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Edmund Sutton, 1844-after 1885

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1844.04.09
Place of Birth: Islington
Date of Death: 1885 after
Place of Death:

Identity:

Edmund Sutton was a barrister. In 1878, he married Susannah Plumridge Livermore, daughter of Arthur and Katharine ('Aunt Kate') Livermore. The Livermores were family friends of the Whistlers in Lowell, MA.

Life:

Sutton was called to the bar in 1869 and practised on the northern circuit. In 1881 he and his wife were living at 2 Sedgeley Bank, Singleton Road, Broughton in Salford, Lancashire.

Bibliography:

UK census 1881 at http://www.familysearch.org (accessed 2004.08); Foster, Joseph, Men at the Bar, London 1885; Slater's Directory of Manchester, 1888.