William was born in July in 1804 in Holkham on the north Norfolk coast.
His parents were James Carlton (alias
Carrington) and Martha Oliver.
Click on the box below to see his baptism entry in the parish register:
He married Mary Bullin from Wells (which is
about 2 miles
from Holkham, so within easy walking distance!), on the 19th November 1822 (see
They had eleven children, click here to see
Mary's page with a table of them.
He must have moved from Wroxham to Litcham between 1842 and 1845.