Project Description

FREDERICK WILLIAM STORRS 1900–1985

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Born 30th April 1900 in Beeston, Nottingham.

Baptised 15th July 1900 at St. Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Married July-Sept 1930 to Ada Pepper

Died June 1985 aged 85 in Chelmsford, Essex

1901 Census

Age 11 months. Living with Father John Alfred age 29 a police constable, mother Fanny (née Smalley) age 32, who was born in Radcliffe on Trent. They are living on High Street, Beckingham, Nottinghamshire.

1911 Census

Age ten living with his father John A. who is now recorded as a Great North Eastern Railway Wagon Examiner, his mother Fanny and sister Louisa Annie age 8. They are now living on Lincoln Grove, Radcliffe on Trent in a 5 roomed house.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service No: 123443

Military Unit: Notts and Derbyshire regiment

No attestation records or medal cards available. Information about military service from Absent Voter Lists.

In August 1916 Fred is recorded as belonging to the National Union of Railwaymen. His occupation is a cleaner for the railway.

Spring 1920 Absent Voter List

Living on Lincoln Grove, Radcliffe on Trent.

Other information

In the 1920s and 30s his father was the groundsman for the local cricket club and he was known as ‘Maggie’ Storrs.

From the 1939 Register

Address: 32 Ashwell Street, Carlton, Notts.

Occupation: London and North Eastern Railway Fireman passed Driver

Household: living with his wife Ada and one other person whose record is officially closed.

Reason for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.