Martin Rouse

Census Address: 1 Church Lane, St Martins, Stamford
Place of Birth: Market Overton
Date of Birth: 1895
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Church Court, Church Street, St Martins, Stamford

Martin Rouse was born in 1895 in Market Overton, Rutland. He was one of seven children who lived with father Thomas and mother Mary next-door to the Rectory in Market Overton. Thomas worked as a groom at the Rectory and one of his daughters was a housemaid there.

By 1911 several older siblings had left home including Martin. He was working as a stable boy at the Red Cow in Church Lane, St Martins, Stamford. His older brother John Henry, born in 1880, was the publican there and Martin lodged with him and his wife in the pub. No further records found.