East Yorks

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.

1891 Census

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.

1901 Census

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.

1911 Census

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.

Military Service

Information from the Absent Voters List, 1918. We have been unable to find confirmation of these details in official military records

Rank: Gunner

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

1921 Census

Address: Bingham Road, Radcliffe

Employment:  retired stockkeeper, General Dealer

Household: aunt, Matilda

Other information

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

1939 Register

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