60 North Street, Stamford

Sidney George Withers – 60 North Street In 1911 Sidney was a 12 year old schoolboy living at 60 North Street with James Withers, a wood turner at the Carriage Works, and Mary his wife. Mary was not Sidney’s mother and it is possible that James was not his father either, although he was listed… Read More


7 and 9 North Street, Stamford

Newman Roy Wade – 9 North Street Joseph Newman Wade, the boys’ father, was a groom. He was born in Stamford but had lived elsewhere returning to the town in 1891 or 1892. He had 3 children with his first wife – Gladys born 1890, Mary Kate born 1891 and Harold W E born 1892… Read More


7 and 9 North Street, Stamford

Bertram Wade – 9 North Street Joseph Newman Wade, the boys’ father, was a groom. He was born in Stamford but had lived elsewhere returning to the town in 1891 or 1892. He had 3 children with his first wife – Gladys born 1890, Mary Kate born 1891 and Harold W E born 1892 but… Read More


Willie Sandall – 4 & 5 North Street In 1911 Willie Sandall was 11 years old living at 4 & 5 North St. (Part of this property was demolished in 2013 and the site being built on in 2015) He was born on July 30th 1899, the eldest of 5 children of Charles Sandall. Willie… Read More


John Rudkin, Arras Memorial

John William Rudkin – 48 North Street John William Rudkin and Mary Ann Bryan were married in 1894 and had 7 children of whom three survived – John William, George and Emily. In 1911, all three were living with their parents at 48 North Street. John, born in 1894 was a barman, George, born in… Read More


George Rudkin in hospital uniform

George Rudkin – 48 North Street John William Rudkin and Mary Ann Bryan were married in 1894 and had 7 children of whom three survived – John, George and Emily. In 1911 all three were living with their parents at 48 North Street. John, born in 1894 was a barman, George, born in 1896 was… Read More


38 and 39 North Street, Stamford

The Newman Family – 38 North Street William Arthur Newman and Annie Clarke married at Peterborough in July 1886. They had 4 sons and 2 daughters. Neither of them was born in the Stamford area and the elder children were all born in Peterborough but the family had moved to Stamford by the time the… Read More


38 and 39 North Street, Stamford

The Newman Family – 38 North Street William Arthur Newman and Annie Clarke married at Peterborough in July 1886. They had 4 sons and 2 daughters. Neither of them was born in the Stamford area and the elder children were all born in Peterborough but the family had moved to Stamford by the time the… Read More


Charles Hall – 9 School Terrace Charles was the youngest of the eight children of John William and Eliza Hall. Three of the children died in infancy so Charles, born in 1895, grew up with 2 elder brothers (John T and William) and 2 elder sisters (Jemima and Ellen). His maternal grandmother, Jemima Birkett, also… Read More


North Street, Stamford

(Charles) William Ireland Charles William’s father, William, and his grandfather, James, were both tailors and in the second half of the 19th century several other members of the Ireland family were also tailors. Further investigation may show that Charles William or his brother Francis followed the same trade. Charles William was born in 1899 and… Read More