8th December 2015 George Purcell Baxter– 10 Scotgate, the Star and Garter George Baxter, born in 1898, was the son of Charles and Catherine. He had four brothers – Charles, Harry, Alfred and Albert – and two sisters Nellie and Mabel. In 1901 the family were living at 6 Eight Acres; George’s father, Charles, was a plumber and electrician. In 1911 they were living at the Star and Garter Inn in Scotgate, Charles still following his trade as a plumber and electrician while his son ran the pub. The pub was very small and close to the most notorious slum, Protection Place. It was demolished along with the Fire Station next door in 1967 to create the Scotgate car park. George served in the Lincolnshire regiment. After the war in 1923 he married Dorothy Barwell. He died in 1931. George Purcell Baker – demob certificate George Purcell Baker – wedding photo George’s Brothers Charles served with the Canadian Royal Highlanders Harry served in the Royal Field Artillery as a Gunner Albert was too young to enlist. Alfred was a Bomber in the Lincolnshire regiment.