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


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


Gas Street, Stamford

James William Hensby was born in 1895 in Bourne. His parents were James and Sarah (nee Luff) Hensby. His father was a blacksmith for Blackstones and James was an apprentice iron turner. In 1911 the family was living at 18 Gas Street in Stamford. Florence was his surviving younger sister, his two other siblings had… Read More


5 Torkington Street

Thomas Hudson and Phoebe Cox’s marriage was registered in Stamford in 1886 however they lived in South Luffenham until 1898 when they moved to 32 Foundry Road. They had 5 children there including Percy Oliver born 1895. Herbert Harold was born in Stamford in 1899 followed by 2 more sons. Before the 1911 census two… Read More


5 Torkington Street

Thomas Hudson and Phoebe Cox’s marriage was registered in Stamford in 1886 however they lived in South Luffenham until 1898 when they moved to 32 Foundry Road. They had 5 children there including Percy Oliver born 1895. Herbert Harold was born in Stamford in 1899 followed by 2 more sons. Before the 1911 census two… Read More