6th December 2015 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 years and have had 13 children of whom 5 have died. This is all we know about Arthur. How long had they been in Eight Acres? Where are all the other children? Did Arthur serve in the War? We don’t know!