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

Exeter Court

Arthur Ward Arthur born in April 1900 was the son of Charles and Eliza. In 1901 he was living in King Street, Norwich and his father was a corn carter. All the family were born in Norfolk and must have come to Stamford shortly before the 1911 census. In 1911 he was living at 4… Read More

John Cecil Whistler In 1911 John Cecil was living at 1 Newboults Cottages Cemetery Road with Thomas aged 65, a signalman and A.M Whistler aged 62. John aged 13 and his sister aged 8 were too young to be children of Thomas and A.M. They were possibly the children of the daughter Mabel who was… Read More

Adelaide Street

Edward Clifford Wyldes In 1911 Edward was 11 years old. He was born in Stamford on 10 November 1900. His parents were Frank and Selina Wyldes. His family including 4 other siblings were living at 3 Adelaide Street. His father was a clerk in a motor car engineering company. His elder brother, Robert, also worked… Read More

William Ward had been a cabinet maker, upholsterer and councillor in Stamford and his brother, Thomas Jeffery Ward was an architect and land surveyor. Thomas and his wife Eliza (née Gutteridge) occupied 8 rooms at 6 Ironmonger Street. Thomas & Eliza had no children of their own but were providing accommodation for William’s grandson, 13… Read More

Doughty Street, Stamford

He was born in early 1898 at 1 Doughty Street, Stamford. His father James (agricultural engineer) and mother Sarah lived in Stanley Street when they were first married where four children were born. Two died in infancy leaving Alfred and Percy. The family moved to Doughty Street before Walter, the fifth child, was born. Two… Read More

Adelaide Street

Robert Bertie Wyldes In 1911 Robert Wyldes was 15 years old living at 3 Adelaide Street. He was born in Stamford in 1896, the son of Frank and Selina Helen (nee Pick) Wyldes. Father was a clerk to Motor Engineers. In 1901 the family lived at 1 West End Villas. Robert was the eldest of… Read More