and her partner Simon Moscarda had Emily Joy (b 2008)
Gail Charmaine Thomas,
Jennifer Anne Thomas (JR)
Kerrilee Melissa Thomas
Rodion Augustus SUTTON married Sylvia Elizabeth TAYLOR, and had 4 children:
Michael Erath Sutton,
Melinda Elizabeth Sutton
Pansy Ellen Sutton
Walter Augustus Sutton
Faylene SUTTON married Derek DONNELL, Children:
Margaret SUTTON married Carl PETERS, Children:
Lynne SUTTON married Douglas HARRIS
Gerard SUTTON married Roslyn MAKERTICH, Children:
Mark SUTTON (M.Sutton@staff.citi.unsw.edu.au ) married Sonnya KAUS, Children:
Jacquline SUTTON married Frank BOSNICH, Children:
Fabian SUTTON married Lissa FIELD, Children:
(above info from Mark Sutton M.Sutton@staff.citi.unsw.edu.au )
Nicole SUTTON, born in Toronto. Canada 1966. married Scot McLEOD in Toronto, Canada, They have a son
Dayle McLeod. Dayle plays Ice Hockey in the Winter and Baseball in the spring/Summer.
Michael John SUTTON (born 1st February 1974) and girl friend Melanie ATKINSON have a son
Justin Sutton, 9 years old at Nov 2002, plays baseball and has joined our church choir, at Our Lady of Fatima's Parish.
Aleisha Maree SUTTON married Anthony John POWER and had 2 children:
Dakota Teagon POWER (b 1999)
Declan Jai POWER (b 2001)
Donna Janelle SUTTON and Chris Stanley CABLE (b 1977) , children:
Latah Skye CABLE (b 2002)
Boston John Cable.(b2003)
Verna Wyn SUTTON married Jan HONTER.
Wend Lester SUTTON married Judeline Van HAFTEN and had 3 children:
Vonda Kaye SUTTON married Mitchell Todd HASTINGS (U.S.A) and had 3 children, all in the U.S.A
Todd Junior (T.J.)
Michael Erath SUTTON married ?? , had 3 children.
Kayeisha Ellen Sutton (b1997)
Leon Sutton (b2000)
Melinda Elizabeth SUTTON married Dion Tewano (Maori, N.Z.) Jordan Dion's son, together they had 3 daughter's.
Pansy Ellen SUTTON married Don RICE and had 2 sons,
Walter Augustus SUTTON married Donna Pike and had one daughter.
(WOULD DEARLY LOVE TO TRACE THE FAMILY TREE AND WOULD BE MUCH OBLIGED IF SOMEONE SOMEWHERE WAS ABLE TO FILL IN BLANKS. Jennifer Thomas)
Calven John SUTTON married Lesley Athene MITCHELL , sons :
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