Hit or Miss Pub, Foundry Road

George Chapman Wilson – 1 Foundry Road George Wilson was the son of Marion (Minnie) Wilson, a hotel cook who was born in Glasgow. George was born in Casterton in Jnauary 1896 and in 1901 aged 5 years he and his mother were living in a small cottage on Rock Road. She was supposedly married… Read More


Hit or Miss Pub, Foundry Road

Charles William Sargeant – 20a Foundry Road Charles’ parents both came from Pickworth in Rutland and his father, also Charles, was a lime worker. They had 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls, all born in Stamford. Charles was the eldest born in 1898 and in 1911 was at school. He enlisted in March 1917… Read More


Hit or Miss Pub, Foundry Road

John Henry, Arthur Edward and Joseph Edwin Jennings – 11 Foundry Road There were 8 children in this family who were living at 11 Foundry Road in 1901 and 1911. Their mother died in 1909 leaving their father, a coachsmith (working for Hayes) to look after 6 children under 12 years. In 1911 the eldest… Read More


Hit or Miss Pub, Foundry Road

William Humberstone, a wheelwright, married Mary Ann Fitch in 1891. Ernest was born in Stamford in 1894 and at the time of the 1901 census they were living at 6b Rock Road (later the home of another of our Boys, Reginald Clark). Only a couple of weeks after the census Mary died, probably after giving… Read More


Hit or Miss Pub, Foundry Road

John Henry, Arthur Edward and Joseph Edwin Jennings – 11 Foundry Road There were 8 children in this family who were living at 11 Foundry Road in 1901 and 1911. Their mother died in 1909 leaving their father, a coachsmith (working for Hayes) to look after 6 children under 12 years. In 1911 the eldest… Read More


Hit or Miss Pub, Foundry Road

John Henry, Arthur Edward and Joseph Edwin Jennings – 11 Foundry Road There were 8 children in this family who were living at 11 Foundry Road in 1901 and 1911. Their mother died in 1909 leaving their father, a coachsmith (working for Hayes) to look after 6 children under 12 years. In 1911 the eldest… 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


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


George Bedford Roberts – 4 West End Villas Thomas Roberts, a joiner and his wife Rebecca had 5 children all born in Stamford and the family were living at 2 Ladysmith Cottages (between 9 & 11 Empingham Road) in 1901. By 1911 their eldest son has died and their eldest daughter was living at Browne’s… Read More


Hit or Miss Pub, Foundry Road

John Thomas Holmes – 13 Foundry Road John Thomas’ parents were Frederick Holmes of Tinwell and Harriet Newbon of Easton-on-the-Hill who married in 1897. John was born in Easton and his sister Gertrude Emma in Tinwell. A younger sister, Constance, was born in Stamford in 1909 and they were all living at 13 Foundry Road… Read More