(Known as Percy Higginson, before their father died, then as Percy Newton). Stoker First Class R.N. (SDT 27/4/1917;’Serving on HMS Broke, has two brothers fighting in France’). b1887 Leeds, Brother of Charles Newton/Higginson and Joseph Newton/Higginson, (and James Newton/Higginson, b1876 Hathersage, a police constable in Sheffield City Police, who did not serve in the forces), sons of the late Thomas Francis (b1852 Hathersage, registered as ‘Higginson’ but baptised as ‘Newton’),) a Hackle Pin Grinder, and Martha Newton (née Barber, b 1854 Hathersage). In 1891C the family is called Higginson living in Leeds. In 1898 father Thomas Francis Newton dies in Sheffield, mother Martha does not remarry. The whole family appear on 1901C & 1911C in Sheffield, as ‘Newton’.