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


Zion House,1 Bentley Street, Stamford

Richard Major Robinson was born in Scarborough in July 1897. His father Richard Luther Robinson was born in Stamford and became a hotel manager. His mother was born in Hunmanby and they lived at 21 Nelson Street,  Middlesborough in 1901. Richard came to live with his grandparents in Stamford – Richard Luther Robinson senior ,… Read More


6 Eight Acres – Arthur Roffe Catherine Roffe (née Avery), Arthur’s mother, probably knew her neighbour Emily Redmile at No 2 because they were both born in Pickworth, Rutland and were of a similar age. Roffe’s father, Frank, was from Wittering where there were many Roffes: he was a labourer in 1901 but in 1911… Read More


Henry Izod Rogers – St Michael’s Rectory, Ryhall Road Henry was born on 7th September 1898 at Cottered Rectory, Hertfordshire. He was the eldest of the three sons of the Reverend Henry Izod Rogers and his wife Mabel. In 1905 the Reverend Rogers was appointed Rector of St Michael’s by the Marquess of Exeter and… Read More


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… Read More


Albert Redmile – 2 Eight Acres   John William Redmile (born Easton) and Emily Dawson (born Pickworth) married in 1896 and their first child, Albert, was born on 24th June 1899 in Stamford. The next year Elsie Elizabeth was born and the two children grew up living at 2 Eight Acres. In 1911 their father’s… Read More


Bath Row

William Rouse William Rouse, born in 1895 was the son of Joseph and Emily Rouse who lived at 6 Bath Row. In 1911 he had four brothers Isaac 14, Samuel 10, George 7, and Bertie 2, his father was a labourer at the brickworks and William and Isaac were draper’s errand boys. In 1914 William… Read More


Henry Rigney – 2 Empingham Road In 1911 Henry was living with his uncle and aunt, John & Lucy Rippey, and 3 or their 4 children at 2 Empingham Rd in Stamford. Ten years earlier he was also living with them at 10 West St so he probably grew up in their family. Henry’s mother… Read More


Bath Row

William Rouse William Rouse, born in 1895 was the son of Joseph and Emily Rouse who lived at 6 Bath Row. He had four brothers Isaac 14, Samuel 10, George 7, and Bertie 2, his father was a labourer at the brickworks and William and Isaac were drapers’ errand boys. In 1914 William who was… 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