Project Description

JOHN WILLIAM VICKERSTAFF 1887–?

Brother of Archibald, Charles and Leonard

Born 23rd September 1887, Radcliffe on Trent

Baptised 10th January 1889 at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Date of death unknown

Radcliffe on Trent School Register

He started school on 9.2.1891, when his home was on Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent.

1891 Census

John aged 3, is living on “Bealy Lane” (Bailey Lane), Radcliffe on Trent with his parents William 36, a baker, and Adelaide 31, a dressmaker, and siblings Sam (i.e. Archibald ) 10 and Kathleen 4.

1901 Census

By the time of the 1901 Census, when John was 13, the family had increased by the addition of Charles 6 and Leonard 4. They lived on Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent.

1911 Census

Living in Albert Street, Grantham, listed as a Bricklayer, aged 23, born in Radcliffe on Trent.

Military Service

We have been unable to find any record of John’s war service. There are five men with this name in the Medal Rolls Index cards serving in different regiments; we have been unable to make a link.

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Wharf Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1922 Register

Address: Victoria Road (Street), Radcliffe on Trent. Living with Jane Vickerstaff.

1939 Register

Not found

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent with parents and siblings.