Barnack Road, Stamford

REGINALD WADEWORTH 1 Buda Terrace, Barnack Road Reginald Wadeworth was born on 7th June 1899 in Little Bowden, Northamtonshire and was a scholar in 1911. Four children, including Reginald, were born in Little Bowden then the family moved to two different addresses before coming to Stamford after the birth of the 6th child in 1909.… Read More

Newtown, Stamford

James Woods James was born Oakham in 1895 and came to Stamford with father John, a journeyman baker, mother Sarah and three younger siblings before 1901. They lived at 11 Newtown. When James left school he worked as a foundry-worker in one of the engineering works in the town. On 15 July 1915 he enlisted… Read More

1 Jubilee Villas, Vine Street, Stamford

Charles Samuel Wallis Charles Samuel Wallis was born in October 1898 in Southwick, Northamptonshire. His parents were William Henry from Water Newton, a labourer and Mary Jane from Yarwell, Northamptonshire. In 1901 they were living at 16 Protection Place, in Scotgate – the worst slum in Stamford. He had two sisters and a brother but… Read More

Barnack Road, Stamford

George Wright was born in 1896 in Barton Seagrave, Northamtonshire. His father, also George was a horsekeeper who came from Barnsley in Yorkshire and his mother Lucy was born in Wigsthorpe, Leicestershire. The family lived at 31 West Side Street, Great Addington, Cheshire, in 1901. Having moved house several times, they finally came to Stamford… Read More

20 Kings Road,Stamford

Thomas Whincup Thomas, born in 1899, was the son of Thomas and Edith Whincup. He was the step brother of Francis, who was killed at the battle of the Somme. He had a brother William, born in 1906 .He lived in Ashton, near Oundle, Northamptonshire until his father died in 1906. Edith then moved to… Read More

Eight Acres, Stamford

Arthur Wade – 13 Eight Acres In 1911, Arthur Wade is a 16 year old baker’s assistant living with his parents John Thomas (a horsekeeper) and Eliza at 13 Eight Acres. His father was born in Stamford; his mother in Bagworth, Leicestershire, and Arthur himself in King’s Cliffe, Northants. His parents have been married 18… Read More