Cooch's Court, Bath Row, Stamford

Thomas Herbert born on April 10th 1899 was the son of Thomas and Jane Burton. In 1901 he was living with his parents and sister Florence born in 1897 at 10 Rock Road. By 1911 Thomas was a widower and was living at 6 Cooch’s Court with Florence now 14 and Mabel 10. Thomas Herbert… Read More


28 St Peters Street

In 1911 Thomas Francis Boyden was a Gents outfitter living with his wife Sarah and four children at 28 St Peter’s Street. His father had a tailor’s shop at 7 St George’s Square. Francis Cecil Boyden Francis Cecil was the second son born in July 1897. On May 20th 1913 he enlisted with the 4th… Read More


18 Wharf Road, Stamford

Charles was born in 1898 in Elton,  Oundle, Huntindonshire and in 1901 he was living with his parents and siblings In Duck Street, Elton. His parents were Thomas and Priscilla (nee Smith) Burton. Father, who was a carpenter, was born in Cottesmore, Rutland and his mother was born in Newark, Peterborough. His sister, Fanny Eliza… Read More


28 St Peters Street

In 1911 Thomas Francis Boyden was a Gent’s outfitter living with his wife Sarah and four children at 28 St Peter’s Street. His father had a tailor’s shop at 7 St George’s Square. Francis Cecil Boyden Francis Cecil was the second son born in July 1897. On May 20th 1913 he enlisted with the 4th… Read More


Raymond Bushell – 2 St Stephen’s Villas Raymond Bushell was born in York in 1894. His father was an Agricultural Implement Maker and his family lived at Melton House, a large house on Holgate Road, York. He had at least two brothers and one sister. His father must have thought Stamford’s Agricultural Implement Works a… Read More


Great Northern Hotel, Water Street

Walter Boyden Walter was born in Stamford in July 1899, he lived at first in St Michael’s parish at 12 Cecil Court with mother Matilda, elder brother George, (an apprentice cabinet-maker) and father Arthur who was a newspaper compositor/printer. By 1911 George had left home and Walter, with younger brother Bertie and parents had moved… Read More


Emlyn’s House

George Bussingham George was the son of Charles and Annie Bussingham and he was born in Leighton in 1896. Charles was a dairyman and cow keeper and  George worked for a butcher. In 1911 the family lived at Emlyn’s House,  Emlyn’s Fields. He had three brothers John aged 14, Walter 17, Arthur 5 months and… Read More


Hit or Miss Pub, Foundry Road

Frederick and James Bradbury – 9 Foundry Road Frederick and James Bradbury were the 2 eldest sons of James and Emma Bradbury. They had 3 sisters and a brother. All of them were born in Stamford and had probably lived at 9 Foundry Road all their lives. Their father was a labourer in the brewing… Read More


Lumby's Terrace, Water Street

William Butcher William was born in Stamford in 1896 to mother Jane and father James, a farm labourer. In 1901 William was 5 years old and had a brother Charles, 4, sister Jessie, 3, and baby brother Alfred. The family were living at 158 Ryhall Road in St George’s parish, Stamford. By 1911 another four… Read More


Hit or Miss Pub, Foundry Road

Frederick and James Bradbury – 9 Foundry Road Frederick and James Bradbury were the 2 eldest sons of James and Emma Bradbury. They had 3 sisters and a brother. All of them were born in Stamford and had probably lived at 9 Foundry Road all their lives. Their father was a labourer in the brewing… Read More