Born 30th April 1882, Radcliffe on Trent.

Married Apr-Jun 1909 to Sarah Elizabeth Wilford, Bingham District. Daughter Kathleen born in 1910, daughter Rosa born in 1913, Marie born 1915 and Gladys born 1917

Died 21 December 1947, age sixty-five and buried in Radcliffe on Trent Cemetery (B87, headstone).

1891 Census

Age eight, living on The Green Radcliffe on Trent with grandfather William, fifty-nine, labourer on roads, grandmother Esther, sixty, employed as cap hand, aunts Martha, twenty-eight, Hannah, seventeen, Ada, fifteen, and other grandsons Anderson, eight and Harry, four.

1901 Census

Unable to find him in 1901

1911 Census

Age 26, living at Lamcote, Radcliffe on Trent, with wife Sarah Elizabeth and daughter Kathleen age 1. He was employed as a plasterer’s labourer.

1914 Electoral Register

Living on Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

Military Service

No information

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Living on Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

Other Information

According to Radcliffe on Trent Marriage register Walter was a witness at the marriage of Gertrude Nowell on 27 Dec 1915. His occupation is given as estate foreman.


Listed as a Bricklayer in Kelly’s directory 1912, 1916, 1922 and 1925

1921 Census

Address: Water lane, Lamcote, Radcliffe

Employment: Plasterer’s labourer, Midland Plastering Co.

Household: wife Sarah, daughters Kathleen, Rosa, Marie and Gladys

1922 electoral register

Address: Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: wife Sarah

1939 Register

Address: Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: plasterer

Household: he is a widower and living with parents George and Martha

Address at date of death: 40 Conway Ave, Borrowash, Derby

Reasons for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived and worked in Radcliffe on Trent.