St Paul's Street, looking East

Arthur was born in Stamford in 1886 and in 1911, aged 12, he was living at 40 St Paul’s Street (now demolished) with his parents Henry and Elizabeth (nee Pridmore) Ringham and his 12 year old brother Walter. His father was an agricultural implement fitter and Arthur was a foundry labourer. His other siblings were… Read More


7 St Peters Hill, Stamford

George Nelson Riley 1896-1996 In 1901 George Nelson Riley, aged 5, was living with his parents at 10 High Street St. Martin’s where his father had a butchery business. His mother died shortly afterwards and he moved with his younger brother Herbert, aged 4, to live with his grandparents at 7 St Peter’s Hill where… Read More


53 High Street, St Martin's

Percy Charles Royce Percy  was born in Stamford in 1897 and was part of the large family at 53 High Street, St Martins. By 1911 only four of them were young enough to be still at home, older brother Francis, Percy (at school), Hilda and Harold. Percy enlisted in the London Regiment as Private 3729… Read More


Frank Riley – 25 High Street Frank Riley’s father, Frank William Riley, was a butcher. The premises at 25 High Street had been a butcher’s shop for a long time before he took them over – the shop was started by the Lumby family, who built Lumby’s Terrace on Water Street. The property was quite… 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


St Paul's Street, looking East

Walter was born in Stamford in 1899. In 1911, aged 12, he was living at 40 St Paul’s Street (now demolished) with his parents Henry and Elizabeth (nee Pridmore) Ringham and his 25 year old brother Arthur. His father was an agricultural implement fitter and his brother Arthur was a foundry labourer. His other siblings… 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


57a St Leonard's Street

Harry was born in Stamford in 1895. He was baptised on 18th September in Oundle. In 1911 he was 15 years old and was living at 57a St Leonard’s Street with his parents John William and Florence (nee Smith) Ringham. His father was born in Stamford and his mother in Oundle (Northants) . His father… Read More


Bath Row

Edward and Charles Thillet Russell In 1901 Edward and Charles were living with their mother Emily and  William Russell and were step children with the surname Peat.  By 1911 the two brothers lived at 19 Bath Row with their mother Emily and had taken William’s name. William was a labourer in a brickyard and had… Read More


Bertie Rippin- 59 Cemetery Road Bertie Rippin was born in October 1894. In 1901 he was living at 5 Edward’s Cottages with his parents William a threshing machine driver and Annie two brothers Albert 19 and Ernest 17 and two sisters Ethel 13 and Amelia 9. By 1911 they were living with at 59 Cemetery… Read More