Edwin Drake Edinborough – 31 Broad Street William Edinborough and Emma Drake married in Stamford in 1886 and lived for a number of years at 8 Chapel Yard off North Street. William worked as a County Court Bailiff and furniture restorer. In 1911 they had 5 children, all living with them at 31 Broad Street.… Read More


Sidney James Christopher Ellis – 11 Maiden Lane Sidney Ellis’ parents came from Devon where his grandfather was a gold & silversmith but Sidney was born in Battersea when his father was working there as a jeweller’s assistant. Presumably his father came to Stamford to set up his own business sometime in the early 20th… Read More


Harold Elson – 64 High Street Harold was the youngest of 4 children of Shadrack Elson and Edith Eleanor nee Bullamore. His father was a confectioner in Street George’s Street but died in 1902 when Harold was only about 7 years old. In 1911, his mother was carrying on business in her own right as… Read More


52 Conduit Road, Stamford

Frank Everard Frank born in 1896 was the son of Edward and Elizabeth Everard. Edward was a native of Stamford and Elizabeth was born in Fulham, London . Frank was born in Stamford but his brother Charles born in 1891 and sister Jessie born in 1894 were born in London. He also had a younger… Read More


East Street

JOHN EXTON – 4 East Street John William Exton was the eldest surviving child of Harry Exton, born in Easton-on-the-Hill and Mary Ann Jeffries of Stamford who married in 1894. He was born in Grantham on June 1st 1898 but by 1901 they were living at 7 Belgrave Terrace. Harry was working as a builder’s… Read More


17 Austin Street

Arthur William Eames Arthur was born on January 13th 1898. He was the son of Harry, a wood sawyer and Alice. They had moved here from Watford. He had 2 brothers Laurence Henry aged 12 and Harry 3 and 3 sisters Olive Mary 10, Gladys Ethel 6 and Ivy 2 He enlisted soon after the… Read More


Willie Ireson Eayrs – 8 High Street Willie was born on 9th February 1898, the son of Joseph Eayrs and Annie Duncombe who married in 1895. When he was 3 years old they were living at Queen Anne’s Cottage, 5 Recreation Road but the family business T & J Eayrs (grocery and coal merchant) at… Read More


17 Austin Street

Arthur William Eames Arthur was born on January 13th 1898. He was the son of Harry, a wood sawyer and Alice. They had moved here from Watford. He had 2 brothers Laurence Henry aged 12 and Harry 3 and 3 sisters Olive Mary 10, Gladys Ethel 6 and Ivy 2 He enlisted soon after the… Read More