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


John Henry, the only child of William and Harriet was born in Empingham on June 15th 1894. In 1911 the family lived at 3 Newbould’s Buildings a four roomed house in Newbould’s Lane running between Cemetery Road and Casterton Road. His father was a labourer at the woodyard and he was a fitter at Martins’Cultivators.… Read More


Arthur Henry Joseph Hollis – The Stag & Pheasant, 14 Broad Street Arthur Hollis grew up at the Stag & Pheasant public house where his father, Arthur Samwells Hollis was the licensee for about 20 years. There were 4 children in the family and Arthur born in 1898 was the youngest with 3 older sisters.… Read More


1 St George's Square

In 1911 Sidney was 11, he was born in 1899 in Stamford. Sidney and his younger sister Hilda lived at 1 St George’s Square with his parents Frederick and Annie (nee Hitchen) Hare. His father was a second generation butcher in Stamford. His mother was a dressmaker. In1901 they had lived at 1 Vine Street… Read More


4 St Peter's Hill

Cecil Charles Hawkins Cecil Charles Hawkins was the son of Charles and Sarah Hawkins. He was born in January 1900. In 1901 he lived at 6 Mount Pleasant, Stamford. His father was a saddler working on his own account. By 1911 they had moved to 4 St Peter’s Hill. Cecil probably would not have served… Read More


Sunny Bank, East Street

Charles William Holmes – 1 Sunny Bank, East Street Charles William Holmes was born in October 1895. He was the son of Charles William and Sarah Ann (Rippin). He was an ironmonger’s errand boy and his father was an ironmonger’s fitter. He had two sisters, Elsie Ann born in 1897 who was a dressmaker’s apprentice… Read More


East Street

Harry Holmes – 8 Hope’s Terrace Harry Holmes was born in Stamford towards the end of 1898. He was 12yrs old in the 1911 census and was probably still at school. He had 2 younger sisters and 3 younger brothers and together with their parents all 8 of them were living in 3 rooms at… 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