Robert Desborough

Census Address: 6 White Swan Yard
Place of Birth: Sheffield
Date of Birth: 1900
Enlistment Address: --
Regiment: --
Service Numbers: --
Place of Death: Peterborough
Date Died: 1975

Robert And John William Desborough

Robert aged 11, the son of James and Ada was living at 6 White Swan Yard, Scotgate in 1911. He had a brother John William 13 and three sisters Selina 7 Edna 5 and Hilda 2. James was an engine fitter and both boys were still at school.

The family had moved to Stamford from 230 Alfred Road, Sheffield where both boys were born. They had firstly moved to Ryhall where Selina was born. The two youngest children were born in Stamford. The family had moved from White Swan Yard by 1916 .