20 St George's Street, Stamford

In 1911 Arthur was 18 years old,  he was born in 1892 in Stamford. His parents were John and Alice (nee Smith Fishpool) Hodgett. His father was employed as a driller in an engineering works making machines. In 1911 the family including 6 surviving siblings were living at 20 St George’s Street, Stamford (also their… Read More


13 Austin Street

John William Hector John William born in Greetham, Rutland and in 1911 was living at 13 Austin Street with his mother and brother. She was a charwoman. No further reference was found, so they probably moved on as each of her 4 children was born in a different place. His brother Thomas Sydney aged 19… Read More


Herbert Holvey– 42 East Street In the 4 rooms at 42 East St in 1911, there were two bricklayer’s labourers, one with his wife and 11yr old schoolboy Herbert Holvey with his father, Frederick. Frederick was a fitter of engines at an Agricultural Implements Works aged 29 years and married according to the entry however… Read More


Church Street, St Martins, Stamford

William Henderson was born 1895 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire and was the son of Archibald and Alison Henderson with one brother, Archie. His father worked in a draper’s shop and the family lived in Kidderminster. In 1911 he was living in 16 Church Street, with Jesse and Sarah Hales and working for them as a stable… Read More


Gas Street, Stamford

James William Hensby was born in 1895 in Bourne. His parents were James and Sarah (nee Luff) Hensby. His father was a blacksmith for Blackstones and James was an apprentice iron turner. In 1911 the family was living at 18 Gas Street in Stamford. Florence was his surviving younger sister, his two other siblings had… Read More


5 Torkington Street

Thomas Hudson and Phoebe Cox’s marriage was registered in Stamford in 1886 however they lived in South Luffenham until 1898 when they moved to 32 Foundry Road. They had 5 children there including Percy Oliver born 1895. Herbert Harold was born in Stamford in 1899 followed by 2 more sons. Before the 1911 census two… Read More


5 Torkington Street

Thomas Hudson and Phoebe Cox’s marriage was registered in Stamford in 1886 however they lived in South Luffenham until 1898 when they moved to 32 Foundry Road. They had 5 children there including Percy Oliver born 1895. Herbert Harold was born in Stamford in 1899 followed by 2 more sons. Before the 1911 census two… Read More


21 Water Street, Stamford

Frederick Joe Hudson Frederick  was born in 1896 at Littleport, Cambridgeshire and moved around East Anglia with father James ( a journeyman baker), mother Selina and a growing number of siblings until they settled in a bakers’ shop at 21 Water Street, Stamford. Aged 15 in 1911, Fred was an apprentice reporter then one evening… Read More


Henry Barker Hibbitt – 12 Rock Road Henry’s parents George Barker Hibbitt and Annie Ringham married in 1889 and had 2 children – Henry in 1896 and Ruth in 1901. George was a compositor on a newspaper. They seem to have been restless as they lived at numerous addresses, all in Stamford! Before 1911 they… Read More


21 Water Street, Stamford

Walter Victor Hudson Walter  was born in Peterborough in 1898 and lived at 21 Water Street in 1911 where his father James ran a baker and confectioners’ shop. Walter helped his father in the bakery and was the middle child of 7 children all living at home. His brothers Frederick and Alfred also enlisted. At… Read More