Project Description

ARTHUR EDWARD PRIDE 1873–1951

Born 27th December 1873 in Radcliffe on Trent

Baptised 11th January 1874 St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Married Ellen Parrott in 1894. She died in 1902. Second marriage to Charlotte Crampton in 1903; they had six children Emily born 1901, Percy born 1904, Eva born 1907, Nellie born 1910, Hilda born 9th October 1912 and Elsie born 1914.

Died 1951, age 77, address Woodside Road. Buried in Radcliffe on Trent cemetery.

Brother of George

Radcliffe on Trent School Register

Started school 15.7.1878

1881 Census

Age 7 living on Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent, with father Stephen a farm labourer, mother Eliza and brothers Harry 4 and George 1.

1891 Census

Age 17 working as a farm servant and boarding at Allcocks farm in Radcliffe with John and Emma Frisby, shepherd.

1901 Census

Age twenty-seven, a railway platelayer, living with his wife Ellen on Station Terrace and his brother George.

1911 Census

Age 37. Ellen died in 1902 and in 1911 Arthur was living at the Harlequin with second wife Charlotte (Crampton) and children, Emily Gertrude 10, Percy Edward 7, Eva Annie 4 and Nellie 1. He is still a platelayer with the railways.

Military Service

No records found

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: The Harlequin

Household: Arthur Pride living with his second wife Charlotte.

From the 1939 Register

Address: The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: Platelayer railway

Household: living with daughter Eva, a tailoress.

Other information

He died on 2 August 1951 at The General Hospital in Nottingham leaving his effects to his daughters Emily Gertrude Speed and Eva Annie Kelly.

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Born, lived and died in Radcliffe on Trent, was on active service during the war.