ARTHUR EDWARD GETHING 1882–1958
Born April 26th 1882 in Newark
Baptised 18th April 1907 at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe
Died January 8th 1958 (Bingham registration)
Buried in Radcliffe Cemetery, grave reference K57
Note: In the censuses below Arthur is recorded as the nephew of Matilda Gething. However, according to his baptism and the inscription on his gravestone Matilda was his mother.
Age eight, at school and living on Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent with Matilda Gething, forty-nine, single, born in Grantham, and a servant Maria Barks, fifteen, born in Cropwell Butler, Notts. Arthur is described as Matilda’s nephew, born in London.
Age eighteen, described as born in born in Newark, employed as a grocer’s assistant. He was living on Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent with Matilda Gething, fifty-nine, who was living on own means and William Gething, twenty-six, a baker-confectioner and a nephew of Matilda and son of William Burford Gething, Matilda’s brother.
Age twenty-eight, born in Newark, employed as a grocer’s assistant and living with aunt Matilda Anne Gething, single, in a house with six rooms on Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent.
1914 Electoral Roll
Address given as Bingham Road, bedroom, first floor, furnished. Landlady was Mrs Gething.
Information from the Absent Voters List, 1918. We have been unable to find confirmation of these details in official military records
Service Number: 945771
Military Unit: No 5 Company, East Yorkshire Regiment
Theatre of War: Unconfirmed
Medals Awarded: not known
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Roll
Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe
Employment: retired stockkeeper, General Dealer
Household: aunt, Matilda
1925 Kelly’s directory – living on Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent
From Radcliffe on Trent Parish Register: born 26 April 1882, baptised 18 April 1907, mother recorded as Matilda Ann Gething, no father recorded.
1922 Electoral register
Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Bingham Public Assistance Institution
Occupation: Storekeeper Glassware
He was a patient
Radcliffe on Trent cemetery- grave for Arthur E Gething born 26 April 1882, died 8th January 1958. Also in same grave Matilda Anne Gething mother of above died 19 April 1924 Age 83.
Will: Arthur Edward Gething of 19 Cavendish Villas, Radcliffe on Trent died 8 January 1958 – probate Nottingham 12 March 1958 to Ernest Edward Eccleston and James Edward Black, solicitors and Albert Edward Musson, hospital porter.
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived, worked and was buried in Radcliffe on Trent