Search results for Ossett.

17 August 1916 : Pte Willie Nettleton


The eight child of Robert (a woollen cloth binder) and mother Elizabeth 'Betsy' née Roling. Willie was a shop assistant (Boarders) and then a hairdresser before the war. At the 1901 England Census the parents, their 10 children and a grandchild, lived at 13, Ventor Cottages, Back Lane, Ossett - a three roomed dwelling. All those over the age of...

5 November 1916 : Pte Charles Illingworth


Charles Wilton Illingworth, the son of Andrew, a fine cloth drawer and Sarah was christened on Christmas Day at South Ossett, Christ Church.  At the 1911 Census Charles, age 19, was living at home at No.6 Grove Street, Ossett with his parents, sister Mary and widowed Aunt Emma. He was by this time a clerk working for a fellmongers. Charles en...

27 November 1916 : Pte Joshua J Mitchell


Joshua was the youngest son of four surviving children. His father Arthur Mitchell was a rag trader, his mother was Susannah (née Tolson). He had two older brothers George (by 10 years) and Bernard. At the 1911 Census Joshua was at home and attending school, while George was a warehouse manager and Bernard was a plumber. They lived on Church...