ARCHIBALD VICKERSTAFF 1881–1962
(Samuel James Archibald Vickerstaff)
Brother of Charles, John and Leonard Vickerstaff
Born 9th February 1881 in Radcliffe on Trent
Baptised 27th March 1881 St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Married 1: Frances May Johnson in 1904 in Aylesbury dstrict. She died in 1918
Children: Adelaide, 1904? and Edna Irene, born 1906
Married 2: Edith Mary Bate on 16 August 1919 at Holy Trinity Church, Idle, Yorkshire
Died September 1962, age 81. Buried in Radcliffe Cemetery, grave reference E158
Age 2 months, living on Cropwell Road, Radcliffe on Trent, with father William, a bricklayer, and mother Adelaide, a dressmaker. Name recorded as Samuel J.A. Vickerstaff.
Age ten, listed as Samuel J A Vickerstaff, living with his father William, a baker, mother Adelaide, a dressmaker and siblings Kathleen four and John three. They lived on Bealy (Bailey) Lane.
Age twenty, a professional cricketer, living with his parents and siblings Kathleen, John, Charles, six and Leonard, four on Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent.
He was a professional cricketer living at Ferry House, Wharf Lane with his parents, brothers Charles and Leonard, wife Frances, twenty-four and daughters Adelaide, six and Edna, five. The house had eight rooms.
Service Number: M/347620
Military Unit: Tractor Depot, Army Service Corps
Theatre of War: unknown. He may have served in the UK.
Medals Awarded: No details of medals available
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Wharf Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Lilythorne Avenue, Idle, Yorks
Employment: Steam Crane Driver, Stone Sawyers
Household: wife Edith, daughter Edna
In 1916 Wright’s Directory he is listed as a professional cricketer, address Charnwood Grove, West Bridgford.
William Vickerstaff, father, died in 1917.
His death was registered at Bingham
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent with parents and siblings