Project Description

ARTHUR WILLIAM SEATON 1895–1966

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Born Jul-Sep 1895 in Nottingham

Married on 3rd February 1917 to Mary Elizabeth Barratt of Cropwell Butler at the Primitive Methodist Chapel, Radcliffe on Trent

Died April 18th 1966 age 70, Radcliffe on Trent.

1901 Census

Age 5 living with father Herbert, a baker and mother Minnie at 4 Orby Terrace, Woodhouse Street, Nottingham.

1911 Census

Age 15 and at school, living at the Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent with father Herbert, a baker at the County Asylum and mother Minnie. Thomas Alfred Peck, a teacher who is remembered on the War Memorial, is a boarder with the family.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Number: 17025

Military Unit: Army Pay Corps

Theatre of War: Unconfirmed

Medals Awarded: No details found

Information about service record is from the Absent Voter List, 1918. It has not been possible to confirm the military details from other sources.

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Roll

Living on Albert Road (Street), Radcliffe on Trent

Other Information

He was living at Asylum Cottages at the time of his marriage in 1917 (Nottm Evening Post 3.2.1917). He was a clergyman after the war.

UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 from Ancestry

1925: Passenger on the ship Ausonia (Cunard Line), 15 Aug 1925, departed from Southampton to Quebec, Canada age 30, occupation Clergyman. Address Radcliffe-on-Trent.

1930: Passenger on the ship Duchess of Atholl (Canadian Pacific Line), 4 Jul 1930, departed from Liverpool to Quebec & Montreal, Canada age 31, occupation Clergyman. Address c/o CPR Liverpool.

1936: Passenger on the ship Empress of Australia (Canadian Pacific Line), 11 Sep 1936, departed from Southampton to Quebec, Canada age 41, occupation Clergyman. Accompanied by wife Emily age 44. Address c/o H W Seaton, Bingham Road, Radcliffe.

1939: Passenger on the ship Duchess of York (Canadian Pacific Line), 18 Aug 1939, departed from Liverpool to Quebec & Montreal, Canada age 43, occupation Minister. Accompanied by wife Emily age 47. Address c/o Bingham Road, Radcliffe.

1950: Passenger on the ship Scythia (Cunard White Star Line), 12 Oct 1950, departed from London to Quebec, Canada age 56, occupation Clergyman. Accompanied by Joan Seaton age 56, Housewife. Address for both is 85 Bingham Road, Radcliffe.

UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 (www.ancestry.co.uk)

1923: Passenger on the ship Empress of Scotland (Canadian Pacific Line) arrived at Southampton from Quebec on 16 Jun 1923 age 27, occupation Minister. Address Henson Lane, Radcliffe.

1923: Passenger on the ship Ausonia (Cunard Line) arrived at Plymouth from Montreal on 7 Jul 1925 age 29, occupation Minister. Address Radcliffe.

1926: Passenger on the ship Antonia (Cunard Line) arrived at London from Quebec & Montreal on 29 Jun 1926 age 30, occupation Clergyman. Address Henson Lane, Radcliffe.

1930: Passenger on the ship Empress of Australia (Cunard Line) arrived at Southampton from Quebec on 28 May 1930 age 34, occupation Clergyman. Accompanied by wife Emily Maria age 39. Address c/o Jess (Jessamine?), Bingham Road, Radcliffe.

1936: Passenger on the ship Duchess of York (Canadian Pacific Line) arrived at Liverpool from Montreal on 7 Aug 1936 age 40, occupation Clergyman. Accompanied by wife Emily age 43. Address c/o H W Seaton, Bingham Road, Radcliffe.

1939: Passenger on the ship Duchess of York (Canadian Pacific Line) arrived at Liverpool from Montreal on 22 Jul 1939 age 43, occupation Clergyman. Accompanied by wife Emily age 46. Address Radcliffe.

1950: Passenger on the ship Stratheden (Canadian Pacific Line) arrived at Southampton from New York on 12 Aug 1950 age 56, occupation Clergyman Accompanied by Joan Seaton age 56, H.D., of the same address.

Country of last permanent residence is given as Canada for all of the above.

Other information

Address at date of death: Jess-Min, 85 Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Survived by his wife Emily Maria Seaton who in Arthur’s will was left estate worth £3480.

Reason for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived with parents and later with wife in Radcliffe on Trent. Died in village.