Friday, 14 December 2012

Thomas & Betsy’s family



I’m going to tell you about the children of the above, it might not be much but it’s all I have.

William was born in November 1889 at Sileby, Leicestershire, England. On the 31 March 1901 he lived with his parents at 19 Cemetery Road, Sileby. William died on 17 November 1915, he died of Phthisis which he had for 6 months his father was present when he died; William’s occupation when he died was a Shoe Hand. William is buried with his parents in grave plot B129 at Sileby Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Sileby. William was 26 years old.

Albert was born in 1891 at Sileby, Leicestershire. On the 31 March 1901 he lived with his parents at 19 Cemetery Road, Sileby. On 17 August 1914 Albert had a medical for the army and on the 20 August 1914 he was enlisted into the Leicestershire Regiment, on the 29 July 1915 he embarked to France and on the 14 July 1916 Albert was killed In Action, he has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval War Memorial, Somme, France. Albert was 25 years old.

Kathleen was born on 18 June 1895 at Sileby, Leicestershire. On the 31 March 1901 she lived with her parents at 19 Cemetery Road, Sileby. In 1918 Kathleen lived with her parents at 36 Cemetery Road, Sileby. And in 1919 she married Colin and on the 3 May 1919 she lived with Colin at 4 King Street, Sileby. On the 3 June 1929 Kathleen and Colin with their family lived at Albion Road, Sileby; then they moved to Ratcliffe Road, Sileby. On the 11 September 1955 Kathleen and her family lived at 24 Greedon Rise, Sileby also on this day Kathleen came home from Canada where she had been visiting her daughter Sonia Kathleen (and her husband and two children), Kathleen departed from Montreal, Quebec, Canada and arrived at Glasgow, Scotland the ship that she was on was called ‘Captain Cook’, the shipping line was Donaldson Line Ltd. In July 1960 Kathleen and her family lived at 110 Holmfield Avenue, Sileby. On the 7 July 1970 Kathleen died at Cossington, Leicestershire and on the 13 July 1970 she was buried at Sileby Cemetery, in grave plot C247nc. Kathleen was 75 years old.

Aubrey was born on 22 August 1898 in Sileby, Leicestershire. On 31 March 1901 he lived with his parents at 19 Cemetery Road, Sileby. On the 28 August 1916 he enlisted in the Leicestershire Regiment, his occupation was a Shoe Hand; his religion was Church of England (this was found on his army service record). On the 11 September 1917 he was transferred from the Leicestershire Regiment to the 3rd South Staffs and on the 30 October 1917 he was posted to France. On the 29 January 1918 Aubrey was wounded in action in France (he was wounded in his leg) and on the 29 January 1919 he was demobbed. Aubrey married in 1924 to Maud Evelyn (nee Allen) and on the 14 October 1967 he died in Leicester, England. He was cremated and his ashes were scattered at Sileby Cemetery. Aubrey was 69 years old.

Claude Hector was born 2 November 1901 at Sileby, Leicestershire. In December 1901 he lived with his parents at 19 Cemetery Road, Sileby. On the 3 May 1919 he lived with his parents at 36 Cemetery Road, Sileby. In 1937 Claude Hector married Jannet Lillian (nee Goss). Claude Hector died in 1976 at Coalville, Leicestershire, England. Claude Hector was 75 years old.








All information was found on www.ancestry.co.uk & certificates.