Alfred Victor Bellamy

Census Address: 10 St Leonard's Street
Place of Birth: Stamford
Date of Birth: 1898
Enlistment Address: --
Regiment: 1st Leicesters
Service Numbers: --
Place of Death: Leicester
Date Died: 15th January 1957
10 St Leonard's Street, Stamford

Alfred was born in Stamford in 1898. In 1901 he was living at 10 St. Leonard’s Street, Stamford with his parents William Herbert and Elizabeth (nee Bemrose ) Bellamy and his five sisters aged from 16 to 10., Alfred was then only 3. His father, who was born in Oundle, Northants, was a master baker with his own business. His mother was born in Sloothby, Lincolnshire.

Alfred’s father died in 1901 and his mother remarried Ernest Augustus Peasgood in 1905. In 1911, when Alfred was 13, he was still living at 10 St Leonard’s Street with his stepfather, his mother and his sister Edith, who was then 21. His stepfather was a law clerk and his mother was continuing to run the baker’s shop and his sister was employed as an assistant in a pork butcher’s. Alfred was at school.

In 1916 Private Alfred Victor Bellamy (203857) was mobilised into the 1st Leicesters. He gained the British War and Victory Medals.

Alfred’s mother, Elizabeth Peasgood died on 8th May 1936. She was then living at 15 Curzon Street, Loughborough. Her executors were her son Alfred (a bank clerk) and her daughter Edith Scholes (wife of Frank Scholes).

His stepfather died in 1953 in Acle, Norfolk. His beneficiary was his younger brother Frank Edward Peasgood (a smallholder).

Alfred died in Leicester on 15th January 1957. He was then living with his wife Millicent Hannah at 72 Aylestone Lane, Wigston, Leicestershire, his wife was his beneficiary.