In Memorium

THOMAS, Charles – Gresford War Memorial

Charles Thomas was born circa 1889, the son of William & Ann Thomas (formerly Bennion, nee Crump),  and on the 1901 census they were living at Smithy Yard, Llay, Denbighshire.    Head of the household was [more]

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ROBERTS, Alfred – Gresford War Memorial

Alfred Roberts was born circa 1897 and baptised on the 21st March 1897 at All Saint’s Church, Gresford, the son of William & Ellen Roberts, Blacksmith. Alfred is seen on the 1901 census living with [more]

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RIDGE, Robert – Gresford War Memorial

Robert Ridge was the son of John & Jane Ridge and was born circa 1889.    He first appears on the 1891 census living with his family at 2, Chirk Mill, Chirk, Denbighshire.    Head of the [more]

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PARKER, Joseph Edward – Gresford War Memorial

I believe that Joseph Edward Parker was born in the December Quarter of 1878 in the Chorlton Registration District of Lancashire. (Lancashire Volume:               8c, Page: 659), the son of Charles Thomas and Margaret Parker (nee [more]

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NEWNS, Samuel – Gresford War Memorial

Samuel’s family history is the same as Robert Henry Newns, please read his story. Samuel Newns in the UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 tells us that he was born in Oswestry and [more]

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ROBERTS, Samuel – Gresford War Memorial

Samuel Roberts is the older brother of John (Jack) Roberts* and he was born circa 1887, he was baptised at All Saint’s Church, Gresford on the 7th August 1887, the son of James & Rebecca [more]

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ROOPER, Raplh Bonfoy – Gresford War Memorial

Ralph Bonfoy Rooper was born circa 1894 and was baptised on the 29th July 1894 at St. Marys-on-the-Hill, Chester, Cheshire, England, the son of Percy Lens and Alice Nancy Rooper, (Bishop’s Transcripts).    Percy Lens Rooper [more]