A Conversation for Emperor Joshua Norton I of America

The Emperor's Birth and Baptism

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Interesting reading about the Emperor.

There is a record of a Joshua Norton in the church records of Priors-Lee (now part of Telford), Shropshire, England. This record is available online at:


or by searching at familysearch.org for a Joshua Norton whose father was John Norton. This record shows Joshua's birth to be on January 17, 1811 and his baptism on February 10. You might consider updating your biography.

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