Lumby's Terrace, Water Street

William Walter Walker Born 1901 in Stamford, William was the younger brother of Percival Claude living at 11 Lumby’s Terrace with his parents and 13 siblings. He was still at school in 1911. In 1919 the father of both boys, Thomas Henry, submitted details of Percival’s war service to the Mayor of Stamford but did… Read More


Arthur, the brother of Ezra Wardle of 1 Tenter Lane, also lived in Tenter Lane. Arthur was a joiner/carpenter for a local builder. He was born in Stamford. His wife was Harriet May (nee Inchley). She was born in Great Easton, Leicestershire. In 1901 and 1911 this family was living at 6 Tenter Lane. In… Read More


Tenter Lane, Stamford

In 1911 the family was living at 1 Tenter Lane off Gas Street with their parents, Ezra & Hannah (nee Sheffield) Wardle. Father was born in Stamford. He was an engine painter at Blackstones Engineering Works. Mother was born in Pickworth, Rutland. Six children were at home. 20 year old Ethel was a dressmaker. John… Read More


St Paul's Street, looking East

Isiah was born in Stamford in 1893. In 1911, aged 18, he was living with his widowed father John Wade, an iron finisher in a foundry making agricultural implements, at 27 St Paul’s Street (now demolished). His mother, Elizabeth M A Wade (nee Monk) had recently died in January 1911. His parents had eleven surviving… Read More


St Paul's Street, looking East

Charles was 4 years younger than his brother Isiah. He was born in Stamford in 1896 and in 1911 he was 15 and was living with his widowed father John Wade, an iron finisher in a foundry making agricultural implements, at 27 St Paul’s Street (now demolished). His mother, Elizabeth M A Wade (nee Monk)… Read More


Tenter Lane, Stamford

In 1911 the family was living at 1 Tenter Lane off Gas Street with their parents, Ezra & Hannah (nee Sheffield) Wardle. Father was born in Stamford. He was an engine painter at Blackstones Engineering Works. Mother was born in Pickworth, Rutland. Six children were at home. 20 year old Ethel was a dressmaker. John… Read More


Thomas Windsor – 51 East Street Godfrey Parkinson Windsor, a Builder’s Labourer, married Ellen Sismore in 1897 and later that year their first child, Thomas William was born.. Thomas William wasn’t baptised until March 1900 by which time two more children had been born, Godfrey and Ellen. The family lived in 2 rooms at 3… Read More


St Paul's Street, looking East

Harry was born in Stamford in 1900 and in  1911 he was living with his widowed father at 27 St Paul’s Street.  At that time six children were still at home. His eldest sister, Sarah, and two of her children were visiting from their home in Toxteth (Liverpool) . Isiah was a fitter’s apprentice, Albert,… Read More


8 Blackfriars Street

Henry was born in 1897 in Hackney, London. He was the son of Walter Sidney and Emily Georgiana (nee Nelmes) Washbourne. His mother divorced Walter Sidney Washbourne in 1900 and married Albert Edward John Cade. In 1901 Henry was living at the home of his maternal grandfather in Hackney, Middlesex. By 1911 he was living… Read More


Belton Street, Stamford

James Henry Watson James Henry James was born in 1895 in Whaplode near Holbeach, Lincolnshire. His parents were Henry and Julia Watson. In 1901 his father was an innkeeper at the Ram Inn, Whaplode Lincs. By 1911 the family had moved to Stamford and were living at 6 Belton Street. His father was now a… Read More