23 Bath Row

Douglas Dobbs Douglas Dobbs, born on August 22nd 1899 and was the son of Eugene and Eliza Dobbs living at 23 Bath Row. In 1911 he had three siblings, two older brothers Henry 18, Albert 14 and a younger brother Roy aged 6. He also had a sister Elsie aged 6. His father Eugene was… Read More

24 St Paul's Street, Stamford

Ernest was born in 1896 in Stamford. In 1911 he was 14 and was living with his widowed mother Ann Jane Dalton at 24 St Paul’s Street. She was living on her ‘private means’. His father, Henry Dalton, had died in Stamford in 1908. In 1901 Ernest had been living at 3 St Paul’s Street… Read More

6 All Saints Street

CYRIL ERNEST DODMAN In 1911, Cyril aged 15, was living with his parents Walter and Sarah and sister Norah Evelyn aged 13 at 6 All Saints’ Street. His father had a leather and grinding shop. Walter had previously worked as a printer, compositor living at 41 St Leonard’s Street. Cyril was a solicitor’s clerk working… Read More

17 St Marys Street, Stamford

Henry Edward, born in 1898, was the son of Edward and Helen Dalton. His father was a butcher and auctioneer and had a shop at 17 St Mary’s Street. All the family were born in Stamford and Henry was an only child. There are no military records and he may have been exempt as he… Read More

13-17 High Street, St Martins

Henry Charles Dodman Henry  was born in Stamford in 1900 and was still at school in 1911. He lived with his mother Eleanor who came from Louth, Lincolnshire, his father Charles Frederick and two siblings at 14 High Street, St. Martin’s. The family had a bootmaking business there. Although underage, he enlisted in the infantry… Read More

John Davies from Carmarthenshire married Charlotte Bertha Baines from Ketton and all their children including John Evan were born in the Stamford area. John Evan was born on 30th May 1897 and his baptism is recorded in Stamford Methodist Circuit Register on 13th October that year. He grew up at The Sawyers’ Arms, 67 Casterton… Read More

13-17 High Street, St Martins

Walter Dorman Walter was born 1900 in Stamford to mother, Elizabeth and father Walter, a labourer in Phillips’ brewery. In 1901 he was the youngest of seven children living with his family at 5/6 Phillip’s Yard, accommodation leased by Joseph Phillips for workers in his brewery next-door in Water Street. I n 1908 his father… Read More

Sydney Cyril Dawson Sydney was the son of Joseph and Mary Dawson. He was born in 1898 in Thurlby where the family were living in Crown Lane in 1901. Joseph and Mary had 9 children but 3 died. In 1911 Joseph was a widower, living with Frances Florence aged 27, George aged 20 and Lucy… Read More

17 Alexandra Road, Stamford

Edward was born on 11 September 1896 in Stamford. He lived in the village of Little Casterton at 11 The Street with father Edward a groom/coachman, mother Susan, older sisters Christine and Gertrude and brother Thomas. In 1905 another boy, Cecil, was born but shortly afterwards father Edward died. He was only in his mid-forties… Read More

Lumby's Terrace, Water Street

  John born in Stamford on 27th January 1895 was the son of Mary Ann Day. They lived with Mary’s parents, William, a Great Northern railway platelayer and Jane, who was born in Deeping St. James, Lincolnshire. Jane gave birth to 17 children, 9 of whom died in infancy. In 1905 Mary, aged 39, married… Read More